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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • San Francisco, CA 94114


In my 40 plus years of international business and marketing, i have never worked with a more creative and out of the box marketing and design person. This is not a joke or a paid for testimonial. It is true. Leon Katz President Forever Rich International

  • 26 years in business
  • Oakland, CA 94611


We are introducing StartupFactory, LLC. We are focusing on affordable, go-to-market initiatives. StartupFactory is a marketing resource serving startups and emerging companies in the technology business marketplace. With proven skills in strategic planning, startup funding, product positioning, and integrated communication programs, StartupFactory's singular purpose is to satisfy the unique marketing needs of the early-stage technology business. We provide the essential guidance and tools you require to succeed at this critical stage. We start with the tools you need now. Not every early-stage business needs everything, but every start-up needs a few things. Our modular marketing initiatives enable you to enter the market quickly and build valuable credibility from the very start. Our proven, fully integrated programs are effective and efficient. Most importantly, StartupFactory modules are resource friendly. By adopting our proven approach, the steps that lead to business success will be taken in the right sequence and in a timely fashion. Plus, fixed price modules make budgeting extremely straightforward.

  • San Lorenzo, CA 94580


Butterfly Social Marketing offers services that range from consulting to staffing: Consulting: We research your company and create a custom social media brand plan. Execution: We set up your social media plan in accordance with your brand plan Training:We can train members of your staff to act as your online spokesperson(s). Social Marketing Management: If a full time staffer is not in your company plan or budget, we can provide you with an experienced “SSM” to act as your online Social Media Marketing Manager. If you’re ready to really talk with your customers, we will help you find the right strategic way to do it and then help you maintain a consistent online presence, which improves the value of your brand while helping your company grow. We are located right across San Francisco, Ca, Butterfly Social Marketing has a virtual service platform that allows us to work with businesses/public figures across the USA.


I do marketing system reviews, as well as compensation plan reviews. I also provide top picks, training programs and online advertising advise.

  • San Francisco, CA 94110


ARTdeezine LLC is a full-service Branding & Marketing Design Studio in San Francisco. We help our clients develop a smart brand and get them noticed by their target market via print and social media. With a strong brand thousands of dollars can be saved on marketing. The key is starting with a smart brand that has room and potential to grow and evolve into a strong, healthy, vibrant brand that speaks for itself. A process we call "Brand Cultivation". We are a group of artist passionate about art, design, food and wine. Our favorite projects usually have something to do with art, design, food, and/or wine, which is why we host an annual art show called ARTasting. ARTasting explores the culture and style of San Francisco neighborhoods through art and food. This event gives our clients a chance to showcase their best work for the year and gives ARTdeezine a chance to not only give back to the local community but to engage them. We invite local artists of all mediums to showcase work at the event. We then produce a calendar for the following year featuring all the art work showcased at the event. The calendar is released and distributed at the event and used all year long as a marketing tool for everyone involved. Proceeds from the event are then donated to a local charity that we believe is doing positive things in the community! And this we call "Community Unity"!

  • Sebastopol, CA 95472


Do you feel like you could take your small business to the next level if only: you could be busy focusing on what you do best, but you might be getting bogged down in the details, administration or accounting of your business. I provide business consulting services on an ongoing hourly or project basis depending on each client's individual needs. Depending on your goals and budget, I can help you to get organized and put the right systems in place to allow you to focus on what’s most important providing your product or service. By working within your budget and personal business goals, I can design tailored solutions which will make your business operations more efficient and effective allowing you to focus more time and energy on doing what you do best and taking your business to the next level. Small Business Development and Support - Marketing strategy and implementation: Developing appropriate targeted marketing strategies within your market and budget. This includes creating annual marketing plans and targets, identifying key markets, social media and networking strategies, creating marketing lists, developing marketing materials and relationship management systems. -Project management: Defining streams of work, creating budgets and projections, developing and tracking project schedules, contract and file management, coordination of team and communications. -Systems and process creation: Creation of custom-tailored administrative systems to streamline operations and increase efficiency. Identification of appropriate technology solutions to manage administrative processes, relationships and communications, project or client systems/processes, and time management solutions. -Financial organization and management: Creation of accounting processes, clean up of back logged accounting, financial/bookkeeping maintenance services. -Strategic planning: Identification of short and long-term goals, creation of action plans to keep you on target, monitoring processes, focus coaching.

  • Berkeley, CA 94703


I'll show you the best strategies for growing your business, and then I'll support you every step of the way as you put that plan into action. I offer the following: - Business Consulting: Learn Business Strategy * Online social marketing * Financial planning * Organization and productivity - Business Coaching: Turn Your Plan Into Action * Create a working business plan you'll use every day * Learn to love sales and making connections * Market yourself on the Internet like an expert * Use the best online tools to organize your business What business owners are saying about Two Hats Consulting are the following: * "John's intuitive vision quickly gets to the center of business goals to elucidate new ways and opportunities to make them truly happen." -- Andrew Peters, Principal, UE Architects * "It's really a pleasure to write a testimonial regarding John. His skill in explicating business conceptions and organizing our approach to challenges has been improbably valuable, but the first thing you will find out about him is how, into all of the meta facets of your business, he is." * "John knows that your passions are the source for everything yet to come, and he pursues you in friendly and supportive dialogues to determine what these inner values are. This was honest of our very first conversation, and it is true of all the meetings we have." * "I came to John, desiring to reverse my 10-year vocation as an in-house sound designer to a freelance operation for commercials, film and video games. We're getting ready to set up, and I can say to you that the progress has been amazing from both a personal and business point of view. I know I am moving towards practicing what I love, and as John continuously says, 'Do what you love well, and clients will wish a piece of it.'" -- Andrew Lackey, Sound Engineer, WabiSabi Sound * "It was a pleasure to work with John. He really listened to me and helped me make a plan to get my business to an entirely new level; he gave me the tools and the confidence to move forward. I cannot advocate him extremely enough." -- Rachel Beser, Rachel Beser Graphic Design


Is your small business where you want it to be? I am specializing in getting new businesses off the ground and helping established businesses get to the next level. Business plan writing is made simple and easy. I will walk you through all the mechanics of the business plan as well as look at some of the emotional barriers that keep you from moving forward.

  • San Francisco, CA 94105


Gunshot Digital is the internet marketing company. At Gunshot Digital, we offer our clients with highly-creative, highly-effective marketing solutions. At our disposal is the full spectrum of digital marketing tools, technology and know-how. We think like creatives, but we have the technical skill to deliver messages across the internet and mobile platforms with aplomb. We know all too well that technology alone is never the answer. The following is about Gunshot Digital at a glance: 1. Our services include creative design, interactive marketing, strategy and analytics, and websites and applications. 2. We are privately held and independently owned, making our focus 100% on our clients. We don't answer to a board or stockholders. We only answer to our clients. 3. We offer consumer and B2B services across multiple industries. 4. Corporate headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in San Francisco and shortly Rio and London. 5. Our retention rate is close to 100% team - virtually unheard of in the industry.

  • 7 years in business
  • Oakland, CA 94611


Think of us as your on-site or virtual marketing or sustainability department. We offer excellent project management services by supporting you in the creation, design, development, and implementation of your program. If you already have a staff driving a marketing or sustainability plan, we will become part of the team by offering our expertise and knowledge, so that your company sees measurable results. Either way, we will be with you every step of the way. We will add value and efficiency to your operations, helping you maximize your investments, so that you can focus on other areas of your business. Sustainability Initiatives, Development, and Execution: * Analyze your current social and environmental impacts and create a strategy for improvement * Pinpoint your current "baseline" in the above areas to use as a comparison for future milestones * Assist you in determining and understanding your company's carbon footprint * Find the most cost-effective ways to reduce your company's carbon emissions and output * Assess your relationships with your company's stakeholders and develop a plan for improved communication and collaboration * Recommend potential changes that will increase efficiency based on information gained from stakeholder interviews * Determine other sustainability initiatives that would benefit your company and contribute to your success * Identify steps and execute a triple bottom line strategy that encompasses the people and the planet aspects of your business to increase your profits Marketing & Business Strategy: * Formulate and write short or long business plans * Develop authentic, key marketing messages and campaigns that align with your company's sustainability efforts * Manage the production of your company's website * Strategize a long-term vision for the company and create a road map to reach your desired outcomes Event Creation: * Organize and host an on-site expert panel to engage your employees on sustainability-related issues and topics * Facilitate retreats, workshops, and meetings focused on sustainable issues and trends Social Media: * Create accounts or manage already-existing accounts * Help define your social media position and create your company's online "identity" * Deliver a clear and concise social media strategy tailored to your company * Provide you with the tools necessary to maintain and analyze your social media image We are available for contract work on an hourly or project basis. For a free 30 minute consultation, please contact us.

  • Redwood City, CA 94062


We are a full-service ad agency, specializing in search engine optimized websites, strategy, brand development, consulting, design, media planning, and PR. We work with small- and medium-sized businesses, nonprofits, and sustainable companies. We offer large agency services at a fraction of the cost.

  • San Francisco, CA 94122


Inclusiva Strategies provides business coaching services and workshops that empower creative business owners, entrepreneurs and executives with the tools that they need to grow or launch their ventures. Founder and principal coach, Jacob Gelfand, offers structured guidance to individuals and teams who are masters of their chosen crafts, but need help to achieve their business goals. He provides one-on-one business coaching services and workshops to a diverse range of clients including: - Artists, craftspeople, designers - Food makers, restaurateurs, retailers - Service providers, consultants and solo practitioners - Technology startups and entrepreneurs - Corporate officers and non-profit directors Inclusiva's signature style of holistic coaching aligns the clients' personal needs and values with their business visions in order to achieve meaningful and lasting results. The one-on-one business coaching process empowers clients in the following content areas: 1. Business Design - Thoroughly mapping out business models; fine-tuning value propositions; creating sustainable competition advantages; increasing efficiency and boosting revenues 2. Market Strategy - Market research and quantification; analysis of customer segments and competitors; and developing sales, pricing and promotional strategies 3. Financial Modeling - Generating projections and financial statements; crafting budgets; forming business entities; and exploring alternative sources of fundraising like crowdfunding 4. Leadership/Management - Enhancing decision making; time/stress management skills; improving interpersonal dynamics; and honing negotiation and conflict management techniques "Jacob is a business shaman! In four months of working with Jacob, my business has grown tremendously and I have matured as a business owner. Jacob intuitively provides frameworks to allow me to create the business I've always wanted. What I get out of our sessions is not just take-away information, it's a deeper understanding of how my business and I can work most effectively." - Lisa Chatham, August 27, 2012 "From beginning to end he was passionate and committed to my business idea. I was lucky to have Jacob's entrepreneurial and business insight. My business plan and final presentation benefited from Jacob's great organizational skills, fantastic ideas, knowledge, planning and his positive, easy-going attitude. Most importantly, Jacob remained engaged, supportive and motivated me to do my best. I feel honored to have had the opportunity to work with Jacob!" - Shauna Harper, October 12, 2011 "Jacob is an exceptional professional with strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, and leadership ability. In addition, he was greatly appreciated by his peers for introducing new ideas and challenging assumptions to make other startup businesses more effective. Jacob's unique educational training in law and business makes him highly effective as a problem solver and strategist." - Arturo Noriega, December 29, 2011

  • 6 years in business
  • Corte Madera, CA 94925


My goal is to make you successful. Sometimes that takes a paradigm shift. I'm here to educate you and take the necessary steps to make your business a success. My ninja skills include rock star marketing (technical and strategic), executing various tasks as a start-up generalist and product development. I am an eCommerce expert, and I work with Shopify as a verified expert.

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