My resume

  • Content Marketing Manager
  • Writing
  • Content Creation
  • SEO Specialist
  • Copyediting
  • Content Marketing Strategist
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Search Engine Marketing Specialist
  • SEO
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing
  • Web design
  • Branding
  • Digital marketing

Hello, With ten years of digital marketing experience with specialties in SEO and content marketing, I provide an extremely in-demand set of services done the right way. Bu that I mean that I possess the creative insight to generate countless content ideas that have yielded 100+% increases in YOY organic search for such past employers as New York Film Academy. Additionally I excel at optimizing all forms of content--be they video, textual, image-based, or other--for search so as to not only increase overall site traffic but increase the rankings of your desired keywords. To view some of past content marketing and SEO success stories alongside my other creative work at Of course, while I have come to the realization that the creative realm is what I most enjoy and excel at, my decade of SEO work speaks for itself. From fixing a wide array of problems for past clients and employers through onsite optimization in the form of improving metadata and web content to targeted content creation and offsite link earning history, I have earned tens of thousands of backlinks in order to improve site ranking over the years in addition to growing a company's overall search presence, my tactics get meaningly results. And please note I did not use the term link building as I have always believed in the superiority of content-based link earning in generating more meaningful leads and improving traffic data. My skill set is extremely varied and I am open to exploring a number of different opportunities currently, though my true passion lies in the creative marketing. Below I have listed some of my relevant skills and successes, though I encourage you to go to to see my work up-close. Content Marketing Successes • As Content Manager for Gentle Monster USA’s Fall 2016 campaign, I fully conceptualized their Prima Facie installation and fashion film, which I co-wrote and storyboarded. In addition, I oversaw the design, development, and produced the web content for two unique web properties, one of which was a culture channel that I wrote over twenty articles for, ranging from artist profiles to in-depth cover stories. • I oversaw the creation of and manage NYFA’s Student Resources article hub, which more than doubled YOY organic search traffic during my last seven months at the Academy. • I conceived, researched, and composed numerous infographics addressing hot topics in the film industry and earning tens of thousands of backlinks in the process from sites such as HuffPo, Complex, Jezebel, The Guardian, and Time Magazine. • I have over ten years of blogging experience, having produced well more than 1000 articles across wide-ranging verticals. • I have utilized my ten years of SEO experience to optimize all content pieces for and personal clients, placing their sites at the top of Google for their desired keywords while increasing their search reach by over 200%. Content Marketing Skills • Experienced in Wordpress, Drupal, and Wagtail amongst other CMS’s. • I am a dedicated and innovative researcher adept at identifying and optimizing trends online and offline in service of a brand. • I have ten years of extensive SEO experience, creating content and websites optimized to keep a site on page one for their chosen keywords and phrases. • I am an experienced copywriter and copyeditor, having edited over twenty books for publishers and companies including Semiotext(e) and NYFA. • I am a published author and have written for music blogs and edited various music magazines, including serving as guest editor for Tom-Tom Magazine. I have much more to share, but hopefully this gives you a solid idea of what I bring to the table. I look forward to seeing how my skills and extensive experience can work for you! Sincerely, Nicholas Zurko