Will Holmes Consulting WHC

Will Holmes Consulting is a MBE certified, business management and technology consulting firm with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Los Angeles, California. We develop technology, training, marketing and business process solutions for government agencies, non-profit organizations, universities and new and growing companies in North America, Africa and Asia.

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Will Holmes Consulting is a MBE certified, business management and technology consulting firm with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Los Angeles, California. We develop technology, training, marketing and business process solutions for government agencies, non-profit organizations, universities and new and growing companies in North America, Africa and Asia.

OUR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS: 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Business Planning and Marketing Strategy- We use a phased approach to develop your value proposition, examine the market, identify your target customers, and understand the channels your target customers use to receive information. We work with you to define your expenses and pricing model and develop financial projections to determine the returns you can expect on your investment.

Executive and Entrepreneur Coaching- We help you take your new idea and develop it; understand the processes, procedures, costs and challenges associated with it and work with you to create a sustainable business model or project plan.

Subject Matter Experts and Staffing- Based on your business need, we provide you with the personnel with the experience and knowledge to assist you in your business objective. We offer Business Analysts, IP Consultants, Accountants, CPAs, Legal Advisors, Digital Marketing Specialists, Government Procurement Experts, Data Analysts, Web Designers, Graphic Designers, and many more.. We have a database of over 1000 professionals that we can add to a team when needed.

Data Analysis and Management-  Our team of experienced data analysts translate your numbers into visual presentations that you can use to make better business decisions. We can send one analyst or a team, for long or short term projects, to assist with requirements analysis, business requirements, process change, software development life cycle and user acceptance testing.

Project Management- Our team of project managers are certified and experienced professionals, ready to assess the needs, goals and time frame of your initiative and manage all required resources to ensure success. Skills include Agile Methodologies, Software Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle, Scrum, Cloud Computing, Project Portfolio Management, Project Delivery, Vendor Management and Business Process Improvement.

Fundraising and Event Management- Our team works with non-profit leaders and staff to identify the value they bring to donors, sponsors and members.  We also identify how to reach your target markets. We work with your board and help them embrace the concept of raising funds for the organization in order to support the mission. Additionally, we assess and implement the technology needed to support the marketing and fundraising processes and overall mission.

Business Development- We work with organizations to help them identify their target markets, understand government procurement cycles and budgets,  We help develop value propositions, pitch presentations and marketing materials to support the marketing and sales process. Our process helps growing companies and government contractors understand the needs of their true customers and how to best connect with them.

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TECHNOLOGY

New Technology Development, Testing and Implementation- We offer website optimization, SalesForce implementations; call center technical training and utilization; customer relationship management (CRM) system design; new cloud phone systems; new databases; data cleansing; optimized hardware; new software testing, rollout and training; infrastructure assessments and outsourced IT department support.

Web Design, SEO, Digital Marketing, CRM and E-Commerce- We offer options to help your organization maximize lead generation and conversion of online prospects. We handle the web design, E-Commerce integration, social media, Google Ads, Analytics, SEO, Ad creation, lead generation, CRM integration and management, pipeline management and more… We can simply advise or manage everything for you, depending on the needs of your organization.

Technical and Soft Skills Training- We assess your business needs, staff challenges and knowledge gaps and develop a training session or curriculum to develop your team’s understanding of the new technology, new process or new initiative. We also help managers and staff elevate their leadership skills, communication techniques and customer interactions.

Reporting and Metrics- We work with your leadership and staff to identify the behaviors that cause the desired end results and develop triggers and reporting to capture the volume, frequency and efficiency of these behaviors. Examples of these behaviors would include how many attempts were made to make contact or how long inquiries from the website sat untouched before someone called. These behaviors lead to sales and if measured and documented can be focused upon and enhanced.

Intellectual Property, Patents, Licensing and Trademarks- Our IP experts will work with your leadership and Research & development teams to identify the parts of the process and concept that may be valuable and eligible for the patent process. Additionally, we examine the possibilities of licensing your solution as a revenue generator and the need for protecting your name, logos and slogans via the trademark process.

SBIR/ STTR Commercialization and Government Procurement Navigation- We work with your team to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2 and identify avenues for Phase 3 or further commercialization in the government via other agencies and procurement options. Additionally, we help you identify the possibilities of dual use and selling to primes, other businesses and to the public when possible.

Outsourced IT- Our Information Technology, Network Engineers and Help Desk Experts work with you to keep your business operations up and running.  We support, monitor and maintain your servers, phone system, data storage, desk tops and laptops.  We proactively look for potential risks and fix them before they become a concern. We backup your data and keep it safe.  Additionally, we help you to develop and implement an emergency recovery plan.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Legal Services

  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Marketing/Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Women, Minority & Business Disadvantaged Certification
  • Government & Military Specifications
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Patent Information

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization

Training

  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business

Business Planning

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Import and Export Assistance

  • Trade Education and Training

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing/Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development

Training

  • Home-Based Business Training

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Training

  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup Classes

Regulatory Compliance

  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Nonprofit Development

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resources

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUB Zone Certification
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Business Planning

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Selling to Foreign Governments & Businesses
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts

Marketing/Sales

  • Web Site Development

Nonprofit Development

  • Technical Services

Training

  • Human Resources Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Real Estate Finance

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • International Trade Training

Operations and Logistics

  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Equity Providers

Marketing/Sales

  • Award Recognition

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Maryland Business Issues
Primary Contact
Will Holmes
Address
622 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231