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  1. Wendy G

    Wendy G

    International Brand Management, Marketing and Commercial Strategy

    United Kingdom - Last active: 8 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. Merritt Wiley

    Merritt Wiley

    International Business Specialist

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

    Strategic Management, Operations, Logistics and Marketing authority with significant and progressive global trade experience complimented by advanced IT capabilities. A track record of engineering and re-engineering sales and operations teams that focus on achieving or exceeding revenue and service targets. I like to learn and work with all career levels, it's part of what makes working remotely fun! On-site project management in a variety of global locations has dramatically elevated my cross-cultural skills and remote operating abilities. Extended country postings include; Brazil, Chile, East Africa, Germany, Korea, Macau, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay and the West Indies.

    $125.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  4. Daniel J.

    Daniel J.

    Strategy Consulting Partner, MBA

    United States - Last active: 06/07/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Managing partner at Connexus Hub, a full service market research and strategy firm that specializes in helping businesses at varying stages that include small businesses, VC backed companies, and federal agencies with sales & marketing strategy development/implementation, market research, and marketing communications. I have over 10 years of experience developing efficient business processes within sales organizations with core expertise in: • deployment of pilot programs with Fortune 500 client companies that have led to international corporate purchase agreements • development of strategic partnerships • sales / market strategy development to target highly regulated industries - federal, public utilities, healthcare, and education sectors. Please refer to connexushub.com for additional info.

    $150.00 /hr
    64 hours
    4.91
  5. 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
    4,239 hours
    5.00
  6. Thei Kevin Suteja

    Thei Kevin Suteja

    Expert in Web Design/ Developer, Wordpress, Other CMS, Bootstrap

    Indonesia - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 15

    I am an IT fresh graduated, while yet I'm still very young, I have developed my own profitable company business, receiving numerous of praises and fantastic feedback from clients, and dealing with business development for my 2 companies. I define myself as a perfectionist person, who cant stand on even a tiny little design mistake. i will generally fixes those type of issue on my own, until i satisfied. Anyone wont ever doubt my commitment on any project i had. Over the past 4 years, I have developed lots of websites for educational / commercial purpose. some of my highlight projects were: www.emily4u.sosbrandmedia.com >> Wordpress (Still in Progress) www.zoistory.com >> Wordpress - Custom Theme Creation (PSD to Wordpress) www.lavigna.hk >> Wordpress (Still in progress) - Custom Theme Creation (PSD to Wordpress) www.mylawteam.com >> Wordpress Custom Theme Creation (Odesk) www.sosforwarder.com >> Wordpress www.montanasonic.com >> Wordpress Custom Theme Creation (Odesk) www.loantechs.com >> Wordpress Custom Theme Creation (Odesk) www.dondiwestlaw.com >> Wordpress (Odesk) www.tripledfitness.com >> Wordpress Custom Theme Creation (Odesk) kuiki-sg.cloudns.org/kevin/ >> BOOTSTRAP Framework (odesk) www.sosbrandmedia.com >> Wordpress www.butikimport.com >> OPENCART ECommerce www.designbyketi.com >> Wordpress (Odesk) I am very glad to be able to have a bright full freelancing career, all thanks to Odesk community.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $18.33 /hr
    580 hours
    4.98
  7. Melanie Ramirez

    Melanie Ramirez

    Legal Consultant / Highly-Experienced Writer / Coordinator / Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I am a legal professional who can offer services pertaining to legal matters. I am likewise a highly-experienced writer who have 8 years of experience doing academic, article, SEO, etc. writing. It has been my desire to be able to use my writing skills into good use. To earn from it is a bonus. I would like to help those with writing needs, even students who may have writing requirements. I also can give sound legal advice and information that could be of big help to those who may not afford expensive attorney's fees. I took my masters degree in International Business Law in the University of Liverpool in UK and can thereby handle legal matters regardless of the country of origin. Besides my legal and writing experiences, I am also an experienced manager who have handled administrative work mostly for company presidents and CEOs. As such, I am confident I can handle virtual work for them. You can contact me faster via Skype: melanie23.gueco

    $44.44 /hr
    142 hours
    4.90
  8. Ronald S.

    Ronald S.

    Sales, Marketing and CRM Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13

    Sales and marketing manager with 25+ years experience in consultative sales of electronic components, and print and online marketing solutions. Skilled in fields of sales, tactical marketing, strategic marketing and management. Specialize in the selection, configuration, implementation and administration of sales and management tools and applications including Insightly, Zoho, Salesforce, Asana, Redbooth, Google Apps, Analytics, DFP and website design using Weebly. My business and technical experience allow me to align my client's business processes and needs with the appropriate system to deliver the best functionality at the lowest cost. Specialties: Marketing/Advertising/Communications, CRM Systems, Social Media, Research, Business Development, Management.

    $39.00 /hr
    63 hours
    5.00
  9. Julieta Cestari

    Julieta Cestari

    Virtual Assistance and Translations

    Argentina - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm an experienced multilingual Virtual Assistant based in Argentina, but I've lived in Italy for a long time. Now I run my own business of virtual assistance and I help international clients to succeed in their projects from very diverse industries. I've worked on a variety of different projects mostly requiring project management and communication abilities. Projects: translations, marketing communication, web writing, web design, community management, online researches, team lead. Public Relations and Advertising degree from the IULM University of Milan. Languages: -Spanish -Italian -English Skills -Project Managment -Translation skills :English-Italian / English - Spanish / Italian - Spanish / Spanish - Italian -Web design -Web Communication & Marketing (Adwords, Facebook Ads) -E-learning Expert, Teacher Programs: - Ms Office (Powerpoint, Excell, Word) - Google Hangouts, Webmeeting - Webdesign (Wordpress) - Photoshop - Wordpress

    $19.00 /hr
    4,660 hours
    5.00
  10. Benny L.

    Benny L.

    Marketing Consultant | Business Consultant | Project Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    My 30+ years of professional MARKETING and GENERAL MANAGEMENT experience in diverse industries can make positive contribution to any business including yours. Putting into good use my EXPERIENCE and SKILLS, I can tell which works effectively for a business. I always adhere to strong work ethics and high degree of professionalism. Since 2008, I have been doing marketing and business consultancy. I focus on preparing business plans, strategic/corporate plans, marketing plans, market studies, internet research, and general management solutions . My core competency is in PREPARING and IMPLEMENTING BUSINESS PLANS. I have done many consultancy projects but I would like to help more small businesses and start-ups.

    $29.26 /hr
    216 hours
    5.00