Phone: (951) 217-7742
San Diego, CA 92109
Andrew W. Garcia is a well known search engine marketer based out of San Diego, CA. His experience in SEO, WordPress, social media, content development, analytics, sales and management make him an asset to any company. His 5+ years of SEM experience include over a year and a half of management and has primarily reported to executives within reputable companies.
California State University Fullerton 2009-2011 | Business Administration Emphasizing in Marketing
Graduated receiving a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.
SEO Strategist | Recovery Brands
August 2015 – Present
517 4th Ave. Ste. 401, San Diego, CA, 92101
Manages a portfolio of 20+ websites in the substance abuse industry. Drives all organic strategy and efforts as the company’s dedicated SEO. Develops and presents reporting to executive team. Scopes out content based off of keyword research. Stays up to date on Google trends. Adds value to local search directories using external data sources and on page markup.
Digital Marketing Programs Manager | The Control Group
January 2014 – July 2015
4110 Mission Boulevard #200, San Diego, CA 92109
Performed both on page and off page SEO to support organic search efforts of the company. Practiced content marketing, link reclamation, content development, content optimization, competitor backlink analysis, webmaster relationship development and backlink clean up of flagship website. Worked closely with Google webmaster tools, Google analytics, Google keyword planner and a multitude of other software’s to perform SEO duties. Successfully had a manual Google penalty removed and increased organic traffic to the company’s flagship website by 400% within 3 months of working at the company.
SEO Manager | Geary LSF
July 2012 – April 2014
401 West A Street, Ste. 360, San Diego, CA 92101
Planned, implemented and managed link building strategies. Analyzed trends and interpreted web analytics using tools such as Google Analytics to make appropriate campaign strategy adjustments. Utilized tools such as Open Site Explorer, SEM Rush, SEO Quake, and Firebug to qualify websites. Conducted research and outreach utilizing tools such as Google Advanced Search, Google Keyword Planner, Rapportive, Tweetdeck, Topsy, and Outlook. Managed a team of 36 employees. Reported to agency SEO Director and President.
SEO Coordinator | Palatin Remodeling, Inc.
March 2012 – July 2012
4901 Morena Blvd, Ste. 907, San Diego, CA 92117
Led the SEO strategy of Palatin Remodeling. Created custom dashboards in Google Analytics to recognize localized trends. Managed the company’s WordPress site and created quality web content. Developed relevant and quality backlinks for the Palatin Remodeling site leading it to rank for competitive localized services across Southern California.