Mother’s Day Shopping Guide

Happy Mother’s Day! Treat mom today or any day of the week to well deserved treats from some of our favorite Detroit-based businesses. Ink Courage Inkcourage Encouraging stickers and tees CommiTeas Buy Tea Online in Detroit, MI | Tea Suppliers Detroit, MI – CommodiTeas For the tea lover Mama Coo’s Boutique Updates From Mama Coo’s…

Meet the Coach: Mayté Penman

313 STRONG is a customized support program for brick-and-mortar small businesses in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck neighborhoods. Our staff of passionate, skilled professionals provide one-on-one assistance to stabilize, adapt and remain responsive during COVID-19.   Meet Mayté Penman, a Bicultural Business Strategist for 313 STRONG and TechTown Detroit.   A native of Durango, Mexico, Mayté has lived in Michigan for over 25 years. Since January…

Meet the Coach: Heather Levine

313 STRONG is a customized support program for brick-and-mortar small businesses in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck neighborhoods. Our staff of passionate, skilled professionals provide one-on-one assistance to stabilize, adapt and remain responsive during COVID-19.  Meet Heather Levine, a Food & Beverage Business Strategist with 313 STRONG at TechTown Detroit. Heather just celebrated her four-year anniversary…

Meet the Coach: Warren Galloway

313 STRONG is a customized support program for brick-and-mortar small businesses in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck neighborhoods. Our staff of passionate, skilled professionals provide one-on-one assistance to stabilize, adapt and remain responsive during COVID-19.  Meet Warren Galloway, a 313 STRONG coach for TechTown Detroit. Warren, a Detroit native, has been with the TechTown team for…

Neighborhood Construction + Open Office Hours for Marketing

We all love progress, but no one enjoys seeing the orange barrels come out during Michigan’s road construction season. Additionally, it takes on a completely different meaning if they appear outside the front door of your small business. For business owners on Livernois, Grand River and Bagley, this has been their reality all summer. Diggers, cement trucks, backhoes and semi-trucks zoom up and down the road, park in front of their businesses and rip up their sidewalks, making it even more difficult than normal to execute a marketing strategy.