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Dhanjit Kumar Dubey

Dhanjit Kumar Dubey

SEO, Reputation Management, Blogger Outreach

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Solid background in planning and execution of works. Maintain professional working relationships with subordinates and superiors. Highly developed interpersonal skills, working in a globally diverse industry. Strong leadership abilities used in cultivating an effective, positive working environment. Can analyze and solve business problems effectively.

95% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
2,370 hours

Justiniano V.

Justiniano V. Agency Contractor

Software Engineer - Codeigniter - Twitter Bootstrap - Wordpress - PHP

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I am a Software Engineer capable of working on a wide array of programming languages. Lately, I'm focusing on Web related projects specifically PHP based such as Wordpress (both templates and plugins), API implementation on client and server side (lately using philsturgeon codeigniter RESTFUL Server and Client), Management Information Systems (including Enrollment systems, Billing, POS, Accounting). I can work also on a lot of PHP frameworks that is MVC and I consider myself an expert in Codeigniter having worked on this framework extensively for the last 3 years. Recently I delved on Mobile Development using Android and launched a game called Mathfillin on the Play Store. This is a puzzle game though in its infancy is soon going to be bigger. I'm an expert in Database design, implementation (mysql) and data migration including designs with triggers, views and stored procs. I always give emphasis on efficient, well written and optimized databases and queries. I am always updated with recent technologies like responsive web designs, HTML5, CSS, and jquery. I can work on Twitter Bootstrap (ver 2 & 3), LESS, and knows a lot about jquery plugins. With regards to other languages, I can work also on As a software engineer, I'm also available to handle software development projects using SDLC and agile methods like scrum. I can work with repositories too (gitHub/bitbucket) for a distributed software development. I can provide your software and design needs. You can count on me.

Associated with: VebaTech

100% Job Success
$23.00 /hr
3,437 hours

sergey mironenko

sergey mironenko

Top-10 Adwords, SEO, PPC Expert, Analyst

Ukraine - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

I provide professional services for promotion / optimizing sites for search engines. Complex on-page and off-page SEO work to get more relevant traffic. I provide SEM/PPC services for clients with various budgets and businesses. Google Adwords campaigns creation and management, conversions optimization. Recommendations for the site logic and structure development. Management of landing pages structure development. Keywords research, work with usability and web analytics. Link Building. Google Adwords, Yandex Direct campaigns management.

100% Job Success
$24.44 /hr
1,446 hours

Meredith F.

Meredith F.

Digital Marketing & Web Analytics Expert

Philippines - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

I am passionate about how inbound marketing (SEO, SEM) and online branding can help today's entrepreneurs and companies achieve greater success in an increasingly globalized economy. Trained in advertising and computer science, I have the expertise and over ten years of experience in the conceptual, technical, content, and design development of sales-driving websites and strong online brands. I am seeking for opportunities to help clients in this regard. I am especially skilled and experienced in the following digital marketing channels, CRMs, and Social Media and SEO tools: Email & Marketing Automation --- Proficient in the use and management of Infusionsoft, LyrisHQ (EmailLabs), GetResponse, MailChimp, ConstantContact, iContact, Aweber, Bronto, and HTML Email designing. CRM --- Experienced in the use and management of ZohoCRM, Infusionsoft, Google Business Apps Website Analytics & Conversion Rate Optimization --- Trained and adept at Google Analytics, Yahoo Analytics, ClickTale, CrazyEgg SEM-SEO --- Experienced user: Moz tools, SEOBook, Wordtracker, Pingler, AHREFS, SEMRush, CrazyEgg CMS-Based & Ecommerce Website Design & Development --- Experienced webmaster /developer: Wordpress, Shopify, Volusion, Yahoo! Store, Magento Social Media Management --- Experienced user: Hootsuite, ViralWoot, SocialOomph, TweetDeck

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,018 hours

Milan J.

Milan J.

Graphic and web designer. UX UI specialist

Macedonia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 10

In the last 4 years i have been working as User Interface designer for mobile applications, Facebook applications... Multimedia interfaces (ad banners, logos, mobile icons, book covers, Facebook & Twitter covers), Marketing collateral materials (presentations, flyers, booklets), Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing Optimal positioning and mobile application content distribution, Maintaining and managing Facebook/Twitter pages Skills: Design: Corel Graphics, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign Web: HTML, CSS, FBML, PHP basics, Wordpress Database: SQL, MS SQL Server SEO,SMM,SEM,Web Research, Analysis - Microsoft Windows: Installing & Configuring Windows 7 & Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Microsoft Server 2008

100% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
246 hours

James Bowen

James Bowen

US-based Google Adwords & SEO Expert

United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

5+ years experience working in the digital marketing industry including search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM). Google Certified Partner & HubSpot Inbound Certified. I can help with AdWords campaign creation and management which includes: -Keyword research -Ad group analysis -Landing page optimization -Ad copy creation -Ongoing A/B testing -Banner ad creation -Remarketing campaigns -Conversion tracking ...and more. Have an existing campaign and looking for an outside consultant to audit for wasted spend? I can help! I also have several years helping clients with search engine optimization (SEO). If you're looking to increase your organic traffic in a safe, natural & effective manner - I can help with: -Content marketing -Keyword research -Link building -Local optimization (via citation building) -Site audit of on-page best practices -Competitor analysis ...and more

100% Job Success
$42.00 /hr
406 hours

Sanjid Rahman

Sanjid Rahman

SEM | SEO | Link Building | Social Media Marketing | eBay

Bangladesh - Tests: 1

My intention is to become best service provider in Upwork. I want to make good relation and contact with every single person I am working with and also to satisfy them by quality service and communication in time with whom I am working with and with whom I am going to work with.

$10.00 /hr
17 hours

Corey Davis

Corey Davis

Real Estate Internet Marketing Consultant

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

I am about analyzing the current status of my client’s online presence and assess what needs to be added, adapted, or replaced in order to help my client reach his or her goals for a profitable web presence. Since 2008, I have paved the way for real estate professionals and businesses nationwide to maximize their online presence, increase their web traffic and improve their profitability. I provide website design, website management and internet marketing strategy designed to meet or exceed the desired outcomes and goals of my clients. Please feel free to review some of my most recent projects below.

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
292 hours

Ignacio M.

Ignacio M.

Spanish translator (from English, German and French)

Spain - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

I have years of experience translating from English, French and German to Spanish. In addition to my background in translation, I have a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, which allows me to translate both financial content (like Forex and academic finance) and marketing, including localizing SEO, SEM, ASO and marketing translations. I can translate code (XML, HTML, Python, Poedit, Wordpress), as coding is a hobby of mine. I have experience working repeatedly for companies like Amazon, eBay, Pergo, Sony or Wordreference. I own copies of MS Office 2007 and Trados 2011. I can work with new software on demand. My quality is top notch and I've never missed a deadline.

100% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
798 hours

Chesmer Melissa Forlales

Chesmer Melissa Forlales

Team Leader for Creative Marketing

Philippines - Tests: 3

For the past 3 and a half years, I have been working as part of the marketing team. Currently, I am the Team Leader for Creative Marketing of a local online shopping site here in the Philippines. My main task would be to suggest, craft, and implement promotions/contests to gain more traffic and fans on our social media page. I also supervise a team of 7 - making sure that we are on track with our marketing targets. I have done a few online jobs for data entry and research before on other websites. I would love to do it again. For travel planning, all I have is personal travel planning and planning of trips for my friends - which I think I can improve in the future. I have been writing English articles since high school and I worked as a content writer for several companies here in the Philippines. I also have a certification from IELTS with a grade of 7.

$5.00 /hr
5 hours