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  1. 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
  2. Thei Kevin Suteja

    Thei Kevin Suteja

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

    Indonesia - Last active: 2 days 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
    579 hours
    4.97
  3. Chirag Shah

    Chirag Shah

    Business Coach and Strategic Consultant

    India - Last active: 3 days 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
    589 hours
    4.97
  4. Simon Hubbard

    Simon Hubbard

    Design | Brand Expert | Web | SEO | Marketing

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am a versatile, innovative and accomplished Design and Marketing expert with 15 years of commercial experience. I have an unrivalled track record of success delivering innovative Marketing Solutions, Graphic Design, Advertising, Strategic Support, SEO and Digital Web Solutions. I have held Senior Positions and Operational Leadership roles across a variety of B2B / B2C sectors including: New Media, Website Creation, Graphic Design, Marcomms and Hospitality Marketing. I am an industry expert, offering a unique combination of design and marketing processes, granular technical ability, commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial, inventive approach. I have held the position of Marketing Director for a £multi-million UK based Creative Design & Marketing Agency that have now successfully produced 1,000+ commercial website projects. I have been involved in the design and marketing of just about everything imaginable, from the latest screw and widget, to some of the most prestigious brand names on the planet! From a small local plumbing firm, through to the Ford World Rally Team and mega-brands such as Porsche, Royal Ascot and Jack Daniels. This diversity makes me the perfect partner for your business. So why am I available on a freelance basis? A good question! After a successful commercial exit I am now in a position to spend more time with my children, travel with my family and enjoy life. My entrepreneurial career to date has been extremely challenging, enjoyable and rewarding, I am now looking for new challenges and new ways to work. I am available via Odesk to help other businesses to succeed in reaching their full potential by offering my skills in the areas of Creative Design, Killer Content, SEO Strategy, Marketing and much more. Things that I am interested to help you with… I specialise in Graphic Design, Content and Marketing Strategy. Creating and conveying strong Marketing Messages, Calls To Action, Lead Generation, Conversion Optimisation and helping you to make more money! I can help you to plan your website and marketing materials from a visual and content perspective, underpinned by years of knowledge and proven strategies to maximise your return on investment. I am a landing page and conversion expert, I analyse, assist, design, implement, test, amend and report on your marketing and promotional materials to ensure that you are working your investments as hard as possible. I am always available on email and the telephone, communication is key, you can rest assured of my absolute commitment to every aspect of our working relationship. Thank you for taking the time to learn a little about me, I look forward to hearing more about your project and working closely with you in the near future. Kind Regards, Simon Hubbard (BSc, MDes) SKILLS SNAPSHOT: • Marketing & Business Development Strategies • Creative Graphic Design & Branding • Website Planning, Design & Management • Digital Marketing & SEO • Content Creation, Article Writing • Lead Generation, Conversion Optimisation, Landing Page Expert • Corporate Brand Architecture, Management & Recognition • Driving Competitive Advantage & Building Market Leaders • Commercial Bids, Tenders & Deal Structuring • Digital Law: Trademarks, Patents & Copyrights

    $65.00 /hr
    9 hours
    4.92
  5. Wayne Williams

    Wayne Williams

    Audiovisual Archivist specialising in restoration & media convergence

    South Africa - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 14

    I am an audiovisual archivist and am always excited to be involved in research and, particularly, restoration projects of this nature. I have undertaken and successfully completed projects for clients ranging from independent artists to national academic institutions - ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET! I further specialise in development and optimisation of your online presence, with particular emphasis on convergence of audio, video and other media content with information technologies. I also focus strongly on structure and content. I have worked on a range of projects, from development of small blogs to management of large multimedia projects. I am seeking opportunities to build long-term relationships with small to medium businesses looking to improve their online visibility and profitability. I also have experience in: * Audio, video and image editing * Research and creation of quality original web site content * On- and off-page search engine optimisation (SEO) * Technical writing, particularly focusing on development and creation of user guides, instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides * Editing and/or translation of English and Afrikaans articles

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.76
  6. Razvan Ceapa

    Razvan Ceapa

    Consultant, Excel Expert, Financial Analysis, Modelling

    Romania - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced business professional with: - 10 years of Management Consulting and Financial Analysis in the US and Europe - 2 years of Change Management in the banking sector - 2 years of Real Estate consulting and finanical analysis - Microsoft Excel expert top 8% on Elance - Analysis top 5% on Elance Strong focus on financial and operational modeling, data processing and analysis. Very good knowledge of Excel proven through financial modeling and data analysis. Main services: - Excel projects (modeling, analysis, complex projects, VBA, etc) - Financial analysis - Small consulting projects (business strategy, advice, etc) - Business plans / business cases\ - Business case analysis - New business concepts - Project management - Change management strategy and process setup - Marketing campaigns (including Google) - Job descriptions

    $20.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  7. Adam Broadbent

    Adam Broadbent Agency Contractor

    Wordpress & Digital Comms (Adwords) / Business Support

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Wordpress is my choice of CMS since 2010, resulting in an extensive understanding of theme & plugin development, SEO optimisation and all things in-between. I'm also passionate about Google Adwords. Consulting, implementing and managing display and search campaigns with precise conversion metrics, remarketing list tactics & CPA's. CREATIVE BEST PRACTICE ONLY My preference is to work in long term relationships by supporting businesses. I can operate under a whitelabel agreement, working directly with your clients if needed. Feel free to send me any questions as I'm always happy to help wherever possible.

    Associated with: Willing Web

    $36.00 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  8. Kristin Marie Flores

    Kristin Marie Flores Agency Contractor

    Project Manager, Email Marketing Expert, Business Consultation, SEO

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 28

    My clients consider me as a Top Notch oDesk Talent Acquistion Specialist. If you are new to Odesk and is clueless about getting started, contact me and we can discuss about your needs and what's the best way to move forward. I can definitely help you with the ff: 1. Building your remote team 2. Website design, development and design 3. Email marketing campaign 4. Social media management 5. Lead generation 6. Virtual/admin assistance While I can do most of these projects myself, I am a believer that everyone needs help, and I can give you the best help possible to grow your business.

    Associated with: Online Business Solutions

    $28.00 /hr
    3,926 hours
    4.90
  9. T B.

    T B. Agency Contractor

    MBA, Award-Winning Top 1% Expert: PLAN | PROMOTE | PROFIT

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    Recognized by oDesk CEO Gary Swart on August 5, 2013: ~> Ranked as Top 1% Expert Provider ➤ Top 1% Provider: 5-Star Client Feedback, Top 2% - 6% Test Scores, 2+ Decades, Proven Results ➤ *** Exclusive annual awards from Motorola. *** Client roster includes worldwide Brands, such as: ABN AMRO, American Red Cross, Canon, Fisher Investments, Genentech, Hyatt, KonicaMinolta, Marriott, Novartis, P & G, Pfizer, Siemens, Sears, Xerox. Having ❶ dealt with﹥1/3 of the Fortune 500, ➋ built a new Business Unit for a multinational & globally recognized operation, ➌ earned an MBA, and ➍ consulted in Business Development with companies of all types, sizes, and industries...this experience becomes your asset through: > Bottom-Line improvements, > effective Growth Initiatives, > formalized Business Plans, > Forecasts & Budgets, > maximizing Sales & Marketing efforts, > Operational streamlining, > replicable Systems & Processes, > assessing Legacy Practices, > managing Turn-Arounds, > identifying & securing Strategic Alliances. < BP samples available upon request. Full portfolio cannot be posted publicly. >

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: STRATEGY

    $175.00 /hr
    1,022 hours
    4.68
  10. Tawhidur Rahman

    Tawhidur Rahman

    Business Plans | Marketing | Strategies | Startups | Pitch Decks

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Expertise in Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Strategic Plans, Pitch Decks, Feasibility Studies, Competitive Analysis. As a consultant, I have been working with companies ranging from start-ups to successfully running corporations. Working in the field of Marketing and Business Consulting since 2007. Ranked among the top 10% professionals in oDesk in 3 different categories - Business Strategy, Business Plans and Marketing Methods & Techniques. Obtained BBA from the top business school of the country. Received the prestigious "Order of Merit" award from MAAWW (Marketing Agencies Association World Wide) during college days. Joined British American Tobacco in the Marketing department just after graduation. Played instrumental roles for the key brands to grow up to 112% within a year with direct supervision and control, for which multiple awards were received. Has been a serial entrepreneur since 2012. Services provided are in the fields of - - Marketing consultancy - Start-up consultancy - Business strategies - Trade marketing consultancy - Market research - Distribution developments - Online research - Business development strategies - Branding strategies - Communications - Business presentations

    $100.00 /hr
    324 hours
    4.85