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Hire a marketing strategist today to shape marketing tactics that can help you find a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. These creative professionals can help with market research and formulate content marketing strategies, email marketing strategies and other online marketing strategies that can help you build your brand, increase sales and position yourself profitably in the market.

Marketing strategy involves developing a tactical plan for conducting market research, identifying effective tactics and creating a "marketing machine" that achieves business goals, like increased sales and brand awareness. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find marketing strategists who can create marketing plans for small businesses and professionals around the world.

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  1. Wendy G

    Wendy G

    International Brand Management, Marketing and Commercial Strategy

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 9

    I have 15 years management experience in large MNCs and conglomerates (LVMH, Dell, Oracle) as a senior executive leading sales and marketing functions across Europe and Asia Pacific. I have particular interest and experience in international business development and strategy in both Technology and Luxury Consumer Goods. As a Strategy Consultant, my priority is to help you grow your business further than where you are today. I work by first understanding your products/ services and business model, current market(s), pricing and marketing strategy. I do not merely create fancy powerpoint presentations and run complex financial simulations; I work with you collaboratively and am involved with your strategy development every step of the way. I run my own consulting practice in London, UK. My clients include both startups and SMEs as well as large multinationals such as the Estee Lauder Companies.

    $111.11 /hr
    153 hours
    5.00
  2. Michael Epstein

    Michael Epstein

    Accomplished Online Marketing, Growth Strategy & Operations Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I know first-hand how to craft successful brands and profitable businesses. Starting with a few hundred dollars and no marketing budget, the company I founded achieved a million dollars in sales in its first year and continued to expand, generating tens of millions in revenue. As CEO, I was responsible for leading everything from sales and marketing, web development, and operations to personnel management and award-winning product development. As my company grew as a leading manufacturer, distributor and retailer of consumer electronics and software, the company also acquired several distressed online businesses and reinvigorated these brands with new products, marketing, and distribution. These refocused businesses again began to grow and flourish. Having cultivated a successful corporation with global reach, the company was acquired in 2013 by private capital buyers. I'm now helping numerous businesses from start-ups to $100M+ organizations understand how to grow their online traffic and brand engagement, achieve their online performance goals, and efficiently integrate their online & offline operations. As a multi-year Inc. 5000 CEO, I am an intuitive, driven leader with diverse functional experience, strategic mindset, and a tenacious commitment to the utmost excellence in people, performance, products, and processes. I offer a proven ability to swiftly analyze and execute key business drivers to grow top line and increase operational efficiency in a fast-paced environment. I'm known as being relentlessly focused on strategic business process improvement and value creation for all stakeholders. Areas of Excellence • Entrepreneurial Leadership • Online Marketing through Cost Per Click, Email Automation and Inbound Marketing Tactics Including Search Engine Optimization, Public Relations, Affiliate Programs and Social Media • Ecommerce • Conversion Rate Optimization Utilizing Analytics Analysis, Split Testing, & Other User Experience Measurement Tools • Website Development and Launch • Business Processes, Strategy and Optimization • Marketing/Operational Strategy, Development, Data Analysis & Action Planning • Online Sales and Content Platform Development • Automating and Outsourcing Routine and Complex Tasks • Team Building • Deal Negotiation and Strategic Partnerships • Customer Service Protocols REACH YOUR TARGET MARKET Are your online marketing efforts falling flat? If you're unsure about how to reach out to and engage with your target market, you're not alone. Developing a measurable and scalable, truly effective marketing campaign requires a highly-specialized, comprehensive understanding of SEO, PPC marketing, social media, email platforms, and analytics that most businesses don't have the time or resources to develop. With my experience helping businesses reduce cost per acquisition and increase conversion rates by up to 50%, I will help you create and implement a cohesive online marketing strategy, scalable campaign and an engaging message that reaches true potential buyers. ACHIEVE WEBSITE PERFORMANCE GOALS You shouldn't have to adjust your business to fit your software. Your software should fit your business. Publishing and ecommerce platforms such as Magento or Wordpress can be easy to use, but your business is unique. These platforms allow for customization that is impractical for those who would rather be building their business than learning how to build websites and analyze conversion metrics. By spearheading the development of revolutionary front- and back-end features that offered robust usability and advanced functionality, my company thrived as an efficient, multi-million dollar corporation. I can help amplify your company's online experience, from developing custom search algorithms and customer loyalty programs to automated order management processes that vastly improve transparency and reduce processing times. I will analyze and implement ways to improve your customer experience and site performance, helping you convert more of your existing traffic into leads/customers. GET MORE DONE WITH LESS Often, staff are forced to spend much of their time on administrative or repetitive tasks, leaving significantly less time to focus on their primary responsibilities and strengths. Thoughtful, skilled business process optimization can pinpoint ways for streamlining and automating processes to relieve bottlenecks, maximize efficiency, and prevent costly and time-consuming errors by up to 90%. I will help you dramatically lower costs and increase productivity through tailored innovations such as inventory management systems, creating key management metrics, and utilizing qualified outsourced labor. GET IN TOUCH Schedule a free consultation to discuss what we can achieve together.

    $138.89 /hr
    558 hours
    5.00
  3. Dawn R.

    Dawn R.

    Marketing , PR and Copywriting Pro

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3

    Savvy, senior level marketing, PR, and copywriting professional. I have been an executive at media/entertainment firms in addition to recent work as a consultant for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency is complete end-end management of marketing projects. My versatility, down to earth nature and quick turnaround time are all strong suits.

    $112.00 /hr
    45 hours
    5.00
  4. Kathy B.

    Kathy B.

    Creative Services Manager/Consultant

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    I’m a Creative Services Manager for start-ups to Fortune 500 businesses. Managing and building virtual and outsourced teams for companies like: Travelocity (GayTravelocity.com), Vacations.com, BestWestCoastTravels.com, Inner Rhythms, etc. Specializing in the development and management of multichannel marketing utilizing WordPress CMS, Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube Channels, and industry specific (niche) social networks. I also design website, using WordPress as my CMS. Why? Because it's the best for SEO and the easiest for my clients to use. It's also quite versatile. I'll also occasionally take on a PowerPoint project. I work part-time while in school and full-time when on break. While school is in session, I can only manage 5-10 hours a week steadily. Clients are on a "first-come, first-serve(d)" basis. I look forward to working with you! P.S. Please make note of my rate before sending me an invitation to your job/project.

    $138.89 /hr
    489 hours
    5.00
  5. Billy N.

    Billy N.

    SEO Manager - SEO, SEM, Panda Penguin Recovery

    United States - Last active: 12/18/2013 - Tests: 3

    SEO and SEM Professional with 5 solid years of day to day tactical - hands on Search Engine Marketing experience (SEO/PPC/Social Media) with Project Management experience in both industry and agency environments. Ability to strategize and execute to achieve both the short and long term goals, articulate technical and business ideas in both verbal and presentation methods. A balance of creative and technical skills that serve well in today’s industry of Search Engine, Social Media & Mobile Marketing. Ability and drive to surpass goals in all aspects of SEM and to collaborate in order to help everyone on the team to understand their roles. Competitive by nature, enjoys the challenges of building SEM friendly websites and re-design of websites to help outrank competitors in keyword phrases and optimize the sales flow process to gain the highest conversions as possible. http://www.linkedin.com/in/billynguyen92

    $111.11 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  6. Geoffory C.

    Geoffory C.

    Business and Technology Executive and Consultant

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

    To utilize my vast skills, experience and knowledge in the Technology and Business Management fields. Over the past 16 years, I have assisted several companies in everything from production to analysis to growing companies to valuation to liquidation. I have mentored and coached several young future business people in the arts of efficiency, confidence and maximization of potential. I am a problem solver, entrepreneur, innovator, engineer, motivator and, most importantly, a deliverer of results. My proven track record in technology and business management, marketing and leadership speaks for itself. When you get me as a consultant and manager, you get what I live, breathe, eat and even sleep - success!

    $55.56 /hr
    4,217 hours
    5.00
  7. Vikas Sadana

    Vikas Sadana

    MBA, Business Plan & Marketing Consultant

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 16

    Being an MBA and among-st the top 10% of all the Business/Marketing Consultants on Odesk, my aim is to provide Marketing plans, Business plans and other Business Solutions, that would lead to delighted clients. I am also a Business Plan & an Online Marketing Pro helping start-up as well as established businesses raise capital to envisage their vision. My portfolio includes creating Marketing plans & overall Marketing Strategy, Branding, Positioning, Creative Writing, Project Management, CRM Management, Creating Process flows, SMM, Email Marketing, Google Ad-words, Affiliate Marketing etc.. Over the years i have been contributing in projects pertaining to varied industry verticals; Automobile, Software, Mobile applications, Real Estate, Construction, Wellness, Coaching, E-Commerce, Technology, Blogging, Spirituality, Fashion, Apparel, Gaming, Travel & Tourism tops the chart among-st them. You are just a click away from getting a success story created for your dream business. Best, VS

    Groups: StrongMail

    $22.22 /hr
    102 hours
    5.00
  8. Cathleen Lewis

    Cathleen Lewis

    Senior Marketing and PR Strategy Executive - US Based

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 14

    Cathleen Lewis has over 20 years global marketing experience. She established her consulting company in 2009, following several high-profile positions with top agencies and Fortune 500 companies including Ogilvy & Mather, DDB Needham, and Hilton Hotels among others. I have been recommended by my clients as one of the top freelancers on Odesk and I even have been contacted to interview as a contractor representative by Odesk on the side. NOTE REGARDING JOB SUCCESS STAT: I have more than 20 jobs open with past clients. Leaving these jobs open allows them to hire me periodically at the original rate that they hired me at. Some dating back to 2009. This erroneously skews this statistic down since Odesk sees these jobs as “not complete” for the purpose of their statistic. I choose to leave those jobs open as a nod to their loyalty, so, that statistic reflects those jobs as "not completed" but in actuality they are just ongoing and open for the reasons I stated above. I have a lot of high profile experience, however, I also enjoy smaller clients too and always exceed my clients’ expectations. I have an approachable style and believe in candor in communicating with clients. I have successfully led teams as small as three and as large as twenty-five and enjoy a collaborative, productive work environment. I am also well versed in leading metrics, analytics and remarketing platforms Google Analytics, Improvely and Adrolll among others. Here are some additional areas I have a lot of experience in: Online Strategy and Implementation Oversight Graphic Design (Social Media Promotions, Brochures, Direct Mail) Overall Website Development and Design Public Relations Social Media Strategy + Facebook, LinkedIn Advertising PPC including Adwords (I am a Google Agency) Project and Team Management Brand Integration Event Planning/Management Celebrity Endorsement – A –list Entertainment Global Conference Planning and Oversight - 350+ attendees Crowdfunding Strategy and Implementation SEO – Oversight Affiliate Marketing Marketing and Communications Management Loyalty Program Administration I have proven my ability to lead strategy and development of any campaign, brand or initiative involving many stakeholders and am adept at gaining consensus across multiple constituents when necessary. In other words, I play well with others. Also, please keep in mind, I do not do any spec work, commission only or performance only based projects, so please don't ask. I am extremely creative and have extensive experience on big as well as small budgets... There just needs to be a budget. Also, I will be raising my rates at year end, but will honor my current rate with clients who contract with me before the end of December, 2014. I look forward to working with you.

    $166.67 /hr
    573 hours
    4.74
  9. Michelle Rojas-Soto

    Michelle Rojas-Soto

    Award-Winning Marketing Expert: Strategy, Research, Execution

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    ***5-Star Client Feedback, Top 10% Skills Tests, 10+ years delivering Client Success Have my expertise, education and professionalism working for you: I have managed a company, earned an MBA and consulted in Marketing with companies of all sizes, industries and stages of development. My strengths are: * Marketing Strategy for Profit Growth * Marketing Implementation * Forecasting & Budgets * Business Strategy & Business Plans * Social Media Marketing * Market Research * Marketing Assessment & Review I have directed online and offline campaigns, including research-based pricing strategy. I have also written high impact marketing plans, website content, press releases, blogs, newsletters, articles and promotional videos. I am extremely creative and analytical. My past experience includes working with Fortune 500 clients as well as start ups, small businesses and non-profit organizations in the US and Europe.

    $100.00 /hr
    329 hours
    4.90
  10. Christy L.

    Christy L.

    HR, Bus Dev, Recruiting Consultant with Ample Experience

    United States - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Hello, I have a Master's Degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and I am a PHR certified professional who is avidly looking for more projects, part time, and/or full time work. I have experience in cradle to grave recruitment and performance management, communication system overhauls, change management, training design & evaluation, on-boarding, performance appraisal, appreciative inquiry, strategic objective setting, and more. I am capable of doing projects of all sizes and have worked with corporations, educational institutions, and small businesses. I can also do workshops and professional coaching sessions. Finally, I have created corporate wellness programs for 7 companies ranging from weight loss challenges to presentations and fitness classes. I hold my BA from Northwestern University and a Graduate Diploma from Cambridge University (International Business). I am a Yoga Alliance Expert Yoga Teacher and a NASM Personal Trainer. I am eager, excited, punctual, and efficient. I can happily provide references and testimonies to my work. I look forward to working with you and your organization! Thank you, Christy

    $40.00 /hr
    190 hours
    5.00