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Jason Piasecki recognized as Muskegon's 2014 entrepreneur of the year

The 2014 Entrepreneur Award by the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce was presented to Jason Piasecki, partner at Revel, on Wednesday.

The award, which recognizes entrepreneurs who create a positive impact on the community, was bestowed upon Piasecki at the 2014 Entrepreneur Luncheon at Watermark 920. 

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Finalists for 2014 Entrepreneur Award announced

Three entrepreneurs and five student "young entrepreneurs" have been nominated for the 2014 Entrepreneur Award of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.

The winner for each category will be announced at the 2014 Entrepreneur Luncheon from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at Watermark 920, 930 Washington Ave.

Cynthia Kay, the owner and president of Cynthia Kay & Company, is set to be the keynote speaker for the event.

The entrepreneur nominees are:

  • Chad Lawie, owner of LongerDays.com
  • Jason Piasecki, partner at Revel
  • Jim VanderWier, owner of Redi-Rental

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Instagramming for Beer

We’ve all done it. Taken that tightly-cropped, close-up picture of a beer from our favorite brewery and shared it on social media. You probably put that photo on Facebook or Twitter. You may have even tried Instagram. Like that new Double IPA you just discovered, Instagram brings a smile to the beer lover’s face. Why? It’s an easy, fun, effective way to promote a brewery.

Not an Instagrammer? Here’s the skinny.

Instagram is an online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables users to take pictures and videos, and share them on social networking services like Facebook and Twitter. The app crops photos to a square shape and allows users to apply digital filters to pictures similar to Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid images.

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Top 5 Super Bowl XLVIII Ads

The Seahawks dominated the Broncos in the big game. The ads were a dud for the most part. Which commercials stood out from the pack in a lackluster ad bowl? Here are our picks for the Top 5 Super Bowl XLVIII ads. 

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40 Under 40: See Muskegon's next potential leaders, movers-and-shakers

You will see a couple of familiar faces in a list of Muskegon up-and-comers. Revel's Andy Maciejewski and Don Kalisz have been named two of Muskegon Chronicle's 40 Under 40!

Here's the article:

The end of the year is typically a time for reflection, to look back at what happened and to take stock of what there is now. But the end of the year is also an opportunity to look towards the future, to catch a glimpse at what lies ahead.

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9 Simple Steps To Instagram Your Business

Trying to figure out how Instagram fits into your organization's social media repertoire? Revel's Jason Piasecki's presentation tells you what you need to know to start using the social networking service.

You'll be Instagramming in no time after learning these "9 Simple Steps To Instagram Your Business".

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Instagram Your Business with Revel's Jason Piasecki on Friday, December 6

Revel's Jason Piasecki will be talking about "Instagram for Business" on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Grand Haven. This Social Media Workshop is hosted by The Chamber - Grand Haven, Spring Lake Ferrysburg. 

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Revel Web Department Grows With Addition of Michael Schaafsma

Revel continues to cultivate a quality, dedicated team with the addition of its newest Web Developer, Michael Schaafsma.

Michael brings a lifetime of tech experience to Revel.  He served in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and expanded his web application skills in the years since.

“The web is constantly evolving, and our clients look to us for to be on the cutting edge in order to help their business,” said Jason Piasecki, Revel’s Web Partner “Michael brings the right skills and attitude to push the department even further.”

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Revel's Own Don Kalisz Makes GRBJ's 40 Under Forty List

Each year, The Grand Rapids Business Journal recognizes business leaders under the age of 40 from across West Michigan who enrich their community, attract and retain other young talent, and make an impact in their respective industries. This “40 Under Forty” list has grown to be a benchmark of excellence in the region since its inception in 1995.

This year’s full list of award winners will soon be announced, but we can reveal today that one Reveler made the list!

Revel congratulates its lead Creative Partner, Don Kalisz, on his inclusion in the 2013 40 Under Forty honors. Don’s selection comes from a record number of 143 nominations, according to the GRBJ.  

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Revel Ink: We're Giving Away Free Tattoos!

No matter how it’s done, publicity is key. Some businesses hand out coupons. Others run ads in the local paper. At Revel, we give away tattoos.

We’ve partnered with The Orphanage to give away free tattoos of our name or logo for a limited time.

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Revel Hails the Hiring of Drew Curi, Project Manager + Sports Fanatic

As part of its newest wave of growth, Revel would like to announce the addition of Drew Curi to its team.

Drew moved from the east side of the state to join Revel, but that doesn’t mean he’s unfamiliar with West Michigan. His previous work includes web content development and event promotion with the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Muskegon Now, and Marsh Field.

As one of two new project managers at Revel, Drew will be teaming up with Revel Partner Jason Piasecki to keep projects on schedule and keep clients in the know. He will be found both at Revel’s Muskegon and Grand Rapids locations.

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Help Support Literacy at the Rah! Rah! Read Muskegon Tailgate Party

Read Muskegon invites you to The Rah! Rah! Read Muskegon Tailgate Party.  The title sponsor for the event is the Van Kampen Boyer Molinari Foundation.  This is a great way to kick off the fall sports season, the start of the school year and support literacy.  

Rah! Rah! will be held at Hampton Green Farm, East Farr Rd. Fruitport MI on Wednesday August 28, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Wear your school colors, root for your team and join us for an evening of fun, food, cash bar, music, majestic horses, and high school area cheerleaders.

Dinner and horse show provided by Hampton Green Farm.  Support literacy with Honorary Coaches Jim Fisher, Jason and Tracey Piasecki and the entire Read Muskegon team.  

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Muskegon’s Own Service 1 Credit Union Receives Web Upgrade from Revel

Muskegon’s own Service 1 Federal Credit Union continues to provide banking services for its members in multiple states, over 70 years after its inception.

We’re excited to announce the new service1fcu.com, designed to help members continue to connect with their hometown credit union for years to come.

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New Location, New Website for Michigan Works! Muskegon-Oceana

The Muskegon-Oceana division of Michigan Works! recently relocated its Muskegon office to downtown, just down the street from Revel. We rolled out the welcome wagon for them with a new website, designed to help connect key audiences to our region’s workforce development system.

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Craft Brewing Arrives in Muskegon; Revel Celebrates, Builds Unruly Brewing a Website

The long wait is over: Muskegon County’s first craft brewery will be opening this summer a block from our office.

From the very moment when the guys behind Unruly Brewing informed Revel of their intentions to set up shop, we’ve been daydreaming of the moment when it would finally open its doors.

To help get their marketing off the ground, we’ve developed the all-new unrulybrewing.com. With visuals as sharp as the hops in a Revel Rouser IPA, it gives you a great taste of what it means to be Unruly.

Just please, don’t lick the screen.

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Expanded Revel Services on Display With Senior Resources Site

West Michigan has been blessed with the service of Senior Resources for over 40 years. They are an Area Agency on Aging and serve Muskegon, Oceana and Ottawa counties in promoting the independence of older persons and their families.

We worked to capture the value and purpose of this indispensable agency in their new website.

Announcing the new seniorresourceswmi.org, complete with mobile version.

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The Community Foundation for Muskegon County Asks: Why Are You Here?

Why are you here? Why do you live in Muskegon County?

This is the question at the heart of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County's new video. The Revel-produced video premiered at the Foundation's Annual Gathering and Reception on June 27, 2013.

Revel also worked closely with the Community Foundation on their new campaign: "This is Not About Money."  It's about so much more than dollars and cents.  It's about making a difference, loving where you live, and giving back to places and causes in our community that help Muskegon County thrive.

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New Website Brings Home the Fun of Camp Pendalouan

Just as this summer’s resident sessions begin, YMCA Camp Pendalouan has a new website, designed and developed by Revel.

The sights of Pendalouan are on display with a highly graphical, rustic look plus easy to navigate and manage photo galleries. 

“Our aim was to showcase as much of the camp experience as possible and to weave a visual story.” said Alicia Magnuson, Art Director at Revel. “We wanted our viewers to come away with a clear understanding of what Camp Pendalouan is all about, as well as allow parents to see what their children have been doing while at camp.”

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New Seaway Run, New Seaway Run Website

Seaway Run has gone through big changes over the past year resulting in record participation for the over three decade-old race. As part of the the event’s reinvention, we were pleased to work with the Seaway Run group as well as community partners One in 21 and the Muskegon Family YMCA to present a new, streamlined website.

Revel unveiled our brand-new content management system on the new seawayrun.com site. It acts as a one-stop source for all information relating to the Seaway Run, the Seaway Expo, course maps, volunteer opportunities, and even pre-event training! It’s also a nexus point for registering online and connecting with the event on social media.

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Join Jason On June 7 To Leverage LinkedIn

Join Revel's own Jason Piasecki in Grand Haven on Friday, June 7th to talk about "Leveraging LinkedIn".

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