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Hire a marketing strategist today to shape marketing tactics that can help you find a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. These creative professionals can help with market research and formulate content marketing strategies, email marketing strategies and other online marketing strategies that can help you build your brand, increase sales and position yourself profitably in the market.

Marketing strategy involves developing a tactical plan for conducting market research, identifying effective tactics and creating a "marketing machine" that achieves business goals, like increased sales and brand awareness. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find marketing strategists who can create marketing plans for small businesses and professionals around the world.

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  1. Michael Epstein

    Michael Epstein

    Accomplished Online Marketing, Growth Strategy & Operations Expert

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    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
  2. Michael Gray

    Michael Gray

    Professional Copywriting & Design

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 65

    If you want direct marketing that delivers results, I have the skills and experience you need. From direct mail and advertising to the web and email, I can help you with strategy, copywriting, design and execution. My Elance clients say it best: “Michael is hands down the most professional and talented freelancer we have used. ... This freelancer deserves a 6 out of 5, he's that good.” “Michael did a fantastic job. ... Trust me, you won't be disappointed.” “…Michael is a true professional. ... do yourself a favor and look at his portfolio. After 1 minute you'll be scrambling for the "HIRE" button, and kicking yourself for having wasted marketing dollars in the past on amateurs. Highly recommended.” With 25-plus years of professional experience, I have created materials for more than 1,000 campaigns. I know that strong offers, great targeting, compelling copy, effective design, irresistible CTAs, and excellent execution are the keys to success.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  3. Kathy B.

    Kathy B.

    Creative Services Manager/Consultant

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    I’m a Creative Services Manager for start-ups to Fortune 500 businesses. Managing and building virtual and outsourced teams for companies like: Travelocity (GayTravelocity.com), Vacations.com, BestWestCoastTravels.com, Inner Rhythms, etc. Specializing in the development and management of multichannel marketing utilizing WordPress CMS, Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube Channels, and industry specific (niche) social networks. I also design website, using WordPress as my CMS. Why? Because it's the best for SEO and the easiest for my clients to use. It's also quite versatile. I'll also occasionally take on a PowerPoint project. I work part-time while in school and full-time when on break. While school is in session, I can only manage 5-10 hours a week steadily. Clients are on a "first-come, first-serve(d)" basis. I look forward to working with you! P.S. Please make note of my rate before sending me an invitation to your job/project.

    $138.89 /hr
    489 hours
    5.00
  4. Billy N.

    Billy N.

    SEO Manager - SEO, SEM, Panda Penguin Recovery

    United States - Last active: 12/18/2013 - Tests: 3

    SEO and SEM Professional with 5 solid years of day to day tactical - hands on Search Engine Marketing experience (SEO/PPC/Social Media) with Project Management experience in both industry and agency environments. Ability to strategize and execute to achieve both the short and long term goals, articulate technical and business ideas in both verbal and presentation methods. A balance of creative and technical skills that serve well in today’s industry of Search Engine, Social Media & Mobile Marketing. Ability and drive to surpass goals in all aspects of SEM and to collaborate in order to help everyone on the team to understand their roles. Competitive by nature, enjoys the challenges of building SEM friendly websites and re-design of websites to help outrank competitors in keyword phrases and optimize the sales flow process to gain the highest conversions as possible. http://www.linkedin.com/in/billynguyen92

    $111.11 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  5. David Crowther

    David Crowther

    Landing Page Design, CRO, A/B Testing, Email Marketing, Copywriting

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 13

    I can help you: ✓ Increase leads or sales through your landing page. ✓ Add more subscribers to your email list and convert them to customers. ✓ Optimize your e-commerce or SaaS website to increase conversions. ✓ Write copy that coverts for your website, email marketing and blog. Examples of how I've helped other companies: ★ Overhauled an existing landing page to increase its enquiries by 310%. ★ Increased a clients click through rate by 140% for their email marketing campaign. ★ Designed a Google friendly landing page for a Google AdWords campaign and increased leads by 84%. ★ Increased the Average Revenue Per Visitor by 12.33% for an e-commerce website which provided an estimated $3,214,883.00 in additional revenue. My core experience (over 16 years) is in: - Conversion rate optimization - Landing page optimization - Direct Response Copywriting - Unbounce landing pages - Hubspot landing pages - Wordpress landing pages - A/B testing - Split testing - Multivariate testing - Email marketing strategy - Email copywriting - Email autoresponders - Drip campaigns - User experience / UX / UI - Usability testing - Information architecture / IA - Wireframes / wireframing - Project management I have experience with the following services/tools as a Conversion Rate Optimization expert: - Mixpanel, Clicky, ClickTail, KISSMetrics, CrazyEgg, Google Analytics and Segment.io - Optimizely, Convert.com and Visual Website Optimizer - Wufoo, Formstack, SurveyMonkey and Qualaroo - MailChimp, Awebber, GetResponse and Campaign Monitor - Drip, Vero, Intercom.io and Customer.io Check out http://www.davidcrowther.com to learn more about me and my experience. So, click on the big 'Contact' button in the top right of this page and let's see if we can work together. Kind regards, David Crowther P.S. My consultancy services are currently in high demand and as such there may be a short waiting period. If your job is high priority or has a deadline, please contact me to discuss your requirements.

    $150.00 /hr
    215 hours
    4.78
  6. Dan Kaufman

    Dan Kaufman

    Copywriter, Blogger, Social Media Expert, Direct Response Marketer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Entrepreneurial executive with more than 15 years of experience managing operations, sales, direct response marketing and personnel. Adept at driving growth of company revenues and improving sales-team performance. Exceptional mentor and coach. Tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners. Big Picture thinker, talented and driven to impact bottom line while ensuring staff compliance with enterprise standards, procedures and regulations.

    $175.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.96
  7. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

    14+ years experience - Branding/Marketing, Senior Graphic/Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 23

    Over the last 14 years, I have worked in Marketing, branding, creative, print, AD, web and graphic design for start-ups, small/mid sized businesses, even fortune 500 companies! Alexander Mora has over 14 years’ experience in advertising, marketing and creative! Having worked with two of the top 25 Hispanic advertising agencies in the USA he brings his experience and skill set ready to work for you. Alexander has worked with fortune 500 companies such as Disney, Verizon, ESPN Deportes, NASCAR, Sears, XM Radio, General Motors, Jack Daniels and many more... Alexander Mora is involved in every project to insure a successful partnership from the start! I bring BIG AGENCY experience and abilities and make it accessible to small & mid-size businesses! Yes I am a creative but I like to consider myself a problem solver… You have a problem I will solve it professionally, on time and on budget every single time!

    $80.00 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  8. Luis García

    Luis García

    Web Designer/Digital Researcher/Creative Website Development/

    Mexico - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 73

    Im aviable on my Skype profile for interviews. In Website Developement: I deliver FULLY RESPONSIVE sites. (I can deliver any PSD - Wordpress site, new concepts and fully customizable sites with admin panels to customize your information, no base skin is used for the developing, 100% original sites based on new ideas and the must secure source code. No more flaws in your security). Over the last 8 years i've been working on website developing using: - Wordpress (Fully customizables, i never use hard-code, you can change logos, sloggans, images, cuppons, sliders and everything in an admin panel option made specially for your site, have different sidebars and anything as needed). - BBpress - Ecommerce - Vbulletin - HTML - PHP - CSS - FLASH - SEO (Search Engine Optimizations) - Custom Made Sites My best quality is the theoretical knowledge of what a costumer or visitor does when they reach your website, i'm not just a designer but a theoric knowledge adapter to the real world. Is not enough to know how to use the photoshop or programing in some source code, you also need to know how to get your message sent to the right public, and know what they do with it when they get it. In Social Media: I work with several kinds of social media marketing techniques, normally when some one tries to work in social media, they think that the only need in that area is to have a lot of facebook friends and to know how to post on facebook or twitter, but the real thing is that you need to have all the marketing skills and knowledge needed to integrate Marketing campaings into the social media. We need to domain all the company's marketing strategics to channel them into a digital media marketing program, that way what is important is not the number of followers or fans that we can provide, but that this followers or fans are potential costumers for you. I work with: - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Foursquare - linkedin - Youtube - ETC And i manage: - Full marketing campaings for social media - Digital advertising - Community creation and manage - Website, Socialmedia, Publicity, Marketing integration. In Graphic Designs: I'm also a graphic designer with knowledge of vbulletin, CSS, HTML, PHP and wordpress, photography, vector graphics, adobe photoshop, Illustrator, etc. I can create website designs out of concepts or ideas, and provide a great graphic support in that part, you can have everything your website need with the same person. Adventages: - Publicity/Marketing Knowledge - Color Management Theory - Campaing Designs - Excellent at: Targeting Software: I can provide with: - Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw, Photopaint, Flash (As2 & As3), Dreamweaver, In Design, Vegas, After Effects, 2d Animation, ETC. -Social media management software -Basecamp software for long term projects i'm looking for new challenges. This way i'm currently expanding my horizons to be the best in my fields.

    $16.67 /hr
    12 hours
    4.86
  9. Ahmed omar A.

    Ahmed omar A.

    WordPress Expert and Web Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 32

    People pay me for my head, trust me for my heart and value me most when I use both. "Great guy to work with. Ahmed went above and beyond in his efforts to deliver a superior product....." - WCINC When you suffer and struggle to decide what and how to put up on the WWW, i can name it and claim it in a few hours... "Ahmed is a tremendous asset to anyone who needs assistance with websites. He is extremely knowledgeable on Wordpress and is able to understand......." - DVM Hello and thank you for reviewing my profile. I offer complete design services for business and personal web presence. My Services: 1 - Use of Wordpress as a CMS to manage any type of websites. 2 - Customisation of Wordpress Websites. 3 - Wordpress installation, upgrade and hosting transfer. 4 - Static HTML5/CSS design and development. This is my full-time work, as such I take all of my client projects very seriously. I am a specialized BPO Candidate willing to deliver turnkey solutions for your web existence that are cost effective and creative. From conventional website design to an e-commerce store, I am prepared to support the demands of your project, and will go the extra mile to find the solutions needed to support your project; giving you the tools required for long-term success. I have significant experience with EPN, PayPal and MIGS integration in WordPress and WooCommerce. ===================== I have a score of 4.40/5 in UK English Basic Skills I am in the top Top 10% of the skill on oDesk (verified by oDesk) ===================== I have a score of 4.75/5 in HTML5 , I am in the top 10% of the skill on oDesk (verified by oDesk) I have a score of 4.15/5 in Twitter Bootstrap I am in the top 20% of the skill on oDesk (verified by oDesk) I have a score of 3.0/5 in WordPress I am in the top 30% of the skill on oDesk (verified by oDesk) I have a score of 3.05/5 in mySQL Databases (verified by oDesk) I rank in top 10 and 20% in other marketing related tests. I have delivered multiple projects over the past few years and more recently: - WordPress Theme Customization - - Avada - - Enfold - - Beep! - - Jarvis - - others..., - HTML5/CSS3 Static Business and Corporate websites - PHP Scripts (Project Management, Virtual Patients, Document Management, etc) - Elastix (Call Center Solution) - vTiger CRM - Sugar CRM - Document Management Systems for SME Corporations - Moodle for VLE I try my level best to support my contractors and customers with 24/7 support and services, I have fluent English speaking skills, meaning, your requirements are comprehended accurately. I can single handedly handle Graphic Designing, WordPress, and HTML/CSS - HTML5/CSS3 work, and i don't sub-contract to others - meaning my deadlines are realistic and always met, as you can see from my feedback.

    $38.89 /hr
    189 hours
    4.99
  10. Michelle H.

    Michelle H.

    Sr. Level Software Business Analyst and Project Manager

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 19

    Passionate about user drive design. Love great design that is perceived by the end-user as great design. Product Management, product development, UI/UX design including wireframes, primarily in healthcare related software development. Strong background at workflow optimization in applications. 11+ years in healthcare related technologies. Expert at client interviews, building user requirement stories, Agile planning, and working with development team to deliver milestones. Skills / Expertise: Rally Dev - Expert Version 1 - Experienced Jira - Working Knowledge Axure iRise Balsmiq 15+ years experience in corporate and non profit design (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks), Skilled at short and long term project management. Proven success at turning new ideas into launched products through building successful cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of design-driven product development and user experience innovation. Able to work independently and in teams. Strong communication skills.

    $39.00 /hr
    63 hours
    4.92