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Dina R.

Dina R.

Communications / PR Consultant

United States - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

Dina's expertise includes public relations, media outreach, B2B communications, news and feature writing, blogging, event management, project management, and marketing communications. She has provided communications direction to some of the world's largest and most recognizable brands including Pfizer, Olympus, and eBay, as well as fitness entrepreneurs, technology startups, medical professionals, independent marketing agencies, several US federal government agencies, global product/service companies, and nonprofit organizations. Her industry experience is concentrated in healthcare (pharmaceutical and consumer), women's health & wellness, technology, and caregiving/aging services. She is also an RYT-certified yoga instructor and a freelance writer and blogger whose work has appeared on a parenting website, in national magazines, independent websites, corporate blogs, trade publications, and a website targeted to professional women.

$55.00 /hr
2,312 hours
4.80
Ann-'libby' L.

Ann-'libby' L.

Master's Degree in Psych with 6 Year Business Owne...

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

Recent feedback: "An exceptional choice, who is thoughtful, concerned about project quality, delivery, and communication. Puts quality of work and delivery above all other concerns. She was willing to go beyond expectations, by offering ideas and suggestions that clearly demonstrate an interest in our business and product, helping us reformulate our services in such a way, that we ourselves understood it better. Our organization couldn't be happier or more pleased, and we will continue to request's Libby's services again and again." My goal is to provide timely services to companies or individuals in need of editing/writing professionals. I have strong conceptualization skills for the business of psychology and the realization of psychological constructs online. I am able to work on a part-time basis with a combined project load of 40 hours/wk maximum. I am quick, efficient, and meet deadlines. My background includes editing/writing for psychology, business, blogs, curriculum, real estate, and environmental engineering. I am an effective manager for writing teams. Thank you for your consideration.

$55.56 /hr
1,980 hours
5.00
Antoan M.

Antoan M.

PhD in Computer Science

Bulgaria - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

If you are stuck and the deadlines are near. If you need the job done fast - send me a message! I have 20 years experience leading Software Design and Software Development teams. I am results-driven, customer-focused, analytical Software Engineer. I am strong in design, integration and problem solving skills. I have worked in various programming languages and platforms including social networking. I follow SDLC lifecycle process and methodologies. The end product is always highly scalable solution. http://githelp.us/

$70.00 /hr
1,542 hours
5.00
Nikhil Mandrekar

Nikhil Mandrekar Agency Contractor

Investment-worthy business plans for startups

United Arab Emirates - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 11

Expertise: Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Marketing Plans Required Skills: Technical Writing, Feasibility Studies, Competitive Analysis, Presentation Design Are you an entrepreneur or a startup looking to raise money or increase sales? If you answered yes, then we should talk. I have assisted over 200 startups and entrepreneurs for over a decade with writing business plans and preparing pitch decks for investor presentations. I have helped raise more than $75 million collectively with my business plans. Some of my successful clients include: Vecor.com Expertory.com Drivewise.ly LondonGoverness.com ViennaAdvantage.com Haload.com ValParkMobile.com Texts.com WomenLeadInc.com (finalist in Boston Mass Challenge in 2013) ..and more To see a full list, please visit my portfolio at www.meetnikhil.com I have a Master's degree in the Economics of Science and Innovation from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in Spain. I also have a Bachelor's degree with Honors in Business Administration and Applied Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology with specializations in Entrepreneurship and International Business and minors in Psychology and Philosophy. You can connect with me at: www.linkedin.com/in/mandnik/

Associated with: Mercury Retrograde
$200.00 /hr
1,179 hours
4.76
Aditya A.

Aditya A. Agency Contractor

Consultant

India - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 12

Outstanding business and technology consultant. Over 20 years of industry experience in Business and Technology Consulting, Strategy, and Technology implementation. Superior writing skills. Expert in: Web development and Webmaster: - Wordpress, HTML, CSS based website development and maintenance Writing: - blogs, articles, reports, sales copy, tech documentation Business Consulting: - strategic planning, marketing, business development Social Media Marketing: - SEO / SEM / SMM, analytics, landing pages, optimization Proposal Management - proposals, bids, tenders, contracts management and writing Project & People Management and Recruitment Usability analysis and review

$40.00 /hr
4,084 hours
4.98
Vinnie R.

Vinnie R. Agency Contractor

Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Start-up Consulting,...

Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

A strong business leader, I have 15 years of senior management experience with several Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a top performer and contractor for oDesk Enterprise Solutions and a recipient of the oDesk Top 10% Award. My expertise includes: -Business strategy/pitch decks -Business plans & proposals -Financial Forecasts, Analysis, Business Valuations -Marketing Strategy and Plans -Project Management & Six Sigma My objective is to build a consulting practice and deliver to you, the client, the best knowledge, expertise and results that our team has to offer. I am energetic, dedicated and will deliver 100% to each and every project. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you, sharing my expertise and making us both a success! Skills Summary: Business Strategy/Business Plans; Start-up consulting, Business Plans, Investor plans, Pitch decks, Market Research, Executive and Investor presentations Finance; Financial Budgeting and Forecasting, Business Plan Development and Financial Analysis, Margin, Income Statement & Balance Sheet Management, Month End Closing, Analytical Expertise, Audit and Internal Control, Marketing; Online Channel Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Development, Mass Media Strategy and Execution, Management of Direct Marketing and Telemarketing Channels, New Product Development, Market and Consumer Research, Retail Marketing, Marketing and Statistical Analysis Project Management: Recruitment, Business Process Development and Facilitation, Vendor Management, Team Management, Lean Six Sigma, Senior Project Management

$50.00 /hr
1,616 hours
5.00
Faisal Javed

Faisal Javed Agency Contractor

Investor Ready Business Plans and Pitch Decks

Pakistan - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 21

QUICK OVERVIEW: * Over 7 years of progressive experience in writing business plans, pitch books, financial projections/analysis, and accounting. * Expertise lies in the preparation of investor-ready business plans, immigration business plans, venture capital business plans, and business plans for internal assessment/feasibility purposes. * Worked with high net worth individuals and companies generating a multimillion-dollar turnover per annum or seeking as much as $300 million in start-up funding. * 100% customer satisfaction backed by a unique oDesk Money Back Guarantee on hourly contracts, meaning you will get your money back from oDesk in case of dissatisfaction. * 98.8% positive reviews on oDesk. * Highly recommended business plan writer by previous customers * IBISWorld industry research reports are available for US-based companies, which is a highly reputable source for collecting industry statistics and trusted by private investors, bankers, and venture capitalists. IBISWorld charges $950 per industry report that you will get included in your business plan free of cost. * Offering free branding (logo) services to start-up entrepreneurs requesting business plan and pitch deck together. * Use of royalty free images in the business plan and pitch book that you can even publicize on your website, flyers, social media, and other promotional materials. * Free business plan review available! * Ranked 1st in the Business Plan test among over 9,000 test takers, by achieving 100% score. The test result is visible on the profile. Ranked among the top 10% or 20% successful test takers in all other relevant tests. * Sophisticated and appealing designs for business plans and pitch decks to inspire your prospective investors and other stakeholders. * Willing to sign an NDA to provide maximum protection to your business model and commercial interests. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Faisal has over 7 years of progressive experience in writing award-winning business plans, investor pitch books, marketing plans, new business development, business coaching, market research, industry analysis, branding, pricing, financial analysis, corporate accounting and management consulting fields. A savvy start-up business planner and strategist, Faisal commenced his professional career back in 2007 when he secured his first employment in Comprehensive Business Consultant, Islamabad, Pakistan as an Assistant Auditor. He accelerated his professional career further in accounting and financial analysis fields by joining SNL Financial as Financial Analyst in 2009, a leading financial data providing firm located in the US. Acknowledging his tireless efforts and dedication to work, he was promoted to Coverage Analyst role later in 2011 where he continued to serve the organization for another one year. At the beginning of 2012, Faisal combined his business acumen and vast experience and founded his own business plan writing firm, Aceplans. Being a business plan writer and project manager at Aceplans, he has worked with over 130 start-up companies. Most of them were from the US, Canada and Australia, and helped them in preparing business plans, business strategies, operational plans, marketing strategies, and financial projections. I am looking forward to meeting you and discussing your startup business idea and needs. So what are you waiting for? Contact me today and let's start working on your business plan right away! WORK SAMPLE: Please review two business plans and one investor proposal samples by visiting the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ozdcxc316wfcem1/Business%20Plan%20Samples.pdf WHAT MY BUSINESS PLAN WILL INCLUDE? Please download and review the table of contents that I normally follow to prepare a business plan. The final business plan could have slightly different contents based on your actual requirements. https://www.dropbox.com/s/vc9zqm59wpdxcza/Table%20of%20Contents.pdf?dl=0

Associated with: Bright Outsourcer
$50.00 /hr
2,126 hours
4.96
William Rothman

William Rothman

Senior Business Consultant

United States - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 12

Over the past five years, I have set up and managed the financial affairs of several start up and emerging companies. I have set up the Client's chart of accounts to work with their specific industry as well as corporate needs. My core competency lies with a strong foundation in financial and cost accounting and the ability to implement that knowledge for many different industries and provide financial reporting that is useful to not only the owners but other stakeholders such as lenders and investors. I have a strong background in QuickBooks and Quicken but have worked with other financial accounting programs such as TImberline.

$60.00 /hr
1,951 hours
5.00
Ann Brampton

Ann Brampton

Social Media Consulting, SMM Strategies, Managemen...

Costa Rica - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

I have worked in Social Media for many years now and am highly experienced in the field. My key skills are Social Media engagement, Strategies, Social Media policies, SMM training, brand monitoring, analytics and reporting. I am currently working on many ongoing accounts but I am open for one-time consulting projects that involve either strategies, policies or general consulting services. I have worked with all types of companies around the world, from small home-based businesses to big name corporations. I'm a great communicator and extremely organized, i'm also completely bilingual English/Spanish. I worked in digital production for many years therefore I have knowledge on websites, CMS, blogging and Social Media integration, this I believe is a huge addition to the work and experience I can provide. I have excellent recommendations and one of my greater skills is creating conversation and engagement on Social media channels. Please feel free to visit my website (http://www.annbrampton.com), you can read all about me, my work and who I've worked with. You can also link to all my Social Media channels including LinkedIn where I have a full active profile.

$20.00 /hr
4,765 hours
4.86
Michael S.

Michael S.

C-Level DNA - Prolific Business Strategist

United States - Last active: 21 hours 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
1,393 hours
4.95