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TiECon Midwest 2010 Includes Melih Oztalay as Guest Speaker

Focusing on creativity and innovation as the primary drivers of entrepreneurial success

Focusing on creativity and innovation as the primary drivers of entrepreneurial success, current and aspiring entrepreneurs will gather at TiECon Midwest 2010, where Melih Oztalay will discuss Local Business Marketing on the Internet using Local Business Listings.

Organized by Detroit Chapter of TiE (Talents, Ideas, Enterprise) at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich. on Oct. 28 and 29, 2010, the theme of the conference is Business Karma 3.0 – Create. Connect. Collaborate.

Amongst the speakers for the event will be Melih Oztalay, CEO of Birmingham-based SmartFinds Internet Marketing, who will be speaking on the topic of local business marketing using local business listings on the Internet. Additional top notch speakers from all over the world will discuss both technical and general business, including:

  • Dr. Desh Deshpande, chairman of Sparta Group LLC, A123 Systems and other firms
  • P.K. Agarwal, TiE Global Chief Executive Officer
  • David O. Egner, New Economy Initiative executive director; president and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation
  • Sandy K. Baruah, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber
  • Bill Birdsall, president and chairman of MicroMed Cardiovascular
  • Shawne Duperon, Six-time EMMY Award winning producer and networking expert
  • Kanwal Rekhi, managing director, Inventus Capital Partners and
  • Michigan Lt. Governor John D. Cherry Jr.

The Internet has created marketing tools since 2007 for businesses that are dependent upon the local market for their revenue. It does not make a difference if the business is a large national company with stores in local markets or a small florist. As the traditional marketing channels suffer various levels of decline, local business listings are experiencing growth as the preferred interactive yellow pages of the 21st century. Mr. Oztalay’s presentation on Local Business Marketing with Local Business Listings will help businesses capitalize on this growth by providing more effective ways of using the technology to improve local marketing results.

Melih Oztalay states, “The benefits to local business is incredible by being available to their local customers when the customer is looking for them through web searches, mobile searches while driving around town with their mobile device, or through mobile applications. The fact that the business can also update their offers anytime gives a local business the ability to adapt to market changes. I’m excited to be able to make this information available to the attendees of TieCon Midwest 2010.”

Melih Oztalay has over fifteen years experience with Internet and digital services in developing strategies that utilize all facets of the World Wide Web. As a Internet marketing agency, SmartFinds Internet Marketing’s major focus is to develop multi-directional marketing campaigns and use all aspects of the Internet.

Anyone interested in learning more about the ways in which businesses can use Internet local business marketing to be more easily located by local consumers may visit http://www.smartfindslocallisting.com.

About SmartFinds Internet Marketing
Internet MarketingThe most critical element of SmartFinds Internet Marketing services is the creativity and imagination to apply the technological aspects of the digital marketplace to the marketing objectives of a particular business. Initial research provides SmartFinds the ability to develop a digital strategy that can be measured every step of the way to insure business growth and revenue generation. Some of SmartFinds’ clients have included Delphi, Flagstar Bank, Guardian Industries, Soave Enterprises, Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau, McCann Erickson, Wendy’s, Ziebart and others. You can learn more about SmartFinds at http://www.smartfindsmarketing.com.

About TiECON Midwest
tiecon midwest 2010TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world’s largest nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at http://www.tieconmidwest.org

Contact: Melih Oztalay, 330 E. Maple Road, Suite 503, Birmingham MI 48009, 866.501.5758, melih@smartfindsmarketing.com.

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I have over 20 years of experience in developing successful, efficient and strategic web marketing and advertising solutions for businesses. Working through an entrepreneurial framework, I have focused on business development, sales, execution, and management. Combining solid knowledge of marketing and advertising with information technology, I have been successful in being able to apply digital technologies to the needs of businesses. As an early adopter of new ideas and technology, my clients are able to benefit from imaginative and effective programs that keep them ahead of their competition.

The Company

Smartfinds is a digital marketing agency working with national and global corporate clients including domestic and off-shore franchise operations with their online marketing efforts. We offer a number of core competencies including web marketing research, analysis, strategies, and tactics; website development and SEO; organic search engine marketing with content marketing and social media marketing; Google AdWords advertising including pay-per-click; Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools interpretation; Local Store Marketing including customer ratings and reviews management; and more.

Our entrepreneurial business approach employs open-mind creativity and early-adopter assertiveness along with in-depth planning for business growth. Our goal is to be a strategic partner with our clients focused on increasing traffic to the website, business growth, generate leads, increase sales and revenues.