"Without exception the participants rated your program with the highest marks possible...was very
much impressed with your ability to relate to the audience."
JOE C. FERGUSON, Director
Business, Industry and Economic Development Northeast Community College
"Thanks for your excellent presentation to the Score workshop of new and
existing business men and women....It is apparent that your years of experience
in helping businesses with their advertising effectiveness, came forth in your
Certified Score Mentor
"Thanks for the enlightening and educational seminar today. I had numerous
positive comments and emails from our team stating what a good job you did and
how you opened their eyes to some new customer service techniques. This is
exactly what we needed! Thanks again and we look forward to doing additional
business in the future."
R.J. GALL, owner
"We liked the program. We had some really good comments on it!"
SHARON KIRCHER, Area Programming Manager
Mid Plains Community College
"The sales training seminar held for our company's annual meeting was great; we received very positive
comments, even from people who rarely give positive comments!"
GLEN DAVIS, President
Legend Seed Company
"Michael has worked with me on many areas of my business's marketing, including promotional concepts
and employee training seminars. I believe he is one of the key factors in the success of my business. Michael
also serves as my sounding board regarding situations or dilemmas that I may feel uncertain of the
proper way of handling. Michael is an objective listener with a 'level-headed' approach to problem-solving. I
highly recommend Michael to any business looking for strong marketing advice to advance their current
DON BARR, Owner
"Our company expanded our wholesale operations to include retail sales and service. I had the good
fortune, when marketing this expansion, of working with Michael O'Connor. He asked all the right questions
about my business...and created a strong marketing platform for our business. I feel this was the key
factor for the successful growth we are enjoying. As a marketing resource I would highly recommend Michael
to any business looking to improve or grow their business!"
WILLIAM P. BENNETT, SR., President and CEO
Abacus Business System, Inc.
"I was very pleased with the way your customer service program was received by our employees. Their
participation was excellent, and the comments I received afterward were all positive. It's a great program
for any business looking to strengthen or reinforce customer service."
PAM WELLS, President
"Thank you so much for all your input and time getting our marketing program up and running so
smoothly. We are very excited about the results we are getting from the database marketing program. The
finished system has proven to be time-saving and very easy to use. We also liked the promotional
outline provided. It gave us some great ideas for future database marketing using our new system. I
would recommend this system to any business looking for a way to make life a little easier."
CAROLYN KOETHE, Co-Owner
"I needed someone to give me advice and to help me market my business. Michael focused his attention
on making the marketing dollars that I had available work much better for me than they had, and he helped
develop marketing concepts that have really hit home with our potential customers. I strongly recommend
Michael and his company for any business looking to move ahead."
BARBARA DUNNING, President
B G & S Transmissions
"Michael's presentation was professionally done...our employees expressed great appreciation."
AUDREY CRAVATT, Human Resources
"I would recommend Carolyn for any group that needs a laugh, a pick-me-up, or just needs to get
away from 'oh, poor me' and get motivated...Carolyn brought an inspirational message to the whole group."
BEV FRESE, Training Coordinator
Goldenrod Hills Head Start
"The results of the (training) seminars were very positive..I would recommend your services
to others who, like ourselves, need a little attitude push."
MARK GEARHART, CEO
Central Confinement Service, Ltd.
"The things you discussed were extremely beneficial to the businesspeople who attended. In addition,
I have heard numerous comments around town from people who attended about how pleased they were with
what they learned from you!"
BETHANNE KUNZ, Economic Development Director
Valley County Economic Development Board in Ord
"Both your seminar on Customer Service and the one on
Sales Training were well-received. We had a lot
of positive comments from those in attendance. We even had some who enjoyed the morning session so much
they signed up to come back for the other!"
JANET REDFIELD, Executive Director
Douglas Area Chamber of Commerce
"The retailers in attendance benefitted from your knowledge and expertise...since the seminar,
we have witnessed several of the participants adapt and alter their various advertising strategies.
We hope to see additional improvements in the weeks and months to come."
RICHARD J. BAIER, Executive Vice President
York Area Chamber of Commerce
"We have received many positive comments, so we feel encouraged that the business community
appreciated the seminar. We feel the participants valuable information and went away motivated to try
SHERYL BOISEN, Marketing Director
Minden Exchange Bank
"Those in attendance felt the seminar was informative and professionally conducted...they came away
with a lot of good ideas and information...I would higly recommend your services to anyone interested
in increasing (the impact of) their advertising dollar!"
LINDA HAACK, Director
Madison Area Chamber of Commerce
"You presented many excellent ways to improve business through advertising, customer service, and
marketing. I appreciate your time and assistance."
ANNE ANDERSON, Administrative Assistant
Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce
"I'm pleased to act as a reference for the quality of your program; favorable comments on the
evaluation very clearly point to your selected topics as valuable to any kind of business."
GAILA J. GILLILAND, Executive Director
Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce