Fred Berns is a sales and marketing coach and speaker who trains design professionals worldwide on how to substantially increase sales and profits, promote themselves more effectively and build their businesses. He also trains manufacturers, retailers, design centers and showrooms on how to create "buzz," build traffic and improve sales to design professionals. Berns has been a featured presenter at a variety of industry events, including NeoCon, High Point Market and Surfaces, and has spoken at national conferences for such groups as ASID, NKBA and IFDA. In addition to his blog, InteriorDesignBusiness.net, and his BusinessbyDesign newsletter, both of which reach thousands of design professionals around the world, Berns has developed several audio training programs and is the author of Sell Yourself! 501 Ways to Get Them to Buy from YOU.