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  1. Michael Eydman

    Michael Eydman Agency Contractor

    Technical Project Manager & Solutions Architect

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

    My passion is helping other entrepreneurs with business planning, product development and technical solutions. I founded a number of startups, both online and off, failing a few and succeeding with others, giving me a large knowledge base of real-life experience. I have also worked with clients ranging from small professional services to large corporations such as L’Oreal, Hersheys and Zurich NA. I can help you with startup strategy, project management and technical solutions architecture. My biggest motivators are constant innovation and clients’ success.

    Associated with: ABME IT Solutions

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. Richard Haschke

    Richard Haschke

    Startup and Marketing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I believe in developing a brand image perfectly tailored to your offerings and your marketplace, and in executing creative marketing tactics that craft that image. I will treat your business as my own and refuse to submit anything but A+ work. I'm currently looking to supplement my local client base with some of you awesome oDeskers. I hold two degrees...a Bachelor's in Marketing from the University of South Florida and a Master's in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida. Having designed and implemented marketing and business plans for companies of my own, I know where you're coming from and what you're looking for. I've transitioned this into my career as a consultant and am now here for you! I look forward to hearing about your venture. Let's chat! -Rich P.S. Please personalize your interview invites! Sample work available upon request.

    $26.90 /hr
    305 hours
    4.96
  3. Isabel F.

    Isabel F.

    Business Consultant | LinkedIn Marketing | Branding | Content Writer

    Portugal - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/isabel-futscher-fernandes/b/37b/648 EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qcklsv2QA COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!

    $75.00 /hr
    581 hours
    4.99
  4. Tony Hall

    Tony Hall

    Business Coach Analysis Marketing Sales InfusionSoft Wordpress

    Canada - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 18

    Step on the gas & let's go! I help small & new business owners save money and get things done. I save you money by helping you avoid common mistakes and reduce areas of risk as you plan to scale. > If you haven't bought InfusionSoft yet and are considering it. ~ WAIT! ~ I can save you $500-1000 on your set-up fees and drastically reduce the monthly commitment! > Are you building a website worth $7500 or more? ~ STOP! ~ Consult with me for 6-10 hours. If I can't find a way to save you as much on your build cost or marketing & operational systems... as the cost of consultation - it's on me. (no charge) > But, wait there's MORE! (lol) In-depth SEO audit & reports of you and you competitors, Marketing + Operations Analysis, Coaching from concept through launch+, plus many other dreadfully boring things nobody but me seems to actually like doing. Frustrated and need intelligent help with the abundance of techie tasks holding you back and eating up time? Making sense of conversion rates, online behavioral marketing, funnels, landing pages, email campaigns, CRMs, social media, memberships, HTML this, CSS that... [What is a cPanel again?] the list goes on and it's mind numbing at best. You need to work on your business. Let me take a load off your shoulders. HAVE SOMETHING MORE ADVANCED IN MIND? Throw me a curve. Do 5 figure months bore you to death? Do you currently gross more than $1m/yr ? Let's cut the small talk and play ball. SERVICE OFFERINGS & RATE SCHEDULE - "As Needed" or short-term consulting under 10 hours, $100-250/hr dependent on specific industry experience. - Long-term consulting greater than 10 hours per week. $65/hr - Analysis / Website Development / General IT / Marketing / software related tasks totaling up to 30 hours per week. $35/hr (InfusionSoft $55/hr) - Infusionsoft Kick-Start. If you purchase IS through me, I will give you 10 hours of my time at a discounted rate of $35/hr. Save money + get set-up properly for YOUR business! TURN 'WORK' INTO PASSION & PLAY Do you want the freedom to spend more time with family and friends? Travel the world? Live spontaneously? Imagine walking the great Wall of China, Swimming in Bora Bora, Climbing a Mayan Temple, or Leaning Tower of Pisa. Perhaps go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef or simply watch the sun set from your favorite resort 1/2 the year? I have done all of this and much more, and I can help YOU realize these types of dreams too! It begins with a relaxed mind and a well oiled online business. My experiences which span 24 years in business and 30+ years online are concentrated on community building, business processes, marketing and general analysis. These skills have been exercised across several industries including: Retail, eCommerce, Hospitality, Fitness,Travel, Real Estate, Charities and Online Community Development. I will work closely with you to understand your exact needs, goals and ambitions. Together, we will discuss the situation and brainstorm potential scenarios until we narrow the field to a working solution. If you require ongoing support, I will be there for you when the time comes to review progress and suggest/implement tweaks as your path or details change. Helping people achieve business goals based on their desired lifestyle has become a passion. I have personally earned a lifestyle which has taken me around the world and have experienced things most will only see in a magazine or on television. It is my purpose and goal to help others create a situation for themselves, where they too have this opportunity to live out loud. During the interview process, I will listen carefully to your concerns and weigh all options before moving forward. I am not looking for a 'job' as much as long term partners. If you have a great idea, a solid team and sufficient finances to back it up, but are lacking a piece of the puzzle... I may be able to help you. As much as you will interview me, I will interview the situation and will only accept contracts where I believe the client will ultimately be successful. My schedule is purposefully left fluid as much as possible to accommodate client deadlines, the beach and sanity. We are most productive when we are energetic and full of life. I can help you create a similar situation for yourself. Due to confidentiality reasons, previous business relationships will not be displayed on a public profile. Please do not ask for samples of business, marketing or strategy plans as these files are critical to the survival of a company, could violate NDA's, unduly expose IP rights and open the doors for legal action. You should expect the same level of respect and confidentiality from me. If you are serious about taking the next step. If you honestly have a burning desire and are ready to do whatever it takes... we need to talk.

    $38.89 /hr
    814 hours
    5.00
  5. Vinnie R.

    Vinnie R. Agency Contractor

    Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Start-up Consulting, Finance & Marketing

    Canada - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    A strong business leader, I have 15 years of senior management experience with several Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a top performer and contractor for oDesk Enterprise Solutions and a recipient of the oDesk Top 10% Award. My expertise includes: -Business strategy/pitch decks -Business plans & proposals -Financial Forecasts, Analysis, Business Valuations -Marketing Strategy and Plans -Project Management & Six Sigma My objective is to build a consulting practice and deliver to you, the client, the best knowledge, expertise and results that our team has to offer. I am energetic, dedicated and will deliver 100% to each and every project. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you, sharing my expertise and making us both a success! Skills Summary: Business Strategy/Business Plans; Start-up consulting, Business Plans, Investor plans, Pitch decks, Market Research, Executive and Investor presentations Finance; Financial Budgeting and Forecasting, Business Plan Development and Financial Analysis, Margin, Income Statement & Balance Sheet Management, Month End Closing, Analytical Expertise, Audit and Internal Control, Marketing; Online Channel Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Development, Mass Media Strategy and Execution, Management of Direct Marketing and Telemarketing Channels, New Product Development, Market and Consumer Research, Retail Marketing, Marketing and Statistical Analysis Project Management: Recruitment, Business Process Development and Facilitation, Vendor Management, Team Management, Lean Six Sigma, Senior Project Management

    Associated with: CORE Consulting Services Inc.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,868 hours
    5.00
  6. Rahul F.

    Rahul F. Agency Contractor

    International Trade - Import Export - Organic Food - Juice Concentrate

    India - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am famous for generating High Quality Results - in the area of international business and global commerce. Here's an overview of what I can help you with. - Import Export - Market Research - International Sales - Organic Agriculture - Organic Food Trade - Organic Certification - Contract Negotiation - Trade Fairs / Trade Shows - Non Disclosure Agreements - Product sourcing & procurement - Business Development & Marketing Strategies - Business Plans (for international businesses only) - Physical Commodity Trading (spot & annual contracts) In my international trade career, I've sold / purchased / traded and brokered the trades of the following products: Conventional and Organic grains / feed / oilseeds, fruit juice concentrates, coconut products (virgin coconut oil, organic coconut sugar, coconut flour, coconut syrup etc). If you're a startup in the business of international trade / import export, I can help you buy/sell the above products through my existing channels and relationships as well. Let's do some business.

    Associated with: Flint International Trade Services

    $35.00 /hr
    264 hours
    4.97
  7. Paul Trachtman

    Paul Trachtman Agency Contractor

    Business Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Very few freelancers can provide 360 degree marketing expertise, which will drive your marketing to the next level, and beyond. - Video: On-site videographers to shoot custom videos which we optimize and distribute to YouTube plus 30 other streaming video sites to boost your organic rank in search higher and faster than any other traditional SEO method, -Design: WordPress and other skills to craft your unique advantages, -Automation: With InfusionSoft, HubSpot and other marketing platforms to transform and accelerate your marketing and conversion rates. I have been able to add value to companies of all sizes, from pre and post IPO companies to growth phase and start-up organizations. I look at every business challenge as unique and work with stakeholders to create the best fit of strategies to meet their needs, budgets and outcomes that they seek. My notable strengths,core experience and competencies: • Strategic planning, Business Plan Writing, Ecommerce Platform Development, • Business Analysis, Negotiation, Financial Management, Sales, Marketing strategy, • Advertising, B2B Marketing, Market research, Business Development, Brand Consulting, • Business Modeling, Business Writing, Business Proposal Writing, Business Coaching, • Business valuation, Business Process Re-engineering, Public Relations, Press Release Writing, • Business Scenario Development, Business Process Modeling, Presentations, Creative writing, • Website Development, Social Media Marketing, Brand Management, Direct marketing, • Email Marketing, Content Management, Start-up Consulting, Venture Capital Consulting, • Competitive Analysis, SEO, and Product Launches. Above all, I offer my clients results, through sales and marketing strategies, branding, website video and blogging optimization, marketing content, creative and ongoing successful campaign ideas. Proven ability to adroitly, completely assess, and execute on key performance indicators to grow top line revenues, and increase operational efficiencies in fast-paced environments. I'm known as a business professional that moves with alacrity, and focuses on strategic, repeatable business processes, product improvement and value creation and innovation for all stakeholders. I provide relevant, profound, impactful, actionable consulting to clients that want to grow their companies. I want to be known as someone that really made a difference in helping my clients grow and scale applying Lean Start-up and Minimally Viable Product principles to existing capital and Omni-distribution capabilities’ continuum. I have had the honor and fun to grow a start-up to a $90,000,000 sale to a New York based Venture Capital group, and I also played a pivotal role growing another start-up into a mutli-billion dollar private finance firm.

    Associated with: Trachtman Consulting Group Agency

    $39.00 /hr
    853 hours
    4.35
  8. Alan Short

    Alan Short

    President and General Manager

    United States - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 1

    Is your business exactly where you want it to be? You don’t have any any problems to solve or improvements to make? Is your business perfect? Probably not. Even those of us who have taken on the challenge of helping others improve, and sometimes transform, their businesses have problems and work to improve on a daily basis. (Shhhh!, don’t tell anyone, but we make a lot of mistakes too. Good mistakes that still move us forward and even some where we ask ourselves what we were thinking. But the progress is always forward and tomorrow always turns out to be better than yesterday.) So if you want to improve on any or all of the following then we can help you without a shadow of a doubt: • Revenue generation • New sources of revenue • Profit • Costs • Quality • Customer service / satisfaction • Time • Frustration • Employee engagement • Delays • Problem Solving • Control • Processes and systems • Value creation and delivery It is not magic. Everything we do is something you could do all on your own. You could teach yourself and do it. The problem is that you are running a business and probably don’t have the time to learn and even less time to make costly mistakes and missteps. We all need help with things for which we either do not have the time, resources, or talent. If we did we would be perfect. No one is. If you want to generate more revenue (and profits) through better marketing then we can help. If you want improved profits, problems solved permanently, fewer surprises, and happier customers (or patients, clients, patrons, etc.) then we can help. If you want to free up more of your time to do what you do best and enjoy while letting others do the same and still enjoy the increased revenue and profits and reduced problems, then we can help.

    $75.00 /hr
    2 hours
    0.00
  9. Mitch Thrower

    Mitch Thrower

    Technology Start-Up Guru

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 8

    Mitch Thrower | Bio Mitch Thrower is an entrepreneur, financier, business strategist, author and triathlete. Mitch Thrower is the Founder and Chairman of http://www.events.com, the leading provider of cloud-based applications for event and participant management that includes Activity Registration, Ticketing, Affinity Management, Content Management, Business Analytics, and Customer Outreach. The http://www.events.com global event portal publishes millions of events from thousands of venues worldwide accessible through mobile and social channels. Events.com provides highly adaptable, accessible and reliable applications to manage, market and monetize an event or activity. Thrower also serves as Chairman of The La Jolla Foundation, a 501c3 foundation whose primary initiative is Project Active, providing money, mentoring, encouragement and education to areas of world tension. Specifically — sending sports equipment to children in war zones. Thrower was the Co-Founder of Active.com (The Active Network, Inc.). He also launched ActiveEurope.com (Active Europe Network) as Co-Founder and CEO. Active went Public before selling to Vista for 1.05 billion. Thrower was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Triathlete Magazine, the world's largest triathlon magazine where he also served as Chairman. He has also served as the Chief Interactive Officer, Strategist & Senior Correspondent for the Competitor Group (CGI), the active lifestyle industry's leading media and event entertainment company. Thrower spoke at his university graduation at Saint Lawrence University, and has lectured at many colleges such as Stanford University, Anderson School at UCLA, UCSD and the University of San Diego where he served as the "Entrepreneur in Residence" teaching Entrepreneurship. Thrower was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Triathlete Magazine, the world's largest triathlon magazine where he also served as Chairman. He has also served as the New Media Officer, Strategist & Senior Correspondent for the Competitor Group (CGI). Thrower is an active member of TED.com and the Executive Producer of TEDxLaJolla, an independently organized TED event. He is the Author of "The Attention Deficit Workplace: Winning Strategies for Success in Today's Fast-Paced Business Environment," published by Lyons Press and he has authored of the popular monthly column, "Starting Lines" in Triathlete Magazine for more than a decade. He was also the co-author of the travel guide The Passport which, for several years was distributed to 50,000 college students before traveling abroad each year. In 1990, Thrower co-founded his first company and served as CEO of The College/Rail Connection, Inc., serving American Express, AT&T, and Eurail until he sold the venture in 1997. Thrower holds a bachelor's degree from Saint Lawrence University and an MBA from the University of San Diego. He has competed in 22 Ironman Triathlons, including 13 World Championships. He is the only photo journalist to ever photograph and video the Ironman Triathlon World Championships while competing in the event. Currently a resident of La Jolla, CA, Thrower is an East Coast native whose father, Fred Thrower was a television pioneer as Vice President of NBC, and also as president of WPIX-TV in New York City and is known for his holiday creation of the televised "Yule Log." Thrower's mother, Lori, worked as an assistant for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. More detailed bio: http://www.mitchthrower.com . . Click here to show

    $588.88 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Mellissa Rempfer

    Mellissa Rempfer

    Income Development Coach, Business Development, and Trainer

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 2

    Everyone in business is looking to maximize their resources whether it is time or money. I walk the talk and help people grow in areas that they are weaker or need an extra set of hands. Whether it is a quick few hours to a long term project I bring all of my skill sets to bring out the best results for you. I can oversee and manage projects or develop a new program, training, or product. I can also help and take the burden of doing the time consuming tasks that drain or tax your capacity. Feel free to contact me. 25% of all my contracts get donated to charities.

    $50.00 /hr
    51 hours
    0.00