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  1. Matthew C.

    Matthew C.

    Google Adwords Search & Display PPC Expert | Media Buying

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I am among the best 5% freelancers on Odesk and this has been officially confirmed by Odesk on August 5, 2013. I am experienced & certified Google Adwords PPC expert / Online marketing Strategy Consultant who has over 6 years of Online Marketing experience, and am Google Adwords certified. I provide PPC Audits, One-time Optimizations and also ongoing PPC Management Services. I can guarantee that I'll help you achieve great results, which will help achieve great ROIs, increase your brand's value and also help scale your business to it's full potential. I provide the following services: - Search Engine Marketing Management (for Google Adwords & Bing Ads) - Google Adwords account auditing & management This includes running campaign set up, campaign optimization, keyword research, writing ad copies and helping you achieve high quality scores for your keywords & ads, and attracting high quality traffic. - Display Marketing Campaign Setup, Optimization & Management Google Adwords Display Network - I have experience successfully managing $20K+ monthly ad budgets on GDN campaigns. I also have experience running RTB campaigns on SiteScout and Display PPC based campaigns on AOL Advertising and Yabuka - Google Analytics (Reporting & Tag Management) & search funnel setup. - A/B Split Testing for finding the top performing ad copy & landing pages so as to increase your overall campaign's conversion rate. - Retargeting & Dynamic Retargeting (Using: Google Adwords Retargeting, AdRoll, SiteScout and Criteo) - Landing Page Conversion Optimisation so as to get higher conversion rates and as a result lower marketing costs. A/B Split Testing and Multi-Variate Split Testing with Google Analytics Content Experiements , Optimizely and Visual Website Optimizer - CPV Cost per View Traffic / PPV Traffic (Traffic Vance, Media Traffic, Lead Impact, 50onRed) I currently manage pay per click campaigns with monthly spending budgets ranging from small budgets of $500 per month, all the way up to large budgets in the range of $50,000 per month. Campaign performance reports will be sent periodically in order for you to be able to easily monitor your campaign's overall performance. I am available for skype calls & chats, and I am also reachable via email and Whatsapp / Viber at any point in time, 7 days per week. I look forward to working with you, Matthew C.

    $49.00 /hr
    2,070 hours
    4.78
  2. Jesse Nickles

    Jesse Nickles

    WordPress + Loading Speed + SSL + Optimization

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    Skype: littlebizzy My specialty is loading speed and on-site optimization re: WordPress websites. Specifically, I can optimize your DNS records, web server (VPS), WordPress (cache, plugins, etc) and source code (HTML, CSS, JS, fonts, images, etc) to be more efficient and secure. I am well versed in WordPress (#1 on oDesk), WooCommerce, Nginx servers, CloudFlare, SSL certificates, and SEO. Loading speed and SSL are now two of the biggest factors in SEO according to Google, whose robots are constantly analyzing the quality of your website. Don't get left behind by the competition. https://www.littlebizzy.com/seo-is-dead Whether you need a one-time consultation, or fully managed WordPress hosting, I am not shy in making important suggestions that will improve the experience of your customers. I can work alone as a project manager of sorts or alongside your current team members. I stay in close touch with your team via email, Google Docs, and Skype. My recommended services: CloudFlare (DNS) - http://goo.gl/CMyxyZ Digital Ocean (VPS) - http://goo.gl/kY6AWB MaxCDN (CDN) - http://goo.gl/qawqv6 CodeGuard (backups) - http://goo.gl/FNF2j5 DigiCert (SSL) - http://goo.gl/bW5KJf YMLP (newsletters) - http://goo.gl/YqUFHi For email, I recommend Google Apps (name@company.com) + SendGrid (for things like lost password reminders, WooCommerce notifications, etc). My oDesk policies: - Not able to sign NDAs - Not available for phone calls - Free 30 minute Skype consultation - VPS servers do not have email services - When migration begins, please pause all work - Not able to join 3rd-party project management apps - Not available for tutoring, training, or creating manuals/guides - I automatically close out hourly contracts over $500 (renewal requested) - As a policy, I only work with DO's $10/mo VPS or higher, one domain per VPS *Serious clients only please, as I'm unable to offer "budget" pricing. I leave all of my oDesk clients positive 5-star reviews on completed projects, and I offer a 100% refund guarantee ~

    $33.33 /hr
    110 hours
    4.89
  3. Ketsia Poteau

    Ketsia Poteau

    Email Marketing

    France - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    To obtain freelance positions in the email/internet marketing field. I have over 7 years of email and internet marketing experience including copywriting, web analytics, and basic sequel query functions. I managed over 20 weekly email campaigns, performed in-depth reviews to increase not only audience size but pageviews as well. I am also fluent in French.

    $38.89 /hr
    4,675 hours
    5.00
  4. James Lawrence

    James Lawrence

    Web Designer, Web Developer, 100 Percent Satisfaction Guaranteed

    Australia - Last active: 3 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 14

    With over 5 years experience under my belt, I am the PERFECT contractor for your project. I specialise in building websites for small to medium size businesses. Whether their purpose is to generate sales leads, provide detailed product information or even operate a full online store, I have the skills to develop the online presence your business NEEDS. My skills include: HTML, CSS3, PHP, jQuery, Wordpress, Shopify, Photoshop, InDesign, Content Writing, SEO, Social Media Marketing and Full Project Management. All work is completed by ME, so you can rest assured knowing that your work will not be outsourced to someone else. Developing a good rapport, and regular communication is important to me. It ensures the project is completed to the specific guidelines required. I pride myself on providing the highest quality of work, and will never complete a project until the client is 100% satisfied.

    $35.00 /hr
    1,301 hours
    4.88
  5. Margaret L Hartmann

    Margaret L Hartmann

    Copywriter and Online Marketing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9

    Too often, online marketers get caught up in chasing the next fad. But doing more business online is, at the heart of it, very similar to doing more business offline. Relationships are what's important, and hacks and tricks only go so far. I'm not your ordinary freelancer. I sometimes describe myself as "a writer who's not afraid of numbers." My drive to understand the written word and the world of business has given me an unusual collection of experiences and skills: -I'm an experienced copywriter who has created sales letters and other marketing materials for businesses several industries. -I'm a Google Partner, with certification in AdWords, Bing, and Google Analytics. I've successfully managed PPC programs with monthly spend ranging from under $1,000 to close to $45,000. I've also designed and run website split testing programs for clients. ***Please note that my rate for PPC is $50/hour.**** -In the past, I worked in publishing as a writer and editor for about 10 years, giving me a solid grounding in proper editorial procedures and standards, what materials sell, and the financial considerations involved in publishing a book. I've found that a lot of the business skills I've learned in this world are highly transferable to other industries. -I've been managing my own web-based businesses on the side since 2003. To any project, I bring a drive for thoroughness, patience, good judgment, and a deep investment in seeing my clients meet and exceed their goals. Your success is my success. I constantly test and look for data to support decisions. For my clients' ultimate benefit, I constantly seek out new learning opportunities (conferences, webinars, workshops, etc...). Finally, I'm highly dependable: I'm very selective about the commitments I make to insure that when I do take on a project I not only meet my responsibilities but hopefully knock it out of the park. I'm most interested in projects that allow me to work with a website's marketing needs in a holistic manner. Rather than push the particular solutions I can personally offer, such as AdWords or a content marketing campaign, I much prefer to analyze the needs of that particular business and come up with a plan that will address what's most needed, in the most effective way. If I don't think that a certain marketing technique will work well for you, I'll tell you so. I also work best with clients who understand that good results take time. I audit the work of others frequently, and have seen the consequences of going for the quick win without attention to long-term profitability. Sample Results (see also portfolio section below): -Created an extensive remarketing program with the highest ROI in an individual campaign at over 800%. For this client I have also been successful at cutting spend (in the case of one campaign as much as 88%) while maintaining sales. -Another client brought me on board to see if a display campaign set up by a previous consultant could be optimized further. When auditing the campaign I identified changes to the targeting that led to a 600% increase in leads. -I improved the click-through-rate (CTR) of an assisted living facility by 1700%, while halving the cost per click and raising the average position. -Through testing, I achieved ad-level CTRs as high as 12.28% (average 2.56%) for a WordPress developer. These results are for non-branded keywords. Client Comments (see also oDesk reviews): "Just took a look inside the account. You've really turned around the conversion rate. Thanks again for the great work on this." "I really appreciate your weekly reports, and how you provide a different perspective on the account's performance and what can be improved each time." "Your audit and keyword research has been extremely helpful to us in thinking about our business." [This client, a web developer, liked my analysis so much that they've hired me to provide the same service for their own clients.] "Thanks for the detailed report. This is a great start. Today we had 3 leads come in within 1h and 30m. That is highly unusual." I'd be delighted to discuss your online marketing program and what I can do to help.

    $40.00 /hr
    844 hours
    5.00
  6. Chris Schaeffer

    Chris Schaeffer

    Certified Google AdWords Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Since 2003 I have been working in Google AdWords managing accounts for companies around the United States. I provide professional, monthly AdWords reports to all my clients. The reports give detailed information about the progress of your PPC campaign as well as analytical feedback. More information at http://www.chrisschaeffer.com My PPC management style is focused on improving the quality of traffic coming from Google AdWords. Avoiding unwanted traffic and driving qualified clicks will improve the leads and sales on your website. I also work with marketing agencies as a PPC consultant. I can white label my monthly AdWords reports upon request. - AdWords Search & Display Networks - Remarketing Campaigns - AdWords Conversion Tracking - Return On Investment (ROI) Focused Management - Google AdWords Partner (URL upon request) - Certified Google Partner Agency

    $83.33 /hr
    794 hours
    4.83
  7. Jose angelo R.

    Jose angelo R.

    Online Marketing Strategist -SEO, PPC, Display & Remarketing

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12

    Ranked first in Internet Marketing in Odesk. Top 10% for Other Areas: SEO, PPC, Social Media Linkedin Profile: http://bit.ly/jose-linkedin Digital Marketer that can help you plan and implement a comprehensive marketing campaign utilizing multiple channels. I started out as an SEO and later on learned PPC, social media marketing, email marketing, and advanced web analytics. What sets me apart from other marketers is my ability to think laterally and find creative solutions to challenges. Online marketing is both a science and art: using hard data, understanding human psychology, plus knowledge of modern media to create profitable marketing funnels. I am available for consultation to create a strategic online marketing plan for your business and make sure you hit your growth targets. You can also contact me if you need full-service work, from strategy to implementation, if you want to free up your time and get better results. I have a a team and network of professionals that can back me up if we need to scale up. Please feel free to contact me to discuss your business goals.

    $37.00 /hr
    1,594 hours
    4.92
  8. Anne Balke

    Anne Balke

    Consultant/Writer/Researcher

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 18

    Recognized top 5% oDesk contractors. I have the skills and experience necessary to complete any of the following jobs: complex research, writing, editing, basic websites, business consulting (online marketing strategies for small businesses) or other similar projects. One of my specialties is helping people develop well-written informational content that brings organic and natural traffic to their sites. I provide writing, editing and formatting services for online website content. [Note - if you are trying to view my actual website from my profile, I am in the process of changing hosting providers so my site is temporarily unavailable. As a result, some of the links in my odesk profile many not be working. Just ask if you need to see more work samples and I will get them to you.] I am fortunate to have a gift with writing and truly enjoy it. Over my lifetime I have met many people with brilliant ideas and thoughts who struggle with getting them into writing in a way that effectively conveys the message. I have a passion for helping people take their ideas and putting words on paper so that the ideas can be shared with others. There is a great sense of satisfaction that I get when a client tells me “that’s exactly what I wanted to say!” Although I have not been formally hired as a writer until recently, I have an extensive writing history. I am conscientious and thorough in all that I do, often going above and beyond employer expectations. I have an inner passion for knowledge and answers. If I don't know something, want new information or want to learn how to do something, I do whatever is necessary to find the answers. My preferred jobs are advanced Research and Writing projects that require someone with great attention to detail and an analytical approach to finding information, not just "collecting data." {Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the data collection process, but typically simple research jobs don't pay equivalent to my experience & expertise.} Outside of freelance work as a writer, I provide business consulting, web design and online marketing services for small businesses, "from one small business owner, to another." As an entrepreneur who has been through the struggles of learning how to succeed when resources were limited, I understand what it is like to build a small business from the ground up. My formal training is in Psychology and this background gives me a unique perspective on the world of marketing and behavior. I have been a work-at-home mother since 2002 and absolutely love the freedom that being self employed provides. Let me be upfront - if you are looking for someone to work at "outsourcer rates" or to provide any work that is unethical or "black hat," then I am not that person. But if you are looking for a person who will provide HIGH QUALITY and ORIGINAL work, completed by someone with both an attention to detail and a creative mind, then that's me. I stand by all my work and won't work on anything that I wouldn't be proud to put my name on. As a business consultant, it is my job to Research and Find Solutions for my clients, as well as find information relevant for their business/industry. As a web/internet consultant, with knowledge of how content and keywords affect search engine results, I have a full understanding that there is "much more to be found" beyond the first Google results pages. On the educational level, I have a Master's Degree "plus" in Counseling Psychology from a school that was extremely research oriented, preparing students for Doctoral Programs. Not only did the regular coursework require routine research and report writing, but the program included completion of a Master's Thesis. I also have an undergraduate minor in statistics. Prior to becoming a freelancer, I have over twenty years of experience working with children in social and school settings. My specialty was working with children with emotional and learning disabilities. As the Director of a Youth Shelter, I also have experience supervising and managing teams. In 2002, after 20 years in the corporate world, working full time "plus," I made the decisision to change focus. With these New Priorities I started down the path of being a "work from home mother" (WAHM) and home business owner. "Enjoy Life Enterprises" is the umbrella for all of my entrepreneurial and freelance endeavors. Because I am completely self-employed, I have flexibility in the hours that I can provide, based upon what is required. I am located in the United States (North Carolina) and can be reached by email or if you are US based, we can talk by phone. I have also set up a Skype account if you are outside of the US.

    $38.89 /hr
    3,184 hours
    4.98
  9. Diana Akroyd

    Diana Akroyd

    Google & Bing Certified SEM / PPC Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 49

    Eight words that describe me: Quick. Innovative. Flexible. Personal. Motivated. Honest. Organized. Efficient. Available for short and long term consulting and management of Google Adwords and Bing/Yahoo campaigns including creation, optimization and maintenance. I have personally managed 800+ campaigns (Many of these are listed in my Portfolio below) with budgets ranging from $500/mo. to $100K/mo. Historically, all of my ads have had first page search result placements in the top 1-5 positions. Restructured and Optimized campaigns have proven results in higher CTRs at lower overall costs. Experience in: eCommerce, Software & Apps, Tech Support, Retail, Wholesale, Marketing, Real Estate, Automotive Sales & Services, Restaurants, Local Attractions, Special Events & Entertainment, Home Improvement Services (Builders, Plumbing, HVAC, Electric, Contractors, Remodeling, Carpentry, Painting, Plumbing, Insulation, Landscapers etc.), Home Decor, Audio/Video Installers, Auto/Home/Life Insurance, Furniture Stores, Vacation Resorts, Loan Services, Pest Control, Wildlife Control, Pet Supply, Pet Resorts, Beauty Products, Housekeeping, Manufacturing, Online Gaming, Investing, Website Design, Marketing, Engineering, Sports & Fitness, Therapists, Psychologists, Doctors, Chiropractors, Dentists, Attorneys (Divorce, Civil, Criminal, Malpractice, Accident, Personal Injury, Immigration, Employment, Consumer, Estate, Real Estate), Salons, Moving Companies, Interior Design, Antiques and many more. Save Time & Stop Wasting Money. My services include: - Google AdWords Qualified Professional and Certified Partner - Bing/Yahoo Campaign Management - Professional & expertly structured campaign management - Keyword research and optimizations - Creation and expansion of ads - Pruning of low performance keywords and ads - Optimization and expansion of ad groups and keywords - Ad & conversion tracking - Quality Score Improvement - Cost Per Acquisition Optimizations - A/B Testing & Experiments Testimonials: "Diana spends a ton of time on our account; tuning the engine, getting things right, and is always willing to run new tests to improve optimization. We see the affects on our campaigns every day." J. Smith, ContentWatch "Diana's work is excellent. She quickly took me from a "Zero" understanding of adwords to a very complete understanding and in the process drove significant traffic to my website. Our click-through rate is excellent based on her ad designs and careful ad implementation. Also - communicating with Diana has been refreshingly simple. She is not only available, but she uses innovative, web-based video tools to get her message and to save time. We will turn to her again when we need to advance to a higher level of AdWord campaign or start a new one with a new company or product." - E. Stasak, SMC Diana has always added value to our organization and helped us grow our online department by helping to create new products. I believe Diana can successfully apply her skills to your organization. - C. Diebel, FWST VP Community Marketing Interactive Media Diana has been instrumental in the development and launch of key projects; taking a lead role with a great deal of professionalism; managing them to success. She has always gone the extra mile to learn all that she can and become an expert. She is efficient in her work, keeping client and revenue top of mind. - S. Brockway, FWST Director of Digital Sales Diana was responsible for the optimization of my Google ad campaigns. With her diligent and effective work, my clients; reports always surpassed the proposed expectations. - D. Nelson, FWST Account Executive "Diana is a dedicated professional, broad-minded and efficient. She understands complex matters even when outside of her direct area of expertise - that's Diana! Very positive attitude towards work. She is also a motivated problem solver. - J. Burton, FWST Ad Traffic Coordinator "Diana has provided a true results-oriented service with top-notch exposure marketing capabilities. I have had definite responses, showing that my listing is being seen by interested prospects. I would recommend this service to anyone needing online marketing services." - J. Hatch, JMH Mechanical "I am very happy with everything you are doing and this will translate to work in another project in a separate company that me and a partner are starting. We will definitely want your expertise in setting up our AdWords when we are ready." - D. Wendel, Croota

    $44.44 /hr
    2,681 hours
    4.88
  10. Charlie C.

    Charlie C.

    Google AdWords Certified Partner

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    A boutique online advertising agency specializing in the Google AdWords and Bing Ads networks. As a Google AdWords Certified Partner, By PPC practices cutting edge paid search strategy and management for clients of all sizes across many industries. Core services and training include: * Campaign set up and optimization * Re-marketing to site visitors * AdWords Editor expert * Conversion tracking * Geographic targeting * Quality score expert * Google Analytics * Google AdWords Certified Partner * Google Search and Display advanced * Campaign optimization * Bing/MSN Ad Center and Yahoo! expert

    $39.00 /hr
    3,206 hours
    4.98