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  1. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,379 hours
    5.00
  2. Louievan Santos

    Louievan Santos Agency Contractor

    Social Entrepreneur. Inbound Marketing and Business Development

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 16

    Why you and I are the BEST fit? I am an entrepreneur which gives me a very broad business mindset. I am also a seasoned salesperson, project manager, marketer and business and brand developer with 8 years of broad based and progressive responsible experience in helping businesses, people and consumers to grow and think critically. With a proven ability to collaborate with different kinds of people to produce amazing results and an intensified business operating strategy. Experienced in starting businesses and working on high growth operations. Takes pride at the quality of my work and love for data and desire to drive revenue with minimal costs. Hire me today and let's start changing the game!

    Associated with: Link Synergy

    $16.67 /hr
    5,639 hours
    5.00
  3. Karen A.

    Karen A.

    Research and Data Entry Professional, VA

    Philippines - Last active: 5 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 18

    To utilize the skills I have gained and be reliable to current and prospective buyers. To help and contribute to a company's progress and development. To be an asset and not a burden to employers and fellow workers.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $11.11 /hr
    13,140 hours
    4.86
  4. Mitko P.

    Mitko P. Agency Contractor

    Tech Support and Project Management Professional

    Bulgaria - Last active: 11/15/2014 - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

    With more than 11 000 hours only on oDesk providing Technical and Customer support services I'm one of the top professionals in the field. I specialize in Project Management (Web development, mobile applications), Virtual team management, Outsourcing Advisory and Consulting. I spent the past few years working for leading international companies in the IT sector where I can place all my language and technical skills combined with Project Management. As a result I have more than 10 successful multimillion projects behind my back and more than 50 jobs for small and medium companies as a freelancer and consultant. I am a very motivated fast learner person with experience in Project management, IT Recruitment and like a Team leader for various international projects. My weekly availability depends on the projects that I am involved, it varies between 25-60. I'm deadline oriented and a good planner of my own time which helps me reach my targets on time. I am also available for all kind of Consulting jobs no matter what time zone you are in, my skills areas are: IT Related - Data management, Data migrating, Software applications development (FDD, TDD, BDD and more depending on the project), ITIL, Technical support hardware/software/remotely/virus removal, all kind of Office related projects containing formatting, paperless archiving, digitizing, conversion etc. I can provide full list of services on a request. Project Management - Risk Management, Team Management, Time Management, Totally Outsourced Project Management solutions, PM Consulting, RFI RFP RFQ and Bid-Management. HR Services:- IT Recruitment- Resume writing/editing according to US and EU standards- Career consulting- Interviewing For more details take a look at my Agency services here on oDesk: http://www.odesk.com/companies/DMP_~~e0a251a536795e06 or check my Elance profile http://mitkopetrov.elance.com I'm one of the Top SEO, Wordpress and Internet Marketing professionals on Elance and I actively participate in multiple discussion groups on LinkedIn, Facebook and the WF.

    Associated with: DMP BG

    $19.44 /hr
    11,507 hours
    4.84
  5. ATIF TAHIR

    ATIF TAHIR Agency Contractor

    Email Response Handling, SEM Assistant, Graphic Design, Data Entry Pro

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Looking forward to prove my expertise and become a building block of your company.

    Associated with: Digitech Outsourcing Solutions (DOS) Agency

    $5.56 /hr
    8,387 hours
    0.00
  6. Deanie C.

    Deanie C.

    A hardworking and responsible virtual assistant with 12000+ hours.

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    Are you looking for an effective, hardworking, responsible, reliable and give quality results VA? Then, you should consider hiring me. My over five years experience in outsourcing industry taught me three valuable things that a VA must know and these are Quality, Deadlines and Experience. With Quality works which includes accuracy and knowledge will always make it to the Deadlines furthermore meeting the deadlines naturally showcase how Experienced I am. You will never waste your time on training me because I have a good background on my field. All you have to do is send me over the instructions and I'll handle everything. Questions are supposed to be deliver to avoid mistakes on the progress task. I always aim for the best and never give up! Listed down below are some of my skills, software and platform that I am familiar with. 1. SEO/SEM/SMM - includes Black Hat Technique, White Hat Technique and Gray Hat Technique. Massive Link Building, Advanced linkwheel and Guest Blogging. Article writing, article spinning, article submissions, directory submissions, content writing, blogging, blog commenting, forum posting, bookmarking, social networking, facebook, twitter, pinterest, instagram, youtube and Web 2.0 pages! Hootsuite, TweetDeck and other social media portal. Market Research and Data Mining. On-Site and Off-Site SEO. 2. PA/VA - Can speak and write English fluently. Detailed and Organized. Can schedule meetings, book flights, check emails, research, phone calls and other bulk data entry tasks. 3. Basic website development using WORDPRESS and JOOMLA. Experienced on Filezilla FTP and Hosting servers. 4. Email Campaign using Mailchimp, Aweber, Outlook, Eventbrite and other platforms for email marketing. 5. Admin Support - Can response inquiries to customers through chat. Wide experienced on Google docs, Google translate, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, Efax, Dropbox, Cloud System and other administrative tools. Familiar with the following platforms: - Google Analytics - Google Adwords - Zapier - Zendesk - Highrise - Basecamp - iTunes App Developer Center includes setting up Identifiers, Provisioning IDs, Creating and Manage Apps, Translate Games and Maintenance. - Remote Desktop Connection - Magic Article Rewriter - Magic Submitter - Basic IBP - Unique Article Wizard - Submit Your Article - OptimizePress - GetResponse - Aweber - Eventbrite - Market Samurai - Offline Spartan System - Safe Swaps and List Building - Clickbank

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $8.89 /hr
    12,874 hours
    4.82
  7. Rabeya Akter Shathy

    Rabeya Akter Shathy

    SEO, Admin Support, Web Development

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello, I am Rabeya Akter Shathy, an experienced and professional developer at oDesk. I am highly proficient working on Search Engine Optimization, Online Marketing, Admin Support and Web Development areas. My principle aim, mission and vision is to ensure perfect service to my employers with highest performance. I am highly proficient working with Organic and White Hat SEO strategies with Onpage and Offpage areas. I am qualified working with unique and informative Article Writing, quality LinkBuilding, Keyword Research, SERP and Technical Analysis issues using most advanced strategies. I have a long term experience working with Admin Support, Personal Assistant, Web Research, Data Analysis, Data Processing and Office Application areas. I am experienced working with WordPress CMS for Web Applications Development. I am proficient working on HTML, CSS, Java Script, PHP for Web Development and Programming areas. Thanks for visiting my profile. Rabeya Akter Shathy oDesk Certified Professional

    $4.63 /hr
    4,231 hours
    4.71
  8. Forhad Chowdhury

    Forhad Chowdhury

    SEO Specialist/Link-builder/Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

    I would like to dedicate my creative knowledge through my writing and employers satisfaction is my ultimate target. I am a true and hardworking contractor. I can create what you are looking for if you instruct me well. Have vast experience of html, css, java, joomla, wordpress, SEO Article Writing, Product Review, Technical IT Based blogs etc. I did a lot of researching job also. I have multiple skills and I would like to build all those skills. I have strong knowledge on "on page SEO" and did a lot of successful projects about link building as well. Actually I am here to build up my career and definitely I do respect the all tasks and promise to provide 100% net and clean workings for my client. This is my challenge to the all contractors here that I am one and only the SEO expert and obedient contractor on oDesk because I do prefer no software, no automatic mouse, no tricks, no spam, no roboform only white hat manual link-building. On-Page SEO: 1. Website Analysis 2. Competitors Analysis 3. Title Tag Optimization 4. Meta Tag Optimization 5. Keyword Optimization & Synonyms 6. Traffic Analysis 7. Inner page linking 8. Joomla SEO 9. Wordpress SEO 10. Drupal SEO SERVICES: 1. Content Writing 2. Blog/Article Writing 3. SEO Master Plan (Anchor) 4. Checking Search engine results 5. Project Management as Advisor, etc. So, cheer with me and my team members with your project/task/workings ___________. Thanks a lot, Forhad Chowdhury

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Crossrider...

    $11.11 /hr
    1,479 hours
    4.99
  9. Arijit Roy

    Arijit Roy

    SEO-SEM-SMM-Internet Marketing Expert Using White Hat TECHNIQUES Only.

    India - Last active: 5 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a Link Building Specialist. Want To Use My Year's Of Experience to make a Website gain Visibility on the Web with Huge Amount Of Traffic From Different Web Resource's Through My In-depth Result Oriented Database using WHITE HAT TECHNIQUES Only. All My Link Building Off Page SEO Techniques are best in the Business Now & do comply with the Latest Updates Released By Google, like - Hummingbird, Penguin, Panda Updates etc. Over the last 10 years, I have created a wide range of Quality Back Links using Joe Finn's High PR Link Packets (Including .edu/.org/.gov etc.) Stephen Hawkins Link Packets + Forum Posts + Directory Submission + Social Bookmarking + Blog Commenting + Article Submission along side all the Best Industry Rated Techniques off late like Facebook + Twitter + LinkedIn + Pinterest & All Major Social Media Marketing Techniques and different other methods. Along with this I can also do SEO Analytics + Audit + Keyword Research For SEO + Wordpress and Google Webmaster Monitoring etc. My core competency lies in complete end to end Optimization Of The Website & Optimization of the Targeted Keywords and I am seeking good & quality opportunities to build good quality links from the ground up for you and your esteemed organization. I also have some experience in the following areas:- Using Seo SW Tools Like SEOMOZ + Market Samurai + Scrapebox etc. I have analyzed a wide range of In depth SEO Strategies through these tools for my Clients, which in return have helped them achieve excellent results in Search Engine Rankings and also analyzing from where the other Competitor Sites having the same kind of Business are getting the most amount of Traffic.....

    $5.00 /hr
    18,494 hours
    4.86