Knock for style entrance

Please Knock blog, is a keyhole view into the apartments and wardrobes of Boston's most stylish. That is if that keyhole lets you see absolutely everything in all it's fashionable glory. Created by Leah Freeman, Boston Magazine's Marketing Manager, with the aim of letting her viewers in to the intimacy of being inside your best friend's closet. Leah self-describes her blog as, "a fashion and design blog that goes into the homes of stylish people around Boston. It is also a chance for the people I feature to express themselves and show off the things they love. I like to think of the Continue reading >>>

Business briefs

Marsh McLennan buys division MARLBORO -- Marsh McLennan Agency LLC, a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., has acquired the employee benefits division of Kaeding, Ernst Company, a Marlboro-based employee benefits, life insurance and financial planning consulting firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, according to a release from Marsh McLennan. The division, with approximately $600,000 in annual revenue, will become a part of Bostonian Group, a Marsh McLennan Agency company. The transaction is the second complementary acquisition for Bostonian/MMA, following Continue reading >>>

MTSU library acquires 1 millionth volume

MURFREESBORO — The James E. Walker Library has reached an historic milestone with the acquisition of its one-millionth volume, the first book published in Tennessee, in Middle Tennessee State University's 100th year."Laws of the State of Tennessee" was printed in Knoxville in 1803 by George Roulstone, a native Bostonian who moved his printing press to Tennessee at the urging of William Blount. Blount was governor of the territory south of the Ohio River before Tennessee's admission to the Union in 1796.Roulstone initially set up the first printing press in Rogersville, in what would become Continue reading >>>

Come Hang Out with Us Next Thursday: BostInno Meet-up [Event]

We’re enjoying some exciting times here at BostInnovation. As a newer member of the team, I say that as one of the latest to drink the Kool-Aid. But damn if the Kool-Aid isn’t tasty – and there’s plenty to share.On the verge of a new site rollout (again, exciting times), we can’t help but be even more pumped about the growing community that BostInno has the pleasure of engaging with. The people, the companies, the organizations, and the ideas we interact with daily are truly incredible. We love being in the mix with you, and not on the outside, reporting in.That’s why we’d like you Continue reading >>>

For Marketers, Google+ Brand Pages Are Not There Yet

The universe is chock full of buzz about Google+ brand pages right now. They’re the best! They’re the pits. It’s confusing! It’s so intuitive. I swear, if I read one more article that is some standpoint on a Google+ brand page, I just might vomit.Yet, here I am, about to write my own.Why? Well, because just like each and every one of us run around like chickens with our heads cut off whenever a major Facebook change occurs, it’s obligatory that we all also do so with Google+ (and all “big” social media changes for that matter, which typically are only on our radars for a couple weeks Continue reading >>>

Marsh & McLennan Agency continues Northeast expansion

Marsh McLennan Agency, a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., acquired the employee benefits division of a Marlborough, Mass.-based agency, adding about $600,000 in annual revenue to its middle-market operations.The New York-based national insurance broker bought the employee benefits operations of Kaeding, Ernst Co., an employee benefits, life insurance, and financial-planning consulting firm.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.The division will become a part of Bostonian Group, a Marsh McLennan Agency company, further expanding Bostonian’s depth and expertise in Continue reading >>>