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Fast Track Award Winners

The Whole Brain Group Receives Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack Award

The Whole Brain Group is pleased to announce the receipt of Ann Arbor SPARK’s 2012 FastTrack Award for growth. The awards are given annually to businesses in Washtenaw county in order to recognize local business achievement. The Whole Brain Group was honored with the One-Year award, having met the requirements with revenue of at least $100,000 in 2008 and an annual growth rate of 20% in the past three years. The Whole Brain Group is committed to helping growing businesses develop and execute digital and inbound marketing strategies using their expertise in web design, development, social media, content, and pay-per-click […]

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WBG’s Marisa Smith to speak at EMU’s Search Marketing Workshop

Marisa Smith, president and founder of internet marketing agency The Whole Brain Group, will be speaking at Eastern Michigan University’s Search Engine Marketing Workshop. The second annual workshop will be held on November 16 at the Marriott Eagle Crest Conference Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Marisa will be presenting the Lead Quantity vs. Lead Quality workshop along with Kevin Woodward, Director of Digital Strategy at re:group. Lead Quantity vs. Lead Quality: How to Determine Your Formula for Success A successful lead generation strategy places equal weight on generating the right quantity of leads to meet your sales goals, as well as […]

10 Year Anniversary Cake for the Whole Brain Group

Whole Brain Group Celebrates 10 years

The Whole Brain Group recently celebrated 10 years in business with a party held at Zingerman’s Roadhouse in Ann Arbor. Over 100 people were in attendance, as WBG staff mingled with past, present, and future clients, friends and supporters. Whole Brain Group president and founder Marisa Smith, who started the company as her own consulting business in 2002, thanked everyone for coming and for their support over the last 10 years. In the last decade, The Whole Brain Group has grown from a one-woman consultancy to a thriving digital marketing agency with 13 employees. At the event, Marisa also took […]


XanEdu Publishing, Inc. Earns Campus Technology 2011 Innovators Award for iPad App!

We are proud to announce that our client, XanEdu Publishing has earned a Campus Technology 2011 Innovators Award for the creation of the XanEdu iPad App! 3 Michigan Firms Design Award-winning iPad App for Higher Education XanEdu Publishing, Whole Brain Group and Arbormoon Improve the Way Students Engage with  Digital Course Materials May 19, 2011 – ANN ARBOR, MICH. – XanEdu Publishing, Inc, the leading faculty-preferred provider of custom course materials and textbooks, announces that its work with Ann Arbor, MI-based companies, The Whole Brain Group, LLC, an integrated marketing and design firm, and Arbormoon Software, Inc., a mobile software […]

Moving Michigan Forward – WXW – 2/17

President of The Whole Brain Group, Marisa Smith will be joining the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) on February 17th for their event, Moving Michigan Forward – How Your Business Can Affect Policy Change. Here is a brief rundown of the event: How does Michigan’s new administration matter to you? Do you feel like your voice isn’t heard in Lansing? Don’t let the process pass you by.  More than ever, Michigan lawmakers need to hear what you have to say about your business. Join the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw (WXW) and Women Impacting Public Policy […]