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MCCI Team Spotlight with Jared Bauman

This week we are recognizing our Senior Editor Jared Bauman of the MCCI video team. After successfully running his own business, and with over 16 years of experience in the video production/post production industry, he is certainly the video team’s go-to guy! His expertise in video production allows MCCI to offer a high end product…

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6 Ways to Stay Positive in PR

Staying positive is essential in PR. Your clients and your co-workers will want to and enjoy working with you if you are able to remain upbeat, especially in stressful situations. It’s simply easier to work with people who are happy. The six tips below will help you stay positive, optimistic and on top of your…

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Turn Your Sales Experience into a PR Career

My personal philosophy is that you can get can get your foot in any door anywhere and get them to open it, if you properly harness your training, skills and experiences in PR, marketing and sales. In fact, a position in sales can be a great training ground for future PR professionals. Don’t believe me?…

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MCCI Team Spotlight with Chris Heaton

This week we are recognizing CFO/COO Chris Heaton, the glue that holds our office together. We are very lucky to have him – without him, we would save a lot of money on coffee but we would lose a vital piece of our MCCI puzzle. Chris’s real talent is the way he individually connects with…

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3 Tips on How to Break into the Video Industry

As a recent graduate in the video production field, I quickly learned how challenging it could be to get a job in this field. Let’s face it experience is key, especially with the video industry.  I am currently an intern at MCCI, working as a Production Assistant and I’ve already learned so much that will…

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3 Helpful Ways to Make Friends with Reporters

Journalism is here to stay, that’s why it’s crucial to make friends with reporters. You may think I’m over exaggerating but the truth is that strong media connections can make all the difference in the PR world. These pieces of advice can help you build and maintain sound media connections.

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4 Video Resources Every Producer & Editor Should Use

Working in film isn’t as black and white as it used to be. Staying current in an industry that is constantly evolving can be challenging at times. Here are some resources that will keep you up to date on the latest trends in video production and editing.

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Tips for Success at the Mackinac Policy Conference

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference is just around the corner (May 26-29), and since MCCI has had a presence there for over 20 years (nearly all of which I’ve attended myself) I wanted to share some do’s and don’t’s for conference goers… but I’ll start with the don’t’s:

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Is your website ready for a new era in mobile web searching?

This week Google expanded the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This update is another step in Google’s plans to make the web more mobile-friendly. This new search algorithm judges websites and labels the results “mobile-friendly” if the accurate criteria is met. There are no degrees for mobile-friendliness, your site is either mobile-friendly, or…

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D MET Studio Wins First-Place Award for MCCI Office Design

2015 Detroit Home Design Awards recognizes office interior design aspects of MCCI Detroit headquarters, remodeled in 2014 by D MET DETROIT, March 25, 2015 – D MET Architecture Studio was recently awarded first place in the commercial office interior category of the 2015 Detroit Home Design Awards. Presented by Detroit Home Magazine, the award recognized…

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