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Top 7 Marketing & Advertising Trends In 2020

DETROIT - For years, companies have fine-tuned their SEO in the hopes of appearing on the first page of a Google search. Now, it may not matter. The most recent figures show that 61.5% of mobile searches and 49% of all searches end in an SERP with a featured snippet. A Google snippet provides the searched-for information on the

By |2020-01-09T18:13:33-05:00January 9th, 2020|Guest Columns, News, Social Media|

GVSU Battle Creek Outreach Center Underwritten By W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

BATTLE CREEK — Leaders from Grand Valley State University, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Battle Creek Public Schools will discuss their collaborative impact to increase regional access to educational support resources during a grand opening event January 7. All partners will attend the grand opening of the GVSU Battle Creek Regional Outreach Center, an initiative stemming

By |2020-01-01T15:38:16-05:00January 1st, 2020|ESD, Science, Social Media, STEM|

Website Future Planning For Business Webinar Downloadable Materials

On November 12, 2019, SmartFinds Marketing announced its website future planning webinar "Website Future Planning Webinar Discusses Strategy, Security and Budget For Business". The webinar was conducted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 9:00 AM EST and recorded for everyone to listen to on-demand. The webinar was educational and intended for businesses to consider website

By |2019-11-26T07:49:31-05:00November 26th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Internet, Social Media|

Website Performance and Technology Strategy For 2020

As we head into 2020, many changes have taken place in the world of digital marketing and website performance. These include separating your website’s services, designing with 5G in mind, user experience (UX), user interface (UI), creative design, and security. 2020 websites are going to undergo an evolution in this fast-changing industry. You will find

By |2019-11-17T18:58:54-05:00November 14th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Guest Columns, Internet, Social Media|

TEDxDetroit Returns Nov. 6 At Masonic Temple – Tech, Entertainment, Design

DETROIT  –  TEDxDetroit is focused on the latest in the worlds of technology, entertainment and design – and sharing with strong ties to Detroit - a fresh batch of speakers and performers steal the show Nov. 6 at the Masonic Temple. “So many fantastic ideas got cut,” said Terry Bean, executive producer of TEDxDetroit and

By |2019-10-06T16:03:17-04:00October 6th, 2019|IT in the D, Social Media|

GVSU Begins 2nd Cohort Of Digital Marketing Pro Development Program

GRAND RAPIDS -  Grand Valley State University will begin its second cohort of a unique digital marketing professional development program that offers industry-recognized certification in platforms like Google Analytics and HubSpot. The program will begin September 3. Offered by GVSU's Center for Adult and Continuing Studies, it's operated in partnership with GreenFig, an Oregon company that

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Social Media, STEM|

June 18 Webinar: Convert Website Visitors To Leads And Sales With Powerful Results

BIRMINGHAM – SmartFinds Marketing will be hosting a webinar June 18 at 9 am to educate business owners on how to make their websites more effective to existing website visitors. The webinar will be presented by Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing. Mr. Oztalay is a 25-year digital marketing veteran, industry author, and speaker. “Businesses tend

By |2019-06-13T19:01:07-04:00June 13th, 2019|News, Social Media|

Melih Oztalay SmartFinds Webinar June 18 – Social Media Training For Business

ROYAL OAK - Melih Oztalay, president of SmartFinds Marketing in Birmingham, announces a free June 18 webinar that will teach businesses on the Internet how to more effectively use social media marketing. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e173-melih-oztalay-smartfinds-webinar        

By |2019-06-13T17:30:11-04:00June 12th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Social Media|

Tom Lawrence, Mr. YouTube, To Share Knowledge April 29 At IoT Tech Connect

ROYAL OAK - Tom Lawrence, founder of Lawrence Technology Services, talks about his panel at IoT Tech Connect on April 29 that will show how local entrepreneurs are using social media to extend their reach, grow their brand and increase profits. The moderator is Terry Bean, CEO of Motor City Connect. Also on the panel

By |2019-04-14T18:16:55-04:00April 14th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Social Media|

Offers And Promotions On Social Media Don’t Influence Millennials

WASHINGTON - There is a generational difference in the content that influences people to visit a company's website from social media, a new survey contends. Images are more likely to persuade millennials to click through to businesses' websites from social media (33%), while offers/promotions are more likely to influence baby boomers (38%). So says Visual

By |2019-02-10T15:30:27-05:00February 10th, 2019|New Products / Contracts, Social Media|