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Capital Reporter Interviewing House Speaker Kevin Cotter

Michigan Business Beat
May 5, 2015 1:45 PM

On this week's edition of the MIRS weekly report, the Capitol reporters interview House Speaker Kevin Cotter on the delay in his chamber for a vote on legislation capping the amount hospitals and other providers can receive as payment from the insurers of automobile accident victims. 

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The Better Business Bureau Protecting You from Recent Scams

Michigan Business Beat
May 5, 2015 1:24 PM

We spoke with Melanie Duquesnel, President and CEO, Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan. She shares insight on some recent scams and how their organization is working to prevent these negative things from continuing.

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05-06-2015: MY Lansing MBK Action Summit

Michigan Business Network
May 4, 2015 4:37 PM

One Love Global
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Register today for the May 6, MY Lansing MBK Action Summit. Come prepared to work on an update to our collective action plan due to the White House May 11!

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Digital Marketing, Mobile Technology, and Much More!

This Week in Small Business Technology
May 4, 2015 4:00 PM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks to Linda Daichendt, Executive Director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about creating a better digital marketing strategy, the M-Health Symposium, mobile satellite phone adapters, Apple’s uncertain future as the king of the business world, and Google trend aggregators.

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Small Business News and Information

This Week in Small Business
May 4, 2015 2:31 PM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with small business advocate, Chris Holman, about recent small business meetings of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber, community banks and MSU’s Innovation Celebration. Michael and Chris also talk about tips for becoming a people-oriented small business person, best and worst cities in the nation in which to start a business, Shark Tank lessons of success, small business lessons you wish you could convey to your younger self, and hiring good employees is getting more difficult.

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Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2015 2:02 PM

Phil Catlett, President of the Better Business Bureau, serving at the Western Michigan Office in Grand Rapids, joins us in this segment. What problems are they working on in West Michigan? What are some key scams that have happened in the recent months? What are they doing to help protect Michigan’s consumers?

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Economic Growth - Talent Development in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2015 1:46 PM

Michael A. Finney, Sr. Advisor of the Economic Growth Office of Governor Rick Snyder, stopped by the studios. What is his new job? How does it impact the talent shortage in Michigan? Listen below to hear all this great information.

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Digital Marketing Solutions Using Constant Contact

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2015 1:17 PM

You’ve heard Constant Contact’s name everywhere, now you’re going to find out what they do. Erin Bemis joins us. She is the Regional Development Director for Constant Contact, Inc. How do they help businesses succeed?

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Creative Wellness Provides Massage Therapy and More

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2015 12:00 PM

Irene Savoyat, Co-Director and Massage Therapist at Creative Wellness, joins us in this segment. What do they do at Creative Wellness and how have they prospered for 20 years? You will hear a little bit about that and how they are celebrating this longevity.

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Consumers Mutual Providing an Alternative for Health Insurance

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2015 11:30 AM

Molly McCoy, Director of Agency Education and Distribution at Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan, stopped by to speak with the network. Consumers Mutual, a health insurance provider, has seen exponential growth. Why is that? Well, Molly has your answer and some insight on the future growth.

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