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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Macedonia Coury R Richards, to Jamie Elberson, 245 Huntsford Dr, $145,000 Northfield Center Township Linda M Colvin, to Adam J Kontura, 586 Deer Path Ln, $200,000 Sagamore Hills Robert Pitcole, to Matthew A Teare, 8508 Eaton Dr, $327,750 Leroy D And Jenni

On Marketing: Five essential habits of a professional outlined
Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM

On Marketing: Five essential habits of a professional outlined

I often joke that the difference between being an amateur and being a professional is that professionals have success on purpose. Okay, I'm only half joking. The truth is, everyone has a job. For some people, the ambition ends there.

By Josh Gordon
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Macedonia Lds Builders Inc, to Mark V And Denise A Holocker, 1340 Bel Air Cir, $308,000 Northfield Center Thomas J And Elizabeth C Biel, to Cathy J Mounts, 7588 Kitner Blvd, $155,000 Northfield Village Richard J And Tami Fugo, to Sheneka M Fears, 9084 Milford Dr

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring opens for business in Northeast Ohio

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services has opened a branch in Northeast Ohio. Club Z! of the Western Reserve provides individualized tutoring to students in the security of their homes, at times convenient to parents, focusing on the curriculum they struggle with in school. According to Dr.

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Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Real Estate Listings

Macedonia W Louise And Carmen D Holmes, to Tanya Banks, 370 Casselberry Pl, $159,500 Cynthia J Crewdson, to Patricia L And Kenneth Cigany, 1041 Cessna Dr, $174,000 Bank Of Ny Mellon 2005-bc3, to Stephanie L And Charles A Walukas, 2000 Heron Glen Ct, $123,600 Donna C Br

Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Here are five essential 2017 marketing predictions

Sure seems like this year flew by, didn't it? We have covered a lot of territory this year in "On Marketing." As we enter the final couple of weeks in 2016, let's shift our focus more on the future and plan our efforts for 2017.

By Josh Gordon
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

New year is time for a new business resolution

Woohoo, it's (almost) 2017! We (almost) made it through 2016! Have you made your resolution(s) yet? Have you dusted off the treadmill? (I'm recovering from back surgery at the moment so that's my excuse!

By Josh Gordon
Santa visits Brentwood
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Santa visits Brentwood

Chamber gathers for happy holiday party
Dec 21, 2016 12:10 PM

Chamber gathers for happy holiday party

Members and guests of the Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce celebrated the holidays at the Chamber's annual holiday party, held Dec. 6 at the Greenwood Village Clubhouse. "Spirit of the Season" sponsors included Panda Promotions, South Pointe Hospital, and Western Reserve Hospital.

Nordonia Event Center opens doors for parties, receptions
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia Event Center opens doors for parties, receptions

Northfield Village -- The Nordonia Event Center has opened its doors in the village, providing residents with a site for birthday or anniversary parties, wedding or graduation receptions, or any other imaginable gathering.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
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Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Voluntary News Leader subscribers get perks

Like the News Leader? We really enjoy spending the week with you, through the pages of our newspaper as well as our website, www.the-news-leader.com. We'd like to invite you to become a voluntary subscriber to the paper.

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
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
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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