Representor Spring 2020 - ERA Member Services

ERA Member Services

For a complete list of ERA’s Recognized Resources, check out the Member Services page at Then link to a service provider’s home page for more information. Or take advantage of services from companies like Avis and Hertz Car Rentals (which are accessible ONLY via the ERA website).

ERA WATER COOLER is a free weekly teleconference providing an open forum discussion for members and non-members. For details, visit

LECTRIX is a results-driven marketing company that serves electronics manufacturers, suppliers and representatives. The company specializes in brand awareness, content creation, online event creation and lead generation. Visit for details.

BUDDE MARKETING SYSTEMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale (POS) reporting. With 15+ years of experience, BMS provides solutions to drive business growth, improve efficiency and maximize profitability. BMSoffers a vast selection of standard reports or can customize reports to achieve your business goals. For details, call 708-301-2111, or email

JJM SEARCH is the global executive search firm founded by Carla Mahrt, a 20-year electronics industry veteran. JJM is part of the MRI Network – leaders in the search and recruitment industry for over 40 years. Let Carla connect your company with bright, qualified candidates for your openings. For details on JJM, go to

UPRIGHT is a New York City-based team that supports businesses through web design, development, branding, content strategy, and corporate innovation. With diverse backgrounds in the startup tech community, Upright provides resources for companies to expand their growth through technology. Upright is familiar with the manufacturers’ rep model and its interaction with their manufacturers and distribution partners. For more information, go to

SCHOENBERG, FINKEL, NEWMAN & ROSENBERG, LLC, offers legal Expert Access services to all ERA members. An initial consultation on any commission recovery or other rep-related business matter is available without charge. Visit Or call Gerry Newman or Adam Glazer at 312-648-2300.

ERA UNIVERSITY provides members, employees and families with hundreds of online college, business, technology and special interest courses through 1,500 educational institutions. The instructor-led classes offer live interaction and access to lessons 24-7. Most classes run six weeks and include 12 two-hour lessons for $79. For details, go to

ERA TALKS is a new podcast series featuring informative interviews with industry leaders in a quick conversational format. For details, visit

TSJM GROUP offers successful client and candidate placements within sales, engineering, quality and executive leadership, both in North America and internationally. Call 603-560-1673
or email for more information.

EMPOWERING SYSTEMS offers ERA members discounts on its CRM tools for both reps and manufacturers. Online demos are available for both the AccountManager and AccountReporter programs. For details, visit

The SALESWISE ACADEMY is specifically designed for engineers and other technical salespeople. Nicki Weiss offers bi-weekly, 10-minute audio lessons with follow-up calls to help participants feel more confident in working with customers. For a free trial, go to

SPYRE GROUP offers resources that help sales rep firms provide value to the manufacturers they represent and increase efficiencies for their sales teams. It provides web, print and presentation development services, along with packaged solutions. For details, contact Patrick Knoelke at 913-499-6014, or visit

RPMS offers sales analysis, commission reconciliation and sales force data exchange software designed exclusively for manufacturers’ reps. For more information, go to

REPFABRIC is a mobile efficiency tool that speeds up the entire workflow of business including email, opportunity tracking, commission reconciliation and principal reporting. Contact Repfabric at, or call 844-737-7253, x225, to schedule a consultation.

ALL ERA TELEFORUM AUDIO FILES covering 30+ educational topics for reps, manufacturers and distributors, are now available at no charge to members. To review the teleforum library and download files, go to

UPS is an ERA member service provider for shipping of all kinds. For discounts of up to 34 percent, call 800-MEMBERS (636-2377).

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