Jimmy Smith

Digital Marketing Leader for 14 Years.
Knowledge and Experience to Think Strategically and Act Tactically.

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About Me: Digital Marketer by Day.
Husband, Father, and Writer by Night.

I am a Digital Marketing Analyst for Hilti North America. Hilti is a world-wide leader in concrete drilling, cutting, and anchoring, with a wide range of the highest quality power tools and accessories on the market. I enjoy utilizing my superior strategy and analytical skills, coupled with detail-oriented tactical execution skills, to help Hilti grow market share and increase the share of sales coming through the online channel. In addition to my full time work, I am a husband and father and I enjoy writing on several websites which I maintain.

Professional Summary

14

Years of Digital Marketing Experience

50%

Increase in traffic to Hilti.com in one year

10-fold

Increase in Leads for Impartner PRM Software

15%

Increase to Seminary Registrations

$2.5 million

Incremental Revenue in one FedEx campaign

Expertise and Results

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Strategic Leadership

I am a big-picture thinker and know how to drive strategies that will lead to business results, like the strategies I have formed and executed for Seminary and Institute, including their public sites, employee intranet, and social media.

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Content Marketing and SEO

In 2009, I started Mormon Mission Prep, and it has consistently out-performed its competitors due to my use of top notch content marketing and SEO. I also led the relaunch of the LDS Institute website and in the process doubled search engine referrals.

Performance Measurement

I am currently heading digital analytics at Hilti. By focusing on measurement, analytics, and continuous improvement of the website and other digital campaigns, I increased traffic to the site by 50% in 2016.

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Product Management

From 2011-2015, I was product manager of LDS Seminary and Institute websites. In my career, I have launched dozens of digital products from news and media websites, to registration and transaction sites like the FedEx Ship Manager site which I led in 2007.

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Web Analytics

I have managed the web analytics implementation for large multi-national organizations from which I glean actionable insights to improve site performance. I am presently the digital marketing analyst for construction tool leader, Hilti, and I previously managed web analytics for LDS.org and other global web properties for the LDS Church.

Campaign Management

Early in my career I managed complex, multi-channel marketing campaigns for FedEx. Since then I have managed digital marketing campaigns for both large multi-nation corporations and small software companies.

Conversion Optimization

I have nearly doubled the conversion rate of Hilti email marketing campaigns by building landing pages with a clear value proposition and strong call to action.

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Information Architecture

I improved usability and SEO on the LDS Seminary website by applying information architecture, the organization of content on websites, best practices.

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Web Usability

Regardless of how great your site is, if visitors can’t use it, it’s not going to succeed. I am a certified usability expert, and I apply that knowledge on all my projects, including my most recent one–Joseph Smith Quotes.

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References: What my co-workers say about me and my work

I have worked closely with Jimmy for the past several years on a variety of digital marketing projects at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In addition to initially developing the Web Analytics practice within the Church, he has exceled as a subject matter expert in both Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and social media marketing.

Greg McMurdieDigital Marketing ManagerFamilySearch.org

Jimmy and I have worked together over the past seven years in various capacities related to marketing, messaging, strategy, website creation, website promotion, and the various responsibilities within product management.  He has proven himself to be a thought leader, strategically minded, and highly effective.

Patti RokusSr. Product ManagerPerpetual Education Fund

For the past two years it has been my privilege to work closely with Jimmy Smith. I can honestly say that he is one of the most dedicated and reliable individuals I have ever worked with. Not only is Jimmy good at what he does, but he continually strives for excellence, in order to bless the organization as a whole.

I believe that Jimmy will be a tremendous asset to your organization. His talents will help you increase your image in the community and world and he will be able to do great things to promote a positive image. He has the business acumen and technical skill to manage your statistical, analytical, website, and social media needs.

Richard StuartRecruiting ManagerSeminaries and Institutes of Religion

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