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Tara L.

Tara L.

Passionate, driven, friendly, and creative.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

EDITING: Does you manuscript look professional enough to get past the front door? Did you know you should never edit your own work? I have years of editing experience and I'm ready to make your work publishable. COPYWRITING: Is your content and copy actually doing you any good or is it just taking up space? I will save you time, hassle, and headache while creating content that maximizes interest in your product or service. I'm a writer and a customer expert. I have years of sales, customer retention, and marketing experience. I've just completed my Masters degree in writing and I've also completed several marketing and copywriting courses. I've run newsletters, designed and written marketing materials for various companies and events and I'd love the opportunity to assist you with your writing needs.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Andrej Gjorgievski

Andrej Gjorgievski

Article and Content Writer with SEO Experience

Macedonia - Tests: 9

Hello there! My name is Andrej and I'm studying management accounting. I have somewhat a lot of free time and I wanted to use it wisely by doing something good for myself. I am trustworthy, reliable and hardworking person. Whatever the objective I can accomplish it. I have been working as a surveyor doing tete-a-tete surveys. During that time I learned that every human has a story to tell, but someone needs to pay attention. At the moment I am working in the controlling department in a quarry. My day to day activities involve preparing reports for the activities that took place, conducting analysis for the work that was carried out in the previous period. Recently, I started conducting job interviews. I want to take the role of evaluating the performance of the current workers in the company. Everything in due time. Regarding your requirements, I just want a positive feedback and I'll do whatever it takes to get the job done as soon as possible, of course before the deadline and within the agreed quality. I am positive that you can benefit of my services. Waiting for your offer!

98% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
439 hours

Courtney Neil

Courtney Neil

Skilled Communications Practitioner, Data Analyst and Lead Generator.

Jamaica - Tests: 2

I am a humble and hard working individual who works very well with other persons. I have a plethora of experience in mass communication, public speaking, and relating with individuals. I have also recently acquired experience in data analysis, lead generation and data entry. I am currently a tertiary level student at Northern Caribbean University, and I have also worked in various organizations; for example: Guidance Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Helped surveys throughout the school Also worked as a receptionist. Also did paper work. Aided in counseling troubled individuals Health Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Filing Paper work Worked at front desk Police Station- Junction St. Elizabeth Worked at front desk Dealt with a wide array of persons In five (5) years I plan to have successfully graduated University with my bachelors degree in Mass Communication and minor in Psychology, and would've already settled down in a successful organization. Success is granted through hard work, and hard work is what I do best.

$7.00 /hr
1,034 hours

Mousumi Saha

Mousumi Saha

Expert AdWords Consultant | SEO and Social Media Strategist

India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

You'll hire an Expert AdWords Consultant, Content Editor, SEO and Social Media Strategist. I'm an online marketing consultant with extensive hands-on experience in AdWords, SEO and Social Media Marketing. I'll help you create and optimize landing pages that converts and create/optimize your AdWords account to make most of what you spend. If your AdWords campaign isn't giving expected ROI; you need a conversion optimization expert to work on your campaign as well as the landing pages. My primary skill set includes Google AdWords, Pay Per Click Management, Technical Writing, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, SEO Mapping, and Content Writing/Editing. I am also well versed with the CMSs such as Wordpress and Joomla; and Adobe web designing tools such as Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop and Flash. I consider myself an expert PPC professional, search engine optimizer, social media marketer and web content developer/marketer. Over the past 6 years, I have managed several PPC accounts, built and run various Facebook and Bing Ad campaigns for my clients. Thank you for reviewing my Odesk credentials! I look forward to working with you.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
3,684 hours

Malik Adnan

Malik Adnan

Blogger, Writer- SEO, Blog, Web content,reviews,Proofreading,ebooks

Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

My name is Malik Adnan and I have been working in upwork since 2013 as a professional Writer and SEO Expert. I have a more than 50 Jobs, Which shows my Experience and the level of Expertise in my profession. Here, an Overview About My Services. Writing & Blogging If article rules the Internet world, then perhaps I am the best writer. Being a highly experienced freelance writer, I create highly informative, well researched, accurate, and engaging Web content and Blog Articles for my clients. I will work on your product till your satisfaction as my client satisfaction is my utmost priority. Needless to say, my articles, web content, and Blog posts are always 100% original and unique, highly engaging, and well proofread for factual correctness, grammatical errors, and typos. Because my clients do not have to go through the hassle of editing my work, they can spend more time in running their other business matters. SEO Over the last 4 years experience | Relevant link | Site related link | Google Panda,Penguin 2.1 verified link & Hummingbird | Relevant & Natural Linking. I am expert on SEO, targeted keyword first page on Google, I am providing you the best service. I am very experience on all kind of SEO activities like, back link building, Social book marking , Link wheel, Forum Posting, Blog commenting etc. I am also do white hat method to do the SEO work. Creative Innovation is one of the best organic SEO, highly structured, performance oriented and customer centric company in oDesk . SUMMING UP, I know the importance of Article Writing, I know the importance of a unique and well informative Web Content and Blog Article, I know, what is CONTENT MARKETING, How to appropriately ON-Page Optimize a site for targeted keywords and How to build HIGH QUALITY Links to increase appearance of a website. Your satisfaction is my utmost priority and I am sure you will have no regret after hiring me.

71% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
125 hours

Joy Lockerby

Joy Lockerby

#1 SEO and Web Marketing

United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

SEO, internet marketing, social media, and web design. Working in any platform including Joomla, PHP, CSS, HTML, Dreamweaver based sites, WordPress, custom dashboards. I know codes. My full time job is working on websites with around 30 different platforms. Over 12 years experience in web marketing and search engine optimization, website marketing, website design, and social media campaigns. Staying on top of new SERP changes for highest website optimization. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SEO Consultant II January 2014 to Current SEO Account Manager September 2013 to Jan 2014 - Jacksonville, Florida • Successful SEO results with organic website results including 5,000 new unique visits in one month • Working in numerous platforms and programs for website modifications including Dreamweaver, Joomla, Wordpress, GoDaddy, Wix, Weebly, Homestead, Squarespace, Matrix, FTP, and others. • Managing over 75 retail accounts for SEO and web marketing campaigns with #1 results in Google • SEO testing for Google algorithms including implementing changes for Hummingbird • Using programs to track campaign analytics, which include Moz, Google Analytics, and CRM tools such as Hermes and VTiger • Creating process documents for mapping out department tasks • Blog creation and blog content creation to parallel various sites • Video creation using marketing strategies on YouTube • Training employees with SEO research and processes • Mobile website creation and implementing redirects • Creating new processes in SEO and account management to save company time and money Web Analytics/ SEO/ Social Media January 2001 to Current Contracted Work - Jacksonville, Florida • Web Strategy Consultant for Arthur Ray Offices, Memphis, TN • Working on website campaign for GVU Technologies raising site traffic from 300 per day to over 2,000 • Own and operated for organic and paid SEO with social media testing • Hired by Promedia Corp to complete social media strategy for country singer, Hunter Hayes • Conducted successful Google Ad words campaign for ETeenFashion website • Pitched story line and featured cover story in June 26, 2013 issue of Folio Weekly • Operating social media accounts on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, and Google • Web content writing based on SEO for using targeted keywords • Contracted by PR firm to write article with digital editing for Naya Shoes • Online ad design and marketing for various musicians in music industry • Computer support and file back up for Woolverton and Co. Travel Analyst August 1997 to August 2013 PGA TOUR, inc. - Ponte Vedra, Florida • Providing coordination between 144-156 PGA TOUR golf professionals in addition to corporate staff, sponsors, and families • 10 Department Awards for outstanding customer service and exemplary work • 15 year Service Award • Department computer diagnostic and repair of hardware and software • Implementing network security and virus/ malware removal • Training new employees on computer programs and company policies • Assisted director in writing policies and procedures manual • Manipulated data using pivot tables, pivot charts and macros • Conducted activity-based analysis of business processes and made recommendations • Set up, tested and configured networks, desktops, laptops and printers. • Maintain excellent written and oral communication skills between clients, staff, and sponsors OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE • Office Manger Unionville Travels • Assistant Manager Carimar Retail Store EDUCATION B.S. Business Communications, Jacksonville University, 2006 Concentrations in Management, Communications and Information Systems Science, Technology, and Innovation in China, 2013 Hong Kong University OTHER EXPERIENCE St. Johns County Co-Chair for Presidential Candidate, Mitt Romney, 2007 • Public relations with attending community events and giving speeches • Organizing local volunteers and committee meetings • Conducted onsite NPR interview after Romney press conference Marketing and PR for Museum of War and History, Inc., 2001-2003 • Appeared on Good Morning Jacksonville and interviewed by Times Union • Successfully obtained 501 (C) 3 status with the IR. • Designed marketing plan and collateral TECHNICAL SKILLS Social media marketing, SEMrush, Wordpress, Joomla, web analytics tracking, Google Keyword Tool, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, HootSuite, Google Docs, Adobe Dreamweaver, web content writing, SEO, SEM, Photoshop, CSS, HTML, HTML 5, crm tools, computer hardware trouble shooting, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), SQL, web page design, and meta data.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Ashfaq Ahmed

Ashfaq Ahmed Agency Contractor


Bangladesh - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

█►▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜஜஜஜ۩۞۩ஜஜஜஜ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬◄█ Hi, I am ASHFAQ AHMED studying law at Eastern university and Working as a SEO Expert WordPress-Web developer, Designer, SMM, SEM and Online marketer. Over the last 4 years, I have worked as an expert of SEO, SMM, SEM,WordPress Developer,Yahoo Answers Expert(GURU), Quora Answers expert, ASK,Wiki Answers, and Online marketing Expert. I am also experienced in the following areas: SEO(off-page/on-page), SEO-back-linking, forum posting, blog commenting, link building, SEO article writing, Directory submission, Article submission, SEM,SMM, keywords research, Google Adwords and Yahoo Answers etc. I am very responsible and decent about my work and my Honorable clients. I always try my best to give quality tasks to my honorable clients. I do not make any kind of compromise with the quality of my task. I am Ready to make you satisfied with my quality tasks. I have done many successful projects. Now, Its your turn to grab a quality task done from me. Thank You Very Much !!!!! █►▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜஜஜஜ۩۞۩ஜஜஜஜ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬◄█

Associated with: SAIKOT & IT, J'iT

83% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
146 hours

Romel Ciptoadi W

Romel Ciptoadi W Agency Contractor

Creative Writer and Social Media Expert

Indonesia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

Hi, Thanks for your kindness, viewing my resume. Over the last 3 years, I have worked as social media manager and consultant including social media for startup companies, small businesses or organizations. My core competency lies in management of social media and creative content writing. I am able to write original content about health, medical or fitness. I also can do copywriting for your website/blog, and I guarantee that the content will pas copyscape test. I also have some experience in the following areas: Graphic Design (logo, poster, banner, etc), Creative Business Consultant, Presentation (PREZI, PPT). I am well organized, self-motivated, and able to work directly myself or in team. Looking forward working with you.

Associated with: Creatifairy

$5.56 /hr
13 hours

Kale Nostrand

Kale Nostrand

Freelance SEO/SEM * Webmaster * Account Manager * Data Analyst

United States - Tests: 2

Multifaceted, efficient & reliable manager of projects, accounts and escalations with extraordinary interactive people skills, intuitive customer service and 100% resolution via management or coordinator roles across consumer and B2B entities. Cultivate, fortify and validate multiple technical skills including SEO, SEM, webmaster, web analytics, data analysis and a wide range of technical support topics. Consistently and creatively, execute strong leadership abilities within diverse groups as well as facilitate all affairs cross-functionally & cohesively.

$27.78 /hr
120 hours

Maylien Barrera

Maylien Barrera Agency Contractor


Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

More than just having a career, it is my goal to be able to learn how the world works. I have been working full-time as a Technical Support Executive for 5 years now, but I still manage to work as a Freelance Research Assistant, helping other people do their research on various fields: Psychology, Medicine, Literature and even Sports. I assist in writing researches, theses, reviews, and informational articles. It gives me the fulfillment of learning new things even if I'm not in the academic environment anymore. I enjoy learning and writing so much that I have been doing it for about 7 years already--even before I graduated from college.

Associated with: Overall Solution Providers

$6.00 /hr
0 hours