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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 [...]

31 05, 2011

We don’t need a time machine… to tell the future

“All this has happened before, and all of it will happen again.” I love that line from the sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica because it’s so applicable to the world we live. When you look at history, you can see how things repeat. You can look for the signals of how things will change.  You can [...]

27 05, 2011

We don’t need a time machine… to know where we’re going

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne Do you have a smartphone? Does it have GPS enabled?  There’s been a dustup recently with the tracking that occurs on these devices.  Both Apple and Google were called before a U.S. Senate subcommittee to detail their respective mobile privacy policies. In our current technology-driven world, location-based services [...]

26 05, 2011

We don’t need a time machine… to stay relevant.

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne At Future Midwest, Jason Schmitt’s topic was one that had me most perplexed.  “What New Technology Firms Can Learn from Detroit Rock and Roll.” “It is an unusual juxtaposition,” Schmitt writes on his blog. “I'll give you that. But yes, I am in fact having the gumption to [...]

25 05, 2011

We don’t need a time machine… to predict the weather

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne In our world, a storm is always on the horizon. Josh Linkner opened up Future Midwest 2011 with a clear point, how are you going to prepare and what are you going to do to confront the storm? You see we don’t need a time machine to predict [...]