AMA SEO Smackdown

This week we had the pleasure of attending the AMA SEO Smackdown.  A luncheon panel decorated with Rock’em Sock’em Robots, we were ready to get down to the grit of what Search Engine Optimization looks like in 2015.  Since I started working on the web in 2010, a lot has changed, and (as we hear over and over), content is king.  The panel reinforced our white hat tactics, and we’d like to share them with you.  Read more

Grand Rapids StartUp Weekend 2015

Every year I attend StartUp Weekend in Grand Rapids.  This year, I was excited to participate as photographer for the event.  Not only did I get to meet some amazing people and help out some teams, I documented the entire event to show just how hard everyone worked.  It was great to get jamming on some great ideas and forget about the cold, if only for a weekend.  Read more

Veronica to give talk at GVSU’s New Orleans Week

This January, Green Cup Design founder Veronica Kirin will give a talk entitled “Recovery, Arts, and Entrepreneurship in Post-Katrina New Orleans” at Grand Valley State University for New Orleans week.  The talk will feature her experience both during the hurricane recovery as well as the boom of startup growth New Orleans has seen since the storm.

The talk will take place on January 15th at 11am in the new Mary Idema Pew Library in Allendale, in the lower events room.  It is free and open to the public.

Midtown on Tap Design Contest PSA

Hey!  Check it out – A PSA for the design contest Kirin|Design is curating in Grand Rapids.

Kirin|Design Curating Design Contest

MidTownThe Midtown Neighborhood Association of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is gearing up for a new event this fall, called Midtown On Tap.  The one day festival will host a home brew contest as well as local beer, food, and live music.  Being its first year, Midtown On Tap is hosting a logo design contest which will be curated by Kirin|Design. Read more