Digital Marketer

20 Best Digital Marketer

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in 2023

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Ines Schuber's avatar
Top Independent

Ines Schuber

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Let's make community your competitive edge ✨

Recommended 6x
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Top Independent

Renea Dominique

Dallas, TX, USA

Social Media Strategist For Brands & Businesses

Recommended 7x
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Emily Becker

Chicago, IL, USA

Copy and Content with a Soul

Recommended 4x
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Top Independent

Lindsay Hanson

Boston, MA, USA

I help you grow your business using social media

Recommended 4x
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Top Independent

Kalann Washington

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Salubrious StorySelling || Copy & Brand-Voice Adze

Recommended 6x
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Marleena Garris

United States

Your Personal Digital Bestie✨

Recommended 5x
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Laetitia Nhouyvanisvong

Lucerne, Switzerland

Strategize, Create & Inspire 💫

Recommended 7x
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Sari Abdul sater


Digital marketing expert | WordPress web developer

Recommended 6x
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Top Independent

Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

Recommended 6x
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Top Independent

Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

Recommended 11x
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Kenjo ‎


Digital Marketer (UI/X, Web Dev, SEO, SMM, SEM)

Recommended 5x
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Danilen Villanueva

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Strategic brand identity & webflow developer

Recommended 3x
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Top Independent

Marcell Clark

Atlanta, GA, USA

🚀 Ecommerce Facebook/Instagram Ads

Recommended 5x
Pius Henry's avatar
Top Independent

Pius Henry

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Digital Marketing Manager

Recommended 3x
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Top Independent

Elvar Andri


Product Designer (UX/UI) & Digital Marketer

Recommended 3x
Macy Berendsen's avatar
Top Independent

Macy Berendsen

St Paul, MN, USA

Writer, editor, podcaster

Yolande St.Ville's avatar
Top Independent

Yolande St.Ville

London, UK

Graphic Designer | UX + UI Designer

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Top Independent

Mohamed Jawher Daly

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Creativity Simplified

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Top Independent

Matthew Agunloye

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Social Media Management + Brand Strategy™️✨💻

Common projects for Digital Marketers

Developing and implementing a comprehensive digital marketing strategy.

Creating and managing a content marketing plan including blog posts, articles, and social media updates.

Setting up and optimizing Google Ads campaigns to drive targeted traffic.

Running social media campaigns to increase brand visibility and engagement.

Developing email marketing campaigns for lead nurturing and customer retention.

Conducting SEO audits and implementing improvements to boost website's search engine ranking.

Tips for working with and hiring Digital Marketers

Define your goals

Understand what you want to achieve from your digital marketing efforts. Whether it's increasing brand awareness, driving website traffic, or boosting sales, having clear objectives will help the digital marketer create an effective strategy tailored to your needs.

Check their expertise

Digital marketing is a broad field that includes SEO, content marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, and more. Ensure your digital marketer has the specific skills and experience relevant to your project.

Review past work

Look at the Digital Marketer freelancer's portfolio and past projects to understand their style and approach. Check their results and the strategies they used to achieve them. This can give you insight into their capabilities and effectiveness.

Communicate through Contra

Keep all your communications with your digital marketer on Contra. Regular updates on the project's progress, any changes, and feedback should all be shared through the platform. This ensures transparency and helps in resolving any potential issues promptly.

How to hire Digital Marketers

Define your project

Start by outlining your project requirements and goals. This will help you convey your needs more effectively to potential digital marketers and will allow them to provide you with a more accurate proposal.

Post a detailed job

Create a detailed job post on Contra, including the scope of the project, your goals, budget, and any specific skills or experience needed. A well-defined job post attracts more qualified and relevant applicants.

Review applications and portfolios

Review the applications you receive and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and portfolio. Look at their past projects to understand their style, approach, and results.

Conduct interviews

Interview shortlisted candidates to evaluate their understanding of your project, their approach to digital marketing, and their communication skills. This can also help you assess if they’re a good fit for your team and project.

Discuss terms

Once you’ve found the right digital marketer, discuss the project terms, timeframe, and payment details. All contracts and payments can be handled securely through Contra.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Digital Marketers

1. How have you improved the online presence or sales for your previous clients?

2. What digital marketing tools are you most experienced in using, and how have they helped in your past projects?

3. How do you keep up with the latest digital marketing trends and algorithm updates?

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Frequently asked

A freelance digital marketer is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote a business online. This can involve tasks like SEO, content creation, social media management, email marketing, and running digital advertising campaigns. They analyze and report on the effectiveness of these campaigns, making adjustments as necessary to optimize results.

A freelance digital marketer is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote a business online. This can involve tasks like SEO, content creation, social media management, email marketing, and running digital advertising campaigns. They analyze and report on the effectiveness of these campaigns, making adjustments as necessary to optimize results.

Hiring a digital marketer on Contra gives you access to a pool of talented professionals who can help improve your online presence and reach your marketing goals. With Contra, you can review their portfolio, communicate directly, and handle contracts and payments, all in one platform. Plus, Contra's commission-free approach means more value for your money.

Digital marketing involves promoting products or services through digital channels like search engines, websites, social media, email, and mobile apps. It's a way of reaching and engaging with customers online, and includes strategies like SEO, content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, and PPC advertising.

You can easily hire a digital marketer on Contra by posting a job with your project details and requirements. Digital marketers who match your criteria can then apply to your job. You can also browse through the profiles of digital marketers on Contra and invite those you are interested in to apply to your project.

Digital marketers use a variety of tools based on the specific needs of a project. These can include Google Analytics for tracking website traffic, social media management tools like Hootsuite for scheduling posts, SEO tools like SEMrush for keyword research, email marketing tools like MailChimp for creating email campaigns, and content management systems like WordPress for website content.

The cost of hiring a digital marketer on Contra can vary based on their experience and the scope of your project, but typically ranges from $25 to $45 per hour.

On Contra, freelance digital marketers can get paid through hourly, project-based, or milestone payments. The funds are held in escrow and released after the completion of the project or milestones, ensuring secure and timely payments. Contra's minimum requirement for posting a project is $250 or $25 an hour.

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