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Scott has been great at helping me with my small business accounting - he's very accessible and knowledgeable!
Shawn is awesome!! He takes pride in building a relationship & understanding your business needs, not just getting your business. I own a small business and I was running my payroll services through another prominent company. There was a mistake that I could not identify and every time I called my payroll services company, I got charged for the call and transferred to someone who was supposed to know how to fix the problem. I was referred to Shawn and asked him to look over my accounting. Not only is he knowledgeable & happy to help but he straightened out my payroll and accounting needs with ease. Shawn is now my payroll guy & I'm happy that I switched!
I really like Mary's approach to business. She is prompt in her responses to clients, easy to work with and delivers a quality product. Our small business was very happy with the website and work she did for us!
I've been a business "solopreneur" for almost a decade, and through the years, as my business has survived the recession + grown, and also with life's changes, my personal goals have changed and my business vision has shifted. In my 8th year in business, I engaged Clearways Coaching services in order to gain clarity and direction in hiring help, and delegating more so that I could focus on business operations and sales. I was burned out and emotionally exhausted from doing it all on my own for so many years, and had trouble seeing how I would be able to make (what felt like) huge changes and see results in a relatively short amount of time. Since that time, David Merino and I have been working together on a bi-weekly basis, and in each session, he starts by asking me to recall my "wins" from the previous week, and determine my agenda for the session. David asks key questions to get me thinking about where I want to put my energy in the coming week, and which resources I'll call upon for help and/or making progress. When I've gotten overwhelmed or blocked, David patiently asks an open question to get me moving again. By creating short term goals and attainable action steps that I can chip away at through the work-week, I'm able to chart small successes along the way and be mindful of my accomplishments, which further spurs me on to the next goal. David's coaching technique has been vital to the growth of my business because I've been able to tap into my power and motivation to try new methods + be intentional about carving my path. If it's not working, we adjust and redirect. I'm proud to say that through working with David, I've faced many fears and pushed my personal + business boundaries. Since 2013, I've contracted an employee to handle social media, blog-writing and project management; created/fine-tuned systems + protocols around sales and new client relationships; and analyzed marketing + sales strategies. If you're clear that you are ready for change, and you're committed to taking action, I highly recommend working with David Merino of Clearways Coaching.
Jan is easy to work with. I pretty much got all I needed to get my accounts straightened out plus help with what I needed for my taxes. Best of all it was MUCH cheaper than my CPA charged me. I would use a good bookkeeper over a CPA any day for a small business. Jan did great and I will use her again.
Cher came to work for us when our prior book keeper found a new full time position just before the end of the year. We still had all of the end of year reporting to get done and of course file end of year taxes, Payroll reports, etc. She started immediately and her knowledge and experience made completing all of those tasks relatively easy. She was able to learn the basics of our business quickly. Cher is more familiar with QuickBooks online than the desk top version we use. We were unwilling to change at this time so she had to come to our office. As in all other things she was very willing to accommodate us. Cher is flexible and organized but also takes ownership of getting the job done correctly and on time. I am very happy with her work and pleased to recommend her to new clients.
Jon Toorock, the owner and founder of All Fantastic, made my dreams come true! I came to him with a vague idea based on how I wanted the website to feel and he nailed it! He is a wealth of knowledge and even helped with my business plan. He has become my go-to person and I can't recommend him enough. Michelle D. van Hees The Brahmin Group www.brahmingroup.com
I have over 30 years of experience dealing mainly with environmental issues and as a construction and business development consultant. Most of my activity has been in direct coordination and collaboration with the public and private sectors. I have assisted Fortune 500 companies in preparing for future implementation of regulatory environmental, state and federal requirements in areas of health/safety and cradle-to-grave disposal of hazardous waste and how that will impact ROI. I have worked with state and federal regulatory agencies regarding ongoing and historical site environmental soil and groundwater issues, negotiated best long-term and cost-effective solutions for the clients. As a Business Development Consultant, I have assisted U.S. companies to maximize business opportunities in Mexico and South America. I advise clients how to better understand and deal with cultural differences when conducting business. I have developed long-term personal relationships in the U.S. and foreign countries to promote business opportunities. I have demonstrated the necessary interpersonal skills to facilitate communications, coordination and cooperation in a demanding environment. As an Environmental Engineer, I provide technical advisory support to the chemical and hydrocarbon industry in the development of wastewater pretreatment facilities to improve process plant environmental conditions, including training of process technicians. I introduced cost-saving pretreatment best available technology (BAT) by the use of a carbon (pressure absorbers) absorption system and the use of bioremediation for on-site neutralization of wastewater streams before the release to the city sewer or waterway. I'm a dedicated, responsible and reliable individual with the capacity to efficiently work completely independent and as a team member with capacity to get along with people. I have very high ethical and professional standards and values which allow me to exercise my own critical judgment and interchange of information, knowledge and ideas with clients, associates, and employees. I am people oriented and project driven. Partial list of clients include the following: * Hyundai Semiconductor U.S.A. * Intel * BOC Edwards * CH2Mill * Air Liquide * Rhone Poulenc * U.S. Bancorp * Fred Meyers * Payless now (Rite Aid) * Multnomah County Portland, Oregon * City of Portland * Oregon Air National Guard * City of San Francisco
I strive to assist my clients in finding the correct path for their life by working from the inside out. By determining a client's passions and analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of their identity, I can better assist them in achieving a vision for their future that they want and are capable of achieving.
Professional coaching brings fresh perspectives on personal challenges, enhanced decision-making skills, increased interpersonal effectiveness and confidence. As a leader, there is a need to focus on organizational culture because it is closely tied to your ability to sustain success for the long haul. Professional coaching maximizes potential and therefore, unlocks and builds the self-confidence of employees to face challenges which is critical in meeting organizational demands. Enhanced thinking and decision-making skills as well as interpersonal effectiveness are a few of the benefits gained from a coaching partnership. Ultimately, the success or failure of a business can come down to the people. It is important to have talented and motivated people driving your business forward. Nothing you do is more important than hiring and developing talent within your organization. The ROI is measurable.
We will provide you with competent, professional and timely services of value. We do tax assistance and filing services for corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, limited liability entities, not-for-profit organizations, payroll and estate taxes. We also offer fully computerized individual income tax preparation and electronic filing services. We do accounting, computer and business advisory services too. Please go to our website for a complete listing of the firms services.
My experience with small and large companies gives me a unique perspective when helping customers. I have seen and done things which I enjoy sharing with new customers.
I work to get the client what they need and do not "string them along" for additional work like so many others do. I'm in, I get the job done, and then I leave.
We are a full-service marketing and business development firm servicing California, Oregon, and Washington. Our main objective is to help our clients select and focus on profitable market opportunities and effectively get their message out to their prospective customers. These objectives will help them determine which new business opportunities are most likely to grow their business in the future. Our services also include web design and web redevelopment, visual design, content marketing, rich media, custom photography, blog posts and creative writing. We use a proven methodology that will provide the following benefits: * Increase revenue by selecting target markets with maximum return * Position your company competitively for success * Maximize return on your sales expenses and improve product success rates
Hi. I am a highly skilled marketing and Internet business consultant, with over 27 years of multichannel, direct response marketing experience. I offer practical help and expertise for your Internet business... from a single marketing campaign, to your entire online business strategy. Email marketing, website development, SEO, paid advertising, social media, lead generation, ecommerce, split testing, you name it. I can help you find smart ways to increase your customer engagement, drive sales and signups, and increase your online profitability. I've worked on thousands of projects locally and around the world for clients as diverse as multinational companies to single person startups. I can do it for you or show you how to do it yourself. Lots of testimonials are available. Here are my client testimonials: "I have found David's knowledge and experience unmatched in the industry. Without David's expertise and guidance for the past 7 years, we would not be nearly as successful as we are." - Myles Norin, CEO, Agora, Inc. "David Cross - fan-damn-tastic. His genius singlehandedly help us to raise readership and profits by 40% - and fast too! Simply one of the best." - Mike Ward, Publisher, Money Map Press "David is a superb marketer who never loses touch with the underlying strategies that make any marketing effective, regardless of the marketing medium." - John Hines, Entrepreneur, Sandy Spring, MD "As the CEO of a major publishing and Internet marketing company, the up-to-the-minute marketing techniques I've learned from David over the years factor in to almost every decision I make. In fact, his advice has played a major role in hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars in sales in this year alone. "He knows not only what's working today... but what's going to work tomorrow. And that pioneering, "never resting on his laurels" attitude gives me and my company the edge I'm looking for. "But the great part is, as an advisor to my company, he also takes time to break down his "expert-level" marketing tactics when mentoring my employees. I've seen the results in the past several months as my team markets smarter and faster... and, most importantly, brings in more revenue." - MaryEllen Tribby, CEO and Executive Publisher, Early To Rise "You have been consistently generous to our side in the number of hours you have billed compared to other contractors...they always seem low to me vs what we are getting from you." - Steve Thorne, CEO, National Marketing Resources "David Cross has been instrumental in driving the Internet marketing of my new business. His important and meaningful suggestions significantly and positively impact the success of my business." - Dr. Lori Gibson, Veterinarian, Portland, OR "David's support has been invaluable as I have built my web presence over the years. He is highly responsive and combines impressive technical ability with stringent cost-awareness and a common-sense approach to what works best online." - Simon Wright, Organic Food Consultant, Former Chair, Soil Association (UK) "Ask David Cross!" I can't even count the number of times I've said that phrase in the past 10 years. Any time we needed to figure out a better way to do something, how to get more traffic, why something wasn't working (and what to do to fix it!), or had a new idea we wanted to test and wanted to make sure we did it right the first time, my response was always the same: "Ask David Cross." And it's always been the right way to go. It's very hard to find someone who understands hardware, software and actual human beings at the same time. His knowledge is unparalleled, his natural instincts and insights are invaluable, and his creativity is a breath of fresh air, especially in an industry overloaded with people who think about technology but not about customers. David is a valuable resource for anyone doing business in today's sophisticated Internet world." - Jenny Thompson, CEO, Health Subsidiaries, Agora Inc. "David has shown us new ways to bring-in real-time cost data from our paid search campaigns. This creates powerful new reporting for our customer acquisition efforts." - Jason Pell, VP Technology, Agora Inc. "We have always been impressed by David's creativity, and his ability to find multiple marketing approaches. He is an excellent copywriter, always displaying great sensitivity to customer needs, and has helped us greatly with our segmented marketing. "He is always up to date with the latest developments in the industry, and I would have no hesitation in recommending him as a powerful addition to any marketing team." - Jonathan Hinde, Managing Director, Oshadhi UK Limited "David's help has been invaluable in allowing us achieve our online marketing goals. His advice is always practical and it's based on what works in the real-world. He doesn't waste your time with theory... just proven real-world solutions." - Jackie Flynn, Marketing Director, International Living Get in touch for a no-obligation quote. Thank you David
I am a provider of business consulting services, including accounting, administration and turnaround management services. I can perform the services myself, assist you in learning the tasks yoursself or finding the right people to take care of the day-to-day routine. I am flexible enough to tailor my services to your individual needs.
The difference between me and other small business consultants is that my training is as a commercial lender and underwriter. No one knows the answers to the questions a loan officer is going to ask or the documents needed to support a loan application than a person who sat on that side of the lending desk. If the person who is helping you write your business plan is not an experienced cash flow lender, a person who intimately knows the language of commercial credit, then it is likely that the work produced will have difficulty communicating with the reader. Talking about writing a business play and actually doing it are two vastly different things. It is hard work and you need support to guide the collaboration. It is a discipline and it requires business owners to look at parts of the business with which they are unfamiliar. You need a coach that will help you get through it.
One of our goals is to make the web a better place to do business in. We realize the brave new world we live in where information can be at the touch of a fingertip! We want to help people make their sites beautiful as well as accessible to their market. Another goal is to make this information available at the touch of a fingertip. We know how much information is out there, and it keeps growing! We can help you really drill down to the exact information you want in a seamless fashion. Of course, one of our ultimate goals is to help you do better business. By asking us to help you, we can exponentially increase your efficiency thus increasing your bottom line.
I have over 20 years experience as an executive. I have extensive experience in accounting (budgeting, expense control), business development, and excellent problem solving skills.
I thrive on strategy and live for small business success. Small business marketing consultant, Kenda Morrison, serves Portland, Oregon and nationwide. I get it; you are in business to make money. Its all about your bottom line. You are here at Point A, but need to get to Point B and then C and so on, but how? Your business isnt ready to support a professional marketing staff, yet you need them to help you propel your business forward and to greater success. This is where I come in. - Generate New Leads - Qualify and Segment Leads - Nurture and Engage Leads - Rapidly Increase Sales - Nurture Customers - Upsell Current Customers - Cross Sell Customer Base - Build Powerful Referrals Are you stuck in a small business rut and feel a bit crazy? I can help marketing consultants and can assist with marketing plan development, marketing implementation and execution, and marketing plan management.