Robin Itzler

Columnist, speaker and author, Robin Itzler has been involved in marketing and communications for more than 35 years. Her Marketing and More columns in the Orange County Breeze often blend marketing, politics and motivation to offer unique perspectives about topical headline issues. Her articles have also appeared in other publications including American Thinker online and Jewish Life of Orange County magazine.

Currently, she is on the executive board of the California Federation of Republican Women with responsibility for the organization’s quarterly newsletter that is read by 10,000+ members. Robin also handles publicity for several Republican Women Federated local clubs as well as the City of Orange Hearing Loss Association of America chapter.

A former NASD licensed securities representative, Robin once served as president of the Animal Assistance League of Orange County. She and her husband Larry own Royal Care Pet Sitting, serving pet parents throughout northwest Orange County. Having originated Market My Words for Pet Sitters International World magazine, Robin remained a regular contributor for several years. As the former editor in chief of Toastmasters International Founders’ District, Robin’s articles and newsletters were read by members in 180+ clubs.

Although legally deaf, the former New Yorker Robin has one word for anyone who doubts her abilities: Fuggedaboutit!

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After patiently waiting months, the Marketing Maven finally was able to schedule an important interview, possibly the first of its kind. Meeting at a local park and sitting more than six feet apart, the discussion touched on headline topics, offering insight into what might be expected in the months ahead. …continue reading

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Several weeks ago, I found an attractive door flyer from a city council candidate waiting for me when I arrived home. The colorful glossy piece offered interesting information about key issues. Since it was for a city council seat the flyer didn’t mention party affiliation. Maybe it’s time party affiliation …continue reading

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There are about 60 million Americans who are living with hearing loss, ranging from mild to profound loss. Most deaf and legally deaf rely on lipreading and facial expressions to help hear. (Legally deaf means you hear some sounds with the use of hearing aids and/or cochlear implants.) For the …continue reading

The stage is decorated in the high school’s colors with two rows of teachers, students and guests seated near the podium. The principal walks to the center stage, motioning for everyone to take their seats. “Welcome students, family and guests. To start our commencement program, we are very pleased that …continue reading

When the lockdown officially ends, will those who frequently ignored stay-at-home orders and went outside (walking, running, biking, gardening or sitting) be better able to handle the post-lockdown phase of the pandemic compared to those who hid in their homes? Many experts say it is safer outside, proven during the …continue reading