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Barbara Rozgonyi

“Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike.”

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 communications advisor, 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 colleges and universities. CoryWest Media’s services include digital marketing, social media and panoramic PR consulting, strategy, management and execution.

A top sales performance coach who left the corporate world to become an entrepreneurial consultant, Barbara’s client portfolio includes projects for Fortune 500 companies, associations, startups, events, government agencies, nonprofits and small businesses.

A digital marketing pioneer, Barbara launched her first site in 1996, produced Chicago’s first sold out writing for the web conference in 2002, began blogging in 2006 at, co-founded Social Media Club’s Chicago chapter in 2008 where she produced over 60 events, and was selected by Nokia as one of two social media experts to represent the U.S. at Social Media Week Berlin.

An author, Barbara contributed the LinkedIn chapter to “Success Secrets of the Social Media Marketing Superstars,” and the PR chapter to “Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars.” Named one of the top 50 content marketing influencers on Twitter, Barbara’s digital brand is @wiredPRworks.

A Meeting Professionals International [MPI] Chicago “Tomorrow’s Leader Award” nominee and a most engaged member of the month, Barbara developed the strategic marketing and PR plans for Industry Xchange Chicago, an event presented by 12 of the Midwest’s leading hospitality organizations and participated as 2016 panelist.

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. A former national sales trainer whose customizes programs increased sales by as much as 400%, Barbara loves connecting her audiences with future success RN [right now]. Ready? Let’s go!!!