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  1. Glen Maree

    Glen Maree

    Sales Copy Master, Hypnotic Writing, NLP, WordSmith of Distinction

    South Africa - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 30

    - - - virtual office closed until further notice - - - Direct Response Copy That SELLS .. Period! if a word .. like IMAGINE .......... was a picture ..... what do you see? if a word .. like INTENSE .......... was a sound ...... how do you hear it? if a word .. like PASSION .......... was a smell ....... who do you think of? if a word .. like HYPNOTIC ........ was a taste ...... why do you hunger? if a word .. like MAGNETIC ....... was a feeling ... where do you feel it? if a word .. like PERFECTION ... was a sixth ...... when do you sense it? NOW synergize six senses .. in a sentence .. so you're sold .. so sweetly so subtly .. suggestively .. SOLD .. how'd that happen? it's all in the conditioned psyche of the subconscious where instinctive decisions are made you need to get in there I'm your key use me .. NOW _________________________________________________________ Hypnotic Sales Copywriting will catapult your conversion, no question! Video Sales Letter Scripts, Email Autoresponder Sequences, Web Content, Sales and Landing Pages .. and all the written marketing collateral you need in between .. plus expert reviews, advice and IM strategies to ensure your sales funnel, and the visual balance and flow of your offering, work best for you. So .. when a massive increase in conversion will work wonders for your business .. and the very best is the least you expect .. get set to expect beyond expectation, because .. I incorporate subtle, suggestive and persuasive, hypnotic NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) patterns and techniques into my words, while supercharging content with expert skills and knowledge gained through an illustrious career in sales, business and life management. I excel at crafting engaging and compelling sales copy that subtly manipulates the subconscious mind into a receptive and willing buying state .. and I'm a born perfectionist with a superior intellect. This mix guarantees exceptional standards of professionalism and impressively captivating, distinctive creativity. This exceptional mix also guarantees a substantial increase in conversion for you. In every writing assignment, besides absolute employer satisfaction, my primary objective is to outdo myself .. and I'm as diligent and as thorough as if your business were my own. ** Everything I touch turns to SOLD **

    $97.00 /hr
    632 hours
    4.91
  2. Anna K.

    Anna K.

    Start-up Consultant and Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello! I am an experienced start-up consultant and technical writer. I specialize in writing investment business plans and technology white papers and case studies. My educational credentials include Bachelor's in Business Administration and Master's in Public Administration. Upwork performance highlights - 94% Job Success Rate and 33% conversion rate of one-time clients into long-term employers. Thank you for taking the time to scroll through my page and happy working!

    $45.00 /hr
    112 hours
    4.93
  3. Zachary L.

    Zachary L.

    MBA Candidate Business Development Consultant

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    I have worked as a business development consultant for organizations in both the private and public sector, providing everything from basic structural business mechanisms to entrepreneurial strategy advice. I have significant experience in research and reporting data, which serve as the foundation for good business and marketing decision-making. I hope to continue to use my skills for the benefit of clients who seek deliverables that are backed by accurate information. Past projects have included business plans, industry analyses, branding strategies, and market research quality assurance reports.

    $55.56 /hr
    331 hours
    4.94
  4. Jose Bello

    Jose Bello

    Business Consulting

    United States - Last active: 5 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
  5. Kathryn M.

    Kathryn M.

    Kathryn4B2B Marketing

    Canada - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 10

    I have many years of experience as a corporate marketing manager for mid-sized companies and as a consultant. I provide a variety of marketing and management functions. This could be anything from working with senior management to develop and implement a strategic marketing plan, sourcing external service providers, project management, website development, content writing and collateral development, training of in-house marketing personnel. I understand the challenges faced by businesses with little or no dedicated internal marketing staff. Because I am fully conversant and hands-on with a variety of marketing tasks I am able to provide a broad range of services that typically are not found in a single provider. This saves my clients time and money and leads greater cohesiveness overall. Industrial distributors, manufacturers, business technology providers and others, value my depth of knowledge and my ability to establish or streamline marketing department processes for greater efficiencies. I have excellent project management skills which means that a project will meet your expectations in terms of quality of finished materials and delivery dates. I use data and analytics to balance the 'art' of marketing with science. My skills have been instrumental for improving returns on clients' investment of marketing dollars. I also have experience in the preparation of business plans for start-up, expansion, and immigrant investors.

    $70.00 /hr
    631 hours
    5.00
  6. Tonia T.

    Tonia T.

    SaaS Consultant, Startup Advisor & Virtual CMO

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 7

    Upwork Top Rated consultant & former SaaS CMO with proven success in raising funding & successful exits. Specializing in SaaS consulting. If you want to accelerate the growth of your business, contact me today! I can help you with: * Business plans * Product launch & go-to-market strategy * Sales & investor presentation delivery critiques * Pitch decks * Marketing & communication strategy * Competitor & market analysis * Customer onboarding * Copywriting * Branding * Social media * KPI definitions * Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Due to the nature of my work, I cannot publicly post samples or reference contact information. However, references and samples are available upon request. I hope to have the opportunity to work with you soon!

    $125.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.98
  7. Seth Brown

    Seth Brown

    Ivy League Grad - Writing, Branding, Consulting for You

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    ‘A visionary, Seth helped guide us to our brand presence. His input was well-constructed, helpful, and informative. Seth's work is agency-grade and we look forward to working with him again.’ I’m passionate about helping businesses find the words to express their brand to the world. I provide naming, branding, and writing services with a dash of technical advisory and project management. My background and focus is working with early stage and startup companies in the technology, environmental, and health and wellness industries. I hold a degree in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania which offers additional benefits to international businesses that want to connect with English-speaking audiences here in the United States and around the world. I have over 10 years of experience launching new businesses, product lines, and marketing campaigns. I'm an active listener, an expert at listening to my clients' needs. It's this skill that allows me to create messages and brand experiences that are rewarding for you and your clients. Visit my site sethdbrown.com to learn more.

    $40.00 /hr
    791 hours
    4.93
  8. Puneet Gandhi

    Puneet Gandhi

    Experienced Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs and UBS

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    1. Worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and UBS for five years across IT & BPO, Financial Services, Metals & Mining and Infrastructure 2. Completed several transactions across M&A, equity and debt capital markets 3. Career Portfolio Statistics - 3 M&As - 11 Capital Markets Transactions - 50+ Valuation/Deal models - 250+ Investor/Board/Pitch Presentations 4. Areas of Specialisation - Financial Modeling - Investor Presentations - Business Plans - Corporate Finance & Capitalization - Financial Planning & Analysis - Budgeting/Forecasting - Mergers and Acquisitions - Valuations - Fundraising Strategies

    $225.00 /hr
    1,287 hours
    5.00
  9. Mateusz Serotiuk

    Mateusz Serotiuk

    High-quality pitch decks and investment consulting

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    If you are a startup looking for investment or to boost your sales, you are looking at your problem solver, a guy who will go to war with you. And win. I have worked with 50+ startups helping to raise around $25M from Angels, Seed Funds and VCs by writing business plans, setting up investment strategies, preparing pitch decks for fund-raising and coaching entrepreneurs for their real-life pitches for demanding audiences. Areas of expertise: - Raising money at the pre-seed, seed, Series A and Series B levels - High-quality Presentation Design and Creation - Effective (Sales) Pitch Delivery - Presentation and public speaking - Market Research and Value Proposition - Business Consulting (Start-ups, "Go-to" strategies etc.) - Partner/Investor Pitchdeck design and consulting - Market Research - Market Assessment - Press Communication and Strategy - Profitability strategy to validate assumptions and fuel motivation - Brand Design, Assessment, Creation and Maintenance I have been actively engaged with startup communities across Europe and in SF Bay Area. Had successfully delivered funding (from pre-seed to Series B) for many startups, also assisted several in getting accepted into a top-trier startup accelerators in EMEA Region. I've added value in these areas: - eCommerce - Fashion & Desing - Technology - Gaming & eSports - Online Gambling - SaaS (Software as a Service) I always commit myself to task at hand. Just provide me with an idea of your goals, give any specific requirements and I'll be sure to turn your ideas into a reality. I guarantee, that after 15 minutes skype call, you'll already have learned something valuable and helpful with your business. Isn't that worth a call?

    $50.00 /hr
    165 hours
    4.99
  10. Michele W.

    Michele W.

    Marketing, Strategy, and Editing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective marketing campaigns, as well as a proven track record in editing both fiction and non-fiction projects. Seasoned in developing marketing strategies for book promotions, events, and social media marketing. I'm a passionate freelancer and I take pride in my work. I'm easy going, fun to work with and a great communicator.

    $36.67 /hr
    162 hours
    5.00