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Social Media Essentials Series Continues at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Social Media Essentials Brown Bag Lunch series continues March 5 with a presentation from the university’s coordinator of social media and digital media. A two-time graduate of YSU, Kati Hartwig oversees the university’s social media platforms, implements guidelines, mentors the campus community on social media use and follows social-media […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Social Media Essentials Brown Bag Lunch series continues March 5 with a presentation from the university’s coordinator of social media and digital media. A two-time graduate of YSU, Kati Hartwig oversees the university's social media platforms, implements guidelines, mentors the campus community on social...

Downtown Businesses Navigate Power Outage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn’t receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of the outage as a “trapezoidal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn't receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of...

To Boost Productivity, Use Technology Right: Roundtable

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the Mahoning Valley’s workforce becomes more and more attached to technology, both in the office and out, how it’s used plays a major role in just how productive a company’s employees are. “IT for the sake of IT is no good. There has to be some sort of end goal, some […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the Mahoning Valley’s workforce becomes more and more attached to technology, both in the office and out, how it’s used plays a major role in just how productive a company’s employees are. “IT for the sake of IT is no good. There has to be some...

Grow Relationships and Revenue with Video Marketing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When it comes to making a personal connection with an audience and engaging potential customers, nothing works quite like video marketing. That was the message during a webinar Thursday sponsored by The Business Journal's Business Strategies Video Network. Jeff Herrmann, chief revenue officer, and Jeremy Lydic, content...

Moody’s Affirms Rating for Warren, Upgrades Credit Outlook

WARREN, Ohio – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Warren’s bond rating of Baa1 and upgraded the city’s credit outlook to stable from negative. Warren currently has $9.3 million outstanding in general obligation limited tax debt, $4.2 million of which is rated by Moody’s. “The Baa1 issuer rating reflects the city’s challenged economy and tax base, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Warren’s bond rating of Baa1 and upgraded the city’s credit outlook to stable from negative. Warren currently has $9.3 million outstanding in general obligation limited tax debt, $4.2 million of which is rated by Moody’s. “The Baa1 issuer rating reflects the city's...

LAST CHANCE | Video Marketing Webinar Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Friendly reminder: tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. But before you rush out to grab a last-minute gift for someone special, take a moment to learn how to build lasting relationships with your customers. Register for a free webinar Grow Revenue and Relationships with Video Marketing at 1 p.m. tomorrow, sponsored by the Business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Friendly reminder: tomorrow is Valentine's Day. But before you rush out to grab a last-minute gift for someone special, take a moment to learn how to build lasting relationships with your customers. Register for a free webinar Grow Revenue and Relationships with Video Marketing at 1 p.m....

Team Office Scores with ‘Ultra Tech’ Renovation

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — A remodeling effort at Team Office Technologies has transformed a once blasé building at 118 N. Canfield Road in Austintown into a sleek, modern structure that better reflects the business services industry of today, says its president, Tom Reeveley. “This was a complete remodel from the ground up,” Reeveley says. “It was […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- A remodeling effort at Team Office Technologies has transformed a once blasé building at 118 N. Canfield Road in Austintown into a sleek, modern structure that better reflects the business services industry of today, says its president, Tom Reeveley. “This was a complete remodel from the ground...

Consistency Is Key to Success on Instagram

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With more than a billion users on Instagram, small business owners can reach new customers and even sell products or services – if they employ best practices. That was the message at the Social Media Essential Brown Bag Series, a free social media workshop that took place Tuesday in Kilcawley Center at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- With more than a billion users on Instagram, small business owners can reach new customers and even sell products or services – if they employ best practices. That was the message at the Social Media Essential Brown Bag Series, a free social media workshop that took place...

Direct Forklift Donates Fork Truck to Mission

WARREN, Ohio — Workers at the Warren Family Mission will have a much easier time unloading trucks with its latest donation: a 4,000-pound-capacity fork truck courtesy of Direct Forklift and Equipment Co. in Boardman. The mission brings in 10,000 pounds of food weekly at its new distribution hub at 1312 West Market Street, said Dominic […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Workers at the Warren Family Mission will have a much easier time unloading trucks with its latest donation: a 4,000-pound-capacity fork truck courtesy of Direct Forklift and Equipment Co. in Boardman. The mission brings in 10,000 pounds of food weekly at its new distribution hub at 1312...

Everstream to Expand Regional Fiber Network

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Everstream, a Cleveland-based network services provider, will expand its fiber-based Ethernet, internet and data services offerings in the Mahoning Valley as part of a $300 million expansion of its fiber footprint throughout the Midwest. That expansion will include additional fiber in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, said Brett Lindsey, president and CEO. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Everstream, a Cleveland-based network services provider, will expand its fiber-based Ethernet, internet and data services offerings in the Mahoning Valley as part of a $300 million expansion of its fiber footprint throughout the Midwest. That expansion will include additional fiber in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, said Brett...