Welcome to Great Lakes Entrepreneur

We are a growing, Michigan-based communications company that has served the retail, travel, technology, design and renewable energy sectors since 2009. Our work has been featured in various trade publications, the Grand Rapids Business Journal, Mlive.com, Midland Daily News, and the Power of Part Time TV podcast. Please visit our fun, yet informative blog for the latest entrepreneur profiles, how-to articles and inspirational business advice pieces.

Press Releases

Many press releases are sent. Few are chosen. Trust your exciting company news to someone who can translate it into a journalist-friendly document. Then prepare for lots of online articles. And live TV interviews. Hip skinny tie not included.

Content Marketing

If you missed the uber-important trend of content marketing, don't despair. Let us create incredible pieces of content that can attract new clients to your company. Blog posts. Marketing materials for your trade show. Web page content. Slideshare presentations. Ebooks. Yes, hugs are free.

Sponsored Events

Looking to organize an incredible gathering to impress potential clients or thank your longtime customers? We'll line up the local sponsors you need to make your party unlike anything else. We've already had a one-year-old's birthday party sponsored. What can we do for you? .

Side Business Consulting

The best way to start a business is on the side. Experiment with what works. Discontinue what doesn't. All while still your paying your bills. We can help you explore what type of side business you should start. Then we have the connections to make your side business a reality. It's time for coffee. On you.

Latest Blog

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Diana Sandberg with her daughter

‘I absolutely love what I do': Q&A with Grace Baby Bowtique founder Diana Sandberg

  1. Briefly describe your background, location, and how you started your business. My husband and I live in Denver, Colorado with our 8-month-old baby girl. I am originally from Mid-Michigan, and went to college at Central Michigan University. Since college, I have been primarily in Sales and Communication positions. When I was pregnant last […]

14 Sep, 2014 Jeremy

Music from a Mason Jar: The totally true, uncensored story of the Jam Jar

As the barista in the coffee shop talked endlessly in a loud voice about the boring history of pronto pups, Matt Gira plugged a colorful mason jar into the wall, connected another wire into his cell phone and hit play on his digital music service. One Republic suddenly boomed throughout the small establishment, successfully drowning out the […]

3 Sep, 2014 Jeremy

Yes, my son’s first birthday party was sponsored. And here’s how I did it.

The Vision It’s rare to have a wild idea you dream up in your head actually pan out the way you envisioned it. But this month that’s exactly what happened to me. No, I am not referring to “the local bus system employing aspiring models” idea, or “the resident DJ who plays your favorite song […]

16 Aug, 2014 Jeremy