Head of Marketing @ Mobile Action- Mobile Data Intelligence & Actionable Insights
Inbound Marketing Manager @ Apptamin
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Passionate about creating content that educates, entertains and sells.
Content Marketing Manager @ Maintain the content calendar and come up with the concepts for a majority of the blog posts. Total monthly unique visitors to the site increased by approximately 53%, the month after I started writing and promoting blog posts. Monitor and improve the SEO of existing
Passionate about creating content that educates, entertains and sells.
Content Marketing Manager @ Maintain the content calendar and come up with the concepts for a majority of the blog posts. Total monthly unique visitors to the site increased by approximately 53%, the month after I started writing and promoting blog posts. Monitor and improve the SEO of existing blog posts, leading to as much as a 10X improvement in the organic traffic to one blog post.
Manage content for Facebook and Twitter. Use Edgar to automatically recycle high quality content from our blog and other industry sources. Feedly is used to curate interesting industry content.
Created a course on App Store Optimization and helped launch Bluecloud University. It is currently the best selling course on the site.
Maintain the Wordpress backend and help optimize popups and email opt-ins.
Setup and optimized sales funnels in Infusionsoft. Track monthly metrics and report to team: sales, email list size, website traffic and email open/clickthrough rates.
Developed the concept and helped launch The Bluecloud Podcast, a podcast that provides marketing and business tips to independent app entrepreneurs.
Connect with me to see the example attachments below... From May 2015 to Present (7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaFounder @ Work on various consulting projects and my own websites.
Projects of note:
TRADINGHEROES.COM (2007 - Present)
Started a Forex trading education website dedicated to helping independent traders master currency trading. Used Wordpress to build the site and have gone through three versions of site design and logo changes. Built The Trading Lifestyle Podcast, where I interview professional traders and industry experts. Create useful content for YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook and Google+.
TRADE TO LIVE ACADEMY (2013 - Present)
Partnered with a professional Forex and Futures trader to develop an educational course, based on his proprietary strategy.
Developed the entire brand concept and marketing plan for the company. Created the product launch sequence and worked with the trader to create educational material.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the technical infrastructure of Trade to Live Academy, using Wordpress and Aweber.
EXOTIC CAR RENTAL COMPANY (August 2015 - Present)
Working on Facebook ads to target specific demographics in the local areas. The company rents exotic cars, motorcycles and yachts.
Connect with me to see the example attachments below... From July 2007 to Present (8 years 5 months) Head of Content @ Built the blog from scratch to over 200 posts. Wrote bi-weekly blog posts and was responsible for the editorial calendar. Developed content for social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube and Slideshare. Scheduled social media content using Hootsuite and curated industry content with Feedly.
Created ASO Academy, an educational website that teaches people who are new to App Store Optimization, the basics of ASO. The free course helped with the onboarding process and captured email addresses for follow-up marketing and indie/enterprise segmentation. Opt-in rates were consistently in the 75%+ range, once visitors clicked the button on the homepage.
Wrote guest blog posts for other blogs such as Moz, Tapdaq and KISSMetrics. My blog posts were also featured on sites like Techcrunch and iOS Dev Weekly.
Created platform tutorial videos to help customers get the most out of the platform. The tutorial videos and blog posts also reduced the workload on customer support staff by several hours a week.
Ran Facebook ads and created landing pages for email opt-ins using Aweber and Leadpages. Continuously improved the SEO visibility of existing blog posts to increase organic traffic, leading to as much as a 2X increase in search traffic to individual posts. Tracked website metrics with Google Analytics.
Connect with me to see the example attachments below... From June 2013 to May 2015 (2 years) San Francisco Bay AreaWeb Programmer @ Completely redesigned the IslandAir.com website and migrated to Wordpress. Implemented website security and marketing plugins.
Managed a project to integrate the airfare booking system with the Aweber email list service to add customers to the email list when they book a ticket. The email list grew by over 460% soon after completing the project.
Added an email list opt-in box to the Island Air Facebook Page which converted at 37.3%. Split tested emails to optimize open and click-through rates.
Designed the 30th Anniversary logo, which was featured in print ads and on planes, using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Tracked the airfare booking sales funnel using Google Analytics to identify ways to optimize conversion. Started social media marketing accounts on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, growing the accounts to over 2,500 total followers in the first three months.
Managed and troubleshoot various in-house ASP applications for: No Fly List, Cargo Shipping and airplane maintenance. Customized an open source PHP solution for Customer Relations, saving the company tens of thousands of dollars in software fees. Started the first company intranet by customizing Drupal.
Connect with me to see the example attachments below... From December 2007 to January 2013 (5 years 2 months) Business Technology Consultant @ Designed websites for clients and did on-site consulting in network maintenance, desktop support and server administration.
Spearheaded low cost marketing initiatives such as a monthly customer newsletter, postcards to potential clients, discount coupon business cards and fliers to target businesses in the area.
Setup email list to generate more business from current and potential clients using Aweber and a Wordpress blog with computer tips. From January 2006 to December 2007 (2 years) Information Management Analyst @ Created financial reports for Senior Management by pulling data from various servers and record keeping systems.
These reports were used to analyze department profitability and for bank-wide marketing initiatives.
Designed and maintained Access databases critical to the Trust Operations department of the Wealth Management Division. Designed and maintained the first department intranet website. From March 2004 to December 2006 (2 years 10 months) Online Marketing Strategist @ Designed personal and client websites for commercial use. Completed a new website for Hawaii Next Magazine using Dreamweaver and created an ecommerce website to sell vintage Hawaiian reprint posters using osCommerce. Created numerous HTML templates to sell products on eBay. From September 2003 to February 2004 (6 months) Trading Desk Assistant @ Worked at the trading desk of a hedge fund specializing in fixed-income arbitrage.
Approved money wires on the FedWire system, averaging a total of $200 million daily. Resolved multi-million dollar bond delivery issues and verified approximately 50 trades every day.
Acted as the liaison between the accounting department and the traders, resolving discrepancies in daily and monthly profit and loss statements. From October 2001 to August 2003 (1 year 11 months) Enterprise Software Consultant @ Certified Solution Sales Consultant for an IBM Premier Business Partner that specialized in e-commerce, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions and custom programming.
Was on a team that successfully transitioned four companies over to new, more efficient server/application/ network solutions, saving each company hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.
Edited and tested programs for the AS/400 in RPG IV. Managed all website design projects and was the Randr webmaster. From October 1999 to September 2001 (2 years)
Bachelor's degree, Cell and Molecular Biology @ University of Washington From 1997 to 1999 Biology @ University of Hawaii at Manoa From 1995 to 1997 Hugh Kimura is skilled in: SEO, Online Marketing, WordPress, Google Analytics, Email Marketing, Blogging, Marketing, Web Design, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, PHP, Google Adwords, YouTube, Podcasting, Facebook
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