Expertise On Call
Alan Tarr, Strategist and Copywriter
"Marketing is a serious business, but it can also be a lot of fun!"
Alan has led a creative life. Madison Avenue copywriter, successful owner of four businesses, singer-songwriter, entertainer, teacher, radio voice-over artist and now, founder and president of Marketing Associates (now MoneyWords Marketing) since 2001.
Alan speaks and writes extensively on marketing and advertising topics. He is the author of The Seven Deadly Sins Of Marketing and an E-book, Marketing Is.... He holds a BBA, MA and CFE (Certified Franchise Executive).
Apart from his business life, Alan's passions are playing golf, making music (Trop Rock and Irish) and musical theatre. One of his all-time favorite quotes is from advertising legend Raymond Rubicam "...the beginning of greatness is to be different and the beginning of failure is to be the same." Alan tries to live his life with this in mind.
Ed Phillips, "Speak Your Way To Business Success" Coach
Ed Phillips has spent nearly 40 years in the public eye, first as on-air Meteorologist for the ABC, CBS and NBC affiliates in Phoenix then as a two-term Arizona state senator. Ed’s passion is helping small business execs with their media and presentation skills – coaching that played a major role in the success of a number of Valley companies by helping their leaders with their on-camera, public speaking, and presentation skills. Ed has just expanded his mentoring role with The Ed Phillips Business Speakers Academy. He is the author of one book and 28 Almanacs totalling over 1 million in print. For fun, Ed looks upward. He is a licensed airplane and helicopter pilot. For more about how Ed can have an impact on your success see his website.
Brian Flatgard, Website Development
Brian is a web developer and graphic designer with decades of hands-on experience. He offers a patient ear, a craftsman's touch, and a range of solutions specific to the needs of small businesses, non-profits and franchisors. To see a gallery of Brian's work,visit his website.
Jack Eberenz, Franchise Management
A highly respected Franchise Executive for over 35 years, Jack has helped dozens of companies start and grow their franchise networks. Jack has been a franchisee and a franchisor and currently sits on a number of Boards of Directors and is Chairman of Progressive Garage Doors, a franchisor with over 75 franchisees nationwide. To learn more, go to Jack's website.
Bob Tomarkin, Creative Radio
An Addie award-winning writer and producer, Bob has been bringing his unique brand of humorous, memorable advertisements to radios in the western US. Bob's uniqueness lies in his series-based approach to radio campaigns. Keeping the same characters and message lines throughout numerous ad spots keeps them fresh, entertaining and what's more, effective. Hear some of Bob's work on our Radio page or learn more by going to his website.
John Boyens, Sales Productivity
John Boyens is a recognized Sales Productivity Expert and Business Strategist in addition to being the Founder and President of the Boyens Group® , a sales and management consulting and training firm.
Clients worldwide trust the Boyens Group to help them increase the productivity of their sales, service and marketing teams, improve the effectiveness of their management, optimize their business strategy and deliver bottom line results. What makes them unique is that they custom-design all programs (speaking, training, consulting or coaching) based upon the needs of their clients, the markets they serve and their budgets.
The Boyens Group has a long and documented record of success in helping clients sell faster, sell more, increase the size and quality of their pipelines, reduce turnover and increase market share.
John is the author of Creating A Productive Selling Zone and Sell Bigger Deals Faster. More information is available at Boyens.com.