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Search engine marketing or SEM is the process of gaining and increasing website traffic. It includes not only SEO but also CPM (cost per impression) and PPC (pay per click or cost per click) advertising, to increase visibility through both organic results and paid search results respectively. On Upwork, companies hire experienced SEM consultants and SEO experts to manage their SEO and PPC campaigns and provide them with professional search engine optimization and Internet marketing services.

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  1. Nishant S.

    Nishant S. Agency Contractor

    Highly Skilled SEO, SMO Professional

    India - Last active: 06/24/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    Expert in Internet Marketing and Create your online presence worldwide.... I have 5+ years of experience in the following areas: PSD to HTML, SEO, SMO.

    Associated with: Mstrotech India (P) Ltd. Agency

    $8.89 /hr
    8 hours
  2. Wilhelm L.

    Wilhelm L. Agency Contractor

    German Business and Marketing Expert - SEO, SEM, Writing, Research

    Germany - Last active: 05/04/2013 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Since 2005 I am an online entrepreneur in Germany. My experteses are SEO, domaining and business development. For more information please contact me.

    Associated with: Agency

    $14.94 /hr
    5 hours
  3. Paul Hughes

    Paul Hughes

    Chartered Marketer - social media and digital marketing specialist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 07/01/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    I'm an experienced digital marketing and communications manager who specialises in social media, data-driven campaign improvement (paid, organic search and integrated campaigns) and online user experience. I've delivered tactical and strategic planning in both the private and public sectors and led large-scale website projects including replacing business websites, delivering content and social media plans, and running large scale multi-platform campaigns.

    $39.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. John Schultz

    John Schultz

    SEM Account Manager previously worked with Microsoft's Bing Ads Team

    United States - Last active: 12/30/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Recently worked at Microsoft on the Bing Ads team as an account manager. I was responsible for assisting, troubleshooting, and helping clients get the best ROI on the Bing platform. Additionally, I helped create analytic templates for the company that helped tease out insights for advertisers (similar to what Google offers). I left to pursue client management free of corporate agenda. I am both Bing Ads and Google Adwords certified and have a proven history of success. I know both internal processes and best practices that can help you reach your search marketing goals! Lastly, I have background in HTML5 and CSS, and I am able to provide SEO suggestions that will work in synergy with your PPC efforts to maximize ROI. Feel free to look me up on LinkedIn for a more complete resume. My hourly price is negotiable. (depending on the scope this could get expensive) I would prefer a monthly retainer fee (ranging from $500-$2,000) dependent upon need and marketing spend.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Greg Elam

    Greg Elam

    Expert Seo/Sem/Smm

    United States - Last active: 06/20/2014 - Tests: 1

    Greg Elam is one of the Nets oldest most respected online marketers. Greg was a marketing manager for the nets first biggest marketing firm from 1995-1998 where during this time a small group of marketing specialists created the procedures for writing meta tags, back linking, reading and studying algorithms, and pay per click. These procedures became the means used for all website marketing today. Greg is one of the Nets true pioneers of website marketing! Greg offers Full Service Website Marketing specializing in top ranking to Google, Yahoo and Bing. We cover ALL areas including SEO, SEM, SMM, Content, PPC, Mobile, Local and National, Analytics, Business Plans, Panda, Penguin, Hummingbird Audits, Top Organic SERP, unmatched Consulting. more.

    $55.54 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Chris Nicholl

    Chris Nicholl

    Business Development Manager

    Canada - Last active: 12/09/2014 - Tests: 2

    I have a degree in Finance and a MBA in Entrepreneurship. Over the last 8 years I've started multiple companies in Software, Online Marketing Services, and Health products. I've grown a business to over $1million in annual sales, and three other businesses into 6 figure annual sales. I've also failed multiple times and my experiences can help you grow. I have experience managing and performing many types of marketing online and offline including telemarketing, email campaigns, affiliate programs, SEO, PPC, postcards, and more. I've closed sales via phone, email, and in person to customers ranging from individual consumers, to small businesses, to Fortune 500 firms. I also have experience with managing employees and contractors, and other issues growing companies may face. I have a passion for creating and implementing sales and marketing strategies to grow small businesses.

    $111.11 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Simon WYCKAERT

    Simon WYCKAERT

    Remote Digital Project Manager (English & French)

    France - Last active: 12/02/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Certified Project Manager (Prince2 & Scrum Product Owner) with a digital expertise (web, mobile, ecommerce, emarketing, emailing, cloud, CRM). I have been working for several years in matrix and multi-cultural environments at key accounts such as Nespresso, Bayer, Michael Page, Orange and Richemont. Now, as I want to work more from home, I propose my services as a Remote Project Manager for small businesses and individuals. Practically, I can help you in these areas (non-exhaustive): > Help you define your digital strategy > Recruit and outsource your team > Analyse your IT environment, challenges and constraints > Write functional specifications (English and French) > Create mockups > Drive your web project with weekly reporting over phone/Skype > Put in place UAT scenarii (tests) > Optimize your SEO for Google and other search engines (English and French) > Localize (i.e. translate) your website into French > Implement and monitor marketing campaigns (English and French), such as emailing or Google AdWords, with the best ROI > Be your voice on social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Contact me today for more information or to discuss your project. Simon.

    $70.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Megan Stubblebine

    Megan Stubblebine

    SEM Consultant

    United States - Last active: 08/15/2014 - Tests: 1

    As a Google and Bing Certified Analyst I understand the complexities and possibilities that are available to all businesses no matter the budget. Perhaps you find yourself wondering why your website has little traffic? or why your restaurant is not turning over tables on a Friday night ? I can help with that and everything in between.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Roy R.

    Roy R.

    Entrepreneur with proven ability to translate vision into reality

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    Accomplished entrepreneur with diverse knowledge in start-up operations and technology brings creative problem solving and entrepreneurial drive. Possess the passion, creativity, and ability to reach objectives under demanding circumstances. Demonstrated success in creating scalable business from concept to full fruition with limited resources. Developed a successful business model, built and motivated team, and installed the culture, infrastructure, and processes to achieve sustainable success and aggressive revenue growth. Particularly strong in identifying emerging trends and opportunities and blending tactical execution and strategic thinking to exploit these opportunities.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours