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JOSEPH DOWDY

1311 W. Cypress Ave., Unit B-8 Lompoc, CA 93436
805.944.0241; joseph@meshmarketer.com

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SUMMARY

  • Seeking full-time on-site or remote employment for SEO/SEM/PPC Management.
  • Certified Google AdWords Expert and Bing Ads Accredited Professional.
  • Launched online contests for two multi-million-dollar companies.
  • Provided hosting/consulting/management to 75 client websites (currently).
  • Wrote a 120-page book about Internet Marketing; free to all clients/subscribers.

 

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EXPERIENCE

SELF-EMPLOYMENT

(MeshMarketer.com—Google AdWords/Bing/Yahoo! PPC Management)

Richard and Delia De La Cruz / OperationSilverStar.org (active client since 2013)

  • Google AdWords client (just starting).
  • Acquired $10K/mo. in Google AdWords grants.
  • Designed and host their site.

Dr. David Wise / PelvicPainHelp.com from 2010-2011
(referred by Dan Poynter—see next):

  • Saved over $30,000 annually for PelvicPainHelp.com on their Google AdWords
  • Cut CPC (Cost Per Click) by over half in two months.
  • Doubled CTR (Clickthrough Rate) in one month.
  • Doubled organic traffic in three months.
  • Created and improved Yahoo!/Bing ad campaigns.

Dan Poynter / GlobalEBookAwards.com, ParaPromotions.com from 2010-2011
(referred by Patricia Bragg—see next):

  • Designed and launched GlobalEbookAwards.com program and WordPress site to register entrants with payment, upload their ebook and showcase each book entry on a separate page.
  • Served as Program Director for inaugural year.
  • Designed and launched ParaPromotions.com program and WordPress site to register entrants with payment and set them up for monthly coaching/tips/training by Dan Poynter.

Patricia Bragg / Bragg Live Foods from 2009-2010:

  • Launched social media program for Bragg.com including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Launched social media video contest (link) for Bragg.com via YouTube with great success.
  • Saved over $60,000 annually on Google AdWords.
  • Cut CPC (Cost Per Click) by over half in one month.
  • Tripled CTR (Clickthrough Rate) in two months.

SELF-EMPLOYMENT

(ElectronicWordOfMouth.com—WordPress Hosting)

Designed and host over 60 template and over a dozen custom  WordPress customers. The following link is to my portfolio with links to active sites: http://electronicwordofmouth.com/portfolio.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Community Service Specialist II ; Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center (2006-2008)

  • Consulted entrepreneurs on how to use the Internet for business; high satisfaction rating.
  • Taught classes on-site and off-site for companies using a mobile laptop classroom setup.
  • Prepared interactive HTML for CD-ROM for NexTrend conference.

Help Desk Assignments; Alternative Resources Corporation (1997-2001) Chareen Hodge was my recruiter (and reference) who hired me several times for various projects.

  • Southern California Edison (2000-01; 12 mos.); Bob Kip is still my reference from here.
  • Edison Security Lotus Domino Administrator (1999-2000; 6 mos.)
  • Farmers Insurance Help Desk Technical Lead Promoted to Manager (1999; 6 mos.)
  • California Power Exchange 3rd Level Help Desk Support (1998-1999; 6 mos.)
  • Metropolitan Water District Help Desk Technician (1997-1998; 1.25 yr.)

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • CURRENT: DeVry University bachelor degree in Technical Management in Sales and Marketing (nearly complete).
  • 2008: David Riklan Internet Marketing Course.
  • 2001: Lotus Domino R5 Application Architecture.
  • 1998: Lotus Notes on the AS/400.
  • 1998: Windows NT 4.0 Server.
  • 1996: Lotus Notes Help Desk.
  • 1996: Help Desk Institute Help Desk Training.
  • 1990: DINFOS (Department of Defense / Defense Information School) trained and certified as a television and radio broadcast journalist.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Google AdWords Expert (8/2013-8/2014; active)
  • Yahoo!/ Bing Ads Accredited Professional (11/2013-11/2014; active)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (1994; legacy)

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LINKS TO PORTFOLIO PIECES

LINKS TO ONLINE VIDEO SAMPLES

LINKS TO ONLINE PHOTOJOURNALISM SAMPLES

LINK TO MY VOICEOVER DEMO