Live Broadcast Tonight, Event Wednesday Night, Star Wars Night, Blogs and More for 3/30/2015

We didn’t get one of these updates out last week with everything going on, so we’ve got a lot to get to this time around.  The last couple episodes of our weekly live broadcast.  A whole bunch of blog entries.  We’ve got not one but two in-person networking events taking place this month…and in fact, we’ve got them scheduled out into June that way.

So let’s dive right into some details and get things rolling…

FirebirdTavernWe’re kicking things up a notch this month as we get rolling with two events in April.

The first is this Wednesday, April 1st (and yes, we realize this is “us”, but no, this isn’t an April’s Fools Day joke), and it’ll be at Firebird Tavern downtown…and yes, you read that right, it takes place on a Wednesday this time.

Same usual start time at 5pm, and we’ll be upstairs in the private room.  Looking forward to seeing everyone there as we have our first post-Pink Slip Party event, and start on this experiment.

Details on all of our events can be found here on the site –, on our Facebook page –, or in our Meetup group –

ITintheDnewspaper03302015Obviously, that’ll be one of the topics of conversation that we hit on during tonight’s live broadcast.  Mics go live at 9pm like always, and we’ve got some great guests and conversations lined up.

So join us by listening live from 9pm to 11pm, and then hit us up by calling 313.462.0107 or firing up Twitter and hitting @ITintheD during the show.  We love audience participation, so come along and play with us!  Not sure how to listen live?  We’ve got instructions for you over here:

detroit-pistons-star-wars-night-032715-tnNeed another reason?  We’re going to be giving away a pair of tickets to Star Wars Night at The Palace of Auburn Hills, which takes place this Saturday, April 4th!

Missed any of our previous episodes?  We’ve got a page for that, too:  You can catch the last two episodes by checking out Episode 83 (our Pink Slip Party preview show) with Arrow Strategies and Social Coop Media as guests at and Episode 84, which had Startup Weekend Pontiac, RhinoCoders and Falling Down Beer Company in-studio over at

Blogs? Oh yes, plenty of those.

silverliningIt’s important to find the silver lining in even the worst of situations, which I recently got reminded of.  Check that out at

The New and Improved 10 Commandments of Networking is the foundation and core of everything we are and do. Make sure you’ve read that over at

j81neWe’ve got seven questions to keep asking yourself to ensure you’re being strategic about your networking efforts over at

Don’t use the vanilla, stock invite LinkedIn gives you.  Just dont:

Oily Weasel Guy used to come to our events.  He doesn’t any more, and that’s a good thing:

lightenupPlease, for the sake of everyone…but especially us…stop being so hyper-sensitive:

Did you know that if you post a job on our site, it gets blasted out to our 13,000+ Twitter followers?  It’s free, and you should check that out at

All of our blog entries are in “Read”:

Information about our events are in “Meet”:

Info about our live broadcasts are in “Listen”:

You can post jobs and even share your resume with recruiters we approve of in “Work”:

Our media kit and information for sponsors can be found at

That’s all for this time.  Don’t forget to listen live tonight from 9pm until 11pm for episode 85, and we’ll see you Wednesday night at Firebird Tavern!


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