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Pilgrim Talks: Chuck Bankoff and Mark Friedman

May 4th, 2011

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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

Velos Logo Mark Friedman

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