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Diamond Business Solutions

Business Consulting for Entrepreneurs
   United States
Peabody Massachusetts

Overview

- Business & Marketing Plans -

With over 15 years of entrepreneurial, sales, marketing and financial experience, I can provide you with a realistic plan that gets results.

For example, a good sales forecast is the most important assumption you make - everything else in your business plan depends on this single assumption. Making a sales forecast is more art than science. This is

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Sep 3, 2004|Copywriting|$600|Working
Aug 17, 2004|Business Plans|$250|Working
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Service Description

Diamond Business Solutions provides consulting services to small businesses and start-ups. We can help you with financing, business plans, marketing plans, business research, retail site selection, international sales, and turnaround management issues.

We also provide training services - Business English, Business Writing, Sales Training and Cross-Cultural Training - to companies competing worldwide.

Mr. John Diamondopoulos is a successful entrepreneur who has started 3 companies - an import/export & direct marketing firm, a fast-food franchise and a consulting & training firm.

John's expertise in finance, marketing and sales also proved crucial in turning around a company that was suffering a substantial loss. After restructuring the sales and finance systems, sales increased by 400% and net profit per unit by 100%. John also renegotiated contracts with several finance companies improving cash flow by over $50,000 per month.

Earlier in his career, John had worked in sales for several fortune 500 companies. John has sold millions of dollars worth of insurance, investment, international freight services, and capital goods in the United States and overseas.

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"John put in place a turn around plan at a business that was suffering substantial loss. John has an ability to filter through data and concentrate on the key issues of projects. In my experience, John has always been an effective communicator and...

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Employment

Keos, Inc.
President and Treasurer
1997 - 1999
Created and directed a business development plan for Keos Grill and Cafe - a start-up retail franchise concept.
Action Auto, Inc.
Partner and Sales/Finance Manager
1994 - 1995
-Increased revenues by 400% by restructuring the sales and finance systems. -Increased unit sales by 50% and net profit per unit by 200%. -Improved cash flow by more than $50,000 per month...
The Equitable Life Assurance Company
Financial Planner
1993 - 1994
-Successfully advised businesses and wealthy individuals regarding pension planning, investment and asset protection strategies. -Implemented asset allocation strategies which reduced client taxes...
Nova Trade Corporation
Partner and International Manager
1990 - 1993
-Promoted international commerce between American, Greek and Latin American companies. -Developed an 8-page catalogue and used direct marketing techniques to sell imported products to ethnic...
CTW Imports, CF AirFreight, Savin Corporation
Sales Representative
1983 - 1990
- Seven years of experience selling intagible and tangible products. - Met or exceeded sales quota by up to 150% and consistently ranked in the top 20% of salesforce. - As a sales representative...

Education

Brandeis University
Masters in International Economics and Finance
1995 - 1997
Boston University
Bachelors in Economics with a Minor in Business Administration
1981 - 1986
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