Who We Are

IndustryNewsletters is a leading provider of email marketing tools, delivering the proven solutions professionals need to build new business and improve client retention.


With a culmination of years of experience, immersion in the digital marketing industry, and enhanced technology, we deliver an affordable and effective way for businesses to stay in touch, improve retention, and increase sales. We know what type of content professional firm clients and prospects need and want. In response, we built a user-friendly email newsletter platform to fuel your marketing, business development, client nurturing, referral source networking, public relations and communications.

Our Mission


At IndustryNewsletters, a division of HomeActions, LLC, our objective is to help professionals maximize their internal and external communications. Our goal is to give you access to superior customer service, sharp technology, and unique, engaging content. We accomplish this mission by providing an accessible, automated, robust email newsletter platform that includes timely, relevant and informative articles, branded specifically to you or your company. We strive to help you achieve greater top-of-mind awareness within your entire sphere of influence and beyond.

Barry Friedman


Barry J. Friedman, CPA, is our CEO, bringing more than 35 years of experience in building and managing CPA firms as well as digital marketing firms. Barry sold his regional accounting firm, Friedman & Fuller, to American Express and then created BizActions, LLC, an email marketing company for CPA firms and Payroll firms which he sold to Thomson Reuters in 2012. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of GovCon, where he developed an online electronic commerce community that brought together thousands of IT contractors and hundreds of government entities. He earned an MBA in Business Administration from Loyola College and taught Financial Management in that program for three years.

Richard Koreto

Chief Content Officer

Richard Koreto is our Chief Content Officer. In his 30 years as a writer and editor, he has held senior positions at Financial Planning magazine, Wealth Manager magazine, and the Journal of Accountancy. He has also written for the HouseLogic website and was managing editor of AccountingWEB. He is the author of “Run It Like a Business: Top Financial Planners Weigh In on Practice Management” and won a 2004 Gold Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for his online work.

Laurie Friedman, National Sales Director

Laurie Friedman

President, Payroll | PEO Division

Laurie Friedman is the President of the Payroll and PEO divisions of IndustryNewsletters. Laurie has 20 years of experience in enhancing marketing, communications, branding and business development for professional service firms. In her previous experience at the online marketing company formerly known as BizActions, Laurie created the infrastructure for the payroll and PEO divisions. Laurie places a high value on relationship building and appreciates her long-standing connections in these industries. Laurie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland. Laurie lives in the DC Metro area. In her free time, she enjoys working on stained glass art and spending time with her pug.