I like to help people solve problems using technology. I have single handedly built sites from the ground up that have processed $1m+ per month in sales. I have experience in C/C++, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, PostgreSQL, jQuery and iOS development. I love to build my solutions using Heroku, AWS; EC2, S3, RDS and PayPal, Stripe or Paymentech, Auth.net for payment processing.
Polyglot (2 mother tongues, 6 languages absolutely fluent, 3 good), highly motivated procurement and e-procurement expert with 12 years’ experience in consultancy services to Fortune 500 customers worldwide. Flexible, extrovert, effective communicator at all levels internal and external to an organization with proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating teams. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong negotiator and results driven.
I've started as a white-hat SEO for medium to large businesses. Since then, I've extended my services to Local Search Optimization and Website Audits which include: • SEO • Usability • Accessibility • Performance Best Practices Internet marketing has come a long way and now it's all about site speed, usability and fresh, unique content with correct semantic structure. I use only white hat SEO techniques for improving your website, ensuring search engine algorithm updates affect it gracefully. You can find my articles about internet marketing and WordPress on: • My own blog (dragannikolic.com) • Search Engine Journal • YangPress • TorqueMag • WPExplorer Feel free to contact me via oDesk.
WORDPRESS WEBSITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT My goal is to create beautifully designed Wordpress websites with emphasis on functionality and great user experience. My previous work covers websites for small businesses, agencies and blogs. ***In August 2013, I became one of the TOP 10% freelancers at oDesk. - http://bit.ly/1epyq3E*** All of the websites will be created using HTML5 and CSS3 and include responsive design approach - they are optimized for all mobile devices. TRANSLATION SERVICES I've been a professional translator since July 2010. English - excellent speaking and writing skills (learned for 9 yrs, been doing business in English since 2007) French - excellent speaking and writing skills (learned for 12 yrs) Spanish - excellent speaking and writing skills Italian - B2 Portuguese - A1 Croatian - mother tongue Worked at: July 2010 - May 2011 i.c.t. d.o.o, Zagreb, Croatia - contract and memo translations - handled all correspondence and conversations with clients from USA, UK, Norway, Albania, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and many of the Arabic countries in English May 2011 - now Freelance work for local and foreign clients including English, Croatian, Spanish, French and Italian from January 2010 - written all content for wearemicro.com in English August 2010 - written and published a manifesto in English September 2010 - written and published a book in English INTERNET & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Worked at: November 2007 – May 2009, EDC, San Diego, USA - internet marketing - SEO - article marketing - blogging - SMM (video marketing, using social media for business - Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, social bookmarking sites, etc.) - e-mail marketing and list building - PPC, banner ads, solos - developing traffic generation techniques - small business branding - website analysis - team and client education about the same topics through webinars - communication in English with clients from all over the world January 2010, :we are micro Started a project call we are micro which helps people build micro business from scratch. - Wordpress website design and development - content creation - e-mail marketing - Google Analyticsa - social media marketing - traffic generation - client education on developing business ideas, products and services, effective internet marketing strategies and other crucial element in starting a micro business - client education on using social media profiles to get more work and spread the word about their businesses COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT Worked at: June 2011 - May 2012, Dimedia, Zagreb, Croatia - community manager for leading Croatian businesses like Badel wines, Pepsi Croatia, Kvadra Design (design furniture brand), Sheraton Hotel Zagreb, The Westin Zagreb, Palace Hotel Zagreb and many more - developed very successful Facebook applications and contests - created and managed Facebook advertising campaigns
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Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/isabel-futscher-fernandes/b/37b/648 EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qcklsv2QA COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!