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MCSB Awardee - ContentOro

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 3, 2016 8:00 PM

Named 2016 Innovation Award Winner

ContentOro was founded in 2014 by Bob Chunn to address a problem he had while attempting to attract and engage customers online. “Finding a freelancer or company to write for my sites was a time consuming and expensive proposition. The writing was inauthentic and usually written to promote keywords versus delivering value to my end consumer.”

Bob knew there had to be a better way.

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Greg Brogan - the Reluctant Leader!

Leadership Low Down
May 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Greg Brogan is a reluctant leader, he is humble yet strong, principled but fluid, insightful yet studious. In short, Greg is the kind of leader we all wish we were more like. Greg is the managing partner for Brogan, Reed, Van Gorder and Associates, BRV Benefits for short.

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Grow Your Business Big. Very Big!

The Trep Talk
May 3, 2016 2:30 PM

Starting an Internet company in 1995, right at the start of the Internet explosion was Jon Dwoskin’s introduction to being an entrepreneur. He and his partners quickly realized they needed to learn all about business and start thinking big. They attended every event, listened to tapes by such gurus as Jim Rohn, Anthony Robbins, and Brian Tracy; and read business books – whatever they could to learn about business and grow the company bigger. And grow it did - so big in fact that they were sold to a Silicon Valley company two years after starting the business!

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05-05-2016: May Economic Club, Featuring Major General Gregory Vadnais

Michigan Business Network
May 3, 2016 2:09 PM

Lansing Regional Chamber Economic Club
May 5, 2016, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join us as we welcome Major General Gregory J. Vadnais, the Adjutant General of Michigan and special guest speaker, Tom Izzo, Michigan State University 'Hall of Fame' Basketball coach the Economic Club.

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The Explosion of Video on Social Media and Other Hot Tech Topics

Business Next
May 3, 2016 1:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with tech expert Tony Merlo, owner of SmarterPhones.net, about live social media video, streaming live music events, new apps of interest to small business, the importance of having a small business website that is mobile-friendly, how to make sure your business can be found online and a review of recent mobile hardware trends.

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How to Save Money on Your Cellular Data Plan

Business Next
May 3, 2016 11:00 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about ideas to help you save on your cellular data plan, myths of battery usage and the virtues of fixing rather than replacing your mobile devices.

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Improve Your Access to Capital Through SBA 504 Lending

Business Next
May 3, 2016 9:30 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Beth Ann Arroyo, senior loan officer for the Economic Development Foundation (EDF), a leading Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 lender in Michigan. Arroyo talks about the benefits to small businesses of using 504 lending throughout Michigan.

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Small Business Owners Need to Get Involved in Congressional Races

Business Next
May 3, 2016 8:42 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with David Wasserman, House Editor for The Cook Political Report. Wasserman will be the keynote speaker at the Small Business Association of Michigan’s annual meeting on June 23, in Lansing. In this interview he shares his insights into the 2016 House races and presidential election, and the impact on the small business community.

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Memorial Mention of Many of the Musical Icons that Have Recently Passed

Show Biz Weekly
May 2, 2016 6:30 PM

Taylor shares more entertainment news from the last week of April 2016. Jeffrey Mosher jumps in to run down a memorial to the musical icons who have recently passed since New Year's Eve. Ranging through the musicians, along with some producers who were very vital to the industry over the past 60 plus years. Taylor then wraps up the show with thanks and mention of Wilton Rabb’s newest group “ 3456.”

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Lansing Regional Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

Michigan Business Network
May 2, 2016 6:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is pleased to support the small business community throughout the Greater Lansing region for National Small Business Week, which runs May 1 – 7, 2016. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
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