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Jose Bello

Jose Bello

Business Plans + Decks + Research + Consulting

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

I create plans and models for entrepreneurs and startups. My documents help them pitch to investors, banks, and potential business partners. Many of my clients are founders, organizations and companies seeking to create business and marketing plans, business models, full pitch decks or online presentations. Among my past clients I have financial institutions, food distribution companies, entertainment start-ups, media websites and green energy companies, plus many nonprofit organizations. My best clients are the ones with new and disruptive ideas. In my process I ask many questions, do a lot of research, propose new ideas, explore diverse channel of distribution, provide a lot of graphics, create models using a canvas business model system, run numbers and create financial projections. At the end, I do everything I can to create useful and powerful documents for my clients. "OFF-LINE" I have my own business consulting firm working from New York City, (EST) but available around the clock. I have an MPA from Cornell University (USA) and I speak English and Spanish. ----- MY PHILOSOPHY on writing business plan is simple: every business plan is unique and every client deserves a professional and timely service. I do not over promise, I do what I said I will do. Simple. Some business and marketing plans are designed to get a loan from a bank, others to get potential investors excited about a project. Most of the time is a tool to raise money, but all the time should be an instrument to guide your future. In my work I get inspiration from big angel and venture capitalist firms, such as the giant investor Sequoia Capital; that has invested in companies like Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Instagram, Yahoo!, Atari, Kayak, Zappos, and LinkedIn. I always suggest my potential clients to read what they are asking from people that want to get funds from them: www.sequoiacap.com/ideas They are not asking for a 100-page business plan. They believe that the best founders are clear thinkers. ----- MY PROCESS is also simple. I start with your ideas and your initial data and work until you are completely satisfied. I want to invite you to see my process of writing business plans here: http://goo.gl/ugB0l1 Before you hire me I give you a very clear plan of what I will do for you, step by step, with a feasible timetable. Again, I do not over-promise, I do what I said I will do. By hours, this is a breakdown of my typical development process: 1) Business Consulting (2-6 hours) 2) Market (Research and Plan) (4 to 8 hours) 3) Financials (4 to 10 hours) - 3 to 5 years of Sales, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet forecasts. 4) Writing (8 to 16 hours) - following the format of California VC firm Sequoia Capital and adding charts, maps, graphics, etc., to clarify your business pitch. My tools are 1)Internet for research, 2) Skype for communication, 3) ASANA to organize my work, 4) Excel to plot all financial projections, 5) PowerPoint to design pitch decks, and 6) a few RedBulls to work overnight and on time. Everything will start with a Skype chat and we go from there. ----- TERMS I work around your budget. I know that startups are not cash cows. Because every plan is unique, I like to discuss final payment terms during the interview process. My original bid is a guide for the client, and is based, usually, on a week of work (about 40 hours). Depending on the nature, format and stage of your business project, my work could take about a week and in some cases several weeks. My hourly rate is $80, and usually will take me 20 to 40 hours of work to develop a comprehensive plan. If you hire me as a fixed rate contract, I operate on a 3-payment basis. The first 20% is due at project start, a second payment of 40% at an agreed upon middle milestone, and the final 40% upon completion of the project. ------- SAMPLES Looking for samples of my work? Here is a list of some of my past projects: IT service start-up in Germany, data center in Uganda, online food service platform in Brazil, crowdfunding site in California, niche social network in the UK, nonprofit in Mozambique, real estate fund in Taiwan, TV production company in Los Angeles, agro-business in Nigeria, entertainment company in Holland, publishing service in Spain, beverage company in the UK, entrepreneurial education center in Dubai, pharmaceutical start up in Lebanon, electric company in Saudi Arabia, and several iOS native app start-up in Australia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico and USA. Sample Business plan - http://goo.gl/4AUmUy Sample Pitch Deck - http://goo.gl/YcIMWa If you request a connection via Linkedin you can see past clients’ recommendations here: www.linkedin.com/in/josebello ----- FINAL NOTE: If you do not hire me, let me wish you good luck in your future business. Keep it up and dream big. Jose

$80.00 /hr
535 hours
4.87
Anne Balke

Anne Balke

Consultant/Writer/Researcher

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 18

Recognized top 5% oDesk contractors. I have the skills and experience necessary to complete any of the following jobs: complex research, writing, editing, basic websites, business consulting (online marketing strategies for small businesses) or other similar projects. One of my specialties is helping people develop well-written informational content that brings organic and natural traffic to their sites. I provide writing, editing and formatting services for online website content. [Note - if you are trying to view my actual website from my profile, I am in the process of changing hosting providers so my site is temporarily unavailable. As a result, some of the links in my odesk profile many not be working. Just ask if you need to see more work samples and I will get them to you.] I am fortunate to have a gift with writing and truly enjoy it. Over my lifetime I have met many people with brilliant ideas and thoughts who struggle with getting them into writing in a way that effectively conveys the message. I have a passion for helping people take their ideas and putting words on paper so that the ideas can be shared with others. There is a great sense of satisfaction that I get when a client tells me “that’s exactly what I wanted to say!” Although I have not been formally hired as a writer until recently, I have an extensive writing history. I am conscientious and thorough in all that I do, often going above and beyond employer expectations. I have an inner passion for knowledge and answers. If I don't know something, want new information or want to learn how to do something, I do whatever is necessary to find the answers. My preferred jobs are advanced Research and Writing projects that require someone with great attention to detail and an analytical approach to finding information, not just "collecting data." {Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the data collection process, but typically simple research jobs don't pay equivalent to my experience & expertise.} Outside of freelance work as a writer, I provide business consulting, web design and online marketing services for small businesses, "from one small business owner, to another." As an entrepreneur who has been through the struggles of learning how to succeed when resources were limited, I understand what it is like to build a small business from the ground up. My formal training is in Psychology and this background gives me a unique perspective on the world of marketing and behavior. I have been a work-at-home mother since 2002 and absolutely love the freedom that being self employed provides. Let me be upfront - if you are looking for someone to work at "outsourcer rates" or to provide any work that is unethical or "black hat," then I am not that person. But if you are looking for a person who will provide HIGH QUALITY and ORIGINAL work, completed by someone with both an attention to detail and a creative mind, then that's me. I stand by all my work and won't work on anything that I wouldn't be proud to put my name on. As a business consultant, it is my job to Research and Find Solutions for my clients, as well as find information relevant for their business/industry. As a web/internet consultant, with knowledge of how content and keywords affect search engine results, I have a full understanding that there is "much more to be found" beyond the first Google results pages. On the educational level, I have a Master's Degree "plus" in Counseling Psychology from a school that was extremely research oriented, preparing students for Doctoral Programs. Not only did the regular coursework require routine research and report writing, but the program included completion of a Master's Thesis. I also have an undergraduate minor in statistics. Prior to becoming a freelancer, I have over twenty years of experience working with children in social and school settings. My specialty was working with children with emotional and learning disabilities. As the Director of a Youth Shelter, I also have experience supervising and managing teams. In 2002, after 20 years in the corporate world, working full time "plus," I made the decisision to change focus. With these New Priorities I started down the path of being a "work from home mother" (WAHM) and home business owner. "Enjoy Life Enterprises" is the umbrella for all of my entrepreneurial and freelance endeavors. Because I am completely self-employed, I have flexibility in the hours that I can provide, based upon what is required. I am located in the United States (North Carolina) and can be reached by email or if you are US based, we can talk by phone. I have also set up a Skype account if you are outside of the US.

$38.89 /hr
3,153 hours
4.98
Glen Maree

Glen Maree

Sales Copy Master, Hypnotic Writing, NLP, WordSmit...

South Africa - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 30

- - - virtual office closed until further notice - - - Direct Response Copy That SELLS .. Period! if a word .. like IMAGINE ....... was a picture ... what do you see? if a word .. like INTENSE ....... was a sound .... how do you hear it? if a word .. like PASSION ....... was a smell ..... who do you think of? if a word .. like HYPNOTIC ..... was a taste ..... why do you hunger? if a word .. like MAGNETIC ..... was a feeling .. where do you feel it? if a word .. like PERFECTION .. was a sixth ..... when do you sense it? NOW synergize six senses .. in a sentence .. so you're sold .. so sweetly so subtly .. suggestively .. SOLD .. how'd that happen? it's all in the conditioned psyche of the subconscious where instinctive decisions are made you need to get in there I'm your key use me .. NOW _________________________________________________________ Hypnotic Sales Copywriting will catapult your conversion, no question! Video Sales Letter Scripts, Email Autoresponder Sequences, Web Content, Sales and Landing Pages .. and all the written marketing collateral you need in between .. plus expert reviews, advice and IM strategies to ensure your sales funnel, and the visual balance and flow of your offering, work best for you. So .. when a massive increase in conversion will work wonders for your business .. and the very best is the least you expect .. get set to expect beyond expectation, because .. I incorporate subtle, suggestive and persuasive, hypnotic NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) patterns and techniques into my words, while supercharging content with expert skills and knowledge gained through an illustrious career in sales, business and life management. I excel at crafting engaging and compelling sales copy that subtly manipulates the subconscious mind into a receptive and willing buying state .. and I'm a born perfectionist with a superior intellect. This mix guarantees exceptional standards of professionalism and impressively captivating, distinctive creativity. This exceptional mix also guarantees a substantial increase in conversion for you. In every writing assignment, besides absolute employer satisfaction, my primary objective is to outdo myself .. and I'm as diligent and as thorough as if your business were my own. ** Everything I touch turns to SOLD **

$97.00 /hr
632 hours
4.91
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
Brian Mellett

Brian Mellett

Business Consultant, Merger and Acquisition Specia...

United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

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

$50.00 /hr
266 hours
5.00
Tanya N.

Tanya N.

Reliable Business and Real Estate Attorney

United States - Last active: 08/27/2014 - Tests: 1

Aggressive, experienced attorney whose focus is the protection of your business. I am strategic, practical, and competent. With over 11 years of legal training and skill in leading, training, teaching, and consulting, I am adept at effectively designing solutions for my clients. I am very well-versed in contract drafting and lease review and negotiation. My work includes projects for various Fortune 500 companies.

$100.00 /hr
199 hours
5.00
Karen King

Karen King

Direct Response Sales Copywriter

United States - Last active: 10 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
Justin L Colebrissi

Justin L Colebrissi

Vietnam - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I have a wide background in Marketing and Sales techniques building from experience working with 5 continents over the last 15 years. I am always looking for new opportunities that are focused and defined. I have a wide ranging skill set that enables me to deliver on objectives through focused and quality work. Please take a look at my Linkedin page for more information and samples of my work. Should you need any additional samples, please contact me directly.

$25.00 /hr
29 hours
4.60
Michelle Caruso

Michelle Caruso

Life Coach and Writer

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2

Be You. Be Brilliant. Make A Difference. Supporting Deep-Spirited individuals create their vision of meaningful and fulfilling careers, relationships and life experiences is my​ passion. I believe each and every one of us has our own unique set of gifts and strengths that, when harnessed, enable realization of our own vision of sustained joy, fulfillment, success and the confidence to go for it! To see my testimonials visit: http://www.infinitylifedesigns.com/testimonials.html I also write self-help articles and host a weekly internet talk radio show. In December 2012, I self-published an eBook titled "Don't Fear the Dealer". A consumer's guide to receiving fair, quality service from new car dealer's service centers.

$55.56 /hr
24 hours
5.00
Carla Geenen

Carla Geenen

Experienced online coach/counselor

Netherlands - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Are you looking for someone to help you achieve the things you love? Would you like to have a regular talk with someone about your life and business goals, your dreams and ambitions, your worries and doubt? Are you looking for someone with an open heart and mind? Someone who sees you, the real you, and is dedicated to help you become who you truelly are? I graduated with honours from the University of Amsterdam (MSc.) before becoming a personal coach and trainer. I completed several courses on NLP, coaching and counselling and hold over 7 years of experience. In the Netherlands I run my own coaching business (www.carlageenen.nl) both Life and Work related. My experience in Personal Branding has lead to the publication of the coaching tool Brand New You. English readers can read more on my blog www.howtodowhatyoulove.wordpress.com. I am a reliable professional with integrity. My method is intuitive and client-centered. I use a wide variety of excersises and techniques. Clients appreciate my ability to quickly understand their situation/personality, ask the right questions and help them move forward in a positive direction. It is my personal believe that understanding and loving yourself is key to living a happy life. Dutch is my native language. But I do have high commend of English. Being educated as a Cultural Antropologist, and having travelled the world, I love to work with an international clientbase. Meeting people from all over the world, sharing in their struggles and triumfs, is what makes this work wonderful to me. Looking forward to hear/feel from you! Best regards, Carla Geenen

$35.00 /hr
46 hours
5.00