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  1. Jill Tarnoff

    Jill Tarnoff

    Voice Talent, Narration, American Accent Trainer

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    Listen to me. Over the last 15 years Jill has provided top quality voice over performances for a wide range of uses. These include: radio commercials, web presentations, tutorials and phone messages. Her work always features a neutral accent, clear pronunciation and natural expression. Jill's style was recently described as a mix of a voice that can portray trust, with a hint of excitement when talking about the future. The perfect voice for a narration. Versatile, friendly, elegant and natural, Jill can deliver a smooth corporate sound or let loose with her many character voices. Jill is also a Lessac trained voice coach who specializes in accent modification and voice improvement for the corporate world. Her clients learn to feel their new sound rather than listen for it. This approach often helps them achieve a clearer sound in a short period of time.

    $55.56 /hr
    164 hours
    5.00
  2. Chirag Shah

    Chirag Shah

    Business Coach and Strategic Consultant

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 8

    I am Chartered Accountant with 13+ years of Entrepreneurial experience. I have ventured into various projects and have been integral part of many start-ups. Couple of ventures which I was associated with got acquired at a valuation. I am currently business coaching 1) Woman Entrepreneur in Switzerland 2) Lean Mobile apps and online start-up in USA 3) Digital Marketing Start-up in USA 4) Top 20 IT product and services Company in Middle East I have Business Coached: 1) Online MLM Company in Netherlands 2) Job services Company in USA 3) Health and Fitness Company in Australia 4) Mobile App start-up Company in Australia 5) eCommerce Consultant to Company in UK 6) Investment Banking Boutique in UK 7) HR policies and procedure consultancy to a Company in Africa 8) IT and eCommerce Companies in India I am on the advisory board of technical institute and was judge for Student in free enterprise (SIFE) global entrepreneurial competition. My Skills are: 1) Business planning and strategy 2) Turning around businesses and business coaching 3) Financial planing and projections 4) Making business plans and Information Memorandum 5) Business development and marketing strategies 6) HR policies and Employee Management programs My brief profile: • Ventured in to then premature domain of E-learning in 1999 and was first to introduce online (Web-based) learning platform for CA Exam Prep in India. • Integral part of start-up team to introduce first online learning platform for US CPA Exam prep in 2002. • Defined and Structured E-learning platforms along with learning contents for US Based Companies like CPApass.Com, Smartpros & USCPASuccess. • Instrumental in Incorporating Broadllyne Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (BTPL) in 2005 an IT Services Company specialized in Education and IT services domain. BTPL developed and implemented first of its kind Education ERPs for School, Colleges and provided application development services to various Organizations. • Conceptualized and developed a unique online digital language learning platform – eduologue for anytime-anywhere language learning. • Conceptualized and architected online CA Audit management System to automate Audit processes, first of its kind in India. • Designed eLearning custom contents for the courses related to finance for CA Courses, USCPA courses, IFRS, Policy and Procedures for ADIB, Derivatives course for leading Financial services Company etc. • Designed eLearning courses for Technical and Behavioral training for Geometric Limited, UASC, Etihad Airways, Marico etc. • Consulted and developed applications based on process systems for Government Organizations like Central Institute of Fisheries education (CIFE), CIRCOAT, Western Railways etc. • Conceptualized and Developed Human Resource Management System (HRMS). • Consulted Number one CA Coaching Classes in India for Franchise development, Train the Tutors program etc. • On the Advisory Board of M.M.College of Technology, Raipur - India. • Lead Special Audit Team at Tata AIG and Themis Pharmaceuticals in 1999-2000. • Special Judge at Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) a global entrepreneur competition. • Consulted various IIT-Powai incubated start-ups like Webaroo and Computer Masti on Business strategies and development. • Project Consultant to Chanakya Insitute of Management, All India Local self Government outfit for ICT in Government Schools project. • Conceptualized and developed first of its kind community and training portal for Food industry, Food industry professionals Academy (FIPA). Integral part of content development team for developing training modules based on new FSSA Act. • Mentored various Companies in defining business plans and financial projections. Also assisted them in raising PE and Angel funds. I can be your friend, philosopher and guide for your business or projects and be rest assured its done.

    $42.00 /hr
    590 hours
    4.97
  3. Vinnie R.

    Vinnie R. Agency Contractor

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

    Canada - Last active: 22 hours 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
    1,726 hours
    5.00
  4. Tiffany Williams

    Tiffany Williams Agency Contractor

    Full-Service Web Design + Development Professional

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    From developing eloquent website design to delivering actionable PR plans, discovering hidden revenue streams to creating a masterful, highly profitable business strategy, my passion, my life's work, is dedicated to making small businesses shine. As a design and development professional, my goal is to bring a fresh, authentic, uniquely inspired approach to every project of which I become a part. My leadership skills and personal desire to soak up as much knowledge as possible make me an excellent and motivational team player with a passion for thoroughly understanding my purpose in any project. Likewise, my attentive and resourceful personality make it easy for team members to feel comfortable addressing their concerns and vocalizing their opinions in any brainstorm-type setting. Working as an entrepreneur has afforded me the rare opportunity to don many a creative professional hat, as a: website designer, site UI developer, copywriter, PR consultant, small business consultant, creative digital designer, life coach and business strategist. And while my professional life has granted me the chance to experience a plethora of uniquely titled jobs for businesses even more exceptionally focused, it has primarily, and to my highest esteem, provided me the freedom to hone my favorite skills, the most prized jewels in my treasure chest of talents, in creative and flexible work environments. My specialties include: website design and development, PR campaign development and execution, speech writing and preparation coaching, small business consulting and internet copywriting. My extensive knowledge of SEO, Wordpress, web site management, and small business enhancement will surely compliment the existing components of any project for which I'm hired.

    Associated with: Tailordd

    $38.89 /hr
    12 hours
    4.93
  5. Milena T.

    Milena T.

    Professor of Finance and Voice Over Artist

    United States - Last active: 01/20/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    Obtain contract work in the field of finance utilizing my resources in the areas of economic and financial research, corporate financial management, and investment portfolio management. I hold a Master's Degree in Finance from Walsh College as well as 8 years professional experience in the field. I also have over 15 years experience as a professional singer, actress, and voice over artist. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan School of Music. I specialize in the following types of reads: teen through middle-aged female, British accent, retail/announcer, real person, corporate/technical, narration/storytelling and e-learning reads. You will receive a high quality mp3 or .wav file within 24 hours or less of notification of hire and mutually approved script. If you are not 100% satisfied with my work, I expect NO payment. I am a professional and I pride myself on getting your job done right and I have many satisfied clients. More about my experience: I am the owner and director of The Voice Works Studio, LLC since 2002 where I provide voice overs, and teach performing artists vocal technique and business skills. I have my own professional recording equipment with excellent sound quality and can provide clear audio vocals with fast turnaround time. Some of my recent clients include: GoodbyeCrutches www.goodbyecrutches.com Arch-Tech Virtual http://archvirtual.com/ Tipodean Technologies http://www.tipodean.com/ Michael Sheldon Reed Design http://www.msreeddesign.com/about-me/ Hawaii Web Studio http://www.hawaiiwebdesignstudio.com/ ...and many more!

    $55.56 /hr
    12 hours
    4.93
  6. Denise Rutledge

    Denise Rutledge

    Resume, Web Writer, Book Editor and Designer. Only Top Quality Work.

    United States - Last active: 03/31/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 40

    I believe that every word I write must market. That is why I don't waste your time writing meaningless fluff. I focus on three markets: Resumes - Website Content - Books/EBooks Your resume should enhance the perceived value of your services. The written material on your website should enhance leads. Books and eBooks should provide an enhanced user experience. I am especially capable as an editor. I gather your information and condense it into well-written copy very effectively. I can take your scattered ideas, create the hub that unifies them, and bring power to any topic. I enjoy taking facts and organizing them for maximum effectiveness. I have been editing and writing copy for websites since 2006. I have been writing interview landing resumes since 2007. I've only been asked to refund a client once in all that time--$20.00 because the client didn't like my cover letter. I chose to honor the motto, "The client is always right." When you hire me you get someone who takes the experiences of the past 20+ years but doesn't stop there. I am constantly expanding my skills so that my client's needs are met in every detail. Whether you need a book or eBook, new content for a website or a rework, or a top-notch resume, I'm the writer for quality work. I take the time to get it right. You deserve it!

    $45.00 /hr
    375 hours
    4.88
  7. Amanda Cook

    Amanda Cook

    Online Marketing for Health + Wellness Industry

    United Kingdom - Last active: 11/09/2014 - Tests: 2

    More blog readers. More email subscribers. More clients. When you're ready to expand the reach of your wellness business online - I can help. I'm a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Ivy League grad with over 12 years corporate sales/marketing experience -- now helping wellness entrepreneurs grow a healthy business, online! * RESULTS: have grown my own natural health + beauty site to over 40k visitors per month + 5,500 email subscribers. * EXPERIENCE: 12+ years in the computer software industry in the US, UK and France in sales, marketing, services and partnerships. * CURRENT: I do what works now, not last year. Aside from working with wellpreneurs around the world, I run a weekly podcast about building your business and stay up to date with the latest tech + marketing trends. When we work together, I customize your bespoke online business package based on where you are in your business growth cycle. It's not an out-of-the-box training course (although I have those too.) Our work together could include: * online marketing strategy * email marketing * social media marketing * grow your email subscribers * grow your blog traffic and engagement * turn your services into products for recurring revenue * optimize your website for conversions and sales * content marketing and editorial calendar * guest post coaching and consulting * partnership and channel sales strategy * sales presentation consulting I design, maintain, market and write for my own websites and blogs. Please see them for an example of my writing: www.VintageAmanda.com WellpreneurOnline.com Also, please listen to my weekly podcast for free training for wellness entrepreneurs on how to grow your business online - and to get a sense of my style: http://wellpreneuronline.com/blog/ Send me a message and let's figure out where you're stuck and how I can help take your online wellness business to the next level!

    $79.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  8. Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

    Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

    Angel/Equity Investor Business Plan, Market Research

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 8

    I Sivaramakrishnan working as a Consultant & Researcher have 4 years of experience in creating market research reports, business plans marketing plans, strategy documents, competition analysis report, financial projections etc. I have worked with clients from a gamut of sectors including IT, Healthcare, FMCG, e-commerce, Education, OTC , Hospitality, Retail and Real estate, both from India and worldwide. I pride myself in providing a customized approach to the preparation of business plans and research reports which has benefited a number of entrepreneurs in new product launches, raising capital, determining USP, effectively reaching target segments, streamlining operations and devising marketing/financial strategies.

    $83.33 /hr
    2,214 hours
    4.72
  9. Jose Bello

    Jose Bello

    Business Consulting

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    I create plans and models for entrepreneurs and startups. My documents help them pitch to investors, banks, and potential business partners. Many of my clients are founders, organizations and companies seeking to create business and marketing plans, business models, full pitch decks or online presentations. Among my past clients I have financial institutions, food distribution companies, entertainment start-ups, media websites and green energy companies, plus many nonprofit organizations. My best clients are the ones with new and disruptive ideas. In my process I ask many questions, do a lot of research, propose new ideas, explore diverse channel of distribution, provide a lot of graphics, create models using a canvas business model system, run numbers and create financial projections. At the end, I do everything I can to create useful and powerful documents for my clients. "OFF-LINE" I have my own business consulting firm working from New York City - www.glaction.com. I have an MPA from Cornell University (USA) and I speak English and Spanish. ----- MY PHILOSOPHY on writing business plan is simple: every business plan is unique and every client deserves a professional and timely service. I do not over promise, I do what I said I will do. Simple. Some business and marketing plans are designed to get a loan from a bank, others to get potential investors excited about a project. Most of the time is a tool to raise money, but all the time should be an instrument to guide your future. In my work I get inspiration from big angel and venture capitalist firms, such as the giant investor Sequoia Capital; that has invested in companies like Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Instagram, Yahoo!, Atari, Kayak, Zappos, and LinkedIn. I always suggest my potential clients to read what they are asking from people that want to get funds from them: www.sequoiacap.com/ideas They are not asking for a 100-page business plan. They believe that the best founders are clear thinkers. ----- MY PROCESS is also simple. I start with your ideas and your initial data and work until you are completely satisfied. I want to invite you to see my process of writing business plans here: http://goo.gl/ugB0l1 Before you hire me I give you a very clear plan of what I will do for you, step by step, with a feasible timetable. Again, I do not over-promise, I do what I said I will do. By hours, this is a breakdown of my typical development process: 1) Business Consulting (2-6 hours) 2) Market (Research and Plan) (4 to 8 hours) 3) Financials (4 to 10 hours) - 3 to 5 years of Sales, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet forecasts. 4) Writing (8 to 16 hours) - following the format of California VC firm Sequoia Capital and adding charts, maps, graphics, etc., to clarify your business pitch. My tools are 1)Internet for research, 2) Skype for communication, 3) ASANA to organize my work, 4) Excel to plot all financial projections, 5) PowerPoint to design pitch decks, and 6) a few RedBulls to work overnight and on time. Everything will start with a Skype chat and we go from there. ----- TERMS I work around your budget. I know that startups are not cash cows. Because every plan is unique, I like to discuss final payment terms during the interview process. My original bid is a guide for the client, and is based, usually, on a week of work (about 40 hours). Depending on the nature, format and stage of your business project, my work could take about a week and in some cases several weeks. My hourly rate is $80, and usually will take me 20 to 40 hours of work to develop a comprehensive plan. If you hire me as a fixed rate contract, I operate on a 3-payment basis. The first 20% is due at project start, a second payment of 40% at an agreed upon middle milestone, and the final 40% upon completion of the project. ------- SAMPLES Looking for samples of my work? Here is a list of some of my past projects: IT service start-up in Germany, data center in Uganda, online food service platform in Brazil, crowdfunding site in California, niche social network in the UK, nonprofit in Mozambique, real estate fund in Taiwan, TV production company in Los Angeles, agro-business in Nigeria, entertainment company in Holland, publishing service in Spain, beverage company in the UK, entrepreneurial education center in Dubai, pharmaceutical start up in Lebanon, electric company in Saudi Arabia, and several iOS native app start-up in Australia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico and USA. Sample Business plan - http://goo.gl/4AUmUy Sample Pitch Deck - http://goo.gl/YcIMWa If you request a connection via Linkedin you can see past clients’ recommendations here: www.linkedin.com/in/josebello ----- FINAL NOTE: If you do not hire me, let me wish you good luck in your future business. Keep it up and dream big. Jose

    $80.00 /hr
    523 hours
    4.87
  10. Scott E. Johnson

    Scott E. Johnson

    Very experienced early-stage strategist and planner

    Canada - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    As a specialist in LEAN start-ups, I bring very strong recent industry experience across many functional corporate disciplines with great client references that will help you to make your business project successful. Talk to me about special pricing for your specific needs. RECENT UPDATE: 2014 has turned out to be a banner year for me. Between my clients here on oDesk as well as my own personal clients, I have provided a range of services for a wide variety of projects that carried a combined overall project value in excess of US $350M. Sectors I've worked in this year alone have included cloud-based SaaS solutions, mobile apps, mobile devices, gesture-based motion sensing, digital rights management, digital content development, online team collaboration, online education, online insurance delivery, professional sports analytics, mineral resource mining, marine asset management, food and beverage manufacturing, mobile healthcare, cruise industry, amusement parks, entertainment, aquaculture, and more. Types of services or deliverables I have provided so far this year have included: - ongoing CEO/founder mentorship - LEAN start-up planning and concept development, particularly in circumstances where little or no capital is available. - growth-stage planning and product/service expansion - ongoing coaching and advisory services on virtually every internal discipline including corporate development, team development, brand development and positioning, finding and securing advisors, product/service ideation, private equity finance preparation and product/service launch planning. - product and service ideation from initial concept development to long-term commercial viability planning - development of a broad range of investor materials and pitch preparation, including pitch decks for more than $350M in complex private equity financings involving angels, VCs and Gov't bond financings. Pitch decks range from traditional 12 page decks for tech companies to bigger decks for larger, highly complex mega projects (usually 30-60+ pages). - development of strategic planning and budgeting for a wide range of comprehensive digital marketing and social media campaigns - development of business opportunity assessments to validate potential business ideas and identify the best possible success strategy to move the project forward from a vision state. OTHER AREAS OF SERVICE: - Creation of various strategic plans (business plans. marketing plans, HR plans, product development/management plans, etc.) - Business strategy development (both lean and full operations) - Product ideation and development/manufacturing planning - Brand management - Traditional and digital marketing planning and implementation (incl. comprehensive social media) - Qualitative market research and analysis - Business development planning - Launch planning and management - Customer acquisition, retention and conversion - Development of strategic partnerships - Team building (particularly when you have limited resources) - Prep for early-stage financing and due diligence - Board of Directors recruitment, development and operations - Advisory board development - Full implementation of everything listed above BACKGROUND: In addition to being an independent advisor on oDesk, Scott is also the senior strategy advisor for SocialNRG Advisory Solutions, a boutique business services firm dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs build amazing companies. A serial entrepreneur with eight (8) of his own start-ups and more than 30 client-based start-ups under his belt, Scott intimately understands the immediate and long-term needs of both start-ups and their founders. This first-hand experience is essential towards helping Scott create value while assisting his portfolio clients build amazing, successful companies. Over the last several years, Scott has successfully completed a broad number of engagements to a global portfolio of clients, both independently, on various freelancer websites and as an in-house senior strategist with multiple professional service firms for clients requiring expertise in a wide range of services. Scott is a serial entrepreneur with more than 32 years of senior level experience and a strong passion for successfully strategizing, creating and bringing to market a variety of innovative products and services. Scott has served in most senior-level operational roles including multiple instances as the primary business leader. Scott has also raised substantial early-stage private equity investment for multiple projects. Scott is an MBA mentor and frequently invited presenter with the University of Victoria's MBA Program at the Peter Gustafson School of Business where he speaks on the issue of value co-creation and open innovation for early-stage companies.

    $72.22 /hr
    278 hours
    4.70