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Ya Digg Records

13210 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI 48126

Terri McQueen

What educational, entrepreneurial or business development programs, if any, have you taken advantage of?
I have 20-plus years working in IT (PC repair tech and builder), manufacturing, retail, inventory, hospitality. I also have some college, an Entrepreneur Certificate from Lawrence Technological University. Beyond that that I have started a business before and have done lots of reading and Googling.

Who was your first customer and where did you find them?
Craig Hejka through word of mouth.

Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
I have received money from family and friends.

What are some of the advantages to doing business here?
It is easy and inexpensive (depending on the industry) to start.

If you could change one thing about this region, what would it be?
Some of the landlords and building owners. They can do a better job of taking care of the spaces they rent out and the people they rent to.

What advice would you give to someone who was thinking about opening a business here?
Just do it! Go for it! Make it happen!

What do you see in Detroit that other people who live outside the area don't?
The growth and revitalization. People are planting the seeds of success in a lot of areas in Detroit. If you are paying attention, you can see the crops growing. They will all be in full bloom in just a few short years.

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