Wired PR Works by Barbara Rozgonyi

Real-izing Your Virtual Identity


How to contact Barbara Rozgonyi for media interviews, speaking engagements, casual chats or Internet blogging/marketing/PR projects:

email: barbara AT corywestmedia.com [protected from spambots]

630.942.9542 voice

630.207.7530 mobile

Photo Caption: Wired PR Works Author/Editor/Commentator/Interviewer: Barbara Rozgonyi, professional speaker, founder of CoryWest Media, moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network, creator of Panoramic PR presents Video Marketing 101.

About Barbara Rozgonyi . . .

Constructing virtual multi-media ramps to bridge the offline to the online marketing worlds, Barbara builds integrated marketing platforms to propel her client’s businesses in creative and profitable directions. Barbara Rozgonyi is the founder of CoryWest Media (named after her mother and grandmother) based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and the moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network. Often referred to as a transformation agent, Barbara is also a sought-after writer, speaker, consultant, photographer and marketing accelerator.

Known for being an edgy and forward-driven marketer, Barbara directs enlightened multimedia marketing campaigns. Fluent and adept in online marketing tactics, Barbara’s experienced perspective comes from grounding in practical experiences. An innovator and leader in the corporate
internal and external communications area, Barbara’s consulting portfolio encompasses local, national and global assignments.

Obsessed with research and learning everything there is to know about topics that interest her, Barbara often creates courses to deliver her newfound knowledge. The Marketing Transformations Network is Barbara’s answer to transporting her virtual and live audiences to the forward view of what’s to come. Membership is free and open to advanced thinkers who want to take action; sign up online at www.transformmarketing.com.

Barbara Rozgonyi’s Technology Timeline


1996 first website up and running


1998 ran first user lab at Sears to evaluate a vendor package


1998 managed the first intranet site launch for Sears


1999 contributed to first web-based recruiting brochure and website for global consulting firm


2000 populated content in Sears credit card privacy site


2000 organized an all day ewriting seminar for writers


2001 wrote ad concept messaging for a high-tech music/news player aimed at Gen Y


2004 created the Success Summit Series, a marketing guide for small businesses with a digital communication component


2005 released the Marketing Transformations Process, a 60 to 90 day intensive consulting process developed primarily for family owned businesses and privately held corporations with annual sales revenues of $5 million or more


2006 completed Alex Mandossian’s Teleseminar Secrets


2006 created and launched Video Marketing 101, one of the first video marketing programs in Chicago


2007 PR mastery teleseminar series debuts

Bio Bits . . .
Quilted past, present and future patches: ballerina, Marching Illini clarinetist, pianist/entertainer, telemarketer, sales rep, national sales manager, mother, marketing consultant, copywriter, speaker, trainer and communications afficiando, event planner, publicist, photographer, videographer, founder of CoryWest Media and moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network


Born in: Danville, Illinois

Nationality: second generation American on her paternal side, a mix of English/Irish on her maternal side

Hungarian roots: another Barbara Rozgonyi lived during the 1400s and the family once owned the town of Telkibanya

CoryWest: Barbara’s mother’s and grandmother’s maiden names together to honor her collective family history

Famous ancestors (everybody’s related to everybody anyway, aren’t they?): Mary Queen of Scots and Gilbert Stuart, the portrait artist

Courses: Creating Customer Evangelists, National Speakers Association Illinois Chapter Candidate University, Codename Catalyst, Teleseminar Secrets

Husband: EDI guy and runner of 73+ marathons

Children: teen drama queen; teen sk8r boy; preteen black belt/singer
Pets: a $4573 (and counting) cat, due to a tummy tuck/plastic surgery



One Response to “About”

  1. Hello Rozgonyi Barbara!
    I was very happy reading about your Hungarian roots. You konw without spelling mistake “Telkybanya” = Telkibánya. In detail about this town you can linking: http://www.telkibanya.hu/
    In your site are the most interesting themes for me, let alone I have acquaintance some with English. In addition to my interest more logistics and less PR. By all accounts I know the marketing and PR projects need to Us for economless and be successful. Your applications – to my mind – as “helper” forthat congratulations.
    Best reagrds from Kaposvár/Hungary and waiting for your reply.

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