Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

Brian D. | Elance
 
176985602337900
Last Sign-in: Jun 19, 2012

Brian D.

Strategy, sales, and marketing professional
   United States

Verified Freelancer

Brian D.'s identity has been verified.  Learn More

Overview

Do you want to improve your competitive position or accelerate your venture's launch? I am a proven thought leader in business strategy, sales, marketing, and public relations. I have written dozens of business plans that have secured millions of dollars in funding and driven the strategic direction for many companies and their business units. My sales and marketing skills, strategies, and tactics have enabled my clients and the companies for which I have worked to experience market leading growth and market penetration rates. My...

Read More »
May 18, 2012|Management Consulting|Private|Completed

View All »

Skills (10)

Tested
Business Analysis
Corporate Strategy
Business Plans
Sales
Selling Skills Test
My Score
avg
Marketing
Public Relations
Organizational Behavior
Negotiation
Network Administration
Drupal

Service Description

My career history has developed a potent blend of sales, marketing, operational, and technical experience that enables me to function in a wide array of roles. While being very adept at managing big picture initiatives, I have the hands-on experience to be able to drive execution as well.

I have written and published many articles and am considered an expert strategist in the online, social media, and mobile business sectors. I have held numerous executive level positions in a host of technology ventures.

My technical aptitudes include expert level capabilities with all basic office applications, as well as hands-on experience and a depth of knowledge about many programming languages and networking technologies.

Based upon my significant experience, I am able to offer a variety of services designed to fulfill long-term organizational needs as well as momentary short-term initiatives. My core competencies include:
- Business plan writing, reviewing, and editing
- Business strategy
- Sales strategy
- Sales execution
- Sales management
- Marketing strategies and execution tactics
- Public relations
- Project management
- Mobile marketing, brand development, market growth
- Social media strategies and tactics
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
- Direct mail
- Guerilla marketing
- Corporate communications
- Mobile technology strategy, sales and marketing
- Systems implementation processes and systems life cycles
- Business intelligence
-...

Read More »

Employment

Qponomics, Inc.
Chief Strategy Officer / Board Member
2009 - Present
Qponomics provides innovative mobile advertising solutions to retail businesses and large brands. Duties Responsibilities include: ¿ Fund raising ¿ Strategic positioning and corporate growth ¿...
Connexa Softools, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2009
Connexa Softools was a developer of sales and manufacturing execution software targeting manufacturers of build-to-order or customizable products. The company was acquired in 2009. Connexa¿s...
Riverside Solutions Group
Principal
2001 - 2007
Riverside Solutions Group was a specialized professional services firm, providing advanced corporate consulting services in the areas of strategic growth, marketing strategy, sales operations,...
Pittsburgh Technology Council
Director, Membership Services
2003 - 2006
Pittsburgh Technology Council is the nation's premiere member-based trade association that provides business support services to technology, manufacturing, and life sciences companies. Principal...

Keywords

business plan
strategy
sales
marketing
presentation
social media
public relations
communications
project management
project manager
My Snapshot
Finance & Management
2
Elance Level
Level represents activity and experience on Elance. Freelancers start at Level 1 and achieve higher levels through their work. A higher "Level" indicates greater earnings, ratings and other achievements on Elance. Learn More »
  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
0
0
0
Total
Milestones
Hours
Reviews
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Private
Private
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
briandiamond
Type
Individual
Member Since
May 2012
Elance URL
Verifications
0
Groups
Brian D. | Elance

Brian D.