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12 06, 2017

Employees Are Your Front-Line Brand Ambassadors

Things go can viral at warp speed in today’s connected world. Mix high-maintenance customers or a frustrated solo parent with children with an employee who has an attitude problem in a confined space, and the result unfortunately, can be distressing for everyone involved. Recent, highly publicized episodes in American Airlines and United Airlines passenger cabins [...]

12 06, 2017

Metro Detroit’s Changing Hispanic Media Landscape

At Marx Layne & Company, we know the importance of understanding your target audience to most concisely and effectively deliver your message. If your marketing campaign seeks to reach Michigan’s vibrant Hispanic market, it is wise to have a strong insight about the many news outlets—from community newspapers and online channels to radio stations and [...]

12 06, 2017

SEO Strategies: With more than 1.2 billion websites worldwide, how will your site be found?

Your website is the place where many will form their first impression of your organization. Long past are the days of “build it and they will come.” Even the most beautiful, content-rich websites can benefit from search engine optimization to help them be found among the estimated 1.2 billion+ websites in the world. Of course you [...]

6 06, 2017

Marx Layne Celebrates its 30th Anniversary with 30 Acts of Kindness

Taking its cues from founding partners Michael Layne and the late Fred Marx, the history of Marx Layne & Company is a 30-year love affair with the greater Detroit region, its people, its businesses and commerce, and the many outstanding organizations devoted to a more secure — and joyous — life for all of us. [...]

10 01, 2015

The Gundle Center named for Farmington Hills resident

Denise Gundle-White with her mom Jeannine Gundle and sister Deanne Orlando of Farmington Hills hold a photo of their father, Don Gundle. A therapy complex was recently dedicated in his honor at Rose Hill Center residential treatment facility in Northern Oakland County. (Photo courtesy of Marx Layne & Company) HOMETOWN LIFE — FARMINGTON [...]

9 04, 2014

Eight Tips for Using Social Media for Business

By Bree Glenn Social media is an important part of every business’s marketing strategy. For business owners who have yet to jump into the ever-growing, ever-changing sea of social media, it can seem a bit daunting at times. Eight key tips for using social media for business are… Planning is key. Benjamin Franklin once said, [...]

25 03, 2014

Five Tips for Effective Crisis Communication

By Al Upchurch Senior Vice President, Marx Layne & Co. Nearly every company is going to face a crisis that attracts media attention. And the media scrutiny demands that you communicate effectively in these situations. If you don’t tell your story, others will tell it for you. That’s the last thing you want during a [...]

3 06, 2011

We don’t need a time machine to drive the conversation

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne If you want to reach out and drive the conversation, there are four pillars of interactive marketing according to Ryan Warren, the Senior Director of Studio Orange at ExactTarget. You can reach your targeted audiences on a broad range of platforms, but if you connect on email, mobile, [...]

2 06, 2011

We don’t need a time machine to bridge the digital divide

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne “Your mom does Facebook better than you do.” And with that, John Meyer and Scott Meyer of 9 Clouds started their Future Midwest discussion. Can you remember the last time you pulled out a yellow book and flipped through its pages?  It must have been 1989 the last [...]

1 06, 2011

We don’t need a time machine to live in the clouds

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne   When I think of living in the clouds, several different movies come to mind.  Of course, there’s the skyway in Back to the Future Part II, then there’s the Cloud City in Star Wars, and the freaky planet in Avatar. Of course, you could also say that [...]