Mike Sperling

Mike is the CEO and Owner of Sperling Interactive with over 15 years of website design, photography, marketing, and e-commerce experience. He built Sperling Interactive with his wife from the ground up, starting as a small office in his home with only a few employees and clients to one that has 20+ employees and more than 600 clients served all from our headquarters in Salem’s Historic District.

Mike grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where he went to a magnet school for the arts and began his study of photography. From there he went on to Rochester Institute of Technology in New York where he got his degree in Photojournalism and Communications. Before founding Sperling Interactive, Mike worked his way up from staff photographer at the Eagle Tribune Publishing Company to the lead operator and manager of multiple websites for daily and weekly publications.

Mike has a deep commitment to community involvement and civic engagements. In the past few years he and members of our team have become involved in programs that assist the youth, homeless, food insecure, and families at risk through programs at Lifebridge, Paddle for Plummer, LEAP for Education, Harborlight, Bridgewell, and the Enterprise Center at Salem State.

Ever the optimist, Mike believes that there is never a problem that can’t be solved with a bit of ingenuity and perseverance. It’s this positive, can-do attitude and know-how that allowed Mike to be recognized as Small Business of the Year 2019, by the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce.

Event Topic

Growth, Marketing, Social Media

Blog

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Should You Franchise Your Business?

Mon, May. 20, 2024

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to franchise your business? Whether you’re just starting in the business world, or you’ve been running your company for a while,...

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Offshore Wind Success Stories

Thu, May. 16, 2024

Written by: The Oceantic Network The offshore wind industry’s success has often been driven by companies who got their start outside of offshore wind. A massive variety of businesses have...

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Businesses Involved in Offshore Wind

Thu, May. 16, 2024

Written by: The Oceantic Network The offshore wind industry is complex, requiring work from a huge variety of companies across its supply chain. Hundreds of companies may be involved across...

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Intro to Offshore Wind

Thu, May. 16, 2024

Written by: The Oceantic Network As states around the U.S. aim to meet their future energy needs while combatting climate change, many are turning to offshore wind. The industry is...

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How to Make Your Business Idea A Reality

Fri, May. 10, 2024

Do you have dreams of being a successful entrepreneur? Do you believe that your business idea could be something great? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then...

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Cybersecurity Trends for Small Businesses in 2024

Wed, Apr. 17, 2024

In 2024, your business must stay ahead of all the cybersecurity trends, especially if your business is online. With small businesses already having vulnerabilities, keeping your online security safe is...

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How to Understand the Corporate Transparency Act

Wed, Apr. 3, 2024

On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act went into effect. This affects all kinds of businesses, especially smaller ones. Discover more information about the Corporate Transparency Act and how...

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How to Earn More Customers

Wed, Mar. 20, 2024

Customers are truly the heart and soul of a business. They buy goods or services to make sure your business stays afloat. Whether you’re just starting your business or you...

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How to Navigate Businesses in Economic Uncertainties

Wed, Mar. 6, 2024

The global economy will remain uncertain as we continue through 2024. For instance, the International Monetary Fund predicts a slight decline in global growth from 3% to 2.9%. While inflation...

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5 Tips When Starting an Online Business

Wed, Feb. 7, 2024

Starting an online business is exciting. You’re finally ready to venture onto the internet to share all of your ideas with the world. However, there are things to watch out...

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