The following list of suppliers provide services and benefits tailored to meet the needs of ERA members. These companies have partnered with ERA National and carry the Association’s “Recognized Resource” logo.
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|ERA UNIVERSITY offers ALL ERA member firm personnel (and families) HUNDREDS of ON-LINE courses to boost your knowledge, skills and professionalism and is in partnership with ed2go, an affiliation of 1,500 U.S. educational institutions. Get more info …|
|ERA WEBINAR LIBRARY Downloadable live, one-hour, interactive educational seminars designed for reps & manufacturers. Audio recordings and PowerPoint files for each program are available for $20 per Webinar. (Non-member cost is $30 per Webinar.) Get more info …|
|ERA TELEFORUM LIBRARY Since January 2009, ERA has offered 30+ teleforums covering a broad range of topics for both reps and manufacturers, and as an ERA Member you can now access the audio files of these programs.|
|The Manufacturers’ Representatives Educational Research Foundation (MRERF) is a charitable, education foundation sponsored by manufacturers’ representatives Associations in diverse industries. more on MRERF ...
|Insperity® business performance advisors offer the most comprehensive Workforce Optimization® solution in the marketplace. It delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity. Additional offerings include human capital management, payroll services, time and attendance, performance management, organizational planning, recruiting services, employment screening, financial solutions, expense management, retirement services and insurance services. Visit us at www.insperity.com.|
|RepCare is the Employee Benefits Resource for manufacturers’ representatives and their associations. It exists to provide pertinent information and advice about employee benefits to manufacturers’ representatives, and, since group insurance is the keystone of most employee benefit programs, to facilitate their getting the insurance coverage they need. RepCare web site …|
|ERA RepProtect is ERA’s newest insurance resource for manufacturer’s representative’s business insurance needs. Full package coverage is available including commercial general and products liability. Unique to ERA, professional liability is available for reps who advise or provide design assistance which goes past what general liability will cover. For more information visit www.normanspencer.com/ERARepProtect or call Byron Spencer, 800.842.3653, x223.|
Marketing & Sales Management
|Your Point of Sale Solution! – Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of Point of Sale reporting. more on Budde Marketing ...
With over 15 years’ experience in POS reporting our clients turn to us for solutions that help them drive business growth, improve inefficiencies and maximize profitability. We are proud to offer a vast selection of standard reports or can customize reports to help you achieve your business goals. Let us harness the power of the information contained in your POS data. If you are interested in a POS solution, please call us at 708-301-2111 or email email@example.com.
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|ERA can now help you create user-friendly, electronic SURVEYS for ANY audience YOU choose (e.g., your customers, principals, distributors, employees) – all at an incredibly LOW COST. more on ERA Survey Service ...
Here’s how this new service works.ERA’s survey coordinator, Tess Hill, will help you develop, edit and finalize an on-line survey questionnaire. (Many question and answer formats are available, so your survey can be customized to your specific needs.)When the survey is ready to launch, you will be e-mailed a Web link which you can then transmit (via e-mail, letter or fax) to your targeted respondents with your personal invitation to participate. Your survey responses will be monitored over the time period you select, and you will receive a summary report of the results. IT’S THAT EASY! – BOTTOM LINE: You can now conduct effective electronic surveys – with expert help from ERA – all at a fraction of the cost of a survey service subscription alone (which typically costs $600 per year).And … your cost is based only on the number of questions in each survey. So once a survey is created, you can send it to as many people as you choose, at no added cost. The fee for each survey, payable by check or credit card, is:
There are so many options available through this new service from ERA that they cannot all be listed here. For all the details, contact Tess Hill (at 630-545-9101 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
|ITEM Media is a results driven marketing company that serves electronics manufacturers, suppliers and representatives across the following areas: Click here for more on our areas of expertise ...
Contact ITEM today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your sales & marketing goals … Check out our case studies and some of our happy clients at http://www.item.media.
Office Operations & Personnel Management
|Through ERA’s Confidential Resume Service, members can place FREE advertisements to buy, sell or merge a rep firm, find a sub-rep, form an alliance with other rep firms, recruit new employees and/or distribute a resume when seeking employment. The member advertiser maintains confidentiality and chooses the target audience” for each ad which is e-mailed to the designated recipients. All responses are immediately forwarded to the advertiser. Assistance is also available to compose ad text. For details or to place an ad, contact Stephanie Tierney at 630-545-9101 or email@example.com)|
|JJM Search is a global executive search firm founded by Carla Mahrt. JJM is part of the MRI Network — leaders in the search and recruitment industry for over 40 years. Let Carla utilize her vast network of electronics industry contacts to connect your company with bright, qualified candidates for your employment openings. For details on JJM and Carla’s industry background, go to JJM Search on-line.|
|REMBRANDTADVANTAGE® The Leader in Employee Assessment – For more than 20 years, RembrandtAdvantage has had one mission: To help rep firms, dealers and manufacturers select, hire and retain Top Talent™. more on Rembrandt ...
Developers of the Rembrandt Portrait®, one of the world’s most accurate and predictive psychological assessments created, RembrandtAdvantage helps hiring managers see past a candidate’s surface impressions and cut through inflated resumes and stories of success to understand the real capabilities of the person, so that Top Talent can be hired each and every time.As John Hutson, V.P. MacInnis Co., states: “Rembrandt Portrait rocks! I wouldn’t hire or promote anyone without it.”And according to Maria Kumabe, Director, Human Resource Studies, University of Hawaii: “Rembrandt Portrait is the most accurate employee assessment I’ve ever used.”Are you ready to take your company to the next level and hire Top Talent? Click here for more information.
|TSJM Group has an area of expertise which lends itself to the Electronic Component Manufacturing and Distribution Sales and Engineering Industry. Collectively, our team has decades of experience Regional Management and General Sales Management in North America, working with and for top tier Electronic Component Manufacturers and Distributors. We have extensive affiliations with many industry companies and contacts with focus technologies of Semiconductor, Passive, Electro-mechanical, Power Supplies, and Interconnect. Our successful Clients and Candidate placements, both North America and Internationally have been within Sales, Engineering, Quality and Executive Leadership. Our philosophy towards success is to assess and understand a client and their needs ~ then to attract the proper talent (candidate) to match that need and the organizations culture.
Contact Information – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Tel: (603) 560-1673
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Reporting Software / Website Services
|MRSware – Software as a Service (SaaS) application integrates Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Force Automation (SFA), Invoice and Commission Tracking, Document Management, Reporting and Data Analysis and more. Bring your sales agency together with a single, shared solution to increase productivity and reduce costs. Use MRSware Minutes – a transcription service for MRSware users – to increase call activity reporting and to enhance the work-life balance of your sales force. Download our demo application at www.MRSware.com. Call 1-866-795-8386 x1 or email sales@EYOND.net for a personalized demonstration.|
|Grow revenue, Increase customer satisfaction, Easily manage design wins, sales opportunities and commissions and Simplify reporting with Empowering Systems AccountManager more on AccountManager ...
The AccountManager and SalesAnalysis are powerful tools that track initial opportunity to final design win payment. It is designed specifically for sales organizations in the electronic component industry and is available in both manufacturer and representative editions.AccountManager Server, Hosted, or On-Demand we have the solution that will fit your business.THE BEST PART IS ERA MEMBERS RECEIVE A SPECIAL DISCOUNT! To receive a free demonstration CD-ROM click on Empowering Systems above to visit our web site or for a personal demonstration over the Internet contact Carroll Boysen 1-888-297-2750 x109.
|Want to speed up your company workflow and reporting, including the updating of multiple principal CRMs? Your answer is Repfabric. Need to spend more time in front of customers, instead of filling out reports and awkward CRM systems, or chasing overseas sales?more about Repfabric ...
Repfabric is the modern and mobile efficiency tool that speeds up the entire workflow of your business including email, opportunity tracking, commission reconciliation, and principal reporting. With CRMSync®, remove the burden of updating multiple principal CRMs. Do all of this from your phone. Created for reps by reps, Repfabric eliminates administrative busywork and gives you more time to sell. Contact us at email@example.com, or 844.737.7253 x225 to schedule a consultation.
|RPMS is the best-selling sales analysis, commission reconciliation, and sales force data exchange software for manufacturers’ reps. Visit the web site …|
Resources for manufacturers’ representatives to impress principals and support professional sales teams.At Spyre Group, we provide web, print and presentation development services for rep firms, along with our packaged solutions: RepSites, Product Engagement Service, and our Execute SM platform. more on Spyre Group services ...
RepSites – development and management of customized websites to showcase company information and lines/products represented – to appeal to the mix of manufacturers and clients.Product Engagement Service – personalized & targeted email campaigns, with usable, professional tools for your sales team to promote featured products.Execute SM – Customized, cloud-based platform to connect your sales teams with presentation tools, product literature and more.Design Services – line cards, corporate presentations, territory maps, event booth displays, logos, branding and advertisement design.We’ve structured our services to provide the key resources that help sales rep firms provide value to the manufacturers they represent, and increase efficiencies for their sales teams.Spyre Group
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