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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. Ryan Junghenn

    Ryan Junghenn

    Online Marketing Director

    Australia - Last active: 09/24/2014 - Tests: 1

    Combining the knowledge and experience I have gained through being an Online Marketing Business Development Manager and an Online Marketing Project Manager. I am highly experienced in assessing the best course of action for your business and getting everything done on time and under budget in order to achieve all goals and get the best results possible. I excel in Planning, Hiring, Implementation and Quality Control of the following- - Branding - Target Market Research and Identification - Website Design - Website Development - Mobile Websites - Website Conversion Optimisation - SEO - Adwords PPC - Social Media Maximisation - Content and Copy Writing - Digital Product Creation - Video Marketing

    $166.67 /hr
    12 hours
  2. Igor P.

    Igor P.

    Intenet marketing spesialist - SEO, SEM, Ad

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Five year of successful promotion of sites in Google. Internal optimization of landing pages and site structure, an internal link-building, increasing the external links. Example: I have increased 10 times size of site's traffic starting from 2,000 visitors / month. There were 80% of product's requests in the TOP of Google. ***I can do your site successful like that one.***

    $27.00 /hr
    16 hours
  3. Martina S.

    Martina S.

    Digital Strategy Expert & Creative Solution Finder

    Switzerland - Last active: 1 month ago

    Hi there! I've spent the last 5 years creating and executing digital strategies to help you achieve your business goals. I have developed a wide range of marketing skills in the field of SEM, SEO and A/B Testing for startups as well as global players. My core competency lies in analyzing and optimizing your communication and marketing strategy across all channels and all languages. I work systematically and love to deliver quality services with respect for strict deadlines and high expectations. Expertise: Website Translation Languages Project Coordination SEM / PPC / Adwords Digital Marketing Web Analytics Communication Strategy Business Development For Profit & Non Profit experience Basic Programming skills (currently being expanded) "Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker

    $78.00 /hr
    44 hours
  4. Charleston Lenard Lim

    Charleston Lenard Lim

    SEO/SEM, Technical Trainer, Web Developer, Web Content Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Discover new challenges while honing and improving my skills in my field of expertise; to learn and grow, together with the rapidly changing technology of my profession. I have worked with a lot of local and foreign clients in a wide array of fields including web development, SEO, link building, lead generation and web marketing efforts, and I plan to utilize my talent and experience to interested employers. View my online resume at

    $7.78 /hr
    37 hours
  5. Nadia Y.

    Nadia Y.

    Brand Marketing Google. 8+ years CPG Intl Starbucks. Hybrid Marketer

    United States - Last active: 12/06/2012 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    SUMMARY With over 13 years experience in the CPG category in various roles such as product development, brand strategist, marketing manager, marketing research and analytics, Nadia has led and managed several high profile initiatives involving cross functional teams across several business units, agencies and partners with precision and success. Nadia has a unique perspective when approaching issues due to her broad range of interests and skills. Creativity combined with her aptitude in business, marketing and technology is her differentiation factor thus the root of her competitive advantage. She is a results-driven growth hacker and brand strategist with a track record of demonstrating success in crafting and executing integrated go-to-market plans, development of brand accretive communications to drive business goals. She consistently innovates to create value, finds opportunities where other people see none and turn ideas into projects that lead to success. Mindful customer centric marketer with the ability to drive brand awareness, trial to conversion by use of traditional and innovative strategies and tactics both on and offline. Modern and resourceful brand & category manager, who aims to create an emotional connection between the customer and organization. CORE COMPETENCIES Marketing Product Management Online/Offline Campaign Development Retail Merchandising SEO/SEM/SMI/CSE/CRM Consumer Strategy & Product Positioning Corporate Brand Strategist P&L Budget and Forecasting Content Management Analytics and Metrics PR & Media Outreach Growth Hacker Brand Management Strategic Planning Agency Management Market Research MARCOM SKILLS Operating Systems: OS X, Windows, Linux, UNIX, Ubuntu, Mobile: IOS, Android App Stores Office: MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, OneNote, Pages, Keynote and Numbers. Creative Design: Adobe CS6: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, and Creative Cloud Solutions Programming Languages: HTML5 & CSS3, Javascript, Java, Python, C++, Objective-C, Ruby, SQL, and PHP Project Management: Smartsheet, Zoho, Trello, Mavenlink, Liquid Planner, Ace Project and Producteev CMS: Salesforce, Basecamp, SugarSync, PeopleSoft, and Infor Analytics / Metrics: Google Analytics, AdWords, AdSense, Enhanced Campaigns, Mixpanel, Adobe Omniture SEO: Google Hummingbird, Google Penguin and Panda Ecommerce Platforms: Magento, Shopify, Demandware, Volusion, and Woo Web Platforms: Wordpress, Square Space, Joomla, and Drupal ATTRIBUTES Excellent multi-tasking skills Critical Thinking Active Listening Complex Problem Solving Thought Leader Strong analytical and problem solving skills Proven adaptability to any work environment from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Ability to apply multidisciplinary marketing / brand principles for Omni-channel integration Solid working knowledge of budgeting, sales, business development and strategic planning Exceptional interpersonal relationship building abilities Experience with growing and leading a stealth team Strong knowledge of marketing vehicles and marketing fundamentals Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Ability to work both independently and as part of a team Functions effectively with ambiguity Strong analytical and performance measurement Keen sense of urgency and foresight Entrepreneurial drive, passion and work ethic Organizational savvy Open communicator, offer suggestions as well as take direction Extremely resourceful and scrappy Fluency in Korean & Basic conversational Japanese CERTIFICATIONS Google AdWords June 2013 to Present Google Analytics July 2013 to Present Adobe Omniture July 2013 to Present PATENTS Google Shoppable Hangouts (#14/035,604) September 2013

    $50.00 /hr
    2 hours
  6. James Scaggs

    James Scaggs

    PPC Consultant | CRO Consultant | SEO Consultant | Analytics

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I have 10 years of experience in digital marketing in agency environments, in-house marketing teams, and as a consultant. I’ve been successfully hiring, training, and leading teams for over 5 years. I’ve spent the past 2 years at the Director level for ecommerce companies with P&L responsibility of 7 & 8 figure yearly digital marketing budgets. I have in-depth experience with web analytics platforms and am intimately aware of the attribution problems and workflow issues facing digital marketers today. I am a published digital marketing author providing thought leadership posts at Search Engine Journal, SEOmoz, PPCHero, TradaPPC, etc. I was the SEO presenter at the St. Louis Entrepreneurs Organization in 2011 and I served on the Customer Advisory Board for Adobe Search Center in 2012. I also regularly advise as a Tech & Media council member for GLG Research. I maintain Google Adwords & Analytics certifications. I am proficient in Omniture Site Catalyst, Test & Target, Discovery, Search Center, Adwords Editor, AdCenter Editor, Marin, Kenshoo, Paid Facebook Ads, FBX (Facebook Retargeting), Google Display Network, Doubleclick, Visual Website Optimizer, Webmaster Tools, Tealium Tag Management, Tableau, Jira, Excel, SQL, SAP, SPSS, Google Analytics, Basecamp, MailChimp, Constant Contact, & Salesforce. Specialties: Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM), Data Scientest, Analytics, Quanitative and Qualitative Analysis, Pay Per Click (PPC), Conversion Rate Optimization, Multivariate Testing, Business Intelligence, etc.

    $75.00 /hr
    8 hours


    Marketing, Operations and Launch Guru for Internet based companies

    United States - Last active: 01/04/2010 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am looking to help other companies that are either launching a new product, starting their company, or just refining what is currently in place. One of my greatest assets is that I will share all of my knowledge with my clients. I find that it is much more advantageous to have taught my clients and colleagues than to horde information. My greatest strength comes from a holistic view of marketing and how each peice fits together to provide the best "bang for buck" to accomplish the job.

    $55.56 /hr
    3 hours
  8. Long Do

    Long Do

    Wordpress & Internet Marketing Expert

    Vietnam - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    I'm a Wordpress & Internet Marketing Expert that leads a team of designers, developers and marketers from our office in District 12. I specialize in building complete website solutions + inbound marketing to achieve high conversion rates and help you to grow your business online. If anyone is looking for a trusted expert and team to not only build a good-looking website, but also help you convert customers, then contact me. And when I say converting here I mean really high converting. If you want to build an email list, i will help you get most of your visitors emails, if you want to increase sales, i will help you make them. My Linkedin Profile: (including recommendations from clients)

    $27.78 /hr
    23 hours
  9. Saira Imran

    Saira Imran

    Top 1 Guranteed I SEO l SEM l SMM l Post Penguin Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am a results driven Online Marketing professional with a passion for Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media and User experience. Within my role as Head of SEO I have the responsibility of developing and nurturing Total Media’s SEO proposition and overseeing the delivery and account management for all clients. Before heading up SEO at Total Media Marketing I worked at specialist digital agency business solutions.

    $5.00 /hr
    307 hours
  10. Andrew K.

    Andrew K.

    SEO Expert, Content Strategist, and Marketing Automation Specialist

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

    Current: Sr. Director Digital Marketing & Web Analytics for Sandals Resorts International Freelance: Available on weeks, have resources to direct strategy, project manage, perform web seo audits, and create actionable strategies. Please view my linkedIn for resume. Specialties include: eCommerce development, SEO/SEM, web development, internet marketing Addicted to: Google Analytics, Wordpress, Woocommerce, Keyword rankings & SEO Tools Play with: Raven tools, MOZ, Magento, Omniture, Photoshop, PHP, javascript, SQL, crazyegg, kissmetrics, and raven tools One word people use to describe me often? Enthusiastic. * Passionate, ambitious, creative , analytical, persistent and perpetually curious * Ability to aggregate the surplus of information to create custom effluent web marketing strategy * Demonstrate internet marketing organizational skills while executing multiple initiatives * A catalyst to positive team environment and an intuitive nature to derive hidden potential * Successful in collaborative internet marketing efforts with difficult clients and team members * Experienced in organizing and addressing high profile customer/client complaints and requests * Skilled ability to manage a diversified client base specializing in SEO and SEM, and Social Media * A team player experienced in balancing personal, team, and company/client priorities * Thrive in fast paced, dynamic environments where timing and transparency is crucial to success * Personable, excitable, influential, insightful and professional in both appearance and manner Additional Specialties: Social Media Strategy • Communication • Innovation • Software Solutions • Online Sales Management • Magento • Interpersonal Skills • Social Networking • Wordpress • HTML • PHP with SEO Application • (CMS) Development for SEO purpose • Project Management and outsourcing • Software design • API integration • eCommerce migration What do I enjoy least? Negative environments drain my energy levels. I love what I do, and will always remain positive! What do I enjoy most? Outsmarting competitors and staying one step ahead through creative marketing strategy.

    $40.00 /hr
    25 hours