About J.R. Atkins
& Something Different Companies
J.R. Atkins started consulting in 1994 helping other sales people become more proficient using ACT contact Management software.
He soon learned that he could earn extra income consulting with companies on ACT, Cold Calling and generals Sales & Marketing.
His consulting skills were father refined with the help of Dr. Nathan Jones, an economics professor at University of Texas Arlington. Dr Jones taught J.R. the value of asking good questions then listen for not just the words in the answer but the emotion, the intensity and the pacing of the response.
As a software sales consultant with RJN Group, J.R. learned how to lead workshops. His mentors Scott and Bob set examples of how to manage organizational change and gain consensus for new initiatives.
J.R. has held personal interviews with thousands of individuals and business owners to help them improve their results. In 2006 he earned his MBA and further fine tuned his consulting skills.
Today, with the help of many other professionals, J.R. Atkins leads a dynamic consulting practice for small and medium business that focuses on Social Media, Websites, Search Engine Optimization, Public Relations and Sales & Marketing. Please review some of our partners and client comments under the “Resources” tab.
About Something Different Companies
Something Different Companies is a Sales and Marketing Consulting practice made up of a group of partners providing complementing solutions in the areas of Social Media, Marketing, Technology, Public Relations and other products and services that serves the needs of the SMB or Small and Medium Business market.
As the Practice Leader, J.R. Atkins serves as the main point of contact and strategic “Captain” for projects, engagements and consulting sessions. Through our team of partners, we are able to deliver a wide array of offerings such as:
- Social Media Platforms, Content Development and Monitoring
- Email Marketing
- Mobile Apps
- Video Development & Promotion
- Lead Generation
- Website Refresh and Creation
- Marketing Plan Development & Implementation
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- And much, much more