Chamber Event

Small Business Academy – Build and Brand Your Online Store

Learn how to make your website work for you (and not the other way around!). This free event will cover the latest e-commerce trends, an overview of website platforms (Squarespace, WordPress, Wix, Shopify, etc.), and highlight ways to market your online store and supplement your brick-and-mortar business.

RSVP is requested–please email [email protected].

Join local experts for this beneficial and energetic discussion!

Mike Reed, Founder/Director, Almanack Digital (
Mike is an independent designer, developer, and professor with over two decades of experience building the web. Mike founded Almanack Digital in 2018 to help clients tell their stories in engaging and exciting ways. He’s worked on projects for the MSU Broad College of Business, WMU-Cooley Law School, Starr Commonwealth, Northfield Instruments, Schuler’s Restaurant, Dark Horse Brewing, Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort, Bohm Theatre, Marshall Mandolin Summit, and many more. He also teaches web design and development at Olivet College.

Adrian Bagale, Founder/Owner of ADK Designs (Northfield Instruments, and Shubb International (Shubb Capos,
Adrian’s professional work experience has taken him all over the world, developing products and brand names for several musical instrument and accessory companies as well as starting his own enterprises that produce and distribute proprietary designed and branded products globally. With workshops and production facilities in Marshall, San Francisco, Qingdao, CN and Missouri, Adrian manages these companies from his home base on Michigan Ave. From drawing pad through to e-commerce distribution the product lines and the marketplace are constantly evolving and expanding.

Follow this link to join. Hope to see you there!