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Jun
19
Tue
6:30 pm Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This networking opportunity happens at the same time, same place each month to keep things simple. Visit the website for details.
Jun
20
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jun
21
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jun 21 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.
Jun
27
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jun
28
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jun 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.

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About Christina

Christina is the Director of Client Services for Crackerjack Marketing, providing digital and social media marketing services, helping brands connect and communicate with customers and convert them to sales. She is also a member of the Social Media School team, providing social media training for small business owners & individuals and co-founder of Smart Savvy Social, a online social media magazine. You can follower her on Twitter.

The FTC on Search Engines and Advertisements

2015-08-22T06:51:20+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Marketing Insights, SEO Insights|

The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection is calling for changes in the way Internet companies display search results. Often, paid online ads are displayed prominently on pages that also include regular search results. This close proximity makes it easy for consumers to mistake paid ads for the natural results of their Internet searches. Citing [...]

How to Keep Your Customers Happy

2015-08-22T06:54:11+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Customer Service Insights|

It is smart to focus on attracting new customers. After all, you want to build your business and make more sales. However, it’s important to remember that your most important customer is the one you already have. It is far easier (and less costly) to keep a customer than it is to land a new one. [...]

How to Use Twitter to Promote Your Business

2015-08-22T06:54:20+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Social Media Insights|

You’ve heard that your business should have a presence on Twitter, so you’ve decided to create an account. But just what do you do with the account once you’ve signed up? There are many, many ways to use Twitter to promote your business and get more sales. Here are several ideas to get you started: Your [...]

How to Get Your Customers to Open Your Emails

2015-08-22T06:54:46+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Marketing Insights|

It’s not merely the creation of a great marketing email that’s important. That doesn’t mean a thing if your “open” rate is very low. Fortunately, there are some tried-and-true methods for getting more of your subscribers to open your emails. Here are four of the top approaches: 1. Be a Problem Solver Most people won’t just [...]

4 Ways to Make Better Use of LinkedIn

2015-08-22T06:57:44+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Social Media Insights|

LinkedIn is a powerful tool if you are looking to connect with other professionals and build your business. However, many users suffer from a lack of direction or a poor understanding of how to make it work for them. Fortunately, you don’t have to surrender to the same problem. Here are 5 ways to put your [...]

Why Your Business Needs a Mailing List

2015-08-22T06:58:01+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Marketing Insights|

Too often, individuals who do business online overlook the importance of creating and maintaining a mailing list. If you have any interest at all in selling or building loyalty online, you need an online mailing list. And the fact of the matter is, you still need one even if you are not focused on selling. Your [...]

6 Tips for Getting Email List Subscribers

2015-08-22T06:58:13+00:00 April 11th, 2013|Marketing Insights|

A mailing list can help your business in many ways. You can use your mailing list to keep in touch with your audience, provide updates, send special offers, and encourage your customers to remain loyal to you. Sometimes, however, the hard part is getting people to subscribe. Here are 6 tips to make it easier: 1. [...]

6 Email Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

2015-08-22T06:58:25+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Marketing Insights|

Email marketing is an inexpensive but effective way to reach out to your customers and prospects. However, the success of your campaigns depends on your ability to create emails that provide valuable content in an effective manner. Here are 6 tips you can use to ensure email marketing success: 1. Encourage Subscriptions: You can encourage your [...]

5 Blog Post Ideas for Small Business

2015-08-22T06:59:49+00:00 March 13th, 2013|Social Media Insights|

Your readers visit your blog to find fresh content that is relevant to their interests. You put effort into providing them with valuable information that will keep them interested in your company and encourage them to come back for more. The problem is that coming up with interesting topics on a regular basis is a challenge. [...]

Basecamp: A Project Management Solution

2015-08-22T07:00:12+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Business Inspiration|

If you work with a remote team and you’re fairly busy, keeping track of projects, deadlines, files, and communications can get pretty difficult. And if you spend too much time trying to monitor projects and keep everyone on track, your own productivity is likely to suffer. For this reason, many business people who work with remote [...]

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