In a digital media world saturated with click bait, buzzfeed, and a floods of tweets, how can you stand out and build your own community? Amanda will share what has and hasn't worked for Michipreneur, a growing online community for Michigan startups, and hopefully offer some insight you can use for your own digital publishing.
This talk will highlight trends in current digital media, blogging and social media strategies, and general creative guidance for starting or growing your own online community.
Amanda Lewan is a writer and storyteller based in Detroit. She is the editor of Michipreneur, an online publication and networking site for Michigan startups. Her personal blog on Digital Storytelling is a featured blog for The Macomb Daily.
As a writer, her work has been featured in local and national publications including Crain's Detroit, UIX Detroit, The Nation, The Offbeat, About Place Journal, and The Wayne State Literary Review.
As a strategist, she helps businesses tell stories across digital mediums. Amanda hold's a Bachelor's in Professional Writing from Michigan State University and a Master's in Creative Writing from Wayne State University.
Parking and Venue information
We suggest parking at the Detroit Opera House parking garage, located on Broadway. Parking is $10, and it is a short walk up Broadway and around the corner from the Grand Circus space. Here is a link from the Grand Circus website on parking.
Grand Circus is located in the Broderick Tower, and you enter from the Woodward-facing doors.
Take the elevator to the 4th floor.
Refreshments are not provided for this event (but allowed). So feel free to bring your own drink/snacks.