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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.

On Marketing: What Facebook's new updates mean for marketers
Jul 26, 2016 10:50 AM

On Marketing: What Facebook's new updates mean for marketers

One of the trickier elements of being a communications professional these days is dealing with constant change in our channels of communications.

By Josh Gordon
Jul 25, 2016 2:34 PM

Investors group to meet Aug. 2 In Cuyahoga Falls

Tools Techniques for Investors, a subgroup of the Cleveland AAII Chapter, will meet Aug. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. in Cuyahoga Falls.

Jul 22, 2016 2:55 PM

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.

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Chamber Chatter: Check out 'Lunch & Learn,' annual golf outing

Lunch & Learn: Eat, learn, grow professionally. The new Lunch & Learn program is an opportunity for Nordonia Hills Chamber members to promote their products/services/expertise to area businesses, decision makers and to the community at large.

By Laura Sparano | Nordonia Hills Chamber Ceo
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Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Pathways Hospice creates ways to increase quality of life and meet patients 'where they are'

When a person hears the word "hospice" most people associate it with death. The staff at Pathways Hospice in Macedonia are hoping to change that as their philosophy is to "make today as good as it can be."

By Briana Barker | Reporter
On Marketing: Should we use fear in our marketing?
Jul 14, 2016 10:30 AM

On Marketing: Should we use fear in our marketing?

While there are many great debates in how to execute marketing messaging, today I challenge us to consider the use of fear in marketing. Fear is a frequent trigger in all types of marketing messages and advertising.

By Josh Gordon
Northfield Village daycare teaches kids how to Learn Laugh and Love Too
Jul 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Village daycare teaches kids how to Learn Laugh and Love Too

Northfield Village -- Learn Laugh & Love Too is now open for day care and before- and after-school care. Owner Aubrey Tufts was a part owner of the original Learn Laugh and Love that used to be at Epiphany Lutheran church, which closed in October.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
On Marketing: What the latest internet trends mean for your business
Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM

On Marketing: What the latest internet trends mean for your business

The 2016 Internet Trends Report reveals a bunch of good stuff to know for anyone trying to share the messages of their business with their target audience.

By Josh Gordon
On Marketing: Not every social network is great for marketing
Jun 28, 2016 2:59 PM

On Marketing: Not every social network is great for marketing

In marketing circles there are many befuddling things. Some are universal. Some are just learned pet peeves.

By Josh Gordon
Jun 22, 2016 3:25 PM

On Marketing: Why bother with video? It seems complicated

Of all marketing tactics available to marketers, video is the most impressive, tantalizing, and intimidating.

Concerto opens at the Hard Rock Rocksino
Jun 20, 2016 7:34 PM

Concerto opens at the Hard Rock Rocksino

Hard Rock opens new Italian eatery in response to guest requests for Italian cuisine options at the Rocksino.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
On Marketing: What Gettysburg has to do with website development
Jun 17, 2016 4:24 PM

On Marketing: What Gettysburg has to do with website development

You have probably noticed, but in case you haven't, there is a reason you always exit into the gift shop at the zoo. The minds behind the construction of the zoo just know you have kids. And there's nothing kids want more than random stuff!

By Josh Gordon
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On Marketing: Search marketing remains confusing, essential
Jun 7, 2016 9:59 AM

On Marketing: Search marketing remains confusing, essential

Of all of the fundamental aspects to marketing, search marketing is in the top two most important. If you want to be discovered, search is essential. But, it's not easily understood. Why? Is it because it leans more science than art? Maybe. Honestly, I blame buzzwords.

By Josh Gordon
On Marketing: Seven indicators you're hard to do business with
Jun 1, 2016 10:29 AM

On Marketing: Seven indicators you're hard to do business with

I need office furniture. So, I called my office furniture person, who visited me twice for discussion and guidance. The visits, which included visuals, helped me out. Then ... The estimate I received was a bit high, but it included none of the pictures I selected.

By Josh Gordon