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Our Approach

“We provide the training and tools to help business professionals gain financial success through relationship-based referrals

Our Story

  • We train and coach professionals to develop word of mouth marketing strategies to create profitable relationships.
  • Referral Marketing is one of the tools that helps professionals promote their services to create revenue – helping them fill their pipeline.
  • The goal of our program is to help professionals effectively communicate and create strong relationships through strategic activity.

Meet Duane


S. Duane Plapp Sr.


Like you, Duane Plapp author and nationally recognized speaker, feels that people today to not want to be sold they want to the opportunity to buy.  He feels that creating a buying environment allows you to “Sell Without Selling”.

With over forty five years as an entrepreneur and using referral based marketing to create his business success.  for over 20 years a large regional financial and insurance consulting business as well the principal for over 18 years of one of the largest bass boat dealerships in the continental US.

The past eight years he has taught others his strategies. He has been recognized nationally and received several awards for his coaching and speaking.  His sales and Marketing ideas are now adopted by many businesses. He has created a sales training program called “Sales without Selling” which emphasizes the importance and need to develop business through referral relationships.  This concept will change the mindset of selling to creating the buying environment.

His first book “Creating Constant and Continuous Referrals” is a marketing handbook to creating sales through referral relationships. And his latest book “Mastering your connections” is a guidebook for networking.

As an inspirational and motivational speaker, Duane has a gift for taking complex strategies, such as techniques in referral relationship marketing, and making them simple to implement.

His personal mission is helping others find the simple way to achieve personal and business success.

Duane’s social and civic contributions include Advocate of the year Cincinnati Home Builders, Sharonville Chamber Mentor of the year, Kentucky Jaycees, Jaycees Hall of Fame, Lions Club, Boys and Girls Club of America, Dan Beard Council of Boy Scouts, Scoutmaster, JCI Senator, Kentucky Colonel and Outstanding Men of America.

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