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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. Huw Olive

    Huw Olive

    Marketing Consultant | Media Buyer | Sales Funnel Optimization

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2

    I'm a seasoned digital strategist and media buyer. I'm focused on helping clients in a variety of industries increase their lead generation, profits and sales. I've worn many hats -- copywriter, media buyer, UX/UI optimizer, researcher, marketer, and growth hacker. I have gained a very broad skill set for dynamic communications with the ability to manage complex projects and navigate many challenges. I'm a multi-linguist of technology driven business. I speak geek, marketer, designer, sales person and trainer. Specialties: Copywriting, Lead generation, Mobile, Display, Media Buying, Mentoring and coaching Business simplification and integration of ideas and strategy, Market Research, Sales Funnel Development and Optimization, Website Development, SEM, Analytics, Email Marketing, Social Media, Growth Hacking, Branding and Management, UI/UX optimization

    $50.00 /hr
    537 hours
  2. Mick Wright

    Mick Wright

    SEO Professional, PPC expert and SEO Search Digital Marketer

    Ireland - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 4

    Online SEO, PPC and Digital Marketing Expert. With my core skills in digital marketing, SEM, SEO and PPC I can also build your online ecommerce solution as a PhP, Mysql Developer. I have a total of 30 years in IT with 20 of those in digital marketing, SEO, SEM, PPC, SMM and Web Development. My Skills Include but are not limited to: ► SEO - 20 years of experience in search optimisation and I've kept up to date every step of the way. ► Website Plan and SEO/PPC auditing service - 10 years solid digital marketing roll out experience. I've designed and executed plans for large dot com's such as Thirdforce and SureSkills down to small mom and pop ecommerce sites. ► Social Media Marketing - Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn, Reddit, Twitter, Pinterest....whatever the outlet there should be at least some plan for using it. Have you got this in your digital marketing plan? ► Joomla - Experience in Joomla back end management, Plugins and modules including Virtuemart along with editing core files for bespoke web applications. ► PPC (Google Adwords Professional [GAP] AND Google Adwords Certified [GAC] Since 2005) ► PHP/Mysql, Javascript, HTML5, Css etc. Basically I want a challenge that takes over when my Day Job ends. Since I'm located In the British Isles then my 'Day job' ends when the vast majority of Americans are waking up. You can see more about me on my linkedIn at

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Luke Malcher

    Luke Malcher

    Growth Hacker - Marketer - Strategist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago

    Working agency side, with startups & multinational web corporations including eBay and Wrangler I make data driven decisions to show you how and where to save money, create profitable traffic streams, increase your conversion rates, your revenues and your profits. Before we increase your traffic, we need to increase your conversion rates... and I will show you exactly how I do it, which gives you full clarity and knowledge of how you can continue to analyse and grow your business. My Services: - Analytics Set Up & Reporting - UX Analysis (User Journey & Behaviour Tracking) - Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) Additional Services: - SEO - PPC - Social Media - Content Marketing - Investment - Product Management - Growth Strategy I have a proven ability to position companies for rapid growth, investment and profitability through user experience analysis and marketing strategies, and I would love to help you too. Whether you are a startup just getting into the game, an established business with a need for a fresh approach, or a 'solopreneur' needing a helping hand, get in touch for a confidential chat to see if we can work together, and to candidly discuss how we can start growing your revenues and profits. Regards Luke

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. 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
  5. Chuck Hirsch

    Chuck Hirsch Agency Contractor

    Strategic Business, Marketing and Brand Definition Expert

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    My objective as Director of Strategy of Wovn Group, a unique business, branding and marketing resource, based in the US, is to provide my clients with a better conceived model for a professional services resource, and address the needs of today's most pressing business and marketing challenges. I strive to create an outsourced marketing department that is effective, turn key, and has a work ethic and level of responsibility that a full time Marketing Director or CMO would provide. I make sure that you get the service and expertise that a larger resource would provide, at man--hour rates that are a fraction of what larger resources charge. I am contracted with a team of design, email marketing, web design & development, graphic design, and other professionals. We work together as Wovn Group, and are fixed fee resource. We do not want to be paid for every hour that we work, and we "put skin in the game" on a daily basis. Come work with me and find out how valuable a REAL professional can be, regarding the success of your business! Actual case studies and client references available as well.

    Associated with: Wovn Group

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Ted Frazier

    Ted Frazier

    Internet Marketing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 02/08/2012

    I am here to you get big results through positioning your business effectively on the web. I have been doing this for over twelve years and I love doing it. My passion to see my clients succeed is only tempered by my need to make a profit and pay my bills. Otherwise, I might be tempted to work just for the fun of it.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Shelly Peacock

    Shelly Peacock

    Web Designer, Graphic Artist

    United States - Last active: 05/22/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    As the owner of The Spinbird Group, I have been in sales for most of my adult life- and now, I bring that sales/marketing experience online. Web design is the natural extension of this passion, so I opened the Spinbird Group in 2010. We are a full service digital agency. We offer a full service Web and Hosting solution, including WordPress and Social Media that creates GIANT impact for your future customers. White Hat SEO and great client engagement on Social Media creates an immediate and dynamic boost to organic search, giving your potential visitors everything they need to find and do business with you. Branding from initial logo design to web and social media platforms that all work together. Full suite of ECommerce platforms and ELearning sites that can allow your company to make money 24/7/365! We love to help small business, and passionately believe that the key to America is locally owned-

    $43.33 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Michael Der

    Michael Der

    #1 San Jose SEO Expert and Social Semantic Web Consultant

    United States - Last active: 09/04/2014 - Tests: 8

    I am an experienced digital marketing expert based in the heart of Silicon Valley where technology thrives and change is imminent yet embraced, digitally. For every business, finding the right SEO is highly critical in getting the best results. What makes me different? -I operate in the U.S., specifically in San Jose, CA. -Nothing is outsourced, everything is done in-house. Super passionate and results-driven, I can generate you more leads, sales, and a bigger ROI or I don't get paid--that's my promise. Type of service I offer: 1) Google penalty, cleanup, & recovery Every job is unique. I can provide you a strategic marketing package closely catered to your needs. If you are looking for better efficiency and more opportunities in being found by customers, then I think we should synergize!

    $199.99 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Sotiris Spyrou

    Sotiris Spyrou

    Battle Hardened SEO Consultant & Growth Architect

    United Kingdom - Last active: 11/06/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am a ★★★★★ Veteran of Growth Hacking (or Growth Architecture as I prefer to call it, and SEO with a long track record servicing big brands and smaller but equally serious companies on demanding SEO projects. In short, I can help your organisation with acquisition growth. I drive measurable value by modifying internal systems and process including but not limited to websites. The end payoff is two-fold: - SEO rankings that accelerate initial organic acquisition - Growth engines with growth coefficient in excess of 100%, I.e organically leveraging your userbase to acquire new users I have headed up SEO and Search at a leading London Digital Agency and have 20+ Years experience in SEO & broader marketing, growth hacking/architecture and organic growth architecture. I have led SEO, Social Media, SEM & Mobile Search projects for household brands in the Gaming, Travel, Finance, Retail & other sectors. e.g.s include; Thomas Cook,, Expedia, Dialaflight, Monarch Airlines, easyGroup, Starwood Hotels, Radisson SAS, Rezidore, AA Travel Insurance, Co-operative Insurance, ASDA, Go Travel Insurance, Kwik Fit Insurance, Alliance & Leicester, Santander, RBS, Natwest, Britannia,,, CMC Markets, City Index, Legal & General, The Guardian, Gamesys, Grosvenor Casino, Blue Square, Mecca Bingo, 32Red, Sega, BBC, Vodafone, British Gas, Debenham's, New Look, Interflora, ...and more. Feel free to check out the new SEO Software that I am involved with at You will find that I'm very effective and fast at solving the most challenging of SEO challenges in robust ways.

    $74.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Mary Rider

    Mary Rider

    Digital Media & Search Engine Marketing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 12/30/2014 - Tests: 1

    Highly accomplished search and digital marketing expert with more than 18 years’ experience leading teams on client, publisher, and agency sides with emphasis on travel and retail verticals. • Strong leadership and people development skills, building and managing high-performing work teams. • Expanded Microsoft operations, opened two central region offices, and hired and managed search account team, aligning with sales partners, top-tier clients, and agencies. • Demonstrated revenue and profit growth in digital, social and search marketing, biddable media programs, and network and upfront media buys through savvy negotiation and applied analytics. Demonstrates broad strengths in: • Strategic Vision & Execution • Team Leadership • Sales & Revenue Growth • Change Management • People Management • Client Engagement • Product Launches

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours