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Ideas for Better Managing Your Small Business Public Relations

Business Next
November 30, 2015 8:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Nick Winkler, author of Break Out of PR Prison: Make & Measure Your Own News in an Era of Crisis. The book shows small businesses and other organizations how to disrupt the storytelling process and take control of their messaging fates.

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Consumers Energy Earns Statewide, National Recognition

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 6:25 PM

JACKSON, Mich., November 30, 2015 – Consumers Energy announced today that it has been ranked second in the country among energy providers for sustainable environmental, social and economic practices. The energy provider also was recognized this month as Michigan’s “Best and Brightest” large sustainable company.

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12-06-2015: Amway Looking To Meet Michigan Suppliers: Respond By 12-6

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 4:54 PM

Pure Michigan Business Connect
Respond by December 6, 2015

Amway, The Right Place and Pure Michigan Business Connect are partnering on an invitation-only supplier immersion day that will connect 24 pre-selected Michigan companies to Amway buying teams. The event is scheduled for January 12th in Grand Rapids. To have one of your companies considered for a chance to pitch Amway, please have them complete the application below by December 6th.

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12-01-2015: MidMichigan Innovation Center’s Health Tech Forum

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 4:43 PM

MidMichigan Innovation Center
December 1, 2015, 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

MMIC's popular Tech Forums invite investors and the general public to hear presentations by health technology ventures that are looking to build relationships. Participating startups present on diverse, leading-edge areas of select industries,  including healthcare, automotive, agriculture and advanced materials.

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LEAP Announces 2016 Lansing Youth Startup Challenge Program

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 4:35 PM

LANSING, MI – Calling all student entrepreneurs and innovators! The 3rd Annual Lansing Youth Startup Challenge is underway with local and regional pitch competitions already taking place. LEAP has partnered with 5 Minutes Tops to offer local “prep” competitions to student entrepreneurs looking to refine their ideas in an effort to compete at the Lansing Youth Startup Expo on March 25, 2016.

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Detroit Startup Wins Third Place in Mobileys Competition

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 4:19 PM


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Your Social Media Presence, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube and More!

This Week in Small Business Technology
November 30, 2015 1:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Kate Snyder, social media expert and owner of Piper & Gold Public Relations, about the Paris terrorism attacks and social media, four ways to supercharge your social media presence, business uses for Snapchat, ways to better utilize LinkedIn, the positive use of online reviews and using YouTube to build your small business.

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Aaron Fox – Houdini of Career Change

Leadership Low Down
November 30, 2015 11:30 AM

Are you considering a career change, thinking about that dream that was never realized, feeling trapped in a routine unfulfilling no purpose, no passion job?

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12-19-2016: Application Deadline for DTE Energy Supplier Immersion Day

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2015 9:38 AM

Pure Michigan Business Connect
December 19, 2016 Application Deadline,
for Event on February 10, 2016

Pure Michigan Business Connect, in partnership with DTE Energy will be hosting an invitation-only supplier summit on February 10, 2016, at Ford Field in downtown Detroit, MI. This summit is focusing on suppliers that can supply commodities in the groups of Telecommunications, Information Technology, Fleet, Energy Optimization, Renewables and Facilities and more.

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Windows Application Store for Business

Bottom Line IT
November 25, 2015 11:00 PM

Microsoft has announced the launch of the Windows application store for business. This is a separate store strictly for business, and Microsoft is also offering a way to distribute these applications in a more secure fashion.

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