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LATEST RELEASES

Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce 2020 Community Profile & Membership DirectorySaginaw Business Advocate October-December, 2019
A custom publisher with expertise in Midwestern commerce and tourism
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  • Imagine - Living in Emmet County
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  • Simply Saginaw
  • Little Traverse Bay Living
  • West Branch Regional Medical Center Health News
  • Northern Michigan Business
  • Muskegon County & Area Map
  • Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Map
  • Charlevoix Wayfinding Map
  • South Haven Shopping, Lodging and Dining Map
  • Blue Water Area Map
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  • Greater Port Huron Area Chamber of Commerce 90th Anniversary
  • Boyne Area Sesquicentennial
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Harbor House Publishers is a magazine, directory, guide, book and newsletter publisher with a specialty in regional publications. Established in 1969, Harbor House Publishers is based in Boyne City, Michigan and publishes the quarterly magazine Great Lakes/Seaway Review, and a number of custom annual Chamber of Commerce directories and visitor guides for Convention & Visitor Bureaus.

Harbor House Publishers provides a full turn-key, including concept, research, writing, editing, sales and marketing, photo shoots, design, production, manufacturing and fulfillment. An interactive digital format is available for every publication we produce.

Harbor House Publishers' specialization in and knowledge of the Great Lakes region, its demographics, commerce and tourism are intangibles which come to our clients without cost, yet are reflected in the care and professionalism we put into any publication we produce.

Harbor House views the relationship with our clients as one of partnership, working together to improve and enhance your publications and marketing tools to best serve your needs.

How may we be of service to you?

Kristin Bunte

Graphic Designer

Michelle Cortright

Publisher

I am crazy about dogs, particularly Golden Retrievers. My other passions include my family, community development, hosting gatherings, physics, cosmology and life in Northern Michigan.

Tina Felton

Executive Vice President

Outside the office, you will find me outdoors, on our boat or playing with our two dogs and cat. I especially enjoy traveling, sports, country music and spending time with family and friends.

Leif Hanson

Technology Director

Andrea Lee

Associate Editor

Carol Ochs

Office Manager

Janenne Irene Pung

Editorial Director

I have layers of things I love about life. When not editing, writing or creating messaging, I'm with my family and hiking the trails. I live within an easy communicate of the North Country Trail and more local trails than most know exist. Adventure on!

Sheri Rhoads

Proofreader

Cris Shankleton

Creative Director

Jen Shock

Production Manager

I'm inclined to be outside as much as possible, enjoying human-powered adventure; especially hiking, cross-country skiing, camping, and kayaking. I live in Boyne City with my wife, Christie, and dog, Ruby.

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Therapy Dog

I love being outside all year long, but there's nothing like romping around in the snow in my own backyard. It's my happy place.

Kathy Booth

Account Manager

Rex Cassidy

Account Manager

Jim Fish

Senior Account Manager

Jennifer Foley

Account Manager

Diane Gemmell

Account Manager

My family enjoying beautiful Northern Michigan where we have lived for over 30 years and love everything it has to offer. We ski, bike, kayak, paddleboard, hike, boat and play in the outdoors every chance we get.

Pat Rumpler

Account Manager

I live in Traverse City, Michigan with my husband, two golden retrievers and two cats. I enjoy golfing, bowling — most anything outdoors in the beautiful area in which I live. I also love to cook and entertain friends and family and I organize an annual golf outing which supports our local humane society each summer.

Char Shaltz

Account Manager

I enjoy exploring all of Michigan's beautiful lakes, rivers and trails. When not exploring, I can be found working in my flower gardens.

Ellen Trimper

Account Manager

I am the mom of three kids and two fur babies. I love to travel the world, boat on the Great Lakes, read amazing books, stay fit and walk gently on this Earth.

Bill Wellman

Senior Account Manager

Pam Withorn

Account Manager

Vacation mode in the U.P. at our place that my late husband built. Spending quality time during the annual fishing derby with my kids and older brother and sister-in-law. Family is Everything!

Candi Wynn

Account Executive

Are you interested in joining our team? Please send your resume to harbor@harborhouse.com.

We are committed to encouraging, creating and sustaining an environment that honors the inherent dignity of every member of our business.
Respectful behavior should always be the norm in all forms of communications and in all situations.

AS A COMPANY

  • We welcome a diverse range of perspectives and opinions and uphold the importance of civil debate.
  • We fully support the free exchange of ideas and beliefs, as well as the expression of provocative or less popular ideas.
  • We believe that only through the process of open and honest dialogue can we generate knowledge and deepen our mutual understanding.
  • We believe all members of the team have a responsibility to behave in a manner that does not harm others and shows respect for those with different opinions.
  • Behavior that attacks, humiliates, belittles or conveys personal hatred toward others diminishes our thriving and safe office environment.
  • Everyone is asked to do their part in creating a healthy and positive office environment and a culture that truly values each person's uniqueness, experiences and perspectives.

We can disagree without being disagreeable.
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CUSTOM
Every publication and every project is custom for you. We listen to your needs, define your target audience and develop your publication to present your message to achieve your goals.

 
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PRINT
The highest quality paper, print and bindery are utilized to produce your top quality publication. High quality print standards are the hallmark of Harbor House Publishers' work.

 
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DIGITAL
Every publication is produced as an interactive digital edition, either along with high quality print, or digital only. Links to websites, email and video are included.

 
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MOBILE
Every publication is also available as an iOS mobile app with full interactivity, including video.



Our talented and capable staff offer a full service operation: from concept, research, editorial, photography, design, sales and marketing. We provide a full range of services for your publication or marketing needs. Every publication is available in print, as well as interactive digital and mobile editions. We have been in business over 45 years and work throughout the Midwest. We have a passion for the Great Lakes and know it well.

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OUR MISSION
Transform infinite creative possibilities into innovative marketing solutions.

OUR VISION
We are a relationship-based business partner, providing our combined talents in a variety of mediums for the purpose of community development, tourism and commerce. We embrace change and new possibilities and are open to new ideas.

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1. Start-Up

We meet with you to determine how to meet your communication needs. Every publication is custom and unique to your organization and your community.

2. Sales

We prepare sales materials, sell advertising, coordinate ad production, design and produce ads as necessary, proof the advertisers, invoice and collect payment for advertising, offering a complete turn-key operation. Income from advertising sales covers the costs of producing your publication.

3. Editorial

We work closely with you to determine the editorial content of your publication. A detailed editorial outline is developed, approved by you and researched and written. You review and approve the editorial before we design.

4. Photos

Photography is utilized from the publisher's extensive photo files, as well as from new photo and video shoots by the Harbor House staff photographer.

5. Design

After sales have been completed, the copy has been written and approved, and the photos completed, your publication moves to design. You review and approve page proofs before we go to press/digital.

6. Launch

Manufacturing is done to the highest quality standards, using the latest technology. Fulfillment services are also available. We provide your publication in print, interactive digital and mobile formats.

Please enter your contact details and inquiry below. We will be in touch soon.
Harbor House Publishers, Inc.
221 Water Street
Boyne City, Michigan 49712 USA
800-491-1760 • Local: 231-582-2814 • Fax: 866-906-3392
harbor@harborhouse.com


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