About the Author
Martin Brossman has been offering Sales Coaching and Training since he left IBM in 1995 with a focus that integrates web resources to enhance trust and support the Sales Cycle. He was one of the founding RTP members of the United Professional Sales Association (UPSA) and of five international certified and registered sales professional trainers. In August 24, 2009, The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field, announced that it has formally acquired the United Professional Sales Association (UPSA). Martin has a deep passion to support ethical sales professional exceed their goals and keep their competitive edge. Since 2006 Martin has been offering LinkedIn training, Social Media for Business and web reputation enhancement skills. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Barbara offering training throughout the state for the Small Business Center of community colleges. Greg Hyer is the founder of LinkingtheTriangle.com and several online networking groups such as the Linking the Triangle, eTail eMail and the Linking into Sales groups on LinkedIn.com. As a local professional networking advocate, Greg organizes networking events and conducts training on social media tools like LinkedIn.com. He applies principles such as pay it forward and spiritual capitalism to help people develop their professional network. His mission is to help professionals strengthen their local networks and become connected within their community. Greg lives in Four Oaks, NC with his wife and four children.