Our Success is measured by the results our clients experience from our Virtanza™ Sales Training and Certification programs and our Professional Consulting Services.
Below are a few of the many testimonials that demonstrate how we are helping our clients succeed!
“Debbie Holzkamp has been an ongoing partner with us and our teams in helping to grow sales exponentially. Holzkamp has helped us develop: MarketPlaceOhio.com, MarketPlaceKentucky.com, print and online sales training programs resulting in sales team achieving hundreds of customer sales.
Conducted 23 local market business seminars in our seven local markets, helping the local businesses market and brand their business and helping our sales teams to secure hundreds of customer sales.
Co-led a team of executives to create a new customer acquisition and sales development strategy.
Developed multimedia commission plans to help reward our sales teams for sales and revenue growth.”
– Ron Waite, VP Sales and Marketing, Dix Communications
“Holzkamp’s training and certification program has helped our sales teams better understand the current needs of our advertisers and how to fulfill those needs with a marketing mix of print and digital media. This needs assessment and proposal process has resulted in over 300 proposals being sold. Our sales teams are now better trained to discuss ROI advertising and marketing programs. This educational program has helped us grow sales in local digital and print revenue from existing and new customers.”
“She does a nice job of involving others in the process of building a coherent long term strategy to print and online combination selling. She is very thorough in evaluating your existing structure and people and then providing a plan to transform your current situation to the desired one. You will enjoy working with her while providing results.”
– Chuck Dix, CEO and President, Dix Communications
Detroit Media Partnership
Detroit Media Partnership hired Debbie Holzkamp (HDS Premier Consulting) to help redefine what it means to be a top-level advertising sales representative in the 21st Century. Debbie brought us expertise, focus, direction and energy that is helping us transform our sales staff. During our time together, Debbie truly became one of the team. She is as passionate and committed to our vision of transformation as we were and is clearly invested in generating results.”
– Susie Ellwood, CEO
‘Holzkamp’s training program has helped Detroit achieve strong digital revenue growth. We are big fans of the HDS sales training, and anticipate it will continue to help us build revenue.”
– Joyce Jenereaux, President, and Rebecca Steckler, SVP Advertising, Detroit Media Partnership
“The Virtanza® Sales Training and Certification program helped our local retail sales team increase digital revenue 34% YOY. We now have a very large percentage of our sellers who are certified and aggressively helping our customers reach their customers through digital advertising”.
– Chris Anderson, Publisher,Denice Williams, Local Retail Advertising Director, David Prizer, Digital Advertising Director
Nielsen Business Media
Debbie Holzkamp’s proven results keep us ahead of the competition. This is why we will continue to depend on her leadership and count on her expertise in the fields of product integration, pricing, packaging and sales training!”
– Akira Sugihara, Finance Director, Nielsen Business Media
“Debbie Holzkamp is a leader in this field. Why?
• Client needs assessed
• Behaviors modeled
• Outcomes defined
• Metrics co-authored
• Training developed and tested
• Execution with core goals
• Key champions internally to keep momentum going
• Understanding of delivering client solutions
• Value adds include sales team assessment and manager talent assessment
• Clear path to unbridled revenue opportunity
• Relentless focus on results
“The companies Holzkamp works with inevitably try to hire her as an executive on their full time team. Fortunately, for the greater whole, Holzkamp keeps her focus broad and impact wide-ranging.”
“She has been a huge asset across Nielsen Business Media. Smart, strategic and practical, she analyzes, assesses, packages and trains-then follows up to ensure success (of which we’ve had much due to her efforts). In a world where there are no sure bets, Holzkamp breaks that mold. She is a sure bet.”
– Sabrina Crow, SVP Managing Director, Nielson Business Media
The Hollywood Reporter
“Debbie is truly an asset – she reviewed our data and current practices and responded accurately to our business needs, learned our particular business and tailored the packages accordingly. More importantly, she brought our leaders together and had them look at our business in a different capacity. Debbie facilitated, constructed the framework, and engaged people in a way that ultimately gave them ownership of the sales packages. You can’t find better than that.”-
– Rebecca Eacret, Finance Director, The Hollywood Reporter
Freedom Communications, Inc.
“Cutting costs is easy. All you need is a knife–and a lack of empathy. Raising revenue is harder, especially in a downturn. It’s helpful if you have someone at your side who can look at your sales systems, strategies and people with fresh eyes. Debbie Holzkamp can help you shape up core sales skills. She’s good at what she does. ”
– Alan Bell, retired CEO, Freedom Communications, Inc.