Grand Apps Owners Sell Company to Pair of Employees

Grand Apps Owners Sell Company to Pair of Employees

A Grand Rapids-based mobile application, software and web development firm has changed ownership after company leaders sold to a pair of employees. Grand Apps founder and former managing partner Chris Ake recently told MiBiz that he and the three other company owners...

Someone offered to buy Grand Apps and we said NO.

Someone offered to buy Grand Apps and we said NO.

You read the title correctly. We actually had two opportunities to merge or sell our company and both times said no. I wanted to get this story out because I feel a lot of business owners and entrepreneurs might be thinking about selling, have thought about it or...

Picking A Navigation Menu for Your Website

Picking A Navigation Menu for Your Website

Why Does it Matter? Navigation menus allow users to make their way through a site by hitting important pages and other links that make up the site. While a creative menu can get major style points and make your site look great, functionality is key to make sure the...

The Pros of the WordPress Divi Theme

The Pros of the WordPress Divi Theme

What is Divi? Created back in 2013, Divi is quickly becoming one of the best Wordpress themes to use when building out a website and has become a favorite for many developers. With consistent updates that add great new features and make design continually more...

How we increased one client’s contact forms by 174%

How we increased one client’s contact forms by 174%

Sales are the lifeblood of any company and it starts with contact forms on the web. One of our marketing clients was getting an average of around 52.8 contact forms filled out every month. We are always pushing ourselves to get a little better, modify strategies and...

Progressive Web Apps (PWA)

Progressive Web Apps (PWA)

What is a PWA? A Progressive web app is a web page or website that can offer the features of both a website and a application, which can include push notifications, offline functionality and can work in multiple browsers. They create a page or site that can give users...

Why Your Website Needs A Blog

Why Your Website Needs A Blog

Humanizes your brand Showing the personal side of your business can be a great way to show people you’re a caring company that are driven to help and create amazing things for your customers. With consistent blog posts, you can reach out to customers and express these...

The “60-20-10-10” LinkedIn Strategy

The “60-20-10-10” LinkedIn Strategy

Hey everyone, it's Chris again and I'm back on the written format with you. I really want to start picking this back up again so figured I would come with some fire since it's been so long. Over the past several months, I've been heavily posting on LinkedIn and trying...