The Blinder Group, Newspaper Media Advertising Sales Training, Online Web Sales Consulting, Motivational Speaker
The Blinder Group
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MIKE BLINDER, President
(727) 847-2464 ~ (727) 847-5959 (fax)
started fresh out of college as a disc jockey, growing as an industry respected Program Director for various radio stations across the US.
At this time Mike
made quite a name for himself "in front of the microphone" being seen regularly on Public Television, as well as a host for a syndicated weekly radio interview program.
later went "behind the cameras and microphones" to enter the advertising sales "side of the business," rising rapidly to senior manager positions at TV
and radio stations across the US.
It was in the early 90s that he
began to work for media companies managing online sales initiatives.
It was his
great success in creating multimedia sales strategies that created a demand for Mike's services to consult others world wide on their offerings.
Newspaper groups, radio and TV
stations, even SAP software and CitiBank, have hired Mike
in the past to assist them in planning effective sales strategies of their multimedia offerings.
Today over 250 media companies world-wide are clients of Mike's company: The Blinder Group
, a Florida based firm that assists in maximizing sales for their clients, through effective sales training/revenue generation programs.
, Media General
, Media News Group
, The New York Times
, Regional News Group
, Hindu Times
, Northcliffe Newspapers
and Axel Springer are just a few of the companies that avail themselves of Mike
and his team of "Street Fighting" multimedia specialists, who are experts at training traditional sales people on how to embrace new concepts in selling media.
Mike also owns and manages OperaWeb.com, the leading interactive marketing firm for the classical music industry.
currently resides in Tampa Bay, Florida, with his
wife Robin and their daughter Haven.
is an avid boater with a home overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.
cut through the 'geekdom' and presented ways to sell on-line that both the ad reps and their customers could understand."