A professional life, business, and guerrilla marketing coach, Jim Allen, The Big Idea Coach, works with individuals, through one-on-one and group coaching.

In addition to providing his own coaching services, Jim is one of the "staff" coaches at Jay Conrad Levinson's GUERRILLA MARKETING ASSOCIATION website.

A graduate, in 2001, of the Coach Training Program at CoachU, Jim is also a Certified Guerrilla Marketing Coach.

In addition to his blog, THE BIG IDEA, Jim publishes a bi-weekly internet newsletter, also called THE BIG IDEA (you can subscribe at And he publishes/edits the self-help website,

Jim is married, has two dogs, and volunteers with the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company (Co. 28) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, where is his a firefighter and emergency medical technician. In addition to riding a regular weekly shift with the OVFC, Jim also serves as the company's Emergency Medical Services Co-ordinator.

Jim also volunteers with the Chesapeake Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club and serves on that organization's board of directors.