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Should Podcasting Be Part of Your Plan?

February 18, 2019|

Want to add podcasting to your marketing or programming plans? Have an idea for a podcast you’d like to create? Nicole Scheffler and Kathleen Norton, co-founders and co-hosts of the award-winning Diva Tech Talk podcast series, share what you should consider before taking the plunge.

Tips for Entrepreneurs: Define Your Brand First

January 17, 2019|

One of the lessons that Trent Creative founder and CEO Marilyn Trent has learned in her 25 years in business is that “Branding Comes First." You have to develop a solid brand strategy to connect with customers and maximize your marketing efforts.

Social Media and the Law: What You Need to Know

December 7, 2018|

A retweet could land you in court. A ‘borrowed’ photo could breach copyright. How can you remain legal while getting maximum attention for your social media posts? Here’s what media law experts Robin Luce-Herrmann and Jennifer Dukarski advised at a 2018 AWC Detroit seminar.

Driving Literacy in the D

Is it a birdhouse? An alarm box? A dollhouse? No, it’s a “Little Free Library” and they’re cropping up all over town. AWC Detroit has joined the effort to plant them in the community to make books more accessible to children and adults.

See more about AWC Detroit’s five “little library” installations in 2018. 

Learn about our literacy initiative


Elizabeth Russell

Elizabeth Russell earned a graduate degree in communications from Grand Valley State University, and works at the university’s Detroit branch, overseeing daily operations. She is also the author of two yet-to-be-published children’s books.


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