((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

MBN Blog

A Look Around the Nation and the World - Airline Reliability and More!

Week in Review
February 10, 2016 4:00 PM

Yellow Cab Cooperative, San Francisco’s largest taxi company filed for bankruptcy, the latest in a string of traditional taxi companies to turn to Chapter 11 amid the rapid rise of ride hailing rivals like Uber and Lyft.

Read More

Reports and Announcements - U.S. Economy Sputtered at the end of 2015

Week in Review
February 10, 2016 3:00 PM

The U.S. economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a possible sign of flagging momentum amid global weakness and turmoil in financial markets.

Read More

Wall Street Wrapup - Stocks Down, Oil Prices Down and More!

Week in Review
February 10, 2016 1:30 PM

Though the rate of U.S. jobs growth in January had a silver lining in the form of strong hourly wage growth and a drop in the unemployment rate to 4.9%, the weak headline number dealt a blow to growth-oriented plays like information technology and consumer-oriented shares. The Dow plunged 212 to 16,205, the S&P tumbled 35 to 1,880 and the Nasdaq was particularly hard hit losing 146 to 4,363.

Read More

Seven Skills to Master to Become More Influential & News on where to get a beer Certificate in Michigan

Business Next
February 10, 2016 1:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews nationally known small business advocate, Chris Holman, about seven skills to master to become more influential, and news of a beer certification program at a Michigan community college.

Read More

Quit Procrastinating! Now! And Other Small Business Management Advice

Business Next
February 10, 2016 12:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, chats with business consultant, trainer and coach, Tom Borg, about why small business owners procrastinate and how to stop, the advantages of making your small business a more positive place to work, and how to build customer loyalty by letting your values show.

Read More

Marketing Through Relationship Building Via Community Involvement

Communicating Business
February 10, 2016 11:30 AM

The Chief Community Officer of the Honigman Law Firm, Fritz Morsches, is one of the most experienced professional service marketers in Michigan. He talks about how the firm places importance of relationship building via community involvement with advice, which should benefit any business where “the person is the product."

Read More

Promotional Marketing - Think About Your Business Message!

Communicating Business
February 10, 2016 9:40 AM

Joyce Golden, the owner of JCG Associates, in Farmington Hills, believes that promotional marketing is about much more than “trinkets and trash.” She works with her clients to put tangible items into the hands of those who can help grow their business. She provides advice, based on years of experience, that should make every businessperson think about their message and their audience and creative ways to connect with them.

Read More

Content Marketing - An Emerging Field in Publishing

Communicating Business
February 10, 2016 8:50 AM

Dan Duggan was a successful reporter for one of the state’s most influential outlets, Crain’s Detroit Business. But he took his Crain’s career in a new direction, heading up a new unit to tell stories in different ways. Duggan talks about how an emerging field of publishing is benefitting businesses and why any business should start thinking about “content marketing."

Read More

03-03-2016: Lansing ViewPoint Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Michigan Business Network
February 9, 2016 3:38 PM

CBRE|Martin
March 3, 2016, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Please join CBRE for a luncheon presentation as we examine how the Greater Lansing Area, Michigan and national commercial real estate markets are performing today and discuss what landlords, tenants and investors can anticipate in the future.

Read More

03-03-2016: The 2016 Entrepreneurial Awards

Michigan Business Network
February 9, 2016 3:23 PM

Greater Lansing Business Monthly
March 3, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

As an entrepreneur myself, I cannot express my excitement about inviting you to be a part of this year’s award program. In my third year as host of this great event, I look forward to sharing with you an energized program that has been an integral part of the business community for over two decades.

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |