#BetterCallPaul – MEET THE INTERN: Will’s Intro

Meet Will, one out of two interns who will be with us Summer 2019. Will Jones, an aspiring video editor, is a video production intern at Uno Deuce Multimedia. He hopes to challenge himself in his time here, by applying his knowledge to the real world.

Guest Post: Industry of Creation: How to Create Superb Products

Working for any kind of company is a vocation that calls for all the effort in the world. If you want consumers to connect with your offerings, you have to give them solid incentives. That means that you have to start by making products that actually offer value. Companies that lack products of value tend to flounder and pack up their bags relative rapidly.

Recruit Capable and Sedulous Team Members

If you want to create excellent products consistently, then you need to have the cooperation of a capable team, zero exceptions. It’s critical to take your hiring processes seriously. Look for employees who are committed, responsible, seasoned, and enthusiastic about pleasing you. Employees who couldn’t care less can be recipes for disaster. They can lead to lackluster results of all kinds, too.

Establish a Work Environment That’s Conducive to Comfort and Health

Professionals who want their employees to do their best need to provide them with work environments that are conducive to achievement and productivity. That’s why they need to provide them with as much comfort as possible. Search for devices and appliances that are suitable for air filtration for industries and factories alike. Air purifiers can do away with allergens, dust, smoke, and unpleasant stenches.

Employ Top-Tier Materials and Equipment

People who are serious about making exemplary products need to employ top-tier materials and equipment. If you’re a clothing manufacturer who wants to produce durable and stylish apparel items, then you need the assistance of the finest fabrics. You need the assistance of the finest tools and supplies as well. You don’t want to cut corners with these things. Scrimping can often lead to significant regrets at later times.

Give Your All to Your Work

Full commitment is vital for professionals who want to be able to make products that are genuinely worthwhile. It doesn’t matter if you work in the manufacturing of food items, attire, cosmetics, or anything else. You have to be completely committed to the best and only the best. Half-hearted efforts won’t do much for you at all. You have to be willing to work hard and think outside the box. You have to be willing to take a hands-on approach.

Making products that are outstanding should be your priority. If you put time and care into your work, you can achieve anything you want. The secret is always to be as detail-oriented and meticulous as possible. It’s also to truly care.: How to Create Superb Products


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New Video: Child and Family Charities – Chardae’s Gateway Story

Chardae shares how the Child and Family Charities (CFC) made an impact in her life. She also shares how they were able to help her succeed through their Gateway Youth Services.

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#BetterCallPaul – May Recap 2019

ICYMI – We launched 4 new videos in May: The Firecracker Foundation, Elder Law of Michigan Pension Rights, Tri-County TRIAD, and the Ingham County Health Department.

We explored topics such as art, online safety for seniors, pension rights and healthcare.

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Guest Post: Ready for Growth? 4 Ways to Expand Your Business Marketing Efforts

Finding new avenues for marketing your goods and services is certainly one way to go about expanding your marketing outreach, but have you considered actually offering a greater diversity of goods and services? For as simple as this marketing strategy sounds in theory, understanding your customers at a deep enough level to know what they’ll want in the future can be challenging to say the least.

Conduct Market Research

You might have been able to see where this was going: to be more sure-footed about whatever marketing direction you take next, consider doing market research. Market research is all about uncovering more information on what your customers’ preferences and their needs. Sometimes only market research can uncover what customers truly want since the product that will fulfill their future needs hasn’t been invented yet!

Tap Existing Customers

You shouldn’t feel bashful about asking your current customers what they like about your current lineup of products and services in order to inform tomorrow’s product lineup and marketing outreach. It’s much more economical to sell trusted and newer products to current customers than go through the ordeal of wrangling new customers into the fold. In other words, marketing to current customers can have a much higher return on investment for your company.

The good news is that you’ve already established rapport with these customers and know a lot of information demographically about them. They might even be willing to share with you what they’re looking for out of your company!

Embrace New Marketing Technologies

The internet is a veritable treasure trove when it comes to expanding our marketing outreach. Between paid-per-click advertising, search engine optimization, and email marketing campaigns the only limitation is the depth of information that you have on your prospects and customers and your willingness to experiment.

You might also want to explore local search engine optimization and app development services in order to capitalize on the fact that your customers are largely online in terms of exploring your product lineup, connecting on social media, setting up appointments, and making online purchases.

Expand into Fresh Markets

The great thing about marketing in new territories is that you don’t necessarily have to open another brick-and-mortar location to be effective. You can use search engine optimization and social media marketing to your advantage and tailor your marketing to a brand-new demographic of customers. Fresh segments, niches, and locations can be extremely exciting. It’s all about bringing more customers into the fold.



Emma Sturgis

Emma is a freelance writer based out of Boston, MA. She writes most often on health and education. When not writing, she enjoys reading and watching film noir. Say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2



New Video: Arts Council of Greater Lansing – The Board Shares Passion for the Arts

Arts Council board members share their passion for arts and culture in the Greater Lansing region, and talk about why board membership matters.

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Guest Post: Simple Steps to Better Your Brand Building


Successfully building your brand is one of the most important tasks for your business. It can allow you to strengthen customer loyalty, increase your sales and help you stand out from your competitors. On top of this, building a well-established brand around your business is by far the most effective way to ensure its long-term success. However, a lot of businesses struggle with establishing a recognizable brand which is significantly hindering their growth potential. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some simple steps to help you better your brand building.

Have a plan

Every successful endeavour starts with a plan, and the first step you should take towards bettering your brand building is just that. Coming up with a plan of where you want your brand to be headed will firstly have you consider the ultimate goals and vision of your business as a whole. Articulating these will give you something to aim at and turn to no matter how difficult the situation is. This will also help you come up with the message you want your brand to send to potential customers, which is one of the most crucial aspects of a successful brand. In today’s world, people value a vision they can stand behind and a message they can resonate with more than anything else. Because of this, getting this part right will be the most challenging part and it may require you to alter and experiment with your message until you get it just right.

Target your audience

Successfully building a brand will mean constantly absorbing the feedback you are getting. So, the next thing to do would be to research and find out who makes up the majority of your customers. Start by doing surveys and gathering any information that will help you better understand your audience. This will give you the ability to tailor your message towards them, making it a lot more effective. 

Focus on customer experience