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Cortina Jenelle Caldwell

Chattanooga, TN, USA

Web Designer, Brand Strategist & Content Creator

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Edila Stace-Smith

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Multidisciplinary Studio Powering Conscious Change

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Paula | Land it

Valencia, Spain

Being creative can be strategic ✨

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Don Holmquist

Sacramento, CA, USA

Designer focused on amplifying your brand.

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abidal 🚀

Fort Collins, CO, USA

Let's create your next project together! ✨🔥

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Claire Pratt

Vancouver, BC, Canada

✹ Brand Designer & Illustrator ✹

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Regina | Enhanced Digitools

Florida, USA

Engaging experiences with impact

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Ali Hassaan

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

eCommerce Maverick: Shopify, Etsy, Amazon, Walmart

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Mohammad Marufur Rahman

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Automated Sales MIS Expert | ATS Resume Builder

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Uma Rawal

Delhi, India

Business, Strategy & Marketing Consultant

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Bilel Guembri

Hammamet, Tunisia

Data Extraction Specialist

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Vardan wadhwa

Delhi, India

AI Project Manager for Business Growth 🚀

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Cristian Gomez

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Strategic Marketer for Local Businesses

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Sam Asfahani

New York, NY, USA

Exec Producer / Marketeer - Events & Content

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Kaitlyn | Reasonate Studio

Austin, TX, USA

Human-Centric Brand & Marketing Strategist

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Emma Tamaoki

Sydney NSW, Australia

Full-Service Branding for Founders + Creatives

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Suzanne Cruse

New York, NY, USA

Investor empowering diverse founders, Board member

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Anxhela Musai

Toronto, ON, Canada

Dedicated UX & Web Design Creator 💻

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Ashley G Jefferson, MBA

Jersey

Connecting Dots for Product Success

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Dylan Rick

Miami, FL, USA

Engineering Elegance: Where Your Ideas Take Flight

Common projects for Business Strategists

Developing a business growth strategy.

Conducting market research and competitive analysis.

Creating business development strategies to identify new opportunities.

Planning and executing marketing strategies.

Developing financial strategies for revenue optimization.

Implementing change management strategies during business transformations.

Tips for working with and hiring Business Strategists

Clearly define your project scope

Ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of your business goals, project objectives, and desired outcomes before seeking a freelancer. This clarity is crucial in helping the business strategist align their strategies with your vision.

Review their portfolio

Look at the Business Strategist freelancer's past projects and how they have helped other businesses grow. This will give you an insight into their strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities.

Communicate regularly

Maintain consistent communication with your Business Strategist freelancer through Contra. Regular updates on project progress, feedback, and any changes in business dynamics are essential to keep the project on track.

Value their expertise

Business strategists bring a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective to your business. Be open to their recommendations and trust their expertise in guiding your business towards success.

How to hire Business Strategists

Define your needs

Clearly articulate your business goals, project objectives, and expected outcomes. Having this clarity will help the Business Strategist align their strategies with your business vision.

Post a detailed job

Post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. The more information you provide about your business and the project, the easier it will be for the Business Strategist to understand if they are a good fit.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile to gauge their suitability for your project.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted candidates. This is an opportunity to get to know more about their strategic thinking, problem-solving capabilities, and approach to projects similar to yours.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right Business Strategist, make an offer. Discuss the project details, payment terms, and timeline to ensure both parties are on the same page.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Business Strategists

1. How would you approach a project like ours based on the information provided?

2. Can you share examples of similar projects you've worked on and the results you achieved?

3. How do you handle changes in market or business dynamics during the course of a project?

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Frequently asked
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A Business Strategist is a professional who helps organizations in setting their strategic direction, making sound business decisions, and plan for growth. They analyze market trends, competitor activity, and the organization's structure, operations, and capabilities.

A Business Strategist is a professional who helps organizations in setting their strategic direction, making sound business decisions, and plan for growth. They analyze market trends, competitor activity, and the organization's structure, operations, and capabilities.

Hiring a Business Strategist on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job with detailed project requirements on Contra. Business Strategists who match your requirements can apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Business Strategists and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require a Business Strategist often include strategic planning, business growth strategies, market research, competitive analysis, marketing strategy development, financial planning, and change management.

Business Strategists use a variety of tools depending on the project requirements, such as SWOT analysis for strategic planning, financial modeling software for financial planning, and market research tools for conducting industry and competitive analysis.

The cost of hiring a Business Strategist on Contra can range from $50 to $175 per hour, depending on the complexity of your project and the strategist's experience and skills.

Business Strategists on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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