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. [...]

12 01, 2017

Marx Layne helps as China’s GAC Motors plots US automotive entry

While Volvo and Buick are already selling Chinese-built vehicles in the U.S., no Chinese automaker has yet managed to crack the U.S. market. To that end, we are extremely optimistic Guangzhou Automobile Group will change that. At the same time, Marx Layne's automotive team is very excited to play a continued role in its overall [...]

21 09, 2016

Are you ready when the media comes knocking?

By Alan Upchurch, Marx Layne Senior Vice President Today everyone is carrying a smartphone with a sophisticated camera.  Each one of us is a potential “citizen” journalist.  We are connected 24/7 and that means a reporter’s next great news tip could come from his neighbor’s teenage daughter rather than his best news source. The question [...]

10 06, 2016

Today’s Connected Car: Behind The Screen

By: Mike Szudarek Regardless of which global OEM or supplier is on top, Detroit will always remain the automotive capital of the world. With the second highest concentration of tech workers outside of Silicon Valley, and the ever increasingly innovative technology within automobiles, Detroit is quickly emerging as a contender for the technological capital as [...]

15 04, 2016

Gardner-White to Celebrate Re-Opening Of Taylor Store

  Gardner-White Furniture, a southeast Michigan-owned and operated furniture retailer known for its quality, value and service, will celebrate the grand re-launch of its Taylor store (7680 Telegraph Road) with a ribbon cutting and reception beginning at 4 p.m. Thurs., Apr. 21. This celebration follows the completion of more than $500,000 in renovations to the [...]

15 02, 2016

Family of lead-poisoned Flint girl, 2, files suit

by Katrease Stafford, Detroit Free Press Flint resident Luke Waid had a gut feeling something was wrong when his 2-year-old daughter recently went from being a bubbly, energetic child to anxious and constantly irritable. Waid's worst fears were confirmed when his daughter's blood test results showed the toddler suffering from lead poisoning after ingesting Flint's contaminated water. "She's constantly irritable," Waid [...]

14 01, 2016

Vacant Mexicantown buildings part of larger area redevelopment plan

Southwest Housing Solutions' Vista Partnership is taking steps to redevelop vacant buildings along a 20-block stretch of Mexicantown as part of a larger redevelopment plan. The Detroit-based nonprofit's Vista Partnership seeks to engage local residents, organizations, public-sector partners and businesses to revitalize a southwest Detroit neighborhood with economic opportunity and social equity. It is funded [...]

4 01, 2016

Revelers must know ‘celebratory’ gunfire can be deadly

Monday, December 28, 2015 Ending 'celebratory' gunfire By Alexis Price Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the public understands gunfire isn’t the way to celebrate.(Photo: David Coates / The Detroit News) The horrifying sounds of gunshots on New Year’s Eve have been far too familiar for residents in the city of Detroit. However, [...]