About Gil Effron

Business and marketing strategist, coach, and advisor GIL EFFRON is the author of How to Close More Business in Less Time and How to Give Your Business an Extreme Marketing Makeover.

From strategic marketing planning and integrating marketing with the sales process to creative problem solving and precise implementation, Gil’s marketing skills are diverse, and the outcomes on behalf of his clients always positive.

Gil’s My Marketing Handyman initiative allows him to bring the benefit of this many years of experience to smaller businesses and startups. From helping them plan, identify their richest markets, develop value propositions that resonate with the business’ target audience, he can deal with massive challenges or help resolve a specific issue. As he says, “No project is too large or too small.”

Gil is also founder and CEO of ProfitAbility Institute, Inc. a consulting organization dedicated to helping business owners, CEOs, and leadership teams improve organizational efficiency and map successful strategies for future growth and profitability. Built on experience and utilizing a highly reliable process approach, ProfitAbility Institute is as comfortable and effective solving the challenges of troubled businesses as they are guiding those about to burst at the seams as a result of rapid growth or a sudden winning streak.

Gil has 35+ years of experience in business and marketing. Early in his career, he owned and operated an advertising agency. Later, he created a highly successful publishing business serving the marketing and promotional needs of over 100 companies that provided direct mail and fulfillment services.

A highly skilled marketing strategist and proficient marketing writer, Gil has written hundreds of articles on direct marketing including the book Direct Mail Success (no longer in print).

Gil holds a bachelors degree from the University of Cincinnati, a masters from Michigan State University, and pursued post-graduate studies at Ohio State University.

Just for fun, he writes, produces, and directs Mystery Dinner Theatre productions with a business theme. Productions include Who Killed the Business? and Who Killed the Customers? A new production entitled Who Killed the Family Business? will debut at The Centre Club in Tampa in September 2017.