With over 15 years of experience in the IT field, having worked at some of the most demanding environments as a Senior Unix System administrator (FreeBSD/Linux) and a Security expert. I specialize in complex ISP based *nix installations, corporate Mail servers, large high traffic Web servers, Database servers and large ZFS based storage solutions. I have extensive knowledge in Virtualization technology. I have being involved with various types of Cloud solutions especially with OpenStack and CloudStack and KVM I like to deliver fast results with great quality and I never overcharge my clients.
Too often, online marketers get caught up in chasing the next fad. But doing more business online is, at the heart of it, very similar to doing more business offline. Relationships are what's important, and hacks and tricks only go so far. I'm not your ordinary freelancer. I sometimes describe myself as "a writer who's not afraid of numbers." My drive to understand the written word and the world of business has given me an unusual collection of experiences and skills: -I'm an experienced copywriter who has created sales letters and other marketing materials for businesses several industries. -I'm certified in AdWords, Bing, and Google Analytics and have successfully managed PPC programs with monthly spend ranging from under $1,000 to close to $45,000. Depending on current clients' spend, I'm sometimes able to meet Google Partners qualifications. I have also designed and run website split testing programs for clients. ***Please note that my rate for PPC is $50/hour.**** -In the past, I worked in publishing as a writer and editor for about 10 years, giving me a solid grounding in proper editorial procedures and standards, what materials sell, and the financial considerations involved in publishing a book. I've found that a lot of the business skills I've learned in this world are highly transferable to other industries. -I've been managing my own web-based businesses on the side since 2003. To any project, I bring a drive for thoroughness, patience, good judgment, and a deep investment in seeing my clients meet and exceed their goals. Your success is my success. I constantly test and look for data to support decisions. For my clients' ultimate benefit, I constantly seek out new learning opportunities (conferences, webinars, workshops, etc...). Finally, I'm highly dependable: I'm very selective about the commitments I make to insure that when I do take on a project I not only meet my responsibilities but hopefully knock it out of the park. I'm most interested in projects that allow me to work with a website's marketing needs in a holistic manner. Rather than push the particular solutions I can personally offer, such as AdWords or a content marketing campaign, I much prefer to analyze the needs of that particular business and come up with a plan that will address what's most needed, in the most effective way. If I don't think that a certain marketing technique will work well for you, I'll tell you so. I also work best with clients who understand that good results take time. I audit the work of others frequently, and have seen the consequences of going for the quick win without attention to long-term profitability. Sample Results (see also portfolio section below): -Created an extensive remarketing program with the highest ROI in an individual campaign at over 800%. For this client I have also been successful at cutting spend (in the case of one campaign as much as 88%) while maintaining sales. -Another client brought me on board to see if a display campaign set up by a previous consultant could be optimized further. When auditing the campaign I identified changes to the targeting that led to a 600% increase in leads. -I improved the click-through-rate (CTR) of an assisted living facility by 1700%, while halving the cost per click and raising the average position. -Through testing, I achieved ad-level CTRs as high as 12.28% (average 2.56%) for a WordPress developer. These results are for non-branded keywords. Client Comments (see also oDesk reviews): "Just took a look inside the account. You've really turned around the conversion rate. Thanks again for the great work on this." "I really appreciate your weekly reports, and how you provide a different perspective on the account's performance and what can be improved each time." "Your audit and keyword research has been extremely helpful to us in thinking about our business." [This client, a web developer, liked my analysis so much that they've hired me to provide the same service for their own clients.] "Thanks for the detailed report. This is a great start. Today we had 3 leads come in within 1h and 30m. That is highly unusual." I'd be delighted to discuss your online marketing program and what I can do to help.
I am a technical writer with over 6 years experience writing software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. During this time I have acquired proven expertise in documenting within the software development lifecycle, while meeting my company’s documentation needs for both public facing and internal documents. I am known for my clear and concise style and adherence to industry standards and best practices (Microsoft, Cisco etc.). I have a wealth of experience writing most forms of corporate documentation including standard operating procedures, service descriptions, disaster recovery plans, business continuity plans, operations guides, end user documentation, on-line help, user guides etc. I am also a Sharepoint information architect and analyst with experience designing, and deploying company-wide Sharepoint solutions by working with a team of developers and consultants. I also have been responsible for evaluating, integrating and administering IT help desk software and CRM tools.
Front and Backend web developer specializing in custom wordpress solutions and responsive web design. I love to utilize all of the latest technologies and web standards when starting on new projects. I like to use scss to generate clean and clear code. I have worked on many different projects on all types of static and cloudhosting platforms. When my clients find out how versatile my skills are I become their go to guy for any technical problems. I have been thrown into the middle of complex problems with short deadlines and succeeded to get myself up to speed quickly and troubleshoot the issues. I prefer to start projects from scratch so if you are looking for a start to finish professionally developed website or application please look no further and contact me now. Unlike many oDesk users I am available for phone calls to help expedite the process. EXPERT in all things WORDPRESS. -Custom Themes -Custom Plugins -Custom Administration Panels -Custom Widgets -Custom Anything! Twitter Bootstrap is my go to framework for creating beautiful responsive websites and wordpress themes. I have used many other frameworks but prefer boostrap. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Self taught web developer and graphic designer Can create custom wordpress themes, plugins, widgets. Can convert photoshop designs into html5 css3 jquery front end frameworks. Can design in photoshop, illustrator, and light video editing. Can write unique and engaging content on a plethora of subjects. Can consult on website monetization strategies. Can setup mailing software/hosting/wordpress/ecommerce/most any software. Will respond quickly to questions & concerns regarding work. Honest and transparent about abilities and time. Available for phone calls, emails, messages to get things done quickly. I am somewhat of a jack of all trades in the computer and internet world. Please don't hesitate to see if I can help you today!
I received my degree in English and French from the National University of Ireland in Galway, where I also pursued an MA in Medieval Studies, and I have recently been awarded a PhD in Classics at the same university (graduation in July). I have been teaching in the Department of Classics for the past 5 years,mostly Latin and Roman History; great part of my job has been, and still is, to read, correct and evaluate my students' essays as well as organize and coordinate courses with lecturers. I have been a member of the editorial committee of "The Imbas Journal: proceedings of the Imbas Conference of Medieval Studies," a lively journal collecting writings from some of the best up and coming young scholars in Europe and the US in the field of Classical, Late Antique and Medieval Studies. I presented papers related to my doctoral research in Cork, Galway, Leeds and twice at the International Congress of Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a yearly, world renowned appointment for medievalists. I am also a part time translator for the Psychology Department at the Universita' degli Studi di Torino, my work mainly focusing on translating academic articles on child psychology from Italian into English.Beside English and French, both of I am proficient in, and obviously Italian, my mother tongue, I can also work with Spanish. Since I have begun my career as a freelancer, I have been involved in several translation projects of both academic and creative pieces, as well as websites. I am currently editor and writer for the website lifeintaly.com, and I have been providing English translations from French to English to Dorcelle. I have very high standards of work and I am greatly efficient. I am extremely dedicated to my job, and I intend to provide always the best service to my employer. Last, but certainly not least, I have a fundamental, ever running passion for what I do, both in University and as a translator and editor: this is the strongest guarantee of my efficiency.
Hi, My name is Sarah, and I am a freelance video/film editor. I am able to provide video editing, concept creation, motion graphics, composition, and audio mixing services. Whether you need simple editing done or a complex project edited, I am very customer focused and self motivated person who is willing to go that extra mile to get the job done. thanks