Kristel Cuenta: How to Manage Social Media Campaigns Like a Pro

You’re in for a treat. This has to be the most amusing Freelancer Spotlight interview I have done by far. Sooner, you’ll understand why. 🙂 Kristel Cuenta or Kit as she is fondly called was my pseudo officemate a couple of years back when I was still working with SEJ. She was a contributor and was working for one of the partner’s companies. I was and still am blown away by her incredible skills in Facebook, Reddit and other social media platforms. I still hope that one day I can invite her to our upcoming events. Meanwhile, enjoy great project management and social media tips straight from the mouth of Kit.

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Lew Molina: The Ins and Outs of Tech Support

This week’s Freelancer Spotlight is extra special. We are interviewing one of our Freelancing 101 attendees, Lew Francis Molina. When Lew first sent me an email that he was interested in attending our course, I knew he will make one successful freelancer. His email was well-written and he had a professional demeanor. Then I saw how active and helpful he was when engaging in our community forum. True enough, he’s now working as an IT/Tech Support with a steady stream of clients. I can’t help but feel sentimental (like a stage mama) and proud of how far he have come. Lew will talk about how one engages with customers as Technical Support Specialist. Oh and if you ever have an IT, Systems or Windows concerns, he is your go to guy. 🙂

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Floyd Buenavente: Breaking into Freelance SEO

This week, on Freelancer Spotlight, we bring you another Community Admin, Floyd Buenavente. Floyd will talk about how he made it from being employed as an SEO Research Manager to breaking into freelance SEO. As you know, SEO is one of the most in-demand jobs online. If you’re keen to get started in SEO, read Floyd’s story below.

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How To Make Your Mark As An SEO Specialist: Interview with Fervil Von Tripoli

[Interview Series] I’m back with another wisdom-filled interview with one of Philippines’ finest SEO experts, Fervil Von Tripoli. SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a hot topic in internet marketing nowadays. It is described by Moz as:

The process of increasing the number of visitors to a website by achieving high rank in the search results of a search engine. The higher a website ranks in the results of a search, the greater the chance that users will visit the site.

Consequently, it has become an in demand profession among freelancers. I’ve been approached a couple of times by people wanting to start a career in SEO. But what’s all the buzz about SEO? I’ll let the main man take you through his amazing journey from freelancing to owning his SEO outsourcing site.

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