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  1. SSDM Moves into New Office Space

    Troy, Mich — SSDM (formerly SS Digital Media) has relocated to a larger suite at 850 Stephenson Highway to accommodate its growing staff and the need for more conference space.

    “In our previous location, we were always on the hunt for rooms with doors so we could brainstorm ideas and discuss strategy,” says Michael J. Taylor II, company partner and creative director. “We literally looked all over town for the better part of a year, to no avail. Then, just as we were bursting at the seams, a perfect suite became available in the next building. Obviously, it was meant to be.” Read the rest of this entry »

  2. SSDM CEO Named to Patterson’s Elite 40 Under 40

    TROY, Mich — Feb. 7, 2019 — Nick Skislak, founder and CEO of SSDM (formerly SS Digital Media) has been named to Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s Elite 40 under 40. In its eighth year, the program recognizes and spotlights dynamic leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in Oakland County and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Headshot Photographer Scott Lawrence Relocates Studio to Convenient Troy Location

    Business clients of all sizes to be better accommodated at new space

    TROY, Michigan — Previously, Lawrence’s studio was in Rochester. The new location is at 1700 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 230, in Troy. In the dynamic new space, clients will benefit from a variety of background options, a meeting space, vanity area, and print samples on display. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. SSDM Partner Amanda Farley Speaks Again at SMX West 2019

    TROY, Mich. – For the second year in a row, Amanda Farley, director of digital strategy, will represent SSDM (formerly SS Digital Media) on the speaking panel at SMX West, the premier national event for the search marketing industry. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Credential Check Corporation Names New President in 2019, Nicole S. Kiefer

    Credential Check Corporation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nicole Kiefer has been elected President of the company. Mrs. Kiefer has had an impressive career at CredentialCheck and most recently was instrumental as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Kiefer brings with her over 15 years of experience in leadership and change management and has led the CredentialCheck team for the last five years continuously improving operational controls, talent and systems to effectively grow the organization. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. OU INC helps Oakland University student launch on-demand delivery business

    About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck. Read the rest of this entry »


    TROY, Mich. – Upon its first submission of work for consideration, SS Digital Media (SSDM) has been chosen as a finalist for The D Show, the annual awards event for the Adcraft Club of Detroit.The community relations campaign SSDM designed and executed for Independence Villages and StoryPoint senior living communities will be pitted against an entry from global advertising agency Doner. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. HAP announces date for moving Southfield operations to Troy

    DeMaria is contractor on new facility

    DETROIT, November 12, 2018 – Health Alliance Plan, a Detroit-based nonprofit health plan, announced today that its employees will begin moving into the company’s new Troy, Mich., facility on Monday, Nov. 26, a process which should be completed by end of first quarter 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Bianchi Public Relations Named to O’Dwyer’s Top Technology PR Firms in U.S.

    TROY, Mich., November 6, 2018 – Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. – a metro Detroit public relations (PR) agency with deep automotive and mobility media relations and communications experience – has been named one of the Top Technology PR Firms in the United States in the latest rankings published this month by O’Dwyer’s, a leading public relations industry publication.

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  10. Headshot Photographer Advances Expertise with Portrait Masters

    Rochester business and headshot photographer learns latest techniques and technology from industry icons at Arizona conference

    ROCHESTER, Michigan — Oct. 26, 2018

    “These conferences are critical in helping photographers stay current with trends in posing, lighting, equipment and retouching techniques,” Lawrence said. “By networking with other photographers across the country and globe, I’m in a much better position to service clients in Detroit because I know what’s coming and what’s going stale.” Read the rest of this entry »