Small Business & Startups

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Roofing company names branch manager

April 1, 2015
A roofing company was looking for a branch manager for its new office. Read More

How does Google's mobile-friendly update affect your business?

March 31, 2015

Chances are, if your business has a website, you've also heard of the importance of having a mobile-friendly website. Whether you shrugged off the suggestion or jumped on board, Google’s upcoming mobile-friendly algorithm update proves the importance of mobile search and has the potential to significantly impact your online marketing.

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Ophthalmology practice builds office

March 31, 2015
An ophthalmology practice with a presence across the region has built a new main office. Read More

Step out to risk

March 31, 2015
"Leap and the net will appear." -John Burroughs Read More

Film production firm expands into Los Angeles market

March 30, 2015
A film production firm has made it to Hollywood. Read More

Teaching small biz owners how to get loans

The SBA is funding Getting to Yes! training at GVSU.

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office, in conjunction with the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University, is bringing “Getting to Yes!” training to West Michigan. Read More

Start Garden launches Internet of Things accelerator

March 27, 2015
Start Garden has formed a coalition with six industry-leading organizations to launch a startup accelerator to capitalize on the Internet of Things market. Read More

Sign store ranks among tops in chain

March 27, 2015
A sign store is one of the top-selling franchisees in its chain. Read More

Startup develops food-discovery app

March 26, 2015
A startup is developing a web and mobile app to help people with dietary restrictions explore healthy food options nearby. Read More

Local First produces INsight for entrepreneurs

March 23, 2015
Local First’s INsight Conference is back. Read More