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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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Malicious Insider Attacks are on the Rise

Bottom Line IT
November 25, 2015 10:00 PM

IBM has issued the results of a report recently on ransomware and malicious insider attacks. IBM X-Force, the security team at IBM, has found that the top infection that is facing businesses today is simply unpatched vulnerabilities.

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New FAA Rules for Drones … and Why They are Needed!

Bottom Line IT
November 25, 2015 9:00 PM

Drones are becoming so common that Matt was able to see one for sale at a 7-11. The federal government has recently announced that they are going to require consumer drone operators to potentially register with the government to operate drones. This “task force” will announce registration rules by mid-December.

Get ready to register your drone, even if you are flying it for fun.

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Private Email of CIA Director and Homeland Security Secretary Hacked

Bottom Line IT
November 25, 2015 8:00 PM

Oddly enough, the Director of the CIA, John Brennan, has an AOL email account and it was recently hacked by a group called CWA. Jeh Johnson, who heads up the Department of Homeland Security, was also targeted and according to the group it was a very easy to accomplish.

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Small Business Road Warrior Rules!

Business Next
November 25, 2015 6:30 PM

Michael W. Rogers, vice president communications at the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with David Fant, chairman of the Association’s Strategic Communications Advisory Committee and owner of Market Mapping Plus LLC, a leader in list acquisition and targeted direct mail, located in Grand Rapids. Michael and David talk about ideas and suggestions for being an effective small business road warrior.

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Small Business Ombudsman Can Help You with Your Energy Needs

Business Next
November 25, 2015 5:30 PM

If you need help resolving problems with your energy bill or energy utility, consider asking for assistance from the small business ombudsman at the Michigan Agency for Energy.

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Small Business Saturday®

Michigan Business Network
November 25, 2015 4:52 PM

Lansing Regional Chamber Celebrates Local Small Businesses by Promoting Small Business Saturday® in Greater Lansing region
The Saturday after Thanksgiving Honors the Nation’s Small Business Community

Lansing, MI, November 25, 2015 – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to support the small business community throughout the Greater Lansing region for the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28th. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. Celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the day has given small businesses across the country a huge boost.

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