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On average, 157 Business Proposal Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Business Proposal Writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.86.

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Last updated: April 1, 2015

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Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Angel/Equity Investor Business Plan, Market Resear...

India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 8

I Sivaramakrishnan working as a Consultant & Researcher have 4 years of experience in creating market research reports, business plans marketing plans, strategy documents, competition analysis report, financial projections etc. I have worked with clients from a gamut of sectors including IT, Healthcare, FMCG, e-commerce, Education, OTC , Hospitality, Retail and Real estate, both from India and worldwide. I pride myself in providing a customized approach to the preparation of business plans and research reports which has benefited a number of entrepreneurs in new product launches, raising capital, determining USP, effectively reaching target segments, streamlining operations and devising marketing/financial strategies.

$83.33 /hr
2,178 hours
4.73
Scott E. Johnson

Scott E. Johnson

Very experienced early-stage strategist and planne...

Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

As a specialist in LEAN start-ups, I bring very strong recent industry experience across many functional corporate disciplines with great client references that will help you to make your business project successful. Talk to me about special pricing for your specific needs. RECENT UPDATE: 2014 has turned out to be a banner year for me. Between my clients here on oDesk as well as my own personal clients, I have provided a range of services for a wide variety of projects that carried a combined overall project value in excess of US $350M. Sectors I've worked in this year alone have included cloud-based SaaS solutions, mobile apps, mobile devices, gesture-based motion sensing, digital rights management, digital content development, online team collaboration, online education, online insurance delivery, professional sports analytics, mineral resource mining, marine asset management, food and beverage manufacturing, mobile healthcare, cruise industry, amusement parks, entertainment, aquaculture, and more. Types of services or deliverables I have provided so far this year have included: - ongoing CEO/founder mentorship - LEAN start-up planning and concept development, particularly in circumstances where little or no capital is available. - growth-stage planning and product/service expansion - ongoing coaching and advisory services on virtually every internal discipline including corporate development, team development, brand development and positioning, finding and securing advisors, product/service ideation, private equity finance preparation and product/service launch planning. - product and service ideation from initial concept development to long-term commercial viability planning - development of a broad range of investor materials and pitch preparation, including pitch decks for more than $350M in complex private equity financings involving angels, VCs and Gov't bond financings. Pitch decks range from traditional 12 page decks for tech companies to bigger decks for larger, highly complex mega projects (usually 30-60+ pages). - development of strategic planning and budgeting for a wide range of comprehensive digital marketing and social media campaigns - development of business opportunity assessments to validate potential business ideas and identify the best possible success strategy to move the project forward from a vision state. OTHER AREAS OF SERVICE: - Creation of various strategic plans (business plans. marketing plans, HR plans, product development/management plans, etc.) - Business strategy development (both lean and full operations) - Product ideation and development/manufacturing planning - Brand management - Traditional and digital marketing planning and implementation (incl. comprehensive social media) - Qualitative market research and analysis - Business development planning - Launch planning and management - Customer acquisition, retention and conversion - Development of strategic partnerships - Team building (particularly when you have limited resources) - Prep for early-stage financing and due diligence - Board of Directors recruitment, development and operations - Advisory board development - Full implementation of everything listed above BACKGROUND: In addition to being an independent advisor on oDesk, Scott is also the senior strategy advisor for SocialNRG Advisory Solutions, a boutique business services firm dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs build amazing companies. A serial entrepreneur with eight (8) of his own start-ups and more than 30 client-based start-ups under his belt, Scott intimately understands the immediate and long-term needs of both start-ups and their founders. This first-hand experience is essential towards helping Scott create value while assisting his portfolio clients build amazing, successful companies. Over the last several years, Scott has successfully completed a broad number of engagements to a global portfolio of clients, both independently, on various freelancer websites and as an in-house senior strategist with multiple professional service firms for clients requiring expertise in a wide range of services. Scott is a serial entrepreneur with more than 32 years of senior level experience and a strong passion for successfully strategizing, creating and bringing to market a variety of innovative products and services. Scott has served in most senior-level operational roles including multiple instances as the primary business leader. Scott has also raised substantial early-stage private equity investment for multiple projects. Scott is an MBA mentor and frequently invited presenter with the University of Victoria's MBA Program at the Peter Gustafson School of Business where he speaks on the issue of value co-creation and open innovation for early-stage companies.

$72.22 /hr
242 hours
4.74
Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrati...

Philippines - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism

$22.22 /hr
1,839 hours
4.87
T.M. Hawley

T.M. Hawley

Writer-Editor: Words do not fail me.

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 23

I bring more than 20 years' experience as a professional writer and editor to your project. A best-selling author and award-winning editor, I have produced copy long and short for diverse uses, including entertainment, education, business, and scientific/engineering. I have written and/or edited web copy, online help systems, brochure copy, video scripts, white papers, articles for the popular and trade press, proposals for business development, and books. I have a particular strength in conveying complex issues in clear and compelling prose. Clients seeking to communicate scientific and technical information will find this strength particularly to their benefit.

$40.00 /hr
979 hours
4.83
Rahib M.

Rahib M.

Business Strategy Consultant | Business Plans | Pi...

Bangladesh - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

I have been a business strategy consultant for the last 4 years. I help businesses develop their products, and a sustainable market for their products. Many of my clients are founders, organizations and companies seeking to create or redefine their business and marketing models, raise funding for their ideas, and grow to become market leaders in their industries. I have experience with tech-based consumer products, financial institutions, food distribution companies, agricultural companies, entertainment start-ups, media websites, health improvement businesses, green energy companies, and nonprofit organizations. I provide two main solutions: 1. Product development: helping you create or develop your product to provide more value for your customers, with an eye towards maximum profitability 2. Market development: helping you align your marketing activities for maximum impact, with an eye towards developing brand identity/image, and gaining market leadership I study your business from top to bottom, do my own research into the market, customers, and competitors, figure out what’s wrong or missing, and help you create business models, tactics, and strategies. I build all the strategies from scratch to represent your unique vision, and do away with the cookie cutter policies and templates that others use to reduce their workload. I help you gain the laser focus you need to succeed by defining your target market, and then help channel that focus into a business model that can scale with your sales. I've been doing this for years, and I have never faced a business problem that I couldn't crack open in less than a week. I also help you communicate all that through business plans, pitch decks, financial forecasts, or executive summaries – whatever fits your needs and target audience best. You only have one chance to make a first impression, and I make sure it’s awesome. If you're looking to get a fully customized wining strategy, get it right the first time, avoid wasting money on useless cookie cutter solutions, save months of valuable time, avoid mistakes, and get ongoing support, drop me a line for a free initial consult, and we'll discuss your business. And do connect with me on LinkedIn if you want to learn more about what I do: bd.linkedin.com/in/rahibmaruf/ Looking forward to hearing from you.

$25.00 /hr
999 hours
4.50
Youssef M.

Youssef M.

Senior Software Engineer, Data Warehouse Specialis...

Egypt - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

Over the last 9 years, I have been developing software applications in different domains like desktop applications for small businesses and websites for different applications. I have experience in the following areas: Object oriented design, design patterns, software architecture, JAVA, C/C++, C#, ASP.NET, PHP, Zend, MySQL, MSSQL, jQuery and others. My core edge lies in applying my experience and skills to develop software solutions that satisfy various client's needs and to establish solid relationships with my clients.

$16.67 /hr
1,430 hours
4.63
Eulanie marie P.

Eulanie marie P.

Freelance Consultant/Writer (Bus.Plan/Proposals/Pe...

Philippines - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

An achiever whom prioritizes in ensuring client's satisfaction with quality and best results. Target to assist in realizing specific projects according to the requirements with a positive attitude and determination. Assisted in realizing challenging projects with clients from Australia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia. As a unique individual, yours truly is deemed fit for the job. With exceptional qualities and long year profession and experiences in Corporate Management and Business Development, i have provided extensive and quality services to clients in the business industry, and/or business management and customer oriented industries. I am very much workaholic, target/goal oriented and loves to do the job on time with exceptional and outstanding output . I package Business Plans, Project Proposals, Training Proposals, Research and Development with extended services in the Administrative and Human Resources. I also provide Personal Assistant roles.

$16.67 /hr
513 hours
4.90
Usman Ahmed

Usman Ahmed

PhD, Expert Proofreader, Academic Writer & Researc...

Pakistan - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 11

A multi-skilled, reliable & talented Academic & Research Writer with a proven ability to Write Academic Papers, Report Writing, Research Writing, Article Writing and much more. My ultimate quality is my English writing/verbal skill. That skill has proven to be the most valuable asset for writing, Academic & Research writing, Proofreading, HR Management Writing, business, sales, and a variety of other opportunities. The key to enjoying a successful career through writing and communicating is developing a trusting, honest, and professional relationship with clients and potential clients. Delivering a creative and unique approach to their wants and needs allows my clients to enjoy an edge above the rest with the finished product.

$16.67 /hr
136 hours
4.65
Jeri B.

Jeri B.

Government Capture Manager, Proposal Writer, Resea...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9

I am an experienced project manager, proposal writer / RFP writer, researcher, writer, auditor, and analyst with a niche service in government consulting and capture. My content areas are varied and wide and as an analyst and researcher, I'm experienced at adapting and building on past frameworks. A NOTE ABOUT SUCCESS RATE: In government proposal writing, many oDesk clients discover they do not meet minimum qualifications for government proposals. When this happens, the proposal can't be submitted. I have been ending these projects and we have these options: job completed successfully; job completed unsuccessfully; or other reason. I have been coding these as "other reason" and also providing a rather detailed explanation assuming oDesk was reviewing. Unfortunately, the 'other reason'--a client's INABILITY to meet minimum quals has equated to what appears to be my failure. NOT THE CASE. I have asked oDesk to review and revise but if past is prologue, this will never happen. Here is a direct response to oDesk criteria that clients can not see but that is reflected on the freelancer's screen: - public and private feedback - a near perfect record - successful completion of work - 100% of work that can be completed - client complaints - 100% recommendation level - responsiveness levels - more than 99.5% (the rest is unknown) - missed deadlines - 0 - disputes - 0 - long term client relationships - 20% oDesk repeaters. 5, 3-year old non oDesk repeat clients GOVERNMENT CONSULTING AND PROPOSAL WRITING I've directly consulted and advised government since 1995, either within government, or in a national management consulting firm. I take all the skills at my disposal: analysis, research, audit, writing--to provide best practice solutions. I have worked as a project director, project manager, and team lead, conducting activities, writing and editing reports, developing work and audit plans, and all served as a practice area proposal coordinator while remaining 87% billable. I've helped businesses pursue government work since 2006. I utilize advanced PM practices to sequence activities based on priority, and condensed from the Shipley process. If you seek government proposal work, I'll ask that you respond to the following: 1. Are you new to this sector? 2. What service do you provide? 3. Who are the potential clients? 4. Has the deadline for questions passed? 5. Do you have prior proposals that will be available to me? 6. If a SME is needed, will you provide? 7. Do you meet minimum qualifications? Do you know what minimum qualifications are? 8. How successful have you been in the public sector? 9. Are you able to start providing information within 48 hours? 10. Do you recognize that almost all facts and content must be complete five days before submission? 11. Are you a client of a client? CONTENT AREAS: ambulance billing, airport operations, automated passport control (APC), economic development, education (K-12, IHE), electronic health records (EHR), electronic medical records (EMR), electronic patient care reporting (ePCR), franchise operations, health level seven (HL7), labor, lean six sigma, government, legislation, public safety, SAAS, statutory research, theory of constraints, trades, transportation, workforce. PROJECT MANAGER (OPERATIONS, NOT I.T.) I've been an operational project manager since 1995. I've developed full-blown work plans, communications plans, and status and final reports. I currently use two PM software applications. RESEARCHER I've been a researcher since 1991. This skill enabled me to pursue work as a yellow-book auditor because both are based on documented facts. My research is independent, fact-based, and very often collaborative. WRITER I've been a professional writer since 1995, to include press releases, summaries, white papers, reports, proposals, RFP's, and more. AUDITOR and ANALYST I am a trained performance auditor with documented experience. This type of auditing is specific to processes and data. Within this category is cost accounting. I've been an analyst since 1995, analyzing performance, revenue, budget, and so much more. *********************************************************** TERMS: Just a note about my RATES--the rate that I bid reflects the 10% transaction fee. My rate ranges are: $25 - $35: government capture and research; business research $35 - $50: proposal coordination and writing $50 - $75: government business development and capture. Please note that a full-time employee that provided this service would range from $45 - $100 per hour with indirect costs. If you pay me $27.78 per hour, this is my net: 27.78-2.78=25.00 1st net less employment tax, social security, medicare, and health insurance (for a total of $8.83) for a 2nd net of $15.17. So, hopefully you can quickly realize the value you receive in hiring a freelancer over an employee. I only accept hourly work with new clients and I also recognize the value of repeat work and will reflect that during rate discussions. * My rates are flexible depending on the perceived need, so please provide as much information as possible. * I don't work for commission. * I don't work set hours unless I have the capacity. Should you wish more of an employee arrangement, where you set the hours and dictate how the work should be done, please contact oDesk Payroll, and I am pleased to consider that option. * I don't work for clients of other clients. Have your client contact me directly. ***********************************************************

$27.78 /hr
767 hours
4.94
John Benson

John Benson

Professional Business Writer

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

Greetings from S. Florida! I am a professional business writer who specializes in the development of high-impact / Fortune 500-class documents, IP, and media. In the past two years I have delivered over $15,000 in business writing services to oDesk clients. My services website is BizWritingServices.Info Recent credentials include: - Business articles published in Forbes. - Successful investment prospectus returning over $5 million in seed funding. - An education book published through Pearson (the largest publisher in the world). - Website content (twenty-eight pages worth) for one of the largest trade associations in the U.S. - A $3.8 million IT project proposal developed for Saudi Arabia's largest telecom services provider PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND My education includes a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Marketing. (Texas A&M.) I have professional sales training from IBM, NCR, and Miller Heiman. My business career includes fifteen years of corporate and small business consulting. These work experiences provide a distinguishing factor in the services I provide to my clients. My writing efforts are backed by genuine knowledge and experience in "real-life" business. I understand what it takes to run a business, develop opportunities, and succeed in the market place. From a business consulting services perspective, my past clients include Compaq, Dun & Bradstreet, USAA, Nabisco, American General, BMC Software, and Nielsen Media Research. International clients include the Govt of Anguilla, the Govt of the Netherland Antilles, and Ernst & Young, Curacao. In 2007, transitioned to full-time professional writing. Best career decision I have ever made! Each and every day I awake to exciting writing projects that can contribute to the success of my clients. SELECT WRITING & MEDIA EXPERIENCE I have designed and written more than 100 business proposals spanning 5-, 6-, and 7-figure deals. I have engaged with 20+ American and International companies to develop executive, marketing, sales, IT, and financial documents. My international work includes projects in Taiwan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Norway, Australia, and Canada. My US work includes projects with Fortune 500 companies and exceptionally talented small business owners. To round out my writing career, I have completed a 420 page Novel, which is due for publication in early 2016. PROFESSIONAL TOOLKIT - Document repository management (Dropbox.com) - Content editing (AutoCrit.com) - Grammar proofing (Grammarly.com) - SEO Content analysis (Wordle.net) - Customized project and workflow management tools. ========================================== My billing rate is $50.00 per hour, I accept correctly scoped fixed-fee projects. For information on my services, please visit: www.BizWritingServices.Info Thanks! John.

$55.56 /hr
241 hours
4.79