Tempest helps you focus on, understand and reach customers better.
- Strategies to systematically grow your markets and achieve results.
- Inbound marketing with unique, compelling stories about the value of your customers’ successes.
- Digital marketing campaigns that differentiate from competitors and attractive WordPress websites that get found on Google to bring you new leads.
- Sales tools, training and CRM best practices to build high-value, long-term relationships and loyalty.
In today’s complex marketing and sales environment, organizations are losing focus on how customers choose to buy your products or services. Don shares his business, marketing and sales management experience with entrepreneurs, executives, students and the media providing an integrated approach that places people first, process second and software third.
Because Don works as a consultant, coach and teacher, you can continue your success long after his involvement tapers off. Read what clients from professional service, medical manufacturing and technology firms say about the outstanding results of Don sharing his expertise with them.
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Marketing and sales projects achieve results
BDO USA – Implement nationwide, Practice Development CRM System and provide e-mail campaign and database management helping grow revenues 16.8% over five years.
Crowe Horwath – Create brand identities for Manufacturing and Medical Records Practices including client testimonials, newsletters and presentations helping rise from tenth to eighth place.
Hill DT Solutions – Develop strategies, differentiate the business and create consistent sales and marketing messages for the spinal decompression market – significantly growing revenues in less than six months. Streamline international presentations and publish material nationally.
Tempest, Inc. – For 25 years, develop brand identities and inbound and outbound marketing campaigns for B2B companies. Implement CRM and digital marketing systems. Design websites and write content. Train executives, managers and staff in sales and marketing skills.
Learn best practices in our executive seminars
- Strategic and Personal Marketing Plans
- Marketing Communication Plans and E-mail and Social Media Marketing
- Identifying Best Customers and Keeping Best Customers Loyal
- Diagnosing and Improving Sales Processes and Kahle Way Sales Systems
Experience that runs deep
Senior Consultant and Strategic Planner – Remex Corp. Develop marketing plans and campaigns with award winning results for training, consulting and maintenance services. Train local ad agencies and Fortune 1000 accounts in desktop publishing.
Business Instructor – Aquinas College (adjunct). Teach Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Students learn how to create, evaluate and present successful business plans for start-ups with focus on operations and growth, as well as entrepreneurship, the business environment, financial controls and planning and administrative control. Teach Advanced Project Management and soft skills to effectively manage complex projects using MS Project.
Grand Valley State University (adjunct). Teach graduate marketing management at the Seidman Business School and conduct various marketing workshops for the Small Business and Technology Development Center.
Grand Rapids Community College (adjunct). Teach desktop publishing and design. Introduced night students to practical business applications of MS Office.
Find more details about Don Astras on LinkedIn.
Catholic education for business and art
Aquinas College – Master of Management. BS in Business Administration plus 28 hours of fine art classes.
Something personal about Don
Speak, read and write fluent Lithuanian. Teach seminars on Lithuanian folk art and broadcast in Lithuanian on WEHB. US Marine (USMC).