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Barbara Rozgonyi, Founder and Creative Director
“Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike.” Marla Tabaka, inc.com
Barbara Rozgonyi leads CoryWest Media, a strategic marketing consultancy that attracts attention, builds brands, and connects communities in three dimensions: digitally, directly and dynamically via the WIRED PR works system. As a pioneering digital marketing communicator, Barbara’s worked with a wide range of companies, including Fortune 500 enterprises, government agencies, small businesses, entrepreneurs, startups, associations and educational institutions from elementary schools to universities. CoryWest Media’s services include digital marketing, social media and panoramic PR (Personality + Repuation) consulting, strategy, management and execution.
A recognized social media industry thought leader, Barbara founded Social Media Club Chicago, a leading global chapter, in October 2008. Barbara contributed to planning over 60 events featuring speakers like Chris Brogan, Eric Qualman, Mark Victor Hansen and David Armano. In 2013, Nokia selected Barbara as one of two U.S. reporters to capture Social Media Week Berlin via images and stories. In 2014, Cision named @wiredPRworks as one the top 50 content marketing influencers to follow on twitter. Since joining twitter on March 17, 2007, she’s posted over 23,000 tweets. Barbara’s personal network reach is a combined total of over 20,000 connections on Facebook, Flickr, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
A Meeting Professionals International [MPI] Chicago member, Barbara was nominated for the chapter’s 2013-14 “Tomorrow’s Leader Award.” In June 2014, MPI-CAC recognized Barbara as the chapter’s most engaged member of the month. Barbara developed the strategic marketing, social media, and PR plans for Industry Xchange Chicago 2015, an event presented by 12 of the Midwest’s leading hospitality organizations, and was featured as one of four future trends panelists at Industry Xchange Chicago 2016.
She’s been honored to speak at conferences hosted by leading industry groups and associations including the Federal Reserve, MPI Chicago, Association Forum, IMEX America [where she was asked to be the conference’s marketing and communications expert], and IMEX Frankfurt. In 2016, Barbara will be a featured speaker at multiple events including The Carnegie Conference in Orlando, IACC Connect in New York, and MDRT’s annual conference in Vancouver.
Barbara’s media mentions include Mashable.com, SearchEngineWatch.com, Clickz.com, Techcrunch.com, TheNextWeb.com, O’Reilly’s Women in Technology, Crain’s Chicago Business, Inc.com, American Express OpenForum, BusinessAdvisor.com, HuffingtonPost, WDCB, WIND, NFIB.com, LowesForPros.com, Plumbing and Hydronic Contractor News, BOB.tv, LawMarketing.com, Germanys FAZ, Chicago Tribune, MPI-CAC, and NBC5.
As publisher of WiredPRWorks.com, launched in June 2006, Barbara’s work is often a catalyst for innovative and creative marketers and is mentioned in several noteworthy books. In 2012 and 2013, Cision included WiredPRWorks.com on its top 50 marketing and PR blogs list. The blog houses over 1,110 digital marketing, social media, and PR posts. In 2011, Sears recruited Barbara as one of five members of its “Blue Blogger Crew” to cover CES.
An author, Barbara contributed the LinkedIn chapter to the best-seller, “Success Secrets of the Social Media Marketing Superstars” and the PR chapter to “Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars.” Her work is cited in several books including “Mom Blogging for Dummies” by Wendy Piersall; “Sticks and Stones: How Digital Business Reputations Are Created Over Time” by Larry Weber; “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” by Shama Hyder; and “The New Rules of Marketing & PR” by David Meerman Scott. An avid photographer, Barbara loves capturing life in pictures for clients and sharing with followers. Connect with Barbara on LinkedIn at http://linkedin.com/in/barbararozgonyi.