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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: 2 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. Zach Pardes

    Zach Pardes

    PR, Marketing & Social Media Pro

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 4

    www.linkedin.com/in/zpardes Marketing, PR, advertising & communications pro. New market categories. Launches. Relaunches. Start ups. Funding campaigns. Mergers. Acquisitions. Corporate communications & investor relations. Current and former clients include: Corporate: Amazon, Nike, Virgin, Tropicana, ESPN, First Watch, Darden Restaurants, Stew Leonard's, Chuy's Tex Mex, Lennar, KB Home, Toyota, Nokia, Discovery Networks, Electronic Arts (EA), Stein Mart Tech & Mobile: Flickr, GOQii, Lightricks (Facetune), DevriX, Coveroo, Hooked, Row Sham Bow, Chegg, TeamChat, Indix Health/Wellness: Allergan, Smith & Nephew, Nemours, Moffitt Cancer Center, Compass Research, Human Performance Mentors Hospitality: Wyndham, Marriott, Hyatt Regency, Peabody Hotels, Rosen Hotels Consumer Packaged Products: Javatino, Buddy Fruits, Zico, Fuji Film Finance/Fin Tech: Merrill Lynch, Citi, E*Trade, Vesta, MX (Money Desktop), B2R Finance Clean Tech: CALMAC, BuildingIQ, KGS Buildings, Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, Ox Paperboard, Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) Non-Profit: Big Brothers Big Sisters

    $111.11 /hr
    123 hours
    4.99
  3. Michael Gray

    Michael Gray

    Professional Copywriting & Design

    United States - Last active: 3 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
  4. Hrishikesh Jobanputra

    Hrishikesh Jobanputra Agency Contractor

    Entrepreneur and Author

    India - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Need high-impact results for your business?  I'm a Marketing specialist who help drive your online marketing, increase sales and bring innovative strategies to elevate your company to new levels of success. I posses 14+ years of experience in online marketing and business strategy development. Areas of expertise: 1. Demand analysis and ideation 2. Content strategy, planning and execution 3. Email marketing and funnel optimization 4. Website conversion optimization

    Associated with: Fourth Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd

    $150.00 /hr
    4,297 hours
    5.00
  5. Dawn R.

    Dawn R.

    Marketing , PR and Copywriting Pro

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3

    Savvy, senior level marketing, PR, and copywriting professional. I have been an executive at media/entertainment firms in addition to recent work as a consultant for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency is complete end-end management of marketing projects. My versatility, down to earth nature and quick turnaround time are all strong suits.

    $112.00 /hr
    45 hours
    5.00
  6. Karen King

    Karen King

    Direct Response Sales Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Want to DOUBLE or TRIPLE YOUR SALES using the only copywriter on Odesk that has proven copy to quintuple (that's 5x) sales by rearranging a handful of words? Online sales is a word game...I know these words and phrases. Do you? If not, read on.... Using personalized training and mentorship by a 7-FIGURE GURU and applying the time-proven sales tactics by the Gods of copy (like John Carlton, Gary Halbert, Frank Kern, and Chris Haddad), you'll run copy that can 2x, 3x, or even 5x your sales (10x-20x if your current copy REALLY sucks!). What could doubling your sales do for YOUR business? Money to outsource more projects? Start-up cash for new income-stream ideas? This is entirely possible if your copywriter understands the KEYS to UNLOCKING maximum buying behaviors...there IS a winning combination that creates a POWERFUL need in customers for your product, turning them into hyper-rabid BUYERS! You will benefit in 1 of 2 major problem areas that most entrepreneurs struggle. And the winners experience: 1) "Conversion Crushing" Sales Letters or Video Sales Scripts that will transform your hesitant, skeptical, or even cynical prospects into crazy, passionate, and loyal buyers. 2) Sales copy surgery (aka Copy Critiques). Take your EXISTING sales copy to boost your conversion rates and take your profits to a whole new level! Your internet sales video or text sales letter will CONVERT more visitors into BUYERS. You just need the right combination of words to make that happen. If you're current CASH FLOW seems more like cash trickle, please contact me.

    $150.00 /hr
    292 hours
    4.99
  7. Melanie Feltham

    Melanie Feltham

    MBA, BSc, BA Expert Online Marketing Consultant

    Canada - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Are you getting the most out of your online presence? Do you use the language your customers use when they are searching for you? Is your website under-performing and you are not sure why? Do your customers and clients know why you do business and why they should care? I am an expert in web presence for business. A great online presence starts with great copywriting and content and builds with a consistent marketing campaign across channels that is targeted to the people who really love you. Whether it is website copy, social media marketing, or paid advertising, I offer full review of your website and marketing campaigns and let you know what you can do to improve sales using your online avenues. We can even start from scratch. My clients see consistent and often dramatic improvement using my recommendations and techniques and are thrilled with the results. Superior research skills and a background in consumer psychology and business allow me to determine exactly who your target market is and how to reach them. I keep up to date with the latest in marketing news and developments, particularly with respect to digital marketing (social media, SEO, SEM). I have developed and executed marketing plans and marketing materials for companies in industries such as travel/tourism, the arts, finance, wealth management, business services, real estate, luxury goods, and hospitality. These materials included newsletters, press releases, brochures, website copy, blogs, Facebook business pages, articles, Google ads, magazine and newspaper print ads, and general correspondence. I have also run successful Google Adwords campaigns and can create and run a campaign for you that will receive amazing results including designing ad copy that will result in conversions! In plain language that means your ads will receive clicks that result in a new client, customer or lead. Want to tap into the digital world and find out what the internet can do for your business? Invite me to interview!

    $75.00 /hr
    2,298 hours
    4.99
  8. Cathleen Lewis

    Cathleen Lewis

    Senior Marketing and PR Strategy Executive - US Based

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

    Cathleen Lewis has over 20 years global marketing experience. She established her consulting company in 2009, following several high-profile positions with top agencies and Fortune 500 companies including Ogilvy & Mather, DDB Needham, and Hilton Hotels among others. I have been recommended by my clients as one of the top freelancers on Odesk and I even have been contacted to interview as a contractor representative by Odesk on the side. NOTE REGARDING JOB SUCCESS STAT: I have more than 20 jobs open with past clients. Leaving these jobs open allows them to hire me periodically at the original rate that they hired me at. Some dating back to 2009. This erroneously skews this statistic down since Odesk sees these jobs as “not complete” for the purpose of their statistic. I choose to leave those jobs open as a nod to their loyalty, so, that statistic reflects those jobs as "not completed" but in actuality they are just ongoing and open for the reasons I stated above. I have a lot of high profile experience, however, I also enjoy smaller clients too and always exceed my clients’ expectations. I have an approachable style and believe in candor in communicating with clients. I have successfully led teams as small as three and as large as twenty-five and enjoy a collaborative, productive work environment. I am also well versed in leading metrics, analytics and remarketing platforms Google Analytics, Improvely and Adrolll among others. Here are some additional areas I have a lot of experience in: Online Strategy and Implementation Oversight Graphic Design (Social Media Promotions, Brochures, Direct Mail) Overall Website Development and Design Public Relations Social Media Strategy + Facebook, LinkedIn Advertising PPC including Adwords (I am a Google Agency) Project and Team Management Brand Integration Event Planning/Management Celebrity Endorsement – A –list Entertainment Global Conference Planning and Oversight - 350+ attendees Crowdfunding Strategy and Implementation SEO – Oversight Affiliate Marketing Marketing and Communications Management Loyalty Program Administration I have proven my ability to lead strategy and development of any campaign, brand or initiative involving many stakeholders and am adept at gaining consensus across multiple constituents when necessary. In other words, I play well with others. Also, please keep in mind, I do not do any spec work, commission only or performance only based projects, so please don't ask. I am extremely creative and have extensive experience on big as well as small budgets... There just needs to be a budget. Also, I will be raising my rates at year end, but will honor my current rate with clients who contract with me before the end of December, 2014. I look forward to working with you.

    $166.67 /hr
    579 hours
    4.74
  9. Marcus Coelho

    Marcus Coelho

    Digital Marketing Consultant and SEO Specialist in Brazil.

    Brazil - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 1

    Check my porfolio: https://www.behance.net/marcuscoelho SEO Strategic analysis, keywords analysis and media analysis (Google Analytics). Sitemap, relevancy and PageRank techniques. W3C rules, META TAGS and linkbuilding. Geo reference for GPS devices and geo location for Google Maps and Places. ADVERTISING Creation of campaigns and promotional materials (ads, posts, banners) Sponsored Links and ad words. Content Management (blog) Articles and posts topics suggestions based on the project keywords. Production of all relevant content for internet campaign. Critical data for content structure to improve the PageRank. SOCIAL Social bookmarking and Social network marketing. Promotion of the campaign in the major social networks. You Tube Manager and Customer Care.

    $16.67 /hr
    133 hours
    4.62
  10. 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
    4.76