Elevator Pitches: How They Can Help You Ride To The Top

Chloe Reynolds Internship, Networking, Promotion

Getting dressed up to go mingle with professionals and network with them is pretty much a love-it or hate-it scenario. As a socially awkward introvert who spends most of her time indoors with the curtains drawn and perusing the Internet, I personally am on the hate-it end of the spectrum, as I’m sure many others are. However, it doesn’t have …

How to Get a Job with a Liberal Arts Degree: Part 1 of 5

David A. Criss Blogging, Internship, Networking

In today’s technologically driven society, liberal arts degrees are overlooked and taken for granted. Students and parents worry about the value of an undergraduate degree and whether or not the degree will guarantee a job after graduation – a job that will be able to pay off student loan debt and provide the means for a comfortable life. Not to ...
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7 Ideas for Your Podcast Outreach Strategy

Melissa Meschke Audio, content marketing, Marketing, Networking

Well, it’s official: the Business Machine Podcast is picking up speed. Months ago, when our CEO Brian Town realized that he could host a podcast just as well as anyone else, he jumped right in. And we’re all glad he did: the podcast has been a great way to build a community around startups, entrepreneurs, and marketing junkies like ourselves. …

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Melissa Meschke Business, Holidays, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Networking, Public Relations, Social Media Leave a Comment

With the holiday season quickly approaching, what is your small business doing to prepare? Check out these 5 quick tips to help your business be on the nice list! Start working on your campaign now. Have you turned on the TV since Halloween? I’d say a good majority of the commercials deal with the holiday season. People are shopping earlier …

The Rambling of a CEO, small business advice and blogging

Brian Town Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Networking Leave a Comment

The Ramblings Of A Michigan Creative CEO So, I have been getting on my staff to make sure they blog. So, Jessica, our video production manager, (Michigan Creative Video) being the super organized person that she is, put everyone on a schedule. Well, that also meant me. So, here I am, the day of, writing my blog. I do need to blog …

My Blue Networking Shoes

Melissa Meschke Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Networking Leave a Comment

Yes I do own blue networking shoes and I do wear them. Often. And here’s why! A few months ago I purchased a pair of blue mary jane Merrell shoes from a local shoe store. I purchased them simply to have an option besides arch-less flats and high heals. I would wear them every once and awhile but was worried …