The Connection Experts:
Sally Strackbein and
Ray Strackbein, MBA, NCE, CBCP
Ray and Sally Strackbein are the authors of, Magnetize Your Website! What to put on your website so you attract the customers who are right for you. They work with
business owners and independent professionals who want to create messages that sell. And they work with associations that want to market and communicate effectively. Sally and Ray help people get
results when they communicate with or without technology.
Ray and Sally both studied human communication individually and then together. Now they speak together on their favorite topics, "Magnetize
Your Website!" and "Storytelling for Business Success."
Ray Strackbein has delivered over 1200 paid presentations worldwide. He has spoken in Sweden, England, Norway, Korea, The Netherlands, Canada and in all but a few of the States. He relates to a
variety of audiences because he has worked as a telecommunications troubleshooter, a computer hardware and software designer, a radio DJ,
a television engineer, an ambulance driver, a financial planner, a salesman, and a professional speaker.
Ray makes technical systems clear and understandable. He was featured on the front page of the Washington Post and NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and many other television, radio
and newspapers. He has appeared on television on four continents.
He joined the National Speakers Association in 1989 and served as the chair of its Technical Professional Experts Group. Ray is Past President of the Washington, DC Area Chapter of NSA.
Sally Strackbein is a veteran computer nerd who learned about presenting herself through sales presentations and computer application design
and management. She designed and programmed software for the Social Security Administration, the State of California and she designed databases and software for Paciolan
Financial Systems. She is the former Coordinator of Administrative Computing for Occidental College.
She proved her skill on the Internet in 1993 when she posted a personals ad that caught Ray's attention. Ray says, "Sally knows how to present information on the Internet!"
Sally presents speeches and workshops to help people discover, clarify and express their compelling personal and professional stories. When her
clients tell their stories in presentations, on their websites and in their promotional materials, they increase sales by attracting clients who are right for them.
Sally is also a member of the National Speakers Association.
Sally Strackbein has appeared on shows such as, NBC Nightly News, with Tom Brokaw, Fox News, NPR Marketplace, This is
America with Dennis Wholey, and numerous other radio and television shows in the United States, France, Germany, Hungary, Australia and more.
Stories about her have been printed in the Chicago Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Washington Post (front page - twice), Arizona Republic and more.
Sally and Ray Strackbein base all of their programs on the principles of connection that they learned in business, associations, social and technical
situations. They help people connect, be more persuasive, create relationships faster and deeper, and get the results they desire.
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