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  • $65 hourly
    Welcome to my profile. As a trusted professional with 10+ years on UpWork with a 100% job success score, I invite you to further explore my experience and startup approach @ ASTARTUPSPACE.COM. Let's achieve your startup goals together! I'm available for consultations, go ahead and reach out to schedule a preliminary session: calendly.com/elissa25/discovery-call-15-min - Do you have a business idea and not sure what to do next? - Do you have an existing business that needs to be taken to the next level of growth? At AStartupSpace, we design guided plans tailored for 'first-time' entrepreneurs looking for direction after saying "...I have a business idea, now what?" Our mission is to ensure that anyone with an idea and the motivation, can build a business. ___________________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY: I'm an all-in-one start up and growth business consultant, passionate about entrepreneurship, outfitting businesses with various development tools from building the preliminary CONCEPT STAGES to the closing LAUNCH STAGES, to help your business go to market! I have been involved in every element of start up businesses to Fortune 500s. I carry a proven top ranking track record + hands on experience. 15+ year senior business and marketing consultant (bachelors degree in Marketing and Business Communications from Arizona State University, United States). Assisting over 80+ businesses from start up to enterprise companies seeking optimization & growth success. Mentored by entrepreneurs and serial CEO's from various incubator programs gathering the most up to date insights from branding, sales and marketing operations. Extensive experience in research, business development, and marketing from operating as a: ⭐ Owner of A Startup Space, Consultation Firm building startup and growth businesses ⭐ Statewide Brand Manager for Coca-Cola Active Lifestyle Brands **Awarded best performing (revenue/marketing) state 2 years in a row ⭐ Accounts Department Head of one of the largest Promotional & Marketing International Agencies for Fortune 500 Companies (Nintendo, Ducati, Samsung, AXE, Bacardi, Grey Goose, etc.) ⭐ Sales and Marketing Executive of a startup business **Recognized as one of the TOP Startups by Boston Mass Challenge (Incubator program) ⭐ Marketing Department head of a revenue $40 million dollar annual business, involved in marketing implementation for it's merge & acquisition ⭐ UpWork Freelancer providing marketing and business development services in various industries from B2B and B2C SaaS. mobile applications, Brick & Mortar, eCommerce, Shopify, Health & Wellness, Fashion and Luxury items, Food & Beverage, 1% Audience, Non Profits, Male Focused Product Lines, etc. My areas of experience are: ✔️RESEARCH & BUSINESS CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT: ● Business Plan/Feasibility/Market Research/Business Auditing ● Digital Transformation Audit ● Qualitative & Quantitative Research Analysis ● Data Acquisition of Competitive Space (Industry, Competitors, Consumers, Market) ● Business Plan Report Creation (SBA loan/investor) ● Pitch Deck Development & Design PPT (internal use, sales facing & investor pitches) ● Financial Planning ● Department Infrastructure Concept Development, Flowchart ● Excel Data Mining, Pivot Tabling ● Product concept, branding and development ✔️MARKETING STRATEGY ● Omni-channel (multi) Marketing Strategy (aggregating existing marketing channels into a focused sales pipeline and consumer cycle) ● Go To Market Plan Strategy Creation, complete turn key fiscal year plan ● Email Design and Campaign Automation (MailChimp, Survey Monkey) ● Digital/Media Strategic Marketing (Hootsuite, Simply Measured) ● SEO Optimization ● E-Commerce Sales/Lead Gen Development ● CRM/Email Management (Sales Force, InfusionSoft) ● Experiential/Grassroots Marketing ● User Generated Content Channels (UGC) ● Direct Marketing Campaigns ____________________________________________________________________ UpWork 5 STAR Client Reviews: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Elissa Goes above and beyond your expectations! Incredibly detailed and on schedule! I was expecting a marketing plan and got so much more than that. She's outlined our entire year with goals and expectations that far exceeded my requests. HIRE HER!" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Elissa is incredible at what she does. She was a huge benefit to my company and quickly learned/adapted to what we do. She created a media/advertising kit that will be given to other companies we work with. I would recommend her to anyone and plan on using her again in the future!" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Elissa has been amazing developing and implementing a marketing strategy for my online store. She was essential to tightening the story for the brand even as it was being built upon. I look forward to working with her as we move into the next phase."
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    Pitch Deck
    Competitor Research
    Consumer Profiling
    Consumer Research
    Industry & Competitor Analysis
    Marketing Strategy
    Marketing Management
    Strategic Plan
    Corporate Brand Identity
    Startup Consulting
    Business Consulting
    Business Analysis
    Product Development
    Research & Strategy
    Market Research
  • $75 hourly
    As a highly skilled professional with a robust background in sales, business development, marketing, and content creation, I offer a wealth of experience and a track record of success across various sectors, with a particular focus on the precision manufacturing industry. Strengths and Skills: My expertise lies in strategic planning and execution, especially in organizational development and employee engagement. I am adept at market analysis, developing comprehensive marketing strategies, and creating engaging content tailored to diverse audiences. My sales and business development skills are marked by a results-oriented approach, ensuring the achievement of business goals. Additionally, my abilities in leadership and team development have consistently resulted in improved productivity and employee satisfaction. Highlighted Projects and Accomplishments: Orchestrated a marketing campaign leading to a 40% increase in qualified leads for a manufacturing client. Drove a business development project that expanded market presence, resulting in a 25% revenue growth. Implemented a content strategy that boosted web traffic by 30% and enhanced online engagement. Initiated a leadership training program, improving employee retention by 15%. Education: I hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Executive Management from Ohio University and a Bachelor's in Interdisciplinary Studies (Business and Political Science) from Arizona State University. Additionally, I've completed a Project Management Certificate from California State University-Dominguez Hills. This educational foundation, combined with my hands-on experience, has given me a deep understanding of market dynamics and consumer behavior, enhancing my ability to devise effective business strategies. In summary, my blend of skills and achievements positions me as an ideal partner for clients seeking expertise in sales, business development, marketing, and content creation. I am dedicated to delivering high-quality, impactful work that aligns with client objectives and drives success.
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    Human Resource Management
    Sales Strategy
    Recruiting
    Business Management
    Leadership Skills
    Organizational Development
    Employee Engagement
    Sales Leadership
    Human Resources Consulting
    Custom Insight Employee Engagement Survey
    HR & Business Services
    Business Operations
    Communications
    Strategy
    Strategic Plan
  • $75 hourly
    Melissa Joy Dalton, MBA, (Mel) is a certified master coach. With over 20 years of experience in talent management, leadership development, learning and development, succession planning, and recruiting, our Talent Executive brings a wealth of expertise to any organization. Combining a deep understanding of human resources strategies with a passion for cultivating high-performing teams, they have consistently delivered impactful results throughout their career. Their track record includes designing and implementing comprehensive leadership development programs, driving learning initiatives that align with organizational goals, and spearheading effective succession planning efforts. Additionally, their extensive experience in recruiting top-tier talent ensures that they can identify and attract the right candidates to fuel an organization's growth and success. A trusted advisor to senior executives, this Talent Executive is adept at navigating complex organizational dynamics and collaborating across departments to create a culture of talent excellence. With a strategic mindset and a focus on driving tangible outcomes, they are poised to make a lasting impact on any organization's talent strategy and help shape its future success.
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    Training Design
    Recruiting
    Event Planning
    Leadership Coaching
    Human Resource Management
    People
    Communications
    Corporate Communications
    Training & Development
    Human Resources Consulting
    Business Management
    Leadership Development
    Strategic Plan
    Life Coaching
    HR & Business Services
  • $45 hourly
    Director of Sales & Education Profile Dynamic professional with track record in global education experience and development. Demonstrated success driving strategic initiatives to enhance educational programs, elevate team performance, and boost sales revenue on national and international scale. Proficient in curriculum development, team leadership, relationship management, and budget oversight. Adept at fostering collaboration between cross-functional teams and leveraging emerging market trends to optimize educational offerings and drive organizational growth. Passionate about delivering exceptional learning experiences and achieving measurable results in ever-evolving field of education, sales, and business. Areas of Expertise: * Global Education Strategy * Sales & Education Integration * Performance Evaluation * Curriculum Design & Implementation * Budget Planning & Management * Stakeholder Engagement
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    Microsoft Excel
    Team Management
    Budget Management
    Budget Planning
    Strategic Plan
    Curriculum Development
    Curriculum Design
    Training & Development
    Cross Functional Team Leadership
    Sales
    Outbound Sales
    Beauty
    Education
    Education Presentation
    Professional Tone
  • $60 hourly
    I am here to handle all your Business Consulting, Accounting and Tax service needs. My financial team provides services for all aspects of Tax Planning and Preparation, including Fractional CFO services, Forensic Analysis Bookkeeping and more. Having a Tax Plan along with reliable financials is a minimum requirement for any business. Once you have your plan, you must have the proper procedures, technology and people in place to execute that plan so you can easily handle reporting on your Income, Balance Sheet, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Payroll, sales tax, state tax and federal taxes. I can teach you how to utilize your reporting to better understand your business and to find areas to reduce costs, improve sales all with the focus on creating a great Customer experience. HOW IT WORKS *Review current accounts and financial reports *Review Corporate Structure *Review prior year’s Tax returns *Identify the issues *Work with you to determine your goals *Create a plan to resolve issues and timeframe *Provide quotes *Ongoing review and plan adjustment SERVICES PROVIDED *Business Consulting *Tax Planning *Tax Preparation *Asset Investment Analysis *Forecasting P&L and tax obligations *Cash Flow Planning *Chart of Accounts Optimization *Forensic Accounting Analysis *Inventory Analysis and Planning *Job Costing *Insurance Planning *Virtual CFO Services *Business Health Review *Investment Planning *Retirement Planning *Bank & Account Reconciling *Budget Creating & Tracking *Tracking Projects *Accounts Receivable *Accounts Payable *Payroll *Custom Reporting *Credit Management and Strategy *Automation with data feeds *Accounting Policies and Procedures *Data Entry *Profit/Loss Statement *Balance Sheet *Invoicing *A/P *A/R *Payroll Are you concerned that your taxes or books are a mess and need urgent help? I have worked with many companies that come to me once they realize their taxes are a mess and their books are not accurate. I have seen virtually every issue you can think of. I provide a “No Risk” assessment to determine what it will take to get you back on track and I help you structure processes and procedures so it doesn’t happen again! With my many years of running my own businesses and helping others, I'm able to strategically work with you to verify that your tax plan and overall business health provide you the information to make better decisions to protect your business as well as your personal financial wellbeing for many years to come! I can provide you a fixed quote or hourly and then a monthly fixed rate for maintenance going forward.
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    Business Coaching
    Business Consulting
    QuickBooks Online
    Intuit QuickBooks
    Startup Consulting
    Tax Planning & Advisory
    Bookkeeping
    Business Plan
    Strategic Plan
  • $275 hourly
    If you're serious about launching a podcast, you definitely need me, the author of Podcasting for Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies, in your corner. For nearly 20 years I've blended C-suite experience and new media pioneering to create remarkable digital strategies for big businesses, small companies, entrepreneurs, and artists. In 2022, I was inducted into the Podcast Hall of Fame. If you need fresh ideas tempered with decades of experience, I'm the digital strategy expert your business and podcast needs. There are two ways we can start working together: 1) Click the "Post Job" button and book a half hour of my time so we can determine the right path for your podcasting project. Most clients wind up hiring me for ongoing services, but every client gains a huge amount of insight and understanding within the first 30 minutes we spend together. 2) Check out Simpler.Media for a list of the most common strategic and tactical services I provide clients. You'll even see pricing. I'm not the cheapest, but I promise you'll save a huge amount of time and money in the long run by working with me. ==== More About Me ==== • My name graces the spine of two books in the wildly successful "for Dummies" series: Podcasting for Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies, and I’ve been actively producing podcasts since October 14, 2004. • I was inducted into the Podcast Hall of Fame in 2022. • I'm an internationally recognized keynote speaker on the topics of future trends. (And podcasting, obviously!) • I lead workshops on storytelling, content strategy, and critical thinking. All of these are crucial skills when it comes to creating, producing, and supporting podcasts. • I have a streamlined approach to brand development that works well for companies, products, or rebranding initiatives. This approach translates nicely to the podcasting world, keeping everything about your digital presence nice and tight. • I've taught digital marketing at universities in North America and SE Asia. • I hosted a live radio show on the #1 talk radio station in the southwestern United States, so I understand broadcast media as well as podcasting. ==== My Toolkit ==== I've deep experience -- not just a passing knowledge -- with the following concepts/tools/processes. Apple Podcasts Audacity Buffer Business Model Canvas Canva Content Marketing Digital Publishing Facebook Google AdSense Google AdWords Google Analytics Google Docs Google Sheets Google Slides Hindenburg Pro IFTTT Instagram iTunes Libsyn LINE LinkedIn Mailchimp Medium MS Excel MS Powerpoint MS Word Podcasting RSS Slack Spotify SquareSpace Twitter Wix Whatsapp WordPress YouTube Zapier ==== Let's chat! ==== I know it's difficult to make a decision based on an online profile, so let's do a face-to-face to see if we like each other. Skype, Facetime, Hangout... or I'm happy to answer specific questions via email or messages. Just get in touch!
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    Brand Management
    Podcast Relevant Links
    Podcast Production
    Audio Editing
    Podcast
    Audio Production
    Strategic Plan
    Content Strategy
    Digital Strategy
    Social Media Marketing
  • $30 hourly
    Results-oriented Account Manager who excels at uncovering customer needs, finding solutions and handling objections. Top performer with a consistent track record of meeting and exceeding goals.
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    Customer Service
    Buffer
    Multiple Email Account Management
    BuzzSumo
    Scientific & Technical Services
    HootSuite
    Management Skills
    Social Media Marketing
    Multitasking
    Customer Satisfaction
    Communication Skills
    Strategic Plan
    Online Chat Support
    Social Media Management
  • $300 hourly
    After graduating from law school and returning to Phoenix, AZ, I have been blessed to work in both the public and private sector to feed my passions for community engagement, smart growth and development, and politics. Understanding both public and private sector issues, I thrive at solving problems and working with multiple levels of government, community, and private industry stakeholders. My driver is to solve complex community issues, build consensus, and improve our growing community specifically in the zoning and land use space. I carry my passions to my personal life as well and am engaged with Urban Land Institute, Luke Air Force Base, and Valley Leadership. My goal is to help connect people with each other and help people engage in their surroundings. Experienced Chief Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in conflict resolution, constituent services, nonprofit organizations, grassroots organizing, government, event management, and writing. Strong professional with a Juris Doctor from University of Nevada-Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law.
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    Community Engagement
    Management Skills
    Project Management Professional
    Event Management
    Political Science
    Outreach Strategy
    Policy Development
    Strategy
    Strategic Plan
  • $125 hourly
    As a seasoned financial executive with over 25 years of experience in accounting, operations, and business strategy, my expertise as a fractional CFO brings a unique outside perspective to the table, helping businesses maximize their resources and potential. My specialty lies in evaluating existing accounting/ERP systems and determining if it is still meeting the needs of the organization or selecting a new platform to help them reach their goals. Throughout my career, I've held senior leadership positions at large public companies, and mid-size and small privately held organizations. This mix of client size leave me uniquely positioned to help your company scale up to the next level. My academic qualifications include an accounting degree from Ferris State University and a registered CPA. I'm passionate about helping businesses achieve their full potential.
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    Strategic Plan
    Report Writing
    Process Improvement
    Financial Reporting
    Sage Intacct
    Financial Statement
    Accounting Software
    Accounting
  • $60 hourly
    Driven people leader with demonstrated experience strategically managing matrix relationships. Five years turnaround experience, six years managing teams and nine years in a fast-paced, high intensity environment with rapidly changing priorities. Demonstrated history developing and executing sales strategies at major national retailers while leading a diverse group of employees. Ability to analyze industry and market trends using insights while driving business objectives and develop multiple levels of talent.
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    Budget Management
    Customer Development
    Leadership Development
    Business Management
    Leadership Training
    Budget Proposal
    Business Presentation
    Employee Engagement
    Continuous Improvement
    Agile Project Management
    Process Improvement
    Strategic Plan
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