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Dec 7, 2016 12:00 AM

SIGNARAMA supporting Habitat

SIGNARAMA of Macedonia will host its eighth annual holiday benefit for the Summit County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.Household cleaning items for the "Welcome Kits" will be collected at Signarama in Macedonia.

Dec 5, 2016 5:09 PM

On Marketing: Black Friday lessons for every business

How was your Black Fri°day shop°ping ex°pe°ri°ence?Be°ing the mar°ket°ing nerd that I am, I can't re°sist the urge to visit a few stores on Black Fri°day.

By Josh Gordon
Nov 30, 2016 2:11 PM

SIGNARAMA hosts eight annual holiday benefit for Habitat for Humanity

SIGNARAMA of Macedonia will host its Eighth Annual Holiday Benefit for the Summit County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Household Cleaning items for the “Welcome Kits” will be collected at Signarama in Macedonia.

On Marketing: Brain science and effective websites
Nov 25, 2016 3:08 PM

On Marketing: Brain science and effective websites

Today is the final piece in a series where we have explored website building from a variety of useful angles. First we examined how we should set and enforce our expectations of a website.

By Josh Gordon
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Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield vet reelected a director of national association

Dr. Roger Redman, veterinarian and President of Northfield Veterinary Hospital in Northfield has been re-elected as Director of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards at the association's National Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona in September.

On Marketing: Quit disrespecting your website content
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

On Marketing: Quit disrespecting your website content

Websites are tricky. If you want a persuasive and effective website that is easily found online, you need a lot of pages of content that are well optimized for search engines. The content must also be readable and convincing to humans.

By Josh Gordon
Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Chamber Chatter: Author speaks at Nov. 10 luncheon; make plans for holiday party

The next Chamber monthly meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 10, at Spennato's Italian Ristorante in Northfield Village.Our speaker will be Jeffrey Knowles, author of "Cuyahoga's Child: Growing Up in the Valley of the Crooked River.

By Laura Sparano | Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
On Marketing: Essential habits of effective homepages
Nov 1, 2016 12:18 PM

On Marketing: Essential habits of effective homepages

Last week we talked about the basics of a quality website. Today we confront a fundamental truth about all websites that often goes missed. Your website is the essential marketing material for your business. We usually don't think about our website that way, though.

By Josh Gordon
On Marketing: What do you expect out of your website
Oct 26, 2016 3:38 PM

On Marketing: What do you expect out of your website

Despite the fact that technology is advancing rapidly, the website remains the single most important marketing material you have.

By Josh Gordon
Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM

Chamber Chatter: Check out 'Business before hours' for networking Nov. 4

Start your day by rising to the opportunities! Area business people are invited to join us at the new First Friday Business Before Hours from 8 to 9 a.m., hosted and sponsored by new Chamber member Spitzer Chevrolet, 333 E. Aurora Road in Northfield Center.

By Laura Sparano | Nordonia Hills Chamber
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Oct 19, 2016 12:00 AM

Health Markets ready to insure Nordonia residents and businesses

Northfield Village -- Geno Gates and area resident Nancy Zajac decided in July they wanted to go into business together in Northfield Village. After forming a "informal" partnership, the two agents opened up shop Sept. 12.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Oct 19, 2016 12:00 AM

On Marketing: Is your marketing an investment or an expense?

As I evaluate businesses, it's easy for me to see the difference between an expense-based marketing approach and an investment-based marketing approach. Your audience -- and customers -- can see the difference, too.

By Josh Gordon
Twinsburg's Starz Ballroom teaches dance, develops confidence
Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Twinsburg's Starz Ballroom teaches dance, develops confidence

Aurora Road location is the second for Starz Ballroom owner.

By Gina Mace | Reporter
Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills Chamber's monthly meeting will feature 'State of the Schools'

Please plan to attend the Chamber's Oct. 13 monthly meeting, as Nordonia Schools Superintendent Dr. Joe Clark will give the annual State of the Schools presentation, along with Superintendent Dr. Celina Roebuck, who will discuss happenings at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

By Laura Sparano | Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
Yanke Bionics provides orthotics, prosthetics in Northfield Center
Sep 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Yanke Bionics provides orthotics, prosthetics in Northfield Center

Northfield Center -- There may be more highly skilled health-care technicians hard at work on prosthetic limbs than is commonly known.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Sep 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Chamber Chatter (Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce; Sept. 14, 2016 News Leader)

By the time you read this, the first meeting of the Young Professionals Group of Nordonia Hills Chamber will be history. Didn't make it? You can join the group next month (Oct. 12 at Golden Corral) or later this month when they have a fun-filled event at sky Zone Boston Heights.

By Laura Sparano | Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
On Marketing: Facebook Messenger's massive marketing potential
Sep 12, 2016 4:56 PM

On Marketing: Facebook Messenger's massive marketing potential

A software platform as powerful as Facebook serves multiple purposes in the world of communications. We all know the value it holds for people connecting with people, for people getting information, and for companies communicating to their audience.

By Josh Gordon
Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM

Speaker to discuss eye health, vision at Elmcroft

Speaker to discuss eye health, vision at ElmcroftElmcroft of Sagamore Hills is hosting a Health Talk Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to noon to discuss eye health and vision. The guest speaker is Suber S. Huang, MD with Retina Center of Ohio. Dr.

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On Marketing: Olympics marketing and communications testing ground
Aug 9, 2016 3:25 PM

On Marketing: Olympics marketing and communications testing ground

In all of the media hubbub of the Democratic and Republican conventions it's easy to forget what is actually the largest media event on the globe this year -- the 2016 Rio Olympics. As a person who loves competitive sports, I definitely enjoy the Olympics.

By Josh Gordon
Jul 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Acme Fresh Market, Hoppin' Frog debut 125th anniversary collaboration brew

Acme Fresh Market continues celebrating its 125th anniversary with a custom-brewed grapefruit shandy beer, created by award-winning brewmaster Fred Karm, and his local brewery, Hoppin' Frog in Akron.