Tag Archives: Chris Wendel

Book Review: “Hatching Twitter”

Hatching Twitter A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal Written By Nick Bilton 2013, Portfolio Trade, 320 pages Hardcover $17.00, eRead version $7.99 Reviewed by Chris Wendel Four out Five Stars Most of us have an image of … Continue reading

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Summer Training Series: Starting a Business

Starting a Business in Northern Michigan Would you like to own your own business? Determine if business ownership is right for you. Learn essential strategies for starting and managing a successful business, including how to develop a business plan, reach … Continue reading

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Small Business Focus

Listen live online or see the video after its posted. The weekly radio show features a timely business topic and a guest entrepreneur from the Grand Traverse region. Today we discuss 10 Must-Do Marketing Tips for 2010. The Vic McCarty … Continue reading

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Keeping the Customers you Already Have

By Chris Wendel                                                                  The process of turning a one-time customer into a repeat long-term buyer is never an easy task. In this world of competitive pricing, web based competition, and multiple buying choices; one has to be savvy to keep … Continue reading

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Customer Service from the Inside Out…

By Chris Wendel, Regional Director, MI-SBTDC Business people behaving badly, sounds bad doesn’t it? As customers, all of us run into situations where people don’t exceed our expectations or even worse, make us feel downright insignificant. Be it the disinterested … Continue reading

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Aligning Personal & Business Goals

Guest Columnist, Peter Wendel Once again we enter a new year. But this one is different! We have a new president elect, the economy is in shambles and every business is facing new, serious challenges. What used to work won’t … Continue reading

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