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Manu Jaggi

Manu Jaggi

Mobile Application Developer

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

My overall experience in programming is about 3 years. In the past 3 years i developed several client-server based application on android and IOS for various clients. you can check my profile on Stackoverflow also I worked in below mentioned areas. - Facebook and Twitter Integration - Google cloud messaging(GCM) - Ads Integration -Call and Message Tracking - XMPP based chat application - Scoring app for Golf and Cricket - VOIP Implementation - Inapp - purchase - Social Mobile App Development - Photo/Camera App Development - Push Notification - Video Streaming , Audio Streaming - Android Development - GPS Apps - Near field communication(NFC) - Barcode and QR Code Scanner - 3 D Ad Implementation and Video Ad Integration - I-Beacon Expert

66% Job Success
$9.86 /hr
1,618 hours

Shabana Khan

Shabana Khan

Expert Customer Support Manager

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

I have several years of customer service experience Chat support;Zendesk,Livechat, Kayoke;Email support, Inbound and outbound calls, Order processing, listing products in ebay, Amazon and other ecommerce sites.Can work with Seller central,manage and open tickets,data entry work,research work,seo and smm,Google Places, wordpress and HTML I also have a wealth of experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and, Google drive to build weekly and monthly fiscal reports, record affiliate payments and head and manage projects with a team. I have a friendly, professional demeanor and am a confident multitasker, allowing me to take on several responsibilities at once. I'm a quick learner and enthusiastic. I look forward to working with you as a customer service rep as well as your go-to guy for any additional projects you need assistance with. LoVe AlwaYs Shabana Khan

92% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
4,956 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
3,484 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
1,454 hours

Gayathri Shanmuga Sundaram

Gayathri Shanmuga Sundaram

SEO Analyst

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am an SEO analyst with five years experience. I have handled 60 to 70 UK websites in my career and proved myself, generating both high traffic as well as good revenue from the sites. I am an expert in research oriented SEO rather than simple monotonous optimisation techniques. Along with other link building techniques like profile linking, commenting, article directory submission, I also specialise in guest posting, link baiting ideas and implementation, which assures some authority links to the site. In addition to doing all the on-page works, I can detect and sort on-site issues, assist in increasing conversion rates. My objective is to keep myself updated with all the latest SEO trends and give the best to my clients..

97% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
4,548 hours

Cecilia Santos

Cecilia Santos

WordPress, Responsive, Bootstrap, Retina, CSS, HTML5, CSS3

Brazil - Tests: 26 - Portfolio: 11

I have been working as a Web Developer and Web Designer since 2005, and as an Expert WordPress Developer since 2009. Working with oDesk since 2007, I have worked with many clients on different projects, always using my skills, my efforts and my honesty, delivering on time and on budget, having lots of clients happy with my work. Since 2012 I started working also as a Project Manager, and since 2014 I am developing Responsive websites, a must in today's mobile oriented world. Currently most of my projects involve developing or customizing Responsive websites using WordPress as CMS. Please contact me, I'll be glad to talk with you about your project!

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, PBwiki Professionals

99% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
8,554 hours

Julia R.

Julia R.

Marketing Professional: SEO, SEM, Branding and More.

United States - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

I am an enthusiastic people person with a passion for marketing at all levels. I easily become immersed in my projects, and love to learn. I don't simply write about things for the sake of writing, and I don't promote for the sole purpose of promoting. Instead, I consider my work an investment and a personal opportunity for growth. My goal is not to build numbers alone, but to build brand connections that translate to long-term success. I believe in a multi-dimensional approach to marketing. Whether it's researching blog topics, writing posts, engaging in social media marketing, developing keywords, optimizing SEM and SEO, copy editing, researching the latest Penguin update, or performing a competitive audit, I strive to find new opportunities for growth in an ever-evolving marketing landscape.

99% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,277 hours

Diana Akroyd

Diana Akroyd

Google & Bing Certified SEM / PPC Consultant

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 49

Due to the large amount of requests I'm receiving, Please Note: ***I do not do SEO*** Seven words that describe me: Honest. Efficient. Innovative. Flexible. Creative. Motivated. Organized. Available for short and long term consulting and management of Google Adwords and Bing/Yahoo campaigns including creation, optimization and maintenance. I have personally managed 800+ campaigns (Many of these are listed in my Portfolio below) with budgets ranging from $500/mo. to $100K/mo. Historically, all of my ads have had first page search result placements in the top 1-5 positions. Restructured and Optimized campaigns have proven results in higher CTRs at lower overall costs. Experience in: eCommerce, Software & Apps, Tech Support, Retail, Wholesale, Marketing, Real Estate, Automotive Sales & Services, Restaurants, Local Attractions, Special Events & Entertainment, Home Improvement Services (Builders, Plumbing, HVAC, Electric, Contractors, Remodeling, Carpentry, Painting, Plumbing, Insulation, Landscapers etc.), Home Decor, Audio/Video Installers, Auto/Home/Life Insurance, Furniture Stores, Vacation Resorts, Loan Services, Pest Control, Wildlife Control, Pet Supply, Pet Resorts, Beauty Products, Housekeeping, Manufacturing, Online Gaming, Investing, Website Design, Marketing, Engineering, Sports & Fitness, Therapists, Psychologists, Doctors, Chiropractors, Dentists, Attorneys (Divorce, Civil, Criminal, Malpractice, Accident, Personal Injury, Immigration, Employment, Consumer, Estate, Real Estate), Salons, Moving Companies, Interior Design, Antiques and many more. Save Time & Stop Wasting Money. My services include: - Google AdWords Qualified Professional and Certified Partner - Bing/Yahoo Campaign Management - Professional & expertly structured campaign management - Keyword research and optimizations - Creation and expansion of ads - Pruning of low performance keywords and ads - Optimization and expansion of ad groups and keywords - Ad & conversion tracking - Quality Score Improvement - Cost Per Acquisition Optimizations - A/B Testing & Experiments Testimonials: "Diana spends a ton of time on our account; tuning the engine, getting things right, and is always willing to run new tests to improve optimization. We see the affects on our campaigns every day." J. Smith, ContentWatch "Diana's work is excellent. She quickly took me from a "Zero" understanding of adwords to a very complete understanding and in the process drove significant traffic to my website. Our click-through rate is excellent based on her ad designs and careful ad implementation. Also - communicating with Diana has been refreshingly simple. She is not only available, but she uses innovative, web-based video tools to get her message and to save time. We will turn to her again when we need to advance to a higher level of AdWord campaign or start a new one with a new company or product." - E. Stasak, SMC Diana has always added value to our organization and helped us grow our online department by helping to create new products. I believe Diana can successfully apply her skills to your organization. - C. Diebel, FWST VP Community Marketing Interactive Media Diana has been instrumental in the development and launch of key projects; taking a lead role with a great deal of professionalism; managing them to success. She has always gone the extra mile to learn all that she can and become an expert. She is efficient in her work, keeping client and revenue top of mind. - S. Brockway, FWST Director of Digital Sales Diana was responsible for the optimization of my Google ad campaigns. With her diligent and effective work, my clients; reports always surpassed the proposed expectations. - D. Nelson, FWST Account Executive "Diana is a dedicated professional, broad-minded and efficient. She understands complex matters even when outside of her direct area of expertise - that's Diana! Very positive attitude towards work. She is also a motivated problem solver. - J. Burton, FWST Ad Traffic Coordinator "Diana has provided a true results-oriented service with top-notch exposure marketing capabilities. I have had definite responses, showing that my listing is being seen by interested prospects. I would recommend this service to anyone needing online marketing services." - J. Hatch, JMH Mechanical "I am very happy with everything you are doing and this will translate to work in another project in a separate company that me and a partner are starting. We will definitely want your expertise in setting up our AdWords when we are ready." - D. Wendel, Croota

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
2,982 hours

Tanya B.

Tanya B.

Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

Australia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

8+ years extensive experience in Digital Marketing for worldwide customers - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization and Social Media marketing especially Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads and Linkedin Ads. - Create and convert leads, engage customers in the digital space - Proficient in developing strategies for brand building within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Linked In, Instagram etc. - Performance tracking and improvising digital marketing campaigns through different web analytics and social media analytics tools - Work experience spanning USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. has resulted in rich experience of working in cross-cultural atmosphere and international teams I also have experience in basic HTML & CSS coding using Dream weaver and in editing photos using Adobe Photoshop.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
3,459 hours