Clients and kudos

What meeting planners and event organizers are saying

Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsRobin is an enthusiastic and entertaining presenter.  His warmth and humor drew in our attendees so the information he provided was easy to understand and “own”.   As mentioned, there was big support for his return to provide another fundraising education program.   As the spokesperson for our chapter leadership who concur, I whole-heartedly endorse him. ~  Sonya Davis, President, Association of Fundraising Professionals – West Florida Chapter

BlackbaudI thought your session went really well and that clients will find your tools very useful. Best of all your story inspires them to keep working hard to increase their giving, knowing that they too can find the keys of success and what works best for their organization. Even I wanted to start planning how to best raise funds for non-profits I’m interested in! Thanks again for speaking and serving the non-profit community! ~ Leslie Staggs, Product Lead, Blackbaud, Inc.

Outer Bans Chamber of CommerceThis seminar received rave reviews from participants and offered tips and tricks to help our chamber member business owners be more successful with their web presence. Even though the internet marketing experience of seminar attendees varied tremendously in the course, you offered a fast-paced, information filled program that helped all levels to obtain the information they needed to go to the next level. Your program was just what we were looking for in our community! Thank you again for your professionalism and we look forward to hosting you on the Outer Banks again soon! ~ Angie Brady-Daniels, Vice President of Public Relations, Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce

Central Piedmont Community CollegeYour energy and enthusiasm grabbed the group’s attention right from the start, and kept the discussion lively. The message was clear: effective web site marketing starts with developing an effective online strategy. I wholeheartedly recommend this presentation to any organization looking for a thought-provoking and information-filled session on Internet Marketing. We look forward to your next presentations, scheduled for mid-July. ~ Alan Murdock, Program Coordinator, Central Piedmont Community College Small Business Center

Your sessions within the Sales track, Profits Calling! Secrets to Selling Remotely and The Secret to Success is in the Sales and Marketing Machinery were well received by our Partner attendees, and provided information which the Partners can immediately apply to their respective organizations.

The Partner ChannelThank you, Robin, for sharing your knowledge and expertise with the Partners and The Partner Channel.
~ Jenny Davis, Events Director, The Partner Channel

Here are some commentary examples, straight from The Partner Channel’s evaluation forms:

  • Tremendous job. Offered measurable strategies and great info. Very good presenter and nice guy.
  • The best – great info and structure, very real, most value of weekend.
  • Excellent material – I had to simultaneously take notes and keep a running “to do” list!
  • Awesome. Hit the target. Exactly what I needed to learn … again.

Lenoir Community CollegeI certainly want to thank you for a job WELL DONE. Everyone that attended rated the seminar as excellent or very good. You can’t beat that! I value your wealth of experience, your thorough instructional preparation, and your skilled delivery. I look forward to future seminars with you. ~ Alice Tingle, Director Economic Development, Lenoir Community College

What seminar participants and clients are saying

Your creative methods for helping us discover different markets have opened up new avenues for us, and your expertise, enthusiasm and flexibility throughout the process served us well beyond our expectations. ~ Elisha M. Laker, MSW, CSW

Thank you for an inspiring presentation. We are preparing for our 9th annual campaign, but a fresh perspective always helps! ~ Beth A. Kraft, Institutional Advancement / Foundations Office, Iowa Lakes Community College

This session was very valuable to me and will be to our organization. The content was exactly what I needed. ~ Dan Doolin, Integrity Data

Thank you, Robin! Yours was an excellent session and I am eager to put what I learned into practice. ~ Leah Goss, Director of Development, Front Range Community College Foundation

I thought your presentation was extremely well organized. ~ Susan Reese, Assistant Library Director, Braswell Memorial Library

Thanks for the handbook–it’s a fantastic busdev resource tool. ~ Mike Ramos, JAT

The Conference Organizer asked me about my opinion of you as a speaker after the close of the Event. I gave you a “two thumbs up” review.  You provided excellent information in a very engaging format. ~ Sue Wilson, Journey TEAM

Though I work for a nonprofit, we are in competition for people’s time and to be their information vendor, book vendor and entertainment source. ~ Susan Reese, Assistant Library Director, Braswell Memorial Library

I have done a lot of reading and I could have saved some time by going to your presentation first. ~ Wayne Peel, MS CCAS CCS, Peel Educational Services, Inc.

Thank you for your excellent presentation on Internet Marketing Secrets. It was very informative and your presentation was entertaining as well as professional. Pam Mullen, Mullen & Company, Inc.

Partial client list

Robin Johnston motivates a wide range of audiences. Below are some of the companies, organizations and audiences who have benefited from his seminars, workshops, keynote addresses & consulting.