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  1. Marina Janeiko

    Marina Janeiko

    UX & Product Design

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 5

    Portfolio site (WIP): www.marinajaneiko.com I am looking for a new exciting product design opportunity in a creative, innovative and enthusiastic virtual environment, and I am eager to join a fast moving and fast learning, constantly improving and experimenting team. I am a vibrant and self-motivated individual with passion for self development, learning new things and creating meaningful experiences through my work.

    $69.00 /hr
    4,187 hours
    5.00
  2. Andrew Hessel

    Andrew Hessel

    wordsmith

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a gifted storyteller, dedicated to helping clients tell theirs. I say this unabashedly and with complete confidence. The proof, of course, is the words. Today, finding the right words is more important than ever, and I strive to under-promise but over-deliver. The name of my company says it all: words-are-my-biz And my philosophy is simple: The right words sell. The wrong words leave sales on the table. WHO AM I? I’m a professional writer living in Portland, Oregon with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from novels to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. Not to mention a few thousand papers getting my four kids through high school and college. I love what I do. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than thirty years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project, and by this I’m talking about major corporations to mid-size companies and start-ups, working in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services. I confess to having a particular fondness for high degree-of-difficulty challenges. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. It pays huge dividends. The common thread is in finding the way to communicate more effectively, internally and externally, with staff, customers and prospects. The common challenge is in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and unique competitive factors confronting each client. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Visit my website, home to my novels, blog and publishing company, Old Dog Publishing.

    $95.00 /hr
    754 hours
    4.99
  3. Glen Maree

    Glen Maree

    Sales Copy Master, Hypnotic Writing, NLP, WordSmith of Distinction

    South Africa - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 30

    - - - virtual office closed until further notice - - - Direct Response Copy That SELLS .. Period! if a word .. like IMAGINE .......... was a picture ..... what do you see? if a word .. like INTENSE .......... was a sound ...... how do you hear it? if a word .. like PASSION .......... was a smell ....... who do you think of? if a word .. like HYPNOTIC ........ was a taste ...... why do you hunger? if a word .. like MAGNETIC ....... was a feeling ... where do you feel it? if a word .. like PERFECTION ... was a sixth ...... when do you sense it? NOW synergize six senses .. in a sentence .. so you're sold .. so sweetly so subtly .. suggestively .. SOLD .. how'd that happen? it's all in the conditioned psyche of the subconscious where instinctive decisions are made you need to get in there I'm your key use me .. NOW _________________________________________________________ Hypnotic Sales Copywriting will catapult your conversion, no question! Video Sales Letter Scripts, Email Autoresponder Sequences, Web Content, Sales and Landing Pages .. and all the written marketing collateral you need in between .. plus expert reviews, advice and IM strategies to ensure your sales funnel, and the visual balance and flow of your offering, work best for you. So .. when a massive increase in conversion will work wonders for your business .. and the very best is the least you expect .. get set to expect beyond expectation, because .. I incorporate subtle, suggestive and persuasive, hypnotic NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) patterns and techniques into my words, while supercharging content with expert skills and knowledge gained through an illustrious career in sales, business and life management. I excel at crafting engaging and compelling sales copy that subtly manipulates the subconscious mind into a receptive and willing buying state .. and I'm a born perfectionist with a superior intellect. This mix guarantees exceptional standards of professionalism and impressively captivating, distinctive creativity. This exceptional mix also guarantees a substantial increase in conversion for you. In every writing assignment, besides absolute employer satisfaction, my primary objective is to outdo myself .. and I'm as diligent and as thorough as if your business were my own. ** Everything I touch turns to SOLD **

    $97.00 /hr
    632 hours
    4.91
  4. John P.

    John P.

    Business Finance Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    My unique approach to financial management is designed to reveal both insights and opportunities. Building upon a background of National Account Management, Commercial Banking, Brokerage Services, and Senior-Level Financial Consulting, I draw upon a wealth of practical, first-hand experience to benefit clients in the ways that matter most: A broad-based understanding of business finance that achieves defined, sustainable goals. A common theme linking disparate industries at different stages of development and maturity comes courtesy of an understanding of the flow of every dollar, from sales to expense to operating income. Examined through a lens that is customized for every client and each business, and reflects their unique challenges and competitive advantages. The result is what I call Functional Financial Management. It’s not merely the numbers, but the story inside the numbers. Customized, relevant, and with a practical utility that can be nothing short of game-changing. These are also the hallmarks of financial management guidance provided through Business Expedition Partners, the financial consulting firm I founded to offer clients around the world specialized financial consulting. From start-ups to mature companies, it is an honest, hard-working, unrelenting attention to detail that delivers results exceeding expectations. Top 5% Odesk Contractor!

    $96.67 /hr
    3,291 hours
    4.93
  5. Greg Rawlings

    Greg Rawlings

    CPA with Masters Degree in Business Taxation

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 8

    Assisting Entreprenuers on an Independent Basis in the Areas of Accounting, Finance and Taxation: Senior Tax Accountant - Price Waterhouse Los Angeles; Accounting Instructor - University of La Verne; Sole Proprietor - Greg L. Rawlings CPA; Chief Financial Officer - RWR Homes and related companies; Trustee - family trusts of undisclosed high net worth family; Valuation Consultant - FDIC structured transaction pools

    $125.00 /hr
    761 hours
    4.99
  6. Dragos Madarasan

    Dragos Madarasan

    IT Consultant [MCSE, CCNA] , Google Apps Certified Specialist

    Romania - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 3

    During the past 4 years I have specialized in managing Windows, Active Directory based networks. I am skilled in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and System Center Data Protection Manager (2007/2010). I also posses networking skills (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, Wi-Fi) and am comfortable with Cisco switches and routers. Lately I am very interested in cloud based applications and Google Apps in particular. I am a certified Google Apps Deployment Specialist

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $35.00 /hr
    124 hours
    4.70
  7. Margaret L Hartmann

    Margaret L Hartmann

    Copywriter and Online Marketing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 12

    Too often, online marketers get caught up in chasing the next fad. But doing more business online is, at the heart of it, very similar to doing more business offline. Relationships are what's important, and hacks and tricks only go so far. I'm not your ordinary freelancer. I sometimes describe myself as "a writer who's not afraid of numbers." My drive to understand the written word and the world of business has given me an unusual collection of experiences and skills: -I'm an experienced copywriter who has created sales letters and other marketing materials for businesses several industries. -I'm a Google Partner, with certification in AdWords, Bing, and Google Analytics. I've successfully managed PPC programs with monthly spend ranging from under $1,000 to close to $45,000. I've also designed and run website split testing programs for clients. ***Please note that my rate for PPC is $50/hour.**** -In the past, I worked in publishing as a writer and editor for about 10 years, giving me a solid grounding in proper editorial procedures and standards, what materials sell, and the financial considerations involved in publishing a book. I've found that a lot of the business skills I've learned in this world are highly transferable to other industries. -I've been managing my own web-based businesses on the side since 2003. To any project, I bring a drive for thoroughness, patience, good judgment, and a deep investment in seeing my clients meet and exceed their goals. Your success is my success. I constantly test and look for data to support decisions. For my clients' ultimate benefit, I constantly seek out new learning opportunities (conferences, webinars, workshops, etc...). Finally, I'm highly dependable: I'm very selective about the commitments I make to insure that when I do take on a project I not only meet my responsibilities but hopefully knock it out of the park. I'm most interested in projects that allow me to work with a website's marketing needs in a holistic manner. Rather than push the particular solutions I can personally offer, such as AdWords or a content marketing campaign, I much prefer to analyze the needs of that particular business and come up with a plan that will address what's most needed, in the most effective way. If I don't think that a certain marketing technique will work well for you, I'll tell you so. I also work best with clients who understand that good results take time. I audit the work of others frequently, and have seen the consequences of going for the quick win without attention to long-term profitability. Sample Results (see also portfolio section below): -Created an extensive remarketing program with the highest ROI in an individual campaign at over 800%. For this client I have also been successful at cutting spend (in the case of one campaign as much as 88%) while maintaining sales. -Another client brought me on board to see if a display campaign set up by a previous consultant could be optimized further. When auditing the campaign I identified changes to the targeting that led to a 600% increase in leads. -I improved the click-through-rate (CTR) of an assisted living facility by 1700%, while halving the cost per click and raising the average position. -Through testing, I achieved ad-level CTRs as high as 12.28% (average 2.56%) for a WordPress developer. These results are for non-branded keywords. Client Comments (see also oDesk reviews): "Just took a look inside the account. You've really turned around the conversion rate. Thanks again for the great work on this." "I really appreciate your weekly reports, and how you provide a different perspective on the account's performance and what can be improved each time." "Your audit and keyword research has been extremely helpful to us in thinking about our business." [This client, a web developer, liked my analysis so much that they've hired me to provide the same service for their own clients.] "Thanks for the detailed report. This is a great start. Today we had 3 leads come in within 1h and 30m. That is highly unusual." I'd be delighted to discuss your online marketing program and what I can do to help.

    $40.00 /hr
    884 hours
    5.00
  8. Mcristina A.

    Mcristina A.

    Senior Project and Product Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17

    My consulting maxim is to be known for my integrity at work and to overwhelm my clients and teammates with it. As an Offshore Project Manager for over 6 years now, I am driven by a long-term perspective extending beyond the limits of my current projects. From conception, I make sure that I'm able to identify at a deep personal level with my client's project goals. With this mindset, I possess a new level of personal drive to succeed because the goals are the right ones to pursue. During project execution, I aim to invest in making a significant effort to build trust within my team and across the full range of stakeholders through my work ethics and technical adeptness combined. And on the final phase, my criteria for a successful project will always be to ensure that the "value of the project" was delivered. This is definitely far more important than just delivering a project to its sponsors.

    $38.89 /hr
    6,771 hours
    4.94
  9. Ljiljana P.

    Ljiljana P.

    MBA

    Serbia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 17

    Over the years I have developed myself and others in various business and leadership skills. My recent clients were family owned small businesses, but also Fortune 500 companies whose brands are in our homes wherever we might live at the moment. I studied and worked in several countries around the world - US, Switzerland, Middle East and Europe - in start-ups and operations management of multinationals. I consult and coach international clients mostly in business management and marketing. Am often writing or editing training or other manuals for them. Since Nov 2012. I am also the principal consultant for WiFi Austria Institute's 'HR Manager' course. This is 9 month course for which I also develop training material. My blog is No Panic Management and if you Google me you will find few more websites I made, with copies I wrote. My name is on first page of Google (when searching for it.) My objective is to work only on things I like, with people I like. They are professionals with integrity and attitude. It means they like and respect business, as well as others they work with. Do not work for companies who do not treat employees well. Ultimately I am looking for ways to help business grow and create jobs, whether it is mine or anyone else's company. That is a greater mission behind any ''small'' task I undertake. I take different jobs at my spare time, those I can do well, enjoy, and those that enhance my business experience while delivering result. Should you have a good business proposal or idea for me, I'd be happy to hear it. Am always welcoming new opportunities for business development and mutually beneficial partnerships.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,708 hours
    4.78
  10. Ursula Murphy

    Ursula Murphy

    Experienced Researcher and Information Professional

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    To see more about me, please visit my website: www.ujmservices.com My experience includes: Educational marketing and business research Providing clients with customized research services to help them prove their value to their own target market with authoritative statistics and sources. Researching, analyzing and compiling authoritative, targeted statistics and market research based on identified topics. Writing compelling and organized summaries of findings, outlining key issues of project objectives. Past projects have included 100+ page targeted reports for manufacturing, high-tech, small business, healthcare, and energy industries among others for use in marketing, sales, promotional and educational materials. On a smaller scale, I have also provided topic reports for use in social media marketing, startup business research, sourced and updated information for infographics, and created targeted contact lists. Specialized business database subscriptions held include IBISWorld, Standard & Poor's, Business Monitor, Gale Research, EBSCOHost, Proquest, ABI/INFORM, etc. Writing and Editing Experience writing and editing web content and blogs, copy for infographics, marketing and promotional materials, instructional and training materials, business presentations, business and industry reports, resumes, creative and non-fiction writing, book proposals, resumes, etc.

    $30.00 /hr
    452 hours
    5.00