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Chris Cota

Social Media Strategist, Web Design and SEO Search Engine Optimization Freelancer. #I Follow Back! #Follow Me Now!The Man =O_o= Chris Cota


Chris Cota Social Media Strategist Skills (Computers, Website Development, Social Media / Marketing - Analytical Skills &Google Web Tools) **More Upon Request** o Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment. o B2B sells experience both freelance and via select corporations. o Knowledge of professional website creation packages o Knowledge of Current Social Media / Marketing and Analytics (Google Analytics, Google Adwords) techniques to increase ROI. o Keep up-to-date with constantly evolving technologies in online social networking, the blogosphere, search tools and Web 2.0, to create innovative, effective campaigns, including social networking sites, blogs, wikis, video sharing sites, hosted services, web applications. o Motivated self-starter with drive dedication and ambition. o Knowledge of HTML, Java scripts, Social API, XML, CMS- Joomla, Wordpress, WHMCS etc.. o Experience with producing websites for government related agencies. o Ability to work in a fast paced environment o Ability to perform diagnostics, identify problems, communicate problem resolution and the ability to learn on the job. o Strong knowledge of backend database integration with Web Site (PHP Myadmin / SQL, Apache). o In-depth knowledge of Web-servers, backup systems, network security considerations and Internet technologies. o Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP, the Internet, and networking Static and Dynamic. o Internet Information Services. Additional skills include knowledge of Droid, Apple iPad, and Apple Macintosh technical support. o Ability to communicate effectively with peers, other teams and management. o Ability to work independently and in a team oriented environment. o Remarkable knowledge of principles of data processing, computer networking, and voice technology. o Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems. o In-depth knowledge of principles of training, research techniques, methods, and procedures.

Chris Cota's Background

Chris Cota's Experience

Founder and Creator at Atlanta Computer Dude

December 2007

• Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company websites and webservers ensuring their availability. • Knowledge of Current Social Media Marketing techniques to increase ROI. • Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. • Recommend, present, maintain and deploy website optimization and SEO-Search Engine Optimization techniques or ideas to increase page conversions. • Instructed users in hardware/software usage. • Research and recommend applications to user departments. • Suggest and Implement software to eliminate errors, increase efficiency. • Evaluate and revise applications / software and procedures to promote efficiency. • Perform server (Remote or in house) operations when required. • Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. ***Contact # (404) 954-1242***

Webmaster, Social Media Marketing Guru, IT, Project Manger, Office Manager, FSO at NITELINES USA, INC

April 2010

• Present recommendations to CEO of facility for future planning and implementations to existing information systems setup and structure. • Revamped the company website with up to date technology and built on a (CMS platform Joomla ) and integrating social networking / web presence by creating a Search Engine Optimization Plan to get all the webpage data sent to Google, Bing & Yahoo etc. • Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. • Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. • Perform server ( Remote or in house) operations when required. • Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. • Prepare clear and concise reports. • Ability to train teammates how to utilize the tools i have implemented to perform duties as needed on a daily basis. • Established and maintained vendor contacts for product information and technical support. • Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. • Implemented and tweaked the integrated job board, which in return increased website page views and job applications by an estimated 150%. (Example) When a job is posted, it goes to a network of over 3000 jobsites including the company facebook and twitter. • Install/maintain all Equipment including, computers, testing computers, etc. • Responsible for integrating new ideas to improve day-to-day business operations, which • Cut business cost by an estimated 50% by identifying potential unnecessary expenses / services including cutting the internet monthly cost down by 80% by dropping DSL and utilizing Clearwire, which also increased speeds from 1.5 megs to 12 plus. • Process new employees that need a specialized security clearance for Government Contracts.

?Webmaster?, Social Media Marketing Guru, IT, Project Manger, Office Manager, FSO at NITELINES USA, INC

April 2010

o Present recommendations to CEO of facility for future planning and implementations to existing information systems setup and structure. o Revamped the company website with up to date technology and built on a (CMS platform Joomla ) and integrating social networking / web presence by creating a Search Engine Optimization Plan to get all the webpage data sent to Google, Bing & Yahoo etc. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. o Perform server ( Remote or in house) operations when required. o Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. o Prepare clear and concise reports. o Ability to train teammates how to utilize the tools i have implemented to perform duties as needed on a daily basis. o Established and maintained vendor contacts for product information and technical support. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Implemented and tweaked the integrated job board, which in return increased website page views and job applications by an estimated 150%. (Example) When a job is posted, it goes to a network of over 3000 jobsites including the company facebook and twitter. o Install/maintain all Equipment including, computers, testing computers, etc. o Responsible for integrating new ideas to improve day-to-day business operations, which o Cut business cost by an estimated 50% by identifying potential unnecessary expenses / services including cutting the internet monthly cost down by 80% by dropping DSL and utilizing Clearwire, which also increased speeds from 1.5 megs to 12 plus. o Process new employees that need a specialized security clearance for Government Contracts.

Website Development | Marketing, IT Support, A/R Assistant, Warehouse Management & Sales at European Sink Atlanta

January 2007 - September 2010

Website Developer, In House/Remote IT Support, Warehouse Purchasing and Receiving Management &Sales Associate • Website Design/E Commerce experience needed to run an online store • Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization experience • On Site/Remote IT Support Resolutions for the entire company in 3 locations. • Customer Service Management and Complaint Handling & Resolution • Retail Operations Management of the day to day operations of the business • Customer Service Management and retail operation experience required to complete successful day-to-day business. • Complaint Handling & Resolution of retail and business customers. • Managed the Purchasing and Receiving department of over 150 product and manufactures. • Successful Customer Satisfaction Enhancement to earn repeat business and referrals. • Sales & Margin Improvement by identifying missing markets and soliciting them to earn their business. • Team building & Training of current employees and new future employees. • Cost-Reduction Strategies& Order Fulfillment . • Managed AR Accounts of Business Owners and Designers.

Assistant Manager at Radio Shack

August 2003 - January 2007

Increased wireless sells by 40% monthly by offering sale items to all products which increases the sales probability. Helped increase customer satisfaction by recommending the right product for the customer which resulted in less returns . Responsible for leading sales on the sales floor. Responsible for 50% of operational tasks. Tasks - Build a loyal customer base by creating long-term relationships Assist in achieving and exceeding store sales and profit targets Support the Store Manager in recruiting, hiring, and retaining top tier talent Effectively balance personal sales and profitability goals, associate sales coaching, and the management of the business Lead sales efforts in the absence of the Store Manager

Loss Prevention Detective at Wal Mart

July 2004 - September 2005

Apprehended over 50 shoplifters and installed and maintained CCTV equipment. Walked sales floor as a plain clothed detective. Assisted law enforcement agencies as needed in providing video surveillance tapes as needed.

Sales Representative at West Telemarketing

December 2002 - 2003

Service Writer, Automotive Technician, File Clerk, Cashier at Gunn Nissan

January 2002 - December 2002

Automotive Technician at Alamo Toyota

April 2001 - January 2002

Vice President at Monopolize Social Media

June 2012

I am Chris Cota aka Atlanta Computer Dude I am known for Social Media Marketing, Branding, and SEO Expertise that also includes the strong technical skills needed to achieve your brands success including Website Design, network and hosting services, branding, etc. I produced his own brand of website design and pushes technology to its limits, building both aesthetically pleasing and easily navigated sites. I not only bring my technical skills to the Monopolize Team I also bring my Social Media Expertise that began with the base principles that also a spawned from Justin Matthew. I took my skills to the next level and have achieved ever since we began which in turn has now transitioned me into one of the top influencers on Klout, Linkedin and Kred. Now combined with two unstoppable forces in Justin Matthew and I, we are on a mission to take your company to the next level.

?Webmaster?, Social Media Marketing Guru, IT, Project Manger at NITELINES USA, INC

April 2010

o Present recommendations to CEO of facility for future planning and implementations to existing information systems setup and structure. o Revamped the company website with up to date technology and built on a (CMS platform Joomla ) and integrating social networking / web presence by creating a Search Engine Optimization Plan to get all the webpage data sent to Google, Bing & Yahoo etc. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. o Perform server ( Remote or in house) operations when required. o Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. o Prepare clear and concise reports. o Ability to train teammates how to utilize the tools i have implemented to perform duties as needed on a daily basis. o Established and maintained vendor contacts for product information and technical support. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Implemented and tweaked the integrated job board, which in return increased website page views and job applications by an estimated 150%. (Example) When a job is posted, it goes to a network of over 3000 jobsites including the company facebook and twitter. o Install/maintain all Equipment including, computers, testing computers, etc. o Responsible for integrating new ideas to improve day-to-day business operations, which o Cut business cost by an estimated 50% by identifying potential unnecessary expenses / services including cutting the internet monthly cost down by 80% by dropping DSL and utilizing Clearwire, which also increased speeds from 1.5 megs to 12 plus. o Process new employees that need a specialized security clearance for Government Contracts.

Founder and Creator at Atlanta Computer Dude

December 2007

o Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company websites and webservers ensuring their availability. o Knowledge of Current Social Media Marketing techniques to increase ROI. o Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. o Recommend, present, maintain and deploy website optimization and SEO-Search Engine Optimization techniques or ideas to increase page conversions. o Instructed users in hardware/software usage. o Research and recommend applications to user departments. o Suggest and Implement software to eliminate errors, increase efficiency. o Evaluate and revise applications / software and procedures to promote efficiency. o Perform server (Remote or in house) operations when required. o Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. ***Contact # (404) 954-1242***

Website Development | Marketing, IT Support, A/R Assistant, Warehouse Management & Sales at European Sink Atlanta

January 2007 - September 2010

Website Developer, In House/Remote IT Support, Warehouse Purchasing and Receiving Management &Sales Associate o Website Design/E Commerce experience needed to run an online store o Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization experience o On Site/Remote IT Support Resolutions for the entire company in 3 locations. o Customer Service Management and Complaint Handling & Resolution o Retail Operations Management of the day to day operations of the business o Customer Service Management and retail operation experience required to complete successful day-to-day business. o Complaint Handling & Resolution of retail and business customers. o Managed the Purchasing and Receiving department of over 150 product and manufactures. o Successful Customer Satisfaction Enhancement to earn repeat business and referrals. o Sales & Margin Improvement by identifying missing markets and soliciting them to earn their business. o Team building & Training of current employees and new future employees. o Cost-Reduction Strategies& Order Fulfillment . o Managed AR Accounts of Business Owners and Designers.

Assistant Manager at Radio Shack

August 2003 - January 2007

Increased wireless sells by 40% monthly by offering sale items to all products which increases the sales probability. Helped increase customer satisfaction by recommending the right product for the customer which resulted in less returns . Responsible for leading sales on the sales floor. Responsible for 50% of operational tasks. Tasks - Build a loyal customer base by creating long-term relationships Assist in achieving and exceeding store sales and profit targets Support the Store Manager in recruiting, hiring, and retaining top tier talent Effectively balance personal sales and profitability goals, associate sales coaching, and the management of the business Lead sales efforts in the absence of the Store Manager

Loss Prevention Detective at Wal Mart

July 2004 - September 2005

Apprehended over 50 shoplifters and installed and maintained CCTV equipment. Walked sales floor as a plain clothed detective. Assisted law enforcement agencies as needed in providing video surveillance tapes as needed.

Sales Representative at West Telemarketing

December 2002 - May 2003

West provides the technology and customized services to connect with their customers, workforce, partners and vendors. We help our clients communicate clearly, confidently, persuasively in a market place that spans the globe and yet is as personal as a conversation between two people.; Increased sales by creating a new people friendly sales script Trained others how to sale the targeted products relating to each client's needs. Doubled sales per representative by identifying their sales weakness by listening in on calls with the floor manager. Suggested new sales tips that increased by 35%

Service Writer, Automotive Technician, File Clerk, Cashier at Gunn Nissan

January 2002 - December 2002

Automotive Technician at Alamo Toyota

April 2001 - January 2002

Co-Founder at Soko Marketing LLC.

January 2013

I am Chris Cota aka Atlanta Computer Dude I am known for Social Media Marketing, Branding, and SEO Expertise that also includes the strong technical skills needed to achieve your brands success including Website Design, network and hosting services, branding, etc. I create my own brand of website design and push technology to its limits, building both aesthetically pleasing and easily navigated sites. I not only bring my technical skills to the Team I also bring my Social Media Expertise that began with the base principles. I took my skills to the next level and have achieved ever since we began which in turn has now transitioned me into one of the top influencers on Klout, Linkedin and Kred.

Founder and Creator at Atlanta Computer Dude

December 2007

o Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company websites and webservers ensuring their availability. o Knowledge of Current Social Media Marketing techniques to increase ROI. o Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. o Recommend, present, maintain and deploy website optimization and SEO-Search Engine Optimization techniques or ideas to increase page conversions. o Instructed users in hardware/software usage. o Research and recommend applications to user departments. o Suggest and Implement software to eliminate errors, increase efficiency. o Evaluate and revise applications / software and procedures to promote efficiency. o Perform server (Remote or in house) operations when required. o Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. ***Contact # (404) 954-1242***

Vice President at Monopolize Social Media

June 2012 - February 2014

?Webmaster?, Social Media Marketing Guru, IT, Project Manger at NITELINES USA, INC

April 2010 - December 2013

o Present recommendations to CEO of facility for future planning and implementations to existing information systems setup and structure. o Revamped the company website with up to date technology and built on a (CMS platform Joomla ) and integrating social networking / web presence by creating a Search Engine Optimization Plan to get all the webpage data sent to Google, Bing & Yahoo etc. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Perform detailed user testing and analysis of user behavior in using the website and or office automation tools. o Perform server ( Remote or in house) operations when required. o Interpret and deploy desktop and network software and installation. o Prepare clear and concise reports. o Ability to train teammates how to utilize the tools i have implemented to perform duties as needed on a daily basis. o Established and maintained vendor contacts for product information and technical support. o Serve as Webmaster, system administration, development and maintenance of company webservers and ensuring their availability. o Implemented and tweaked the integrated job board, which in return increased website page views and job applications by an estimated 150%. (Example) When a job is posted, it goes to a network of over 3000 jobsites including the company facebook and twitter. o Install/maintain all Equipment including, computers, testing computers, etc. o Responsible for integrating new ideas to improve day-to-day business operations, which o Cut business cost by an estimated 50% by identifying potential unnecessary expenses / services including cutting the internet monthly cost down by 80% by dropping DSL and utilizing Clearwire, which also increased speeds from 1.5 megs to 12 plus. o Process new employees that need a specialized security clearance for Government Contracts.

Website Development | Marketing, IT Support, A/R Assistant, Warehouse Management & Sales at European Sink Atlanta

January 2007 - September 2010

Website Developer, In House/Remote IT Support, Warehouse Purchasing and Receiving Management &Sales Associate o Website Design/E Commerce experience needed to run an online store o Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization experience o On Site/Remote IT Support Resolutions for the entire company in 3 locations. o Customer Service Management and Complaint Handling & Resolution o Retail Operations Management of the day to day operations of the business o Customer Service Management and retail operation experience required to complete successful day-to-day business. o Complaint Handling & Resolution of retail and business customers. o Managed the Purchasing and Receiving department of over 150 product and manufactures. o Successful Customer Satisfaction Enhancement to earn repeat business and referrals. o Sales & Margin Improvement by identifying missing markets and soliciting them to earn their business. o Team building & Training of current employees and new future employees. o Cost-Reduction Strategies& Order Fulfillment . o Managed AR Accounts of Business Owners and Designers.

Assistant Manager at Radio Shack

August 2003 - January 2007

Increased wireless sells by 40% monthly by offering sale items to all products which increases the sales probability. Helped increase customer satisfaction by recommending the right product for the customer which resulted in less returns . Responsible for leading sales on the sales floor. Responsible for 50% of operational tasks. Tasks - Build a loyal customer base by creating long-term relationships Assist in achieving and exceeding store sales and profit targets Support the Store Manager in recruiting, hiring, and retaining top tier talent Effectively balance personal sales and profitability goals, associate sales coaching, and the management of the business Lead sales efforts in the absence of the Store Manager

Loss Prevention Detective at Wal Mart

July 2004 - September 2005

Apprehended over 50 shoplifters and installed and maintained CCTV equipment. Walked sales floor as a plain clothed detective. Assisted law enforcement agencies as needed in providing video surveillance tapes as needed.

Sales Representative at West Telemarketing

December 2002 - May 2003

West provides the technology and customized services to connect with their customers, workforce, partners and vendors. We help our clients communicate clearly, confidently, persuasively in a market place that spans the globe and yet is as personal as a conversation between two people.; Increased sales by creating a new people friendly sales script Trained others how to sale the targeted products relating to each client's needs. Doubled sales per representative by identifying their sales weakness by listening in on calls with the floor manager. Suggested new sales tips that increased by 35%

Service Writer, Automotive Technician, File Clerk, Cashier at Gunn Nissan

January 2002 - December 2002

Automotive Technician at Alamo Toyota

April 2001 - January 2002

Chris Cota's Interests & Activities

All things technology, oh and the interwebs of course!

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