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  1. Nick Phelps

    Nick Phelps

    Talented and Committed Business and Marketing Consultant

    New Zealand - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I have a host of experience in the business and legal sectors and am wanting to develop my skill set further with involvement in international ventures and projects. Having worked with a range of different clients and companies, I have been able to gain valuable insights into the standards required in the marketplace and have produced exceptional reports and results. I am currently involved in a legal capacity for a technology start-up and am operating several other creative projects as a hobby. I am looking for one off or part time projects which would allow me to use and further develop the skills that I have acquired. I am interested in legal research and advice, financial planning, social media marketing, market research, business plans and business writing.

    $44.44 /hr
    899 hours
    4.98
  2. Dave K.

    Dave K.

    Business Writing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 6

    To help business owners experience more success through better communications including writing business plans, marketing plans, sales tracts, grant proposals, blog, article and web post editing. I have many years of experience in writing and selling comprehensive financial plans, making the technical and mundane easily understandable to enhance sales. More recently I have served successfully as a business consultant in all of the above listed areas. I can help your ideas be communicated clearly in an inspirational manner!

    $38.89 /hr
    108 hours
    4.83
  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. Tyler F.

    Tyler F.

    Professional Business Planning & Consultation

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    To Help Businesses Meet Their Goals Desired Projects Include: * Business Plan Writing (Top 20% via Odesk) * Business Research * Leads and Prospect Lists (see example in portfolio) * Helping Businesses Raise Capital * Bookkeeping * Marketing * Advertising * Business Consulting (Top 20% via Odesk) * Banking * Financial Advisory * Mergers and Acquisitions. * Entrepreneurial Activities * Global Strategy * Creative Writting Formalized Work and Experience: Commercial Lending w/ Active Management of a Loan Portfolio . Can provide reconciliation service as needed, which includes quick books and book keeping via excel. Provided consultative services to retail and business banking clients by understanding the goals of each and offering personal financial advice to meet their needs. Guided current homeowners through the process of refinancing a mortgage, by helping clients to understand interest rates and loan repayment options. Enhanced interpersonal skills by utilizing cold calling initiatives to create relationships with prospective mortgage clients. Developed goals and incentives for production employees in order to increase production efficiencies and individual employee compensation using controlled time & motion studies at two facilities in MD and PA. Developed a capital asset inventory program of all plant machinery and furnishings which was submitted to corporate headquarters. Education: University of Maryland University College Masters Degree in Business Administration. McDaniel College Bachelor of Arts; Major in Business Administration

    $29.99 /hr
    376 hours
    4.98
  5. Steve Pike

    Steve Pike

    Award winning Marketing pro...Wharton degree

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 8

    My objective is to help clients create marketing/sales leverage. Archimedes discovered the principle of leverage, how a small weight can move a large object. And marketing leverage is how businesses grow. Identify the fulcrum (aka "The Big Idea"), apply marketing weight, and lift sales dramatically. With 20 years of marketing and sales management experience at big (Pepsi, Holiday Inn, AAA) and small companies, I've managed virtually every aspect of strategic planning, marketing and sales program development, collateral and communications production, internet presence, and research and analysis. Two of my programs won national "Best of the Year" honors in separate industries. I have a degree from the Wharton School. I appreciate working with clients who understand the value of talent and experience, and who expect great results.

    $125.00 /hr
    1,166 hours
    4.93
  6. Joseph Dager

    Joseph Dager

    Implementer of Sales & Marketing Tactics

    United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 19

    Are you a SaaS Company with a great product? My strength is making that second "S" service as large as the first "S", software. I develop On-boarding programs that not only engage your customers but deliver sales opportunities. Marketing to the unprofitable masses is a failed strategy. Stop marketing through a funnel of depletion but market towards opportunity. Find out how to develop and implement the Funnel of Opportunity. I use my process thinking and over thirty years in sales and marketing within a wide variety of industries and apply it through Lean Marketing Concepts. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt that has participated with companies involved in retail, manufacturing, software and professional services along their Quality Journey. In these companies, I have developed and implemented sales and marketing strategies. Always being a process thinker, I attached Lean to the way of implementing sales and marketing and has advanced those practices through Design Thinking and Service Design concepts. The Business901 Blog and Podcast includes many leading edge thinkers and been featured numerous times for its contributions to the Bloomberg’s Business Week Exchange. I have authored four books with the most recent published this past year, The Lean Engagement Team. What others say: In the past 20 years, Joe and I have collaborated on many difficult issues. Joe’s ability to combine his expertise with “out of the box” thinking is unsurpassed. He has always delivered quickly, cost effectively and with ingenuity. A brilliant mind that is always a pleasure to work with.” – James R. “Joe Dager is a leading author on Lean Six Sigma and Marketing and frequent contributor to the Lean Six Sigma Group community. Joe Dager is an experienced transformational executive and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with deep expertise in implementing value stream marketing systems that assist his clients in achieving rapid results in reaching their targeted customer markets. Joe is polished in the various online networking tools that enrich messaging in areas like podcasts, blogs, audio and video media, event marketing, and qualifying leads into prospects for rapid business development of opportunities. If you are in need of a professional lean six sigma consultant in sales and marketing processes, I recommend networking with Joe Dager, I am confident you will find his approach simple and results-focused.”-Steve B.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,569 hours
    5.00
  7. Dave Ward

    Dave Ward

    Business Consultant, Internal Auditor, Risk and Internal Control Pro

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I have an uncanny ability to spot unnecessary and unproductive procedures as well as internal control gaps where losses may occur. I love helping small and medium sized companies grow to the next level using strategic plans, mission statements, and other key communication tools to keep everyone focused on the right goals. My experience includes: Banking Internal Audit Fraud Investigation Federal Regulation Implementation Process Improvement Human Resource Management Project Management System Development Lifecycle Training Manager Budget Preparation Policy/Procedure Development

    $33.33 /hr
    389 hours
    4.98
  8. Saikat Mitra

    Saikat Mitra

    Social Media Management, Writing, Web/Market/Business Research Expert

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    I hold a bachelor's degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting from the Newman University of Kansas, USA. Management was my second major and through internships and work experience with hotel management company and accounting firm, I have the skill-set required to perform most accounting related jobs as well as jobs related to technical writing, customer service/support, admin. support, marketing, web research etc. I am looking forward to work with serious clients who wants to get their job done in a timely manner with perfection.

    $9.44 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  9. Bill P.

    Bill P.

    SMM | Business Coach | Creative Marketing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm Bill and I can help you grow your business with my years of experience. I have owned operated and have been through the trenches with businesses. I love helping out fellow businesses grow and achieve there company goals. I have had a lot of experience building marketing plans, businesses plans, growing businesses, analyzing businesses and fixing businesses so they operate smoothly. My strongest skill that I have is that I'm an out of the box thinker and go against the grain. I see things differently than others and that has always helped me with my businesses and freelancing career. **REAL LIFE MARKETING EXAMPLE OF MY MARKETING HELP** -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's a great real life example of my creativity in marketing: I have a client and she is a hair dresser. She asked me how to drive traffic into her SLOW hair salon. I asked her why it was so slow. She said that the prices were kind of high and nobody wanted to try that salon because the outside looked bad but the inside was beautiful. I told she had two options 1) Fix the outside appearance or 2) Try a creative marketing approach. She said what could I do that's creative for haircuts? I told her to use the "A" frame sign in front of here store and put, "FREE HAIRCUTS THIS WEEKEND- TIPS APPRECIATED". What do you think happened? The hair salon was slammed. She had 15-25 bookings a day that weekend and was making $5-$25 in tips per client. She had so much work she had to give it away to the other stylists in that salon. They absolutely loved the haircuts and she booked about 1/2 the clients for the next haircut. Whenever she gets slow she breaks out that "A" frame sign and they flock in. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have top 20%-20%-30% scores on Odesk for marketing, business plans, customer service and would love to help your business achieve it's financial goals. I'm a very hard worker with an intense focus on the job at hand. You need to hire me because I will bring true value to your business and help you fix the internal issues that others can't see. I look forward to helping you build your business

    $27.00 /hr
    142 hours
    5.00
  10. XinYin Qin

    XinYin Qin

    Translator, Sales/Marketing Expert,MBA,ERP Expert

    China - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 74 - Portfolio: 67

    Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand Your Business in China mainland. Include Online Business Promotion & Offline Business, Such as All Kinds of Out-Sourcing Marketing , iOS or Android App marketing and etc. Low Cost, High Quality Customer and Considerable Market Share Get For You. Market Research Expert for Web Research, Sourcing, Cold Calling Help you to find most valuable information and supplier in China. A Good Sourcing Agent in China. Customer Service Expert A Best Virtual Assistant. Best Assistant to Localize Your Business in China Mainland & Hong Kong. Database Expert, Best Skills on SQL Server 2012. Business Intelligence Professional

    $20.00 /hr
    2,590 hours
    4.96