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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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Search engine marketing (SEM) Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.56.

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  1. Ben D.

    Ben D.

    *Top Rated* Australian Marketer: eCommerce, SEO/SEM & Social Media

    Australia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    *Top Rated* Status. Honored as a Top 5% oDesk Freelancer on August 5th, 2013 by oDesk CEO Gary Swart! Awarded by Facebook's Small Business Team as "one of the best" amongst their 1 million+ advertisers (see below). *Note* I am currently close to full capacity and as such I am only taking on higher budget projects in the $1,000+/month range, and phone consulting sessions. Thank you. I am an Australian currently living in Sydney, and from here I provide Internet Marketing services & consulting to multiple domestic and international businesses; helping them get more new customers & make more sales online. I help achieve this through developing an effective online marketing strategy incorporating eCommerce, White Hat Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Google AdWords Campaigns (SEM), and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I have been working in the I.T. Industry for over 8 years, having completed a Bachelor Degree of Computing in Information Technology at the University of Technology Sydney in 2006. I majored in Internet Business Technology. I now work solely online as a fully self-employed Internet Marketer since 2010. Testimonials & Results April 2015: Earned exclusive 'Top Rated' status on oDesk. November 2014: oDesk reached out to me to be interviewed by Business Spectator on their behalf for the article 'Why freelancing is the new ‘job for life’' (link: http://bendavidson.com.au/business-spectator/ ) August 2013: Awarded Top 5% of oDesk Freelancers (link: http://bendavidson.com.au/odesk/ ) November 2013: Awarded by Facebook as "one of the best" amongst their 1 million advertisers (link: http://bendavidson.com.au/facebook/ ) "Ben is always efficient and great to work with. He provided a detailed report that has already begun to increase sales and I continue to work with him on an ongoing basis." -Doron Ostrin, Chef Works Australia (www.chefworks.com.au & aprons.com.au) "Ben has become a very important member of our team, and has helped grow our business to where it is today. He is very knowledgeable and has helped with everything from social media, SEO and advertising, to helping with back end website design, and even helping us implement online and cloud internal practices ... All in all, Ben is awesome." -George Angel, Canalside Interiors (www.canalside.com.au) "With Ben's help we increased conversions on our site by 12% within a month! ...he literally paid for his services in less than 3 weeks." -Gabe Lee, owner of Maven Labs (www.mavenlabs.com) More generally my areas of expertise are: ✓ Internet Marketing ✓ Project Management ✓ eCommerce: Shopify, BigCommerce, Magento, WooCommerce ✓ WordPress Websites/CMS/Blogs ✓ Email Marketing: MailChimp, AWeber, iContact ✓ Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO): Landing Pages, Unbounce, Copywriting ✓ Search Engine Optimisation (SEO): Google, Yahoo, Bing ✓ Search Engine Marketing (SEM): PPC/AdWords ✓ Social Media Marketing (SMM): Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn ✓ Affiliate Marketing: AdSense, Amazon, Clickbank, Commission Junction, and more ✓ Keyword Research ✓ Social Media Sites (Web 2.0): Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, Etsy, Flickr, Gumtree, Wikis, and more ✓ The entire suite of Google Tools (AdWords/Analytics/AdSense/Webmaster Tools/Apps for Business (gMail, Calendar, Docs, etc)) I am very passionate about my work, and enjoy each new project. I have a keen eye for detail, and take pride in delivering quality work, and quality results. I pride myself on giving open and honest advice, and helping businesses master their online marketing efforts. Get in contact with me today to see how I can help grow your online business! Ben

    $139.00 /hr
    1,457 hours
    4.82
  2. Matthew C.

    Matthew C.

    Google Adwords Search & Display PPC Expert | Media Buying

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    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.

    $50.00 /hr
    2,250 hours
    4.80
  3. Radu Neagoe

    Radu Neagoe

    SEO Expert and Online Marketing Consultant/Wordpress experience

    Romania - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 21

    With over 10 years of SEO and web development experience I can do a lot for your business. From creating a website until reaching top positions in the major search engines. I can manage multiple small or large projects at once and I can advise on website migrations.I use only quality white hat SEO methods for guaranteed results and I am up to date with all the changes in this industry. On my last workplace I was the manager of the SEO department at an international media company covering Romania, Hungary, Austria and Ukraine that had a total of over 100 web portals and over 500 employees. I have created and designed until now over 200 websites mostly by using third party CMS web software like Wordpress/Joomla and I helped out over 100 different websites in different niches and from different countries to improve their rankings. I am punctual, I like to deliver the projects on time, I am integrating quick into the work environment, I have the ability to organize and manage multiple projects and the capability of adapting and learning new SEO rules and apply them. I am also interested on everything that is new in this field and I am up to date with all the news. Here is a short list of what I can do for your business: Keyword Research Reports Mobile Friendly Website Optimization Onpage/Offpage optimization Image/Video Optimization Local Search Optimization Content Writing/Publishing Social media management I am not a programmer so I do not touch complex changes in the website. I'm not your guy if you want a custom plugin or a function to be created. My work as a consultant contains detailed information on how to improve elements of your website. The actual implementation will be done by your programmers or on some cases by me. My offpage work consists in implementing and suggesting the best ways to achieve quality links from link analysis to implementation based on the client's budget. I do not make AdWords campagins or ads optimization (for that I have a colleague).

    $16.67 /hr
    3,333 hours
    4.72
  4. Meenakshi D.

    Meenakshi D.

    PHP, MySQL, Wordpress, Joomla, Cake PHP, Codeigniter, HTML5 Developer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    Believe in "On Time Delivery and Best Quality Services" to fully satisfy my clients. I have been PHP/My SQL expert developer for over 7+ years. Creating Responsive HTML 5 design and PHP project is my passion. I am ready to work in an affordable rate once you give me opportunity to work with you. I have very strong competency to build websites from ground up to high level entrepreneur. I will be available 24X7 hours. I have 7+ years of working experience with following latest technologies: Technical: PHP 5, MySQL 5, Word Press XML, Ajax, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML5, MS-SQL, Mobile ready websites, Google Maps, API Integration, PayPal, Authorize.Net, Web Services, FedEx Shipping Services etc. Non-Technical: Microsoft- Office, Internet-Browsing, Google Analytics, Data-Entry, Google-Docs, Research. Over last 7 years I have developed numerous of multi-tier and distributed applications using Software Development Life-cycle to implement the coding skills with n-tier professional coding standard. I worked on various type of projects like E-Commerce, Payment Gateways Integration, Online Payment Processing, Check21 processing, Real Estate, Social Networking, Custom Shopping Carts I have very strong skill sets in managing complex projects along with database and ability to work as a team lead or a freelancer.

    $12.22 /hr
    1,818 hours
    4.88
  5. Eman Younis

    Eman Younis

    Graphic Designer, Editing, Data Entry, SMM Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 24

    30+ successful projects and 1100+ hours on Odesk is a proof of my quality and satisfied clients and counting. My objective is to provide quality project under the given time. Higher client satisfaction is my ultimate goal to achieve and will be providing the quality service in the future as well.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,164 hours
    4.70
  6. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 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
    1,242 hours
    5.00
  7. Marco Esteban Zenteno Saavedra

    Marco Esteban Zenteno Saavedra Agency Contractor

    Project Manager, Joomla, WordPress, Magento, Conversion Optimization

    Bolivia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

    I've been working as a Project Manager with a large team of developers, designers and writers, over the last 4 years; launching several websites per month using WordPress and Joomla. I've been in constant contact with my clients, gathering their requested features, making sure the design and content of the websites are highly optimized for conversions. My team of experienced developers and me, guarantee we'll meet the goals, exceeding your expectations within deadlines, making all of our clients happy with our work (my feedback is a proof of that). My skill set goes from scooping a web development project from the beginning to the end, doing Quality Assurance along the development, and making sure your new website does it's job, get you more business. So, feel free to invite me to an interview, whether you need a new website, or an update to your current one so you stop bleeding money by losing chances of getting more leads and more money.

    Associated with: Galindo Consulting Group, Inc. Agency

    $18.00 /hr
    4,577 hours
    5.00
  8. Muhammad Jawaid Shamshad

    Muhammad Jawaid Shamshad Agency Contractor

    Ecommerce, Project Manager, WordPress, PHP/MySQL/LAMP, HTML5/CSS3/JS

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 18

    For over more than a decade I have managed and developed a wide range of applications including servers, websites, and desktop applications for startup companies, small and medium sized businesses, and as well for large companies. My core competency lies in system architecture, project management, and development of new applications and systems as well existing running projects. I have experience in variety of technologies including C/C++, C#.Net, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, ASP.Net, Perl, Tcl, MySQL, MS SQL Server, on both Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms, as well as WordPress, Google Apps Script, CodeIgnitor, WooCommerce, OpenCart and lot other ecommerce platforms.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, BigCommerce...

    Associated with: Ibexoft Solutions Agency

    $55.56 /hr
    1,273 hours
    4.85
  9. Naseh A.

    Naseh A. Agency Contractor

    SEO Consultant |Mobile App Solution Design Developer| E-commerce Soln

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    Having 5 years plus of technical experience with Software Design and Development domain I possess extensive understanding of Mobile Application Development, Project Management, E-Commerce Solutions, Mobile Application Development and making your website Search engine friendly. Moving in Information and Technology life I acquired in-depth knowledge of Software development and had a chance to provide support to some of the Best companies in the world Locally and internationally, my working standard includes but not limited to Bug Free coding, Willing to work until you are 100% satisfied, Detail oriented, and will provide you complete end to end solution in time. I have sound knowledge of following in application development * Unity 3d * Phone Gap * Sancha * BarCode Scanning(Zing) * XMPP * Layouts * Fragments * List Adapters * Bluetooth Communication * UDP Communication * TCP Communication * Multi-Threading * Memory Management * GCM * Push Notification * Cocoa Programming * Objective C * MapKit (Google Maps) * Location Api *SQLite Database *Data Parsing(XML, JSON, WCF) *Pull Parser, SAX Parser *Web Services (REST, SOAP, JSON) *Traceview *DDMS *Payment Solutions(CAW, MJM, Authorize, Vantiv) *Taxi Meters Integration *Audio Jack Reader Integration *Core Animations Working proficiency in - Software Programming - Mobile App Solution Design and Development ( Native and Game Developer) - Project Management - ASP.net ( Mvc) - Open Source CRM Solution - E-Commerce Solution Design and Development (POS, Online Stores, Inventory) Seo Consultant, Social Media strategist Specialties: Android, iOS, C, C++, .NET, PHP, XML Web Services, seo consultant it is hard to cite all the references here, but just to provide a glimpse of my work here are few References for Android, IOS, and for seo you can check my profile feedback from the past clients. Please ask for more References if you need more detailed overview. REFERENCES ANDROID Word Wiz Lite: It is a word game like scrabble. In this game each player is given 60 seconds in a round in which they have to come up with the maximum words possible from a set of 9 alphabets chosen randomly from a dictionary of over 100k words. It is not just the words you make; it’s how you make them. Plan your words and make combos and achieve high scores. Each letter increases your points for a word while each word increases you combo. If you make mistakes or type a duplicate word your combo breaks. It is compatible with both Phone and Tablet and contains the same UI. Google Play URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wordwiz.game FEATURES: 1. The game also gives its players a learning opportunity by revealing all possible words at the end of each round. As a result improving the player's vocabulary. 2. In addition to this the game provides the option for sound effects and background music which are optional for the player. IOS PLATFORM McDonald’s Ireland: AppStore Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mcdonaldsireland/id503069776?mt=8 This app helps you out in finding nearest McDonald's Ireland Restaurant in. Using your current location, this handy app will show you a list of nearby restaurants wherever you are.Browse the McDonald's menu and plan your next delicious meal. See the nutritional information for products! Allergen information is also available to help choose a meal. Avail of app exclusive vouchers and promotions for great savings on next meal at McDonald's. Maps and push notifications are integrated in this app.

    Associated with: Blue Macro

    $13.33 /hr
    3,928 hours
    5.00
  10. Louievan Santos

    Louievan Santos Agency Contractor

    Social Entrepreneur. Inbound Marketing and Business Development

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day 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
    5,504 hours
    5.00