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Pilgrim Talks: Dan Clark and Robert AndersonSchoepe

June 1st, 2011 · Comments

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Dan Clark, Chairman of the Board
Since 1932, Prudential Overall Supply has continued to provide best-in-class solutions for businesses for uniforms and textile rental programs. Service programs includ uniform rental, uniform least, uniform purchase for industrial uniform programs and related services. Prudential is grateful for the exceptional work produced by our industry-best tenured employees, and to our exceptional customer patronage. It is this connection that enables Prudential to provide our customers with the best possible products and service at a fair price, today and into the future.

Prudential Overall Supply is a uniform provider with solutions for businesses requiring uniforms and textile rental programs. Reusable textiles offer a clean green solution compared to home wash and disposable products. Uniform programs include uniform rental, uniform lease and uniform purchase. As a uniform provider, Prudential Overall Supply works with work Shirts manufacturers that provide the industry's most respected brands like Dickies, Red Kap, Wrangler, Chef Design, Bulwark, Lee and Medline.

Industrial products include floor mats, restroom supplies, paper products, linen supplies, reusable towels, mops and microfiber products. Prudential Overall Supply can accommodate any business with needs for: Uniform rental, uniform lease, uniform purchase for career apparel, work shirts, work uniforms, industrial uniforms, industrial products, linen supplies, paper products, floor mats, reusable towels, mops, microfiber products and restroom supplies.

Dan Clark graduated from USC 42 years ago and went to work at Prudential while his father was in charge of the company Dan's grandfather started in 1932. Prudential has 17 plants, 8 service centers, and almost 1600 employees in 8 states.

To learn more about Prudential Overall Supply, go to pos-clean.com

fluidmaster

Robert AndersonShoepe, CEO

Established in Orange County in 1957, Fluidmaster remains a family owned and operated company know for its superior engineering of efficient and and reliable toilet components, The company has become an icon in the plumbing industry, leading its market with a worldwide distribution network across more than 80 countries and selling more toilet tank replacement valves than any other manufacturer in the world. In addition to the original fill valve developed by founder Adolph Schoepe and enhanced through the years, Fluidmaster's complete line of toilet care parts included standard and dual flush valves, flappers, tank levers, bowl wax, toilet repair kits, and connectors.

In addition to significantly growing its business over the years by serving its global customers first from Anaheim and more recently SAn Juan Capistrano, the company, its owners and employees have been proud supporters of the local community through such organizations as

  • San Juan Chamber of Commerce
  • Junior Achievement of Orange County
  • Corazon - Orange County organization building homes for needy families in Tijuana
  • Orangewood Children's Foundation
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Walk of out Poverty

The company's founder, Adolf Schoepe, was recognized for his significant support of The Boy Scouts throughout his life, with The Boy Scout Camp at Lost Valley named in his honer. Robert AndersonSchoepe, his son, and current owner, continues supporting the Boy Scouts today.

To learn more about Fluidmaster, go to fluidmaster.com

Tags: Uncategorized · business · innovation · accountability · responsibility · customer service · marketing automation

Pilgrim Talks: Chuck Bankoff and Mark Friedman

May 4th, 2011 · Comments

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Chuck Bankoff WSIeWorks

Chuck Bankoff, Director of WSIeWorks

WSIeWorks has been operating as a website development and Internet marketing team continuously since 1999. During that time they have added to their knowledge and experience base by constantly training and bringing on new members with the right skill sets and training. As a team, their Internet Marketing Consultants have certifications in:

  • Digital Marketing (WSI)
  • eCommerce Business Strategies (USC Marshall School of Business)
  • Advanced SEO (SEMPO Institute)
  • Pay-Per-Click advertising (Google Adwords Professional)
  • Local Search Specialists (ReachLocal)
  • AIM Certified (Advanced Internet Marketing - WSI)

Our Director of Web Services, Chuck Bankoff has certified other Internet Consultants around the world in Internet Business practices, Landing Page design, Managing the Creative Process and Search Engine Marketing. Our team members have been integral in the development of our Social Media Strategy kit, Competitive Analysis procedures and our Research Analysis toolkit.

To learn more about WSIeWorks, go to  wsieworks.com

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Mark Friedman, President of the Velos Group

Mark Friedman is an experienced, results - oriented executive with over 25 years of proven success in managing Sales, Sales Lead Management, Telemarketing, Marketing and Customer Service. Notably, world-renown consulting giant Accenture and the Distribution Research and Education Foundation have recognized one of his programs as a Wholesale Distribution Industry Sales "Best Practice"; the program overview was published in "Maximum Sales Velocity: How to Build a World-Class Sales Organization" by David P. Woodrow.

Mark possesses the outstanding ability to assess a company's current Sales Chain and make recommendations for dramatically improving sales results and productivity while providing the infrastructure to determine ROI for each Marketing activity. Among his accomplishments was revamping a moribund program generating a mere $175,000 in revenue per year and increasing the "top line" to over $113 Million in 3 years. Additionally, he has increased sales volume by over 50% in call center environments at several companies by integrating Out-Bound Telesales capabilities with the In-Bound Customer Service group. Mark has proven that he is a high-energy achiever and team builder in an often - neglected area.

His articles on Sales Lead Management have appeared in Network World, Sales and Marketing Excellence, Sales and Service Excellence magazines, the PMMI Newsletter and MHEDA Journal.

Mark is a Vistage Expert Speaker and has spoken at national events, such as the PMMI (Packaging Machinery Manufacturer's Institute) Marketrends conference, the 50th annual MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment and Distributor's Association) conference and the CGNA (Controls Group North America) conference about Sales Lead Management.Mark Friedman is an experienced, results - oriented executive with over 25 years of proven success in managing Sales, Sales Lead Management, Telemarketing, Marketing and Customer Service. Notably, world-renown consulting giant Accenture and the Distribution Research and Education Foundation have recognized one of his programs as a Wholesale Distribution Industry Sales "Best Practice"; the program overview was published in "Maximum Sales Velocity: How to Build a World-Class Sales Organization" by David P. Woodrow.

Mark possesses the outstanding ability to assess a company's current Sales Chain and make recommendations for dramatically improving sales results and productivity while providing the infrastructure to determine ROI for each Marketing activity. Among his accomplishments was revamping a moribund program generating a mere $175,000 in revenue per year and increasing the "top line" to over $113 Million in 3 years. Additionally, he has increased sales volume by over 50% in call center environments at several companies by integrating Out-Bound Telesales capabilities with the In-Bound Customer Service group. Mark has proven that he is a high-energy achiever and team builder in an often - neglected area.

His articles on Sales Lead Management have appeared in Network World, Sales and Marketing Excellence, Sales and Service Excellence magazines, the PMMI Newsletter and MHEDA Journal.

Mark is a Vistage Expert Speaker and has spoken at national events, such as the PMMI (Packaging Machinery Manufacturer's Institute) Marketrends conference, the 50th annual MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment and Distributor's Association) conference and the CGNA (Controls Group North America) conference about Sales Lead Management.

To learn more about The Velos Group, go to  velosgroup.com

Tags: Uncategorized · business · sales · marketing · marketing automation

Pilgrim Talks: Jay Adams and Frank Verrill

February 9th, 2011 · Comments

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MakesBridge

Jay Adams, Founder and CEO

MakesBridge Technology was founded in 2001 in a highly pragmatic post-dot-com business environment. The company was established and built upon a single-minded approach to what we wanted to provide our customers  - The absolute best combination of service, software, and partner-relationship atmosphere. Bar none. The lofty objective seems to have worked.

Now, thanks to customers we dearly appreciate, the sun does not set on our operation. MakesBridge Technology has employees around the world. We work hard and question ourselves around the clock about how we may deliver a better product for customers. We want to be perfect and will never be satisfied - and this fuels our culture of curiosity and creativity.

What We Do

We develop and publish a suite of online marketing and sales software products. We've been on the cloud since inception.

Our Values

We focus on quality, not quantity. Since we're privately held and profitable, we make decisions based on delivering  value to our customers.

We perceive our customers as investors who deserve a high return on the money and effort spent on our tools.

Show sincere respect for self, individuals, customers and competitors. Earn and expect the same.

"No Contracts, No High Price".  Allow customers to fire us at any time to maintain a healthy edge. Deliver results for a low cost.

To learn more about MakesBridge, go to MakesBridge.com

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Frank Verrill, Founder and CEO

For the first time ever, you can send real mail in real time, from your desktop or mobile device via your CRM. Cloud2Mail is the patented new technology that sends high quality letters, greeting cards, brochures and more to anyone from anywhere, just one at a time!

We know mail. We mailed just under a billion pieces last year alone. In fact, we have the USPS within our facility. We're experienced direct marketers. Since the 1980's we have been providing powerful marketing programs and turnkey solutions for our clients.

Cloud2You can be implemented in a few ways: via Salesforce.com. via daily file transfer or via API interface.

Cloud2You is a free download on the Salesforce.com Appexchange.

To learn more about Cloud2You, go to Cloud2You.com

Tags: Uncategorized · innovation · marketing · lead generations · marketing automation

Pilgrim Talks: The Pilgrim on the 405 (Will Crist)

January 12th, 2011 · Comments

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Pilgrim on the 405Will Crist

Will Crist, Pilgrim on the 405

Will reflects on what he has been learning from CEOs in Southern California and CEOs of lead generation, lead management, and marketing automation companies around the country. Marketing and sales have changed dramatically. Companies that will thrive in this marketplace are taking advantage of the electronic tools available to small and medium sized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies.

To follow The Pilgrim on the 405, see his blog at pilgrimonthe405.com

Tags: Uncategorized · business · management · sales · accountability · marketing · lead generations · marketing automation