I am an E-commerce director and business consultant with seventeen years of experience in the industry of web based businesses, marketing, customer services, SOP, growth management, leadership, and product development for the internet based community of businesses. Startups can also be assisted with standard operating procedure development, media management, team acquisition and marketing. I am also an accomplished writer for several industries and can help with your content and message.
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5 STAR RATED BUSINESS CONSULTANT --- TOP 1% ODESK PROVIDER I am a US born and educated business consultant, merger and acquisition specialist and entrepreneur, with over twenty years of experience. I have consulted with international businesses large and small with a passion for start ups, especially in the technology space. I have a unique and thorough understanding of the challenges that growing businesses face, having personally grown two companies that were acquired, the second by a Fortune 200 company. Preparing your business for growth is what I do best! I've been heavily involved in the development and management of hundreds of online properties. I am extremely well-versed in the areas of website development, mobile technology, online marketing, lead generation and social media. I invite you to browse my LinkedIn profile at http://linkedin.com/in/brianmellett
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I work at the intersection of emerging technology, business development, and innovation where I keep a continual eye open for the latest trends and startup opportunities. If you have a business idea and need help bringing it to fruition, please don't hesitate to reach out. I'll do everything I can to help you launch successfully and turn your vision into reality!
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I have successfully completed over sixty million in funded grant applications and have a decade of experience working with federal agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and the Department of Justice. I also work with state and local agencies, private foundations, corporations, and other non-governmental organizations to source grant funding for my clients. Let me help you navigate the complexities and succeed in your mission. ________________________________________ I offer the following services to nonprofits. Grant Prospecting and Preparation Government, Foundation, and Corporate Grants Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Proposal Support Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Proposal Support Grant Oversight and Reporting Development Portfolio Management Project Evaluation Quality Management Program Development Health Center Program Design Federal and Local Requirement Analysis Sustainability Planning Contract Management Compliance and Monitoring Strategic Planning Board Development Consumer Involvement and Needs Assessments Fundraising Consultations Similarly, I offer the following services to for-profits: Grant Prospecting and Preparation RFP/RFI/RFQ Writing and Process Management Federal Contract Bidding - FedBizOps.gov GSA Process Management SBA Planning and Applications Administrative Support and Consultations Have a question about the services I can provide? Please contact me to for a free evaluation and quote.
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
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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. >
The way your business is set up, the approaches you take, the communication between those you work with, the way the coffee is made in the morning, and every small or large aspect of your business affects the product or service your customers or clients receive. I specialize in understanding the emotions and unique perspectives that drive your customers and clients to make decisions. That way you can make sure all of your actions are taken with a direct purpose that will exceed the expectations of those most important to the success of your business, your clients and customers. I combine my background as an award winning persuasive writer, television and commercial actor, speech writer, and stand up comedian to provide an understanding of business and the emotions of people. This enables me to help you provide every customer with the feeling necessary to gain their confidence right away, the feeling of being truly understood.
I am bringing 8 years of a solid experience working in the tech scene with both start-ups and big companies in web and mobile worlds as the Product and Project Manager, and experience of helping start-ups grow from testing hypothesis stage to defining the product and product roadmap through first sale. What can I bring to your table? - I helped to build companies and brands, took ideas and turned them into revenue-generating web products, lead and managed teams of engineers and designers, jumped on failing projects and lead the teams to success, analyzed consumer web behavior data and boosted web traffic by 75%, built product roadmaps and executed on them while staying agile and opened to innovation and emerging trends in tech world. I have an extensive experience building web and mobile products, thriving in a fast-paced virtual start-up company and executing anything from: † Ideation and product-market fit † User-centered product design and innovation † Rapid prototyping and testing † Mobile and web development † Project management and cross-functional teams leadership † Technical: OOD, Ruby on Rails, Linux, Git, HTML/CSS, Web development † Data and APIs/3rd party tool integrations † E-commerce conversion optimization † Search and recommendations † SDLC and Agile development † Product roadmap and team capacity As a high achiever who is highly skilled in visualizing and executing a plan, I do whatever it takes to deliver.
What kind of marketing assistance do you need? I'm especially adept with branding, copywriting, content, PR, social media, and email marketing. However, my speciality, and real passion, is in helping brands to find a tone-of-voice that really fits with their visual branding, and mission. Reach out with any questions---I'd be happy to Skype to see what I can do for you! Cheers, Katie
I am a veteran of many business startups that have resulted in successful companies. Some of my career highlights: * Helped start and build a startup to over $600 million * Have helped start 20 companies * Have taken companies public * Expert writer and speaker * Expert IT and ERP Consultant * Great business caoch