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Secor Road opening party: Toledo businesses to celebrate end of road construction

13ABC interviews The Blade Vanessa McCray regarding The Blade\'s Secor Open Road Party Sonsored By Sears Secor looks great. Now, let’s reconnect! Go straight to the latest updates Update1 Update2 Update3 Update4: Download a map and schedule of events for … Continue reading

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Why attend local Toledo Area Exhibitions or Conferences?

PHOTO: Toledo Area Business to Business Expo 2012 Many business people are wary of attending conferences, expositions, trade shows, and other seemingly time wasters in an already packed schedule. In these lean times, the absence of any employee from a … Continue reading

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Toledo area businesses – Attend U. Toledo digital communication conference

  UPDATE May 3, 2013: The (Toledo) Blade’s Kirk Baird shares another reason why #business managers/officers/owners attend @UToledo‘s @uhrtdgtl 5/10/13 – Set a digital example for your employees tol.bz/164potp Win an iPad at The Blade’s booth! “Digital media.” How many times have you … Continue reading

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Small businesses: turn showrooming into sales

Many small retailers have a clientele who are loyal. These repeat customers would inform the store owner or manager if they were seeing competitive prices that might tempt them to shop elsewhere. However, if you, as a retailer, are wondering … Continue reading

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Disconnected – Businesses and smart phone users

Disconnect                     Obviously, there is some disconnect between a few ad agencies and/or many advertisers with the more than 36% of the population who use smartphones. For some strange reason, many … Continue reading

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U. Toledo adds Digital Marketing Certificate classes starting June 2012

Full Disclosure, see below** The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation’s Interactive Marketing Initiative is offering a digital marketing certificate beginning June 8, 2012. “Innovative marketing tactics and techniques have never been more important than in these continually … Continue reading

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Are there better times of the day to display an ad on a mobile device vs. a desktop PC?

The ComScore graph indicates that phones and tablets see their relative news consumption highest in the morning and in the evening. During the day (probably while at work) the news consumption percentage for computers is highest. Remember, these are not … Continue reading

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QR Codes for small businesses

I attended a LinkedIn “Connected in NW Ohio” group meet-up recently. Bob Koenigbauer, the group’s manager did a great job organizing this very successful and well attended event. I’m looking forward to working with Bob on his next group get-together. … Continue reading

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eBlade debuts advertising inserts with Menards

Now, your advertising inserts can appear in the fast growing eBlade – “The paper without the paper.” See how well your insert will display by watching the video, below. You can easily control your eBlade advertising insert via your Web … Continue reading

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Majority of U.S. QR code scanners earn $100K+ and younger

14 Million Americans Scanned QR Codes on their Mobile Phones in June 2011  Newspapers/Magazines and Product Packaging Most Likely Source of QR Code  QR Code Users Most Likely to Scan Code while at Home or Store More than half of … Continue reading

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