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Internet Marketing With Facebook
Nov01

Internet Marketing With Facebook

By John Hoffman As a business owner, you are probably wondering constantly how to attract more clients. If you own an online business, the solution is Internet marketing. Getting targeted traffic on your website is crucial to running an online business, and to do that you need to market your site. All kinds of businesses these days, whether online or offline, are using Internet marketing in order to expand their reach to new...

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Mobilegeddon One Year Later: The Impact
Jul01

Mobilegeddon One Year Later: The Impact

By John Hofmann A little more than one year ago, Google released a web-based shot that would be heard around the world when the Mountain View, California-based company — specializing in Internet-related services and products – unveiled a new mobile-responsive algorithm that would determine web page positioning following an Internet user’s mobile search. Dubbed “Mobilegeddon,” the release involved the use of a computer algorithm...

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4 Ways Your Business Use Text Messaging
May02

4 Ways Your Business Use Text Messaging

If you think text messages are only for personal use, think again. While it’s true that businesses have gone mobile, it’s because the rest of the world has too. In the United States, 90 percent of the population has a cellphone, with two-thirds of adults owning a smartphone. The Red Cross led a successful texting campaign in 2010 when it launched a mobile campaign to ask for donations for the earthquake victims of Haiti. Back...

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Motor City Still Breathes
Apr01

Motor City Still Breathes

During my Detroit travels, I ran across a seemingly routine business that was hiding an amazing story. The business is Firestone Complete Auto Care in Corktown. From the outside, its modern clad exterior makes it look like any other tire shop, but it’s not. This flagship store has been serving the area since 1931! While so many other retailers left Detroit, this shop continues to thrive and pay homage to its original glory....

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Verification and the IRS
Apr01

Verification and the IRS

Verification, by definition, is the process of establishing the truth, accuracy, or validity of something. We verify plenty of things in today’s society. Verification is a serious word and a very common part of our everyday lives. If you go to the bank to withdrawal money, your identity and account is verified. If you apply for a job, your potential employer verifies your previous employers or education. If I pick up my sick kid at...

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Detroit Lean Startup Circle provides a helping hand for Michigan entrepreneurs
Dec01

Detroit Lean Startup Circle provides a helping hand for Michigan entrepreneurs

Detroit residents hoping to start their own businesses have an ally in a group called the Detroit Lean Startup Circle.   The group’s description reads, in part, “The Detroit Lean Startup Circle is a group of smart and driven high-tech entrepreneurs that have learned how to discover customers and build products they want.   Lean Startups… achieve success faster than most because they get out of the building to talk to...

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