Breaking It Down: Pinterest

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So I know that I have done a blog on Pinterest for Business, but I didn’t really explain how to use it! I thought that today we’d take a look at the basics of Pinterest: lingo, functionality, and overall instructions on how to use it. They say it’s always best to start at the beginning so let’s start with lingo.   …

What can design do for you?

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Graphic design is a form of visual communication and it is everywhere. Literally. While you might see billboards, or other business and street signage as “visual pollution,” all of these were carefully designed to effect change in the viewer’s perception of a product or service. Although these might not reach a large segment of viewers, they do make a difference …

Five Marketing Focal Points for Small Businesses

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Are you a small business that is just starting out and needs to know what to focus on most? Of course with opening your own business, you know that there are many important things that you need to put your energy toward. I do not personally own a small business, but I’ve worked with many small business owners and based …

The Rambling of a CEO, small business advice and blogging

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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 …

Technology Innovation Center Promotes Small Business Success

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The Technology Innovation Center (TIC) of East Lansing is a wonderful opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs to get a head start on their business plans. The mission of the TIC is to generate and advance the culture of entrepreneurship in the community and to expand the technology based economy in the market. Located downtown, the center has given host …