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Melissa S. M.

Average rate
  • Payable
  • Joined January 2016

Inbound marketing manager with over 7 years of experience. Unashamed data nerd - give me your data and I'll tell you the story.

  • Seattle, WA, United States
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Melissa S. M.
Seattle, WA, United States



Social Media Content Copywriting Growth SEO



I help businesses develop, implement and manage inbound marketing campaigns that increase brand visibility and provide solid ROI.

Work history

McHugh Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing Manager & Consultant
I welcome the challenge that comes with fostering new digital communities and re-engaging existing audiences for small to medium-sized businesses. Shoestring budgets don't scare me.
Stillwater Dwellings
Marketing Director
Returned to basics with creating a multi-channel marketing strategy from the ground up
CDK Global
SEO Strategist II
Provide digital marketing strategy, analysis and implementation for small businesses. Averaged 20% year over year organic growth across a book of 24+ accounts.
Innovative Plumbing Solutions
SEO/Inbound Marketing Manager
My role has been to create short and long-term SEO, social media and blog strategies, manage relationships and oversee third-party vendors, perform technical SEO overhaul to increase UX and audit backlink profile to remove low quality links.
My Cloud Crew Australia
Virtual CMO (project)
Co-manage new product and services life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, co-develop and implement go-to-market plan, assist in hiring marketing candidates and developing training path. Worked with onshore and Filipino staff.



Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)
BA in Communications & Psychology



SEO copywriting social media marketing data analysis market research communications content marketing content strategy customer segmentation social media management


Facebook Google Analytics Buffer Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Twitter Hootsuite LinkedIn Instagram Salesforce Powerpoint Slack SEMRush MajesticSEO


Not seeking work


  • Available evenings and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


What I read

Professionally, I'm a fan of the Moz, SearchEngineLand and Hubspot blogs. In my free time, I love to curl up with a good neuroscience or psychology book or with one of Christopher Moore's novels.

Side projects

I volunteer as a social media manager for Survive the Streets and Rock Out ALS. I also do volunteer SEO work for Underdog ResQ

Ideal team

My preference is to work on small, enthusiastic teams, and to have a high level of autonomy. However, I can easily assimilate into any team, regardless of size or management style.