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Nick Graff

Nick Graff

Sales Funnel Consultant - copywriting, consulting,...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

I build automated conversion funnels using ClickFunnels. I will essentially create a business for you. All I need from you is your products and content. I have been building websites, driving traffic, and creating conversion systems since 2009. I have built over 100 WordPress sites and built conversion funnels behind most of them. I have setup my business as an "all in one", done for you, internet marketing and sales funnel development service so you don't have to manage another team. I have studied under some of the most successful internet marketers including Eban Pagan, Frank Kern, Brendon Burchard, Russell Brunson, George Brown, Anik Singal, Perry Marshall, Ryan Deiss, and Perry Belcher. My biggest takeaway from the thousands of dollars I spent on their programs and countless hours of studying is this… He or she who is ready, willing, and able to spend the most money to acquire a customer wins! I learned that from Ryan Deiss and he learned that from Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon. Jeff spent millions of dollars and busted his guts for 6 years before he made any money. Maybe you are not that aggressive but for most entrepreneurs that looks like setting a conversion funnel up and driving lots of quality leads. This allows you to see what works and what doesn't so that you can put more money into marketing, which means more profit for you. The biggest challenge for most business owners is setting that digital sales funnel up. Most entrepreneurs are too busy with day to day operations and don’t have a few hours a day to learn something new and another few hours a day to implement it. That is where I come in. I will set you up with a 5 piece system that looks like this… 1. Lead Magnet: Drive people into your automated system by offering something compelling and valuable for free. 2. Trip Wire: Offer something even more valuable for a very low cost to sort the curious from the serious and reimburse you for some of your ad costs. 3. Core Offer: Now that you have under-promised and over-delivered two times, they are really starting to dig you. They are beginning to envision a long-term relationship and may be ready to buy your main thing. You should be profitable at this point and if so, you have a self liquidating offer which you can scale. 4. Profit Maximizer: Offer them something that complements your core offer. Usually this would be something that automates the process or makes their life easier or better in some way. For example, if you sold golf clubs, you would want to offer a golf bag or a golf membership. If your core offer was consulting, offer a done for you service. If you are a landscaper, offer annual fertilization. This is the icing on the cake. 5. Return Path: Now that you know who your prospects are and have identified a few different types of customers, you should segment your email list so that you are sending relevant messages. If you have been building your email list but have not been utilizing it effectively, it is because you have not segmented your list and setup autoresponders for each segment. The first 4 steps happen instantly. They opt in to your email list and these offers come one after the other. The 5th step is your email automation: this happens gradually over time. With all 5 steps you can sell your products and services automatically and make way more money than your competition. If you are the kind of business owner who really believes in something like this but doesn’t have the time to implement it, I am your solution. If you hire me, we will work closely together over the next few months or years as I build, test, and optimize your sales funnel. The reason my rate is $75/hour is because I do not have a bunch of stats and data. As soon as I do have more proof, my rate will go up considerably. But for now, remember that my system is proven by others like Ryan Deiss. We all know the internet is here to stay. We all know that advertising online is legit and we all know that automating the sales process will save you time, money, and frustration in the long run: not to mention you become exponentially more scalable. So, the only question left is, is Nick the right guy for the job? Through oDesk you can see that I am legit. Maybe I don’t have decades of experience but who does? This internet thing is still evolving and there are very few people in this world who can do what I do. And the ones that can, are too busy doing it for their own businesses. For $75/hour, I think it’s worth the risk. My mentors charge $15,000 MINIMUM to set one of these funnels up. The value of what I do is much more than $75/hr and since the system I create for you is yours to keep, you will benefit from it for years to come. It’s what I like to call an exponential ROI. Keep in mind, building sales funnels is time intensive and I can only handle a few clients at a time. Best Regards, Nick Graff PS - To see my package deal visit http://dfyfunnel.com/ .

$75.00 /hr
272 hours
4.97
Isabel F.

Isabel F.

Business Consultant | LinkedIn Marketing | Brandin...

Portugal - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/isabel-futscher-fernandes/b/37b/648 EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qcklsv2QA COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!

$60.00 /hr
581 hours
4.99
Michael S.

Michael S.

C-Level DNA - Prolific Business Strategist

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

Every successful business begins with one person and a vision. Inevitably, that vision must segue to a strategic plan and focused execution. This is a space I've successfully lived in for over 20 years. My strengths lie in visionary business planning and strategy. I can take role as an advisor, collaborator, and/or team member to execute plans or strategic initiatives. I develop Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Operational plans, create financials, and help recruit top management. I help clients positively deliver results to their bottom line, take them from "marginal to viable", and often I help position them for a high(er) probability of an 'exit' when the time is right. I help deliver organized, business-focused narratives and messaging that inform internally and to external stakeholders, vendors, clients or investors. Whether a start up, early stage, or middle market, I approach every engagement in the same manner. I first establish an understanding of the business as it exists today. I review the current business structure. I peel back the layers to clearly assess the business, financials, market dynamics, team, and strategy. I look at the business in its current iteration and then sit down with you to discuss both the 'big picture' and what the goal line looks like to you. Early on, we may well reach a point where I share less-than-good news; There's still work to be done. But it is at this point where I see clients reach a level of cognitive realization, who understand and agree with my position or feedback, and that's where things can start to get exciting. Engage me on an initial consultation (no fee) regarding your business goals and strategy. The outcome of that dialogue will tell us both if there's a fit and whether it makes sense to engage in a mutually beneficial relationship to advance your goals. Michael

$33.00 /hr
1,390 hours
4.95
Jinesh S.

Jinesh S.

Business Plan Expert - Management Consultant - Mar...

India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

Jinesh is a business consultant and market research expert with a dual background in business administration (MBA) from Reims Management School, France and engineering from the University of Pune, India. His MBA specialization includes consulting, strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has over 4 years of experience during which he has undertaken numerous management consulting projects for various industries such as IT, aviation, retail, e-commerce, FMCG and oil and gas. He has worked with start ups, small and medium enterprises and multinational clients across the North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. One of his past projects involved working with a French multinational in animal health and nutrition industry for organizational and strategic consulting project to expand international service division generating revenues worth €0.7 million. Jinesh has also worked with the European Space Agency (ESA - ESTEC) in the Netherlands for a strategic consulting project to improve Return on Investment (RoI) for one of the member states of the council. Additionally, he has undertaken primary and secondary market research projects in the retail industry for one of the fastest growing IT companies in India. Prior to his MBA, Jinesh worked with French and Indian IT multinationals. He has undertaken various projects on Enterprise content management, which involves streamlining and structuring processes and information; so as to make inter-communication between teams within and outside organization smooth and efficient. He was extensively involved in setting up a competency center and provided training to users and consultants within the organization. His past portfolio includes, but is not limited to, projects for various clients in the below areas: * Management consulting * Strategic road-map and insights * Business plans and investor pitch decks * Financial forecasting * Marketing and sales plans * Primary and secondary market research * Business process development * Scenario planning * Enterprise content management * Functional and technical analysis Jinesh has a strong passion for consulting and strategy projects and understanding companies, businesses and industries at both micro and macro levels. His personal interests include both business and leisure travel, watching tennis and reading business and technology magazines.

$40.00 /hr
310 hours
4.76
Dr. Elizabeth Lewis

Dr. Elizabeth Lewis

Medical Physician, Medical Consultant, Sports Inju...

United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 1

I am a Board-Certified and Fellowed, Medical Doctor who has over 2 decades of experience in consulting, case review and all issues involving sports-related injuries. In addition to my consulting and sports injury work, I am also a published author and business entrepreneur. I am a native US citizen and am educated at a top-tier American Medical University. I have served as the medical consultant on many projects, some of which include domestic start-up opportunities, international medical import projects and medical-based venture capital consulting. I also write and edit all varieties of medical documents including research and technical copy. From white copy to online articles, I can provide you with quality medical content. I've written/edited everything from chapters in specialty medical text books, grant proposals for clinical professors, monthly newsletters for physicians offices, online content for health-related websites and much, much more. You will be 100% satisfied with my work...I guarantee it! _________________________________________________________________ *Content production is offered exclusively as a ghost writer. I do not endorse products/services or permit my by line to be used with the content I produce through Odesk. If this is something you need, please contact me prior to offering me the writing work. *Please do not approach me to write prescriptions or provide medical advice.

$83.33 /hr
104 hours
5.00
Richard Haschke

Richard Haschke

Business & marketing plans. Startup consulting. Cr...

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I believe in developing a brand image perfectly tailored to your offerings and your marketplace, and in executing creative marketing tactics that craft that image. I will treat your business as my own and refuse to submit anything but A+ work. I'm currently looking to supplement my local client base with some of you awesome oDeskers. I hold two degrees...a Bachelor's in Marketing from the University of South Florida and a Master's in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida. Having designed and implemented marketing and business plans for companies of my own, I know where you're coming from and what you're looking for. I've transitioned this into my career as a consultant and am now here for you! I look forward to hearing about your venture. Let's chat! -Rich P.S. Please personalize your interview invites! Sample work available upon request.

$24.90 /hr
238 hours
4.94
Povl Larsen

Povl Larsen

Researcher, Writer, Design Process Consultant & Bo...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

BA(Hons) degree in 3-Dimensional Design MSc in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Cranfield PhD in the development of a methodology to aid in the company wide evaluation of new manufacturing tools, techniques and technologies. ICB Cert in Bookkeeping 12 years experience as owner-manager of own business full-time and 25 years part-time requiring self-discipline, commitment, excellent organisational skills, business planning and financial acumen. Six years Academic research on Success Factors in Business, such as, Business Planning in SMEs, Strategic Planning in High-growth Medium-sized Enterprises, and Integrated Design and Accounting in Manufacturing and Service Sector Businesses. Followed by ten years of Academic research into New Product Development, Innovation Management, Wearable Technologies and the Use of Digital Technologies in the Craft Sector. I have over 40 publications, twelve in International Academic Journals, the rest in e-journals, conference proceedings, trade magazines and newsletters. I have six years experience of bookkeeping for charities and 30 years of preparing the accounts for my own businesses. I am a Qualified Bookkeeper with a practice licence (no 13485) from the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (UK). I am qualified in Sage 50 Computerised Bookkeeping to Advanced Level. Website creation and content writing for own businesses; www.povl.co.uk and www.drpovllarsen.com. Also content and web administration of www.ksa-uk.net

$25.00 /hr
152 hours
4.93
Rocky DeGuarda

Rocky DeGuarda

An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurs - Copy/Branding/...

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

I have a plethora of experience in the entertainment, sports, and construction industries. Between my MBA and 15 years of entrepreneurial experience, I'm an ideal candidate for positions in marketing, sales, business development, and event production/management. Recently developed skills are in social media, online marketing, and site redevelopment for brands such as Shaq.com, Shaquille O'Neal's official website. I have now been the Website Content Administrator for Shaq.com since March, 2014. If you're looking for someone with excellent copywriting and editing skills, I'm the man for the job. I'm an excellent speller and have both the creative and technical ability to write for just about anything!

$30.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Naveen Nagoori

Naveen Nagoori

MBA with 6 years of management consulting, retail...

India - Last active: 12/10/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

MBA professional from IIM Lucknow and B.Tech from NIT Warangal India with 6 years of experience in Retail operations, Management consulting and IT industries. Worked with industry leaders Hewlett Packard, Aditya Birla Group, Infosys. Well versed with business consulting, proficient in Office tools. Entrepreneurial, dynamic and creative work style.

$55.56 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Michael Erwin

Michael Erwin

Writer | Researcher | Entrepreneur Hacking the Fut...

United States - Last active: 07/20/2014 - Tests: 2

I am a writer, researcher, and entrepreneur hacking the future of business. I write dense reports for entrepreneurs and executives who want to disrupt traditional industries and gain key insights to the shifts of culture and business. I've spent the last decade studying the movements and transformation of ideas, culture, and society. What is "modern business design"? Most companies have responded to the radical cultural and economic shifts of the last decade by getting a Facebook page or a corporate Twitter account. At a growing rate, they're realizing this isn't enough. Their sales are down or flat, their talent acquisition and (especially) retention is low, and often their industry as a whole is suffering. They know they have to change something, but they can't put their finger on it. And they're certainly not willing to bet their company on it. With a decade of research and experience, I'm helping these companies go back to the drawing board, reconsider their overall business goals and structure, and create actionable adjustments to set the course of their company on the upstream in their market. It's not operations consulting, business coaching, or social media strategy. It's business design--based on a modern value-system, a modern mindset, and a modern global economy. I've been involved in a variety of projects across multiple industries. While my main work is currently focused on modern business design, I have the skills, experience, and resources to effectively help entrepreneurs and companies with the following: Writing, Proofreading, Editing, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Social media strategy, startup consulting, corporate culture initiatives, innovation workshops, strategic planning, process improvement, Technology strategy consulting and CIO services, and WAN (wide area network) planning and consulting. While these may seem quite diverse, I've had hands-on experience and demonstrable results with each as a graduate student, teacher, a fortune 5000 employee, and an entrepreneur. For those looking for specific interests and passions, here are some of mine: entrepreneurship, startup communities, futurist, technology, alternative health, homeopathy/oriental medicine, raw food, spirituality, philosophy, theology, nature, positive parenting (my daughter is currently 3), social change, politics of business & enterprise, economics, and education.

$75.00 /hr
60 hours
5.00