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Tour Detroit 2: Finding Inspiration Online and Off

Topics: Inspiration Social Media

Earlier this year, while in Detroit for a Red Wings game, my colleague Nick Perez and I were invited to join our friend Charlie Wollborg – known to his Twitter followers as @CharlieCurve – for a “Tour of Detroit.” We visited some of Detroit’s most well-known landmarks: the Fisher Building, Whitney House, and the Guardian […]

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Take 10 Minutes to Support an Open Internet

Topics: Inspiration

Since you’re online this morning, you’ve likely seen mentions of a 24-hour blackout by Wikipedia and hundreds of other websites, or have at least seen Google’s homepage. The blackouts are being done to build awareness of two proposed bills in the U.S. Congress: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)  and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). So […]

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Sharing Ideas and Inspiration at TEDx Detroit

Topics: Inspiration

Inspiration is the seed of great ideas. So what can you get out of a day *full* of inspiration? As we found out last week in Detroit, plenty. The Big Daylight team attended TEDx Detroit to witness for ourselves the “ideas worth spreading.” In case you’re not aware, TED began as a single conference in 1984 […]

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Are We Victims of The Filter Bubble?

Topics: Inspiration Social Media

This Monday an intriguing email landed in my inbox from a friend, exclaiming about an interview she heard on NPR by Eli Pariser, author of the book The Filter Bubble. Destiny (Social Media? Facebook Filters?) continued to push the book towards me, as I later saw a Facebook post linking to Mr. Pariser’s TEDx presentation: […]

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Tech Tour 2011 at Big Daylight

Topics: Inspiration

Monday morning we were pleased to have Matt Roush of WWJ CBS Radio in Detroit, editor of the Great Lakes IT Report, stop by the Big Daylight office during Spring Tech Tour 2011. Each spring, Matt takes to the road to visit tech-related companies throughout the state to talk about technology-based economic development. This time, Traverse City […]

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Getting Started

Topics: Inspiration

Last week I joined Nick and Sarah as the newest addition to the Big Daylight team. Yes, you read that correctly. There are now *two* Nicks in the Big Daylight office – and yes, it has already led to some minor episodes of confusion.

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You Don’t Need SEO.

Topics: Content Inspiration SEO

I’m writing this post in response to a number of things. 1. One of our top referring keywords is, hilariously, “You Don’t Need SEO”. This is because a previous post I wrote talked about how You Don’t Need SEO Domain Names, but it ended up also positioning for “You Don’t Need SEO”. 2. A lot […]

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A BIG party, FINE faces for radio

Topics: Inspiration

It’s been a busy last week or so at the Big Daylight offices. Of course the biggest news last week was our announcement of our new partnership with FINE Design Group in San Francisco. Later in the week, Steve Fine flew in from the west coast for some skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, dog mushing dinner at […]

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An Ode to Paul Arden

Topics: Inspiration

We love quotes.   You’ll probably notice various ones scattered around the pages of this very website.  One particular quote, on our About Us page, comes from the book, “It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be”, by Paul Arden. We love this book. Although Paul Arden was one of the […]

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Big News for Big Daylight

Topics: Inspiration

We have a Big announcement today that we’d like to share with you – Big Daylight is being acquired by FINE Design Group! FINE presents us with an extraordinary opportunity to market world-class brands online.  This partnership also provides FINE clients with an integrated, in-house suite of online marketing services.  It’s the rare interactive agency […]

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