Digital Communications Innovator, Speaker and Consultant Specializing in Strategic Social Media, Content Marketing and PR

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“Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike.”

A digital communications pioneer forging new frontiers for over two decades, Barbara Rozgonyi leads CoryWest Media, a strategic marketing consultancy that creates business for business and motivates accelerated action in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

A top sales performance coach who left the corporate world to become an entrepreneurial consultant, Barbara’s client portfolio includes projects for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits and small businesses.

Top 50 Marketing and PR Blogger

As publisher of, ranked in the top 50 marketing and PR blogs in 2012 and in the top 50 PR blogs in 2013 by Cision and erleases in 2020, Barbara reports on ways to grow business, build brands, and connect communities.

Social Media Community Catalyst

The founder of Social Media Club’s Chicago chapter in 2008, Barbara served on the board and contributed to planning over 60 monthly events that attract people at all skills and interests levels with networking, socializing and continuing education programs. In 2013, Nokia selected Barbara as one of two social media reporters to cover Social Media Week in Berlin.

A passionate educator and digital communications evangelist, Barbara designs social media marketing and PR programs for colleges, associations, corporations, non-profits and online communities.

Social Media Marketing and Digital PR Thought Leader

A recognized social media, marketing and PR thought leader, Barbara’s media mentions include, Crain’s Chicago Business, Germany’s FAZ, SOHO magazine, Chicago Tribune, American Express OpenForum, The Business Ledger, WIND, WDCB, ChicagonistaLIVE!, Mashable, O’Reilly’s Women in Technology, TechCrunch, Christian Century, White Sox Communications,,, and NBC 5 Chicago.

An author, Barbara contributed the LinkedIn chapter to “Success Secrets of the Social Media Marketing Superstars,” published by Entrepreneur Press. Her work is referenced in several books including David Meerman Scott’s “The New Rules of Marketing and PR.”

Named one of the top 12 PR twitter experts by and a top 50 content marketing influencer to follow on twitter, Barbara’s digital brand is @wiredprworks. The mother of three, Barbara enjoys curating life through a lens. Her photography may be viewed on Instagram as barbararozgonyi.

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