A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Statistics, and a passion for sports, Evan Boyd has found a career path that allows him to perfectly blend his abilities with numbers and his strong knowledge for sports. STATS LLC is a company that works closely with major television networks like CBS and… Continue reading Inside the Growing Media Market of Sports Analytics
After taking a trip to Detroit with the class, I am more motivated and more focused than ever to do my startup. After visiting all the different startup companies that Detroit had to offer, it showed us all the possibilities media has to offer. There were a few that I liked the most out of… Continue reading It’s Time to Up Start your Startup
If there is one thing that social media is helpful with it is entrepreneurship and building your own business. Apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allow you to build your own brand and reach multiple different amounts of people. One person that made an entire fortune out of building his brand on social media sites,… Continue reading Using Social Media to Grow Your Brand
For all the young people out there ready to jump ship on the journalism industry and try and switch their careers… There’s more opportunity out there than ever before, and the best part about it is, you get to be your own boss. I mean, that’s the dream, isn’t it? You pick where you work,… Continue reading Who Could Be A Better Boss Than You?
Michigan is known for a lot of things – the Great Lakes, the automotive industry, its iconic mitten shape… and Coney Island Restaurants. The history starts out in Detroit with American Coney Island in 1919, founded by William and Constantine Keros. The two, however, had a falling out, prompting William to open up Lafayette Coney… Continue reading Coney Island (without the Coney Dog)
I’m not a stockbroker on Wall Street, but I don’t have to be to know that newspapers are bleeding out. Journalists across the country are getting let go and fired, not because they suck at their job, but because no one cares anymore. Don’t take that the wrong way, I feel terrible for the people… Continue reading Stock Price of Print – Record Lows
To me, there is something so unique about start-up companies. When people think of the world’s largest companies like Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and thousands of other ginormous companies, they often forget they first originated as an idea. After getting a birds-eye view of MSU’s start-up company center, The Hatch, it gave me a unique perspective… Continue reading An Idea, Ready to Hatch
It’s pretty simple, and it might make me sound like an old fart to some of you, but … when I was born in 1997 there were no — what do the kids call ’em nowadays? — iPhones? the Google machine? I’m just kidding, of course I know what those things are. I was born… Continue reading The ever-evolving world of media: adapt or DIE