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The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

Seth Getz
6/5/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Baseball, business, and the real stakeholders: How entrepreneurs are changing the status quo

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Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Local First
5/22/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

The Barre Code is a boutique fitness studio that offers barre workouts, which incorporate strength training, cardio and restorative stretching. Stacie Thomas, owner of the Grand Rapids Heritage Hill location, opened her studio in March 2018 with a mission of empowering women and helping them become the best version of themselves.

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Measure What Matters: Mosby’s Popcorn

Measure What Matters: Mosby’s Popcorn

Local First
5/15/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Diversity, Social Entrepreneurs

Mosby’s Popcorn was founded in 2016, fueled by a love for popcorn, kids and family. Brian and Denise Mosby, owners of Mosby’s Popcorn, originally got their idea for starting a popcorn business from a family member who also owned a popcorn business.

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Measure What Matters: At Your Service Valet

Measure What Matters: At Your Service Valet

Local First
5/3/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

At Your Service Valet is dedicated to having a positive impact on the communities they serve, which is why they recently took the Quick Impact Assessment to become Good for Grand Rapids.

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Marketing Matters in Business

Marketing Matters in Business

Susan Julien Larimore
4/30/18
Local Business

No matter how small the size and scope of your business, marketing is essential. Keep in mind, it doesn’t mean you have to spend thousands of dollars for it to be effective.

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How Can People Be Your Secret Weapon In Marketing?

How Can People Be Your Secret Weapon In Marketing?

Russ Climie
4/12/18
Local Business

What you make is important. If you don’t make something customers want and need, you won’t be in business long. How you make your product is important as well. Customers care where your materials come from and how you put your products together.

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