Helene Berren AmpUrBiz Marketing Strategist and Coach specializes in driving business growth through online marketing. The goal is to use online visibility and social media to drive leads and increase sales.
Prior to opening AmpUrBiz, she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics. She is a graduate of UCLA. She began her career in technology at the IBM Scientific Center, working on new technologies and future products for the company.
About ten years in her career she took a turn from the technical side towards Sales and Marketing. From that point forward, she has steadily worked with small and mid-sized companies, understanding their business models and pain, helping them find unique ways to increase their company revenues and sales.
Helene is a California girl, who grew up in Los Angeles and became a Valley girl. She lived in Ohio for six years and worked in the Technical Department as a Systems Engineer at Kent University while her husband was in school. They rented a house where they were always getting Tornado warnings. The first year there it snowed in June. She could not wait to get back to California.
While in California, she went back to IBM and had the opportunity to work in their Sales and Marketing Department. She later had the opportunity for a great job with Oracle. Later Oracle moved to Northern California to the Silicon Valley. They wanted her to move with them but by then she had a family and her husband had a great job. She decided to stay in Southern California in the Inland Empire and start her own business.
Helene loves to take motorcycle vacations. She only rides on the back and loves the spontaneity of just planning a trip. They ride towards a town, stop when they want, with no schedule in mind at all.
During one of her recent trips she toured a working missile silo, stayed at a space-themed motel with astronauts and planets painted on the ceiling of the lobby. She loves the water and mentioned that she has swam in the Sea of Cortez. This is a woman who works hard but also likes to take time and play hard and enjoy life.
She is in the process of writing a book. No it’s not about marketing or social media, or even business. It’s about humor. Getting older as a woman and plans to get it published before year end.
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