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Localize your Thanksgiving

Localize your Thanksgiving

Local First
11/12/18
Local Business

Whether you're planning a big meal for family and friends or a small gathering for one or two, here are some great ways to shift your Thanksgiving dollars to local and small businesses

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If you book it, they will come

If you book it, they will come

Guest Blogger
11/6/18
Local Business, Holiday

Tired of the same meeting locations around Grand Rapids? Are you thinking there has to be a different space? This is venue fatigue and if you have it, we’re here to help.

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Building healthy relationships from the database up

Building healthy relationships from the database up

Mieke Stoub
10/22/18
Local Business

We talk a lot about a human-scale, people first economy, which is based on relationships between a business, its employees, and its community. It takes a long time to build relationships with the many people who make this community function. And when it comes to maintaining relationships that are company and organization-wide, keeping track of how they evolve over time can be a tall order.

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WMCAT sets the record straight

WMCAT sets the record straight

Mieke Stoub
10/11/18
Local Business

Businesses and nonprofits need to keep a lot of records: Sales, donations, addresses, historical data, and engagement benchmarks. When these records are off or unorganized, it can create a lot of extra work and soak up hours of time. In some cases, it can even put institutions in jeopardy.

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EPS Has Your Back

EPS Has Your Back

Mieke Stoub
9/3/18
Local Business

Knowing your store front is safe takes one more thing off your mind. But what if you decide to move or expand? EPS Security has you covered with multi-location, moving, and expansion solutions.

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Q&A: Vivant’s Wood-Aged Beer Fest

Q&A: Vivant’s Wood-Aged Beer Fest

Local First
8/24/18
Local Business, Eat Local, Sustainable Business

All you need to know for the September 15th event

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