EDCMC and GLEDC Invite Investors to Celebrate Success of 2017-2019 Investment Campaign

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The landscapes of Michigan City and La Porte have been dramatically improving. Residents of the communities can see the significant economic growth that both cities have experienced. The continued development of the area could not be possible without the generous contributions of investors. On Monday evening, the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC) partnered […]

Digital Marketing Trends for Small Businesses in 2019

Digital marketing is constantly changing. Thirty years ago, the marketing landscape was vastly different than it is today. With all of the constant changes, it can be hard to keep up. The following are some of the digital marketing trends that will continue to gain major ground in 2019. Keep in mind that these aren’t […]

Scams Small Businesses Need to Look Out For

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It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to keep a business running smoothly. Ask any small business owner and you’ll probably hear stories of long hours and rough beginnings. Unfortunately, there are people out there that make a living out of trying to scam owners and their business out of their hard-earned money. […]

SEO – What it is and Why Your Business Needs It

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Marketing and advertising has changed significantly in the past few decades with the proliferation of the Internet. As a result, it’s critical for businesses to understand the new digital marketing landscape in order to better reach potential customers. One major part of digital marketing that every business should be employing is SEO, or Search Engine […]

Hire a Slicer Program Expands

(Photo by Jon Gard) Technical communications teacher Matt Presley talks with students in his class at La Porte High School this week. Presley launched Hire a Slicer two years ago, allowing seniors to post their resumes online, but the program was expanded recently to include resumes from all alumni and to allow businesses to post job openings […]

The Tangled Web – Seminar Focuses on Repeal of Net Neutrality

(Photo by Matt Christy) Paul Maxwell, CEO at Media-Max Advisors, speaks about net neutrality and what its recent repeal by the Federal Communications Commission could mean at a seminar held at the La Porte Chamber of Commerce and presented by Surf Air Wireless.   Written by Matt Christy   La PORTE — There is an old Chinese […]

Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Hosts 2018 New Teachers Welcome Luncheon

Written by Mandy Haack New teachers and administrators from La Porte, New Prairie, South Central, Tri-Township, New Durham and La Lumiere schools as well as Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana Tech and Purdue University Northwest gathered and celebrated at the Greater La Porte New Teachers Welcome Luncheon on Thursday morning. The traditional occasion has become […]