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How Your Environment Helps Your Creativity

There is a great scene that I love, at the beginning of the movie, Joe Versus the Volcano. It begins with the main character Joe Banks (played by Tom hanks), trudging from the parking lot, to his job with a horde of coworkers, in a dazed and zombie-like state. When he arrives at the building, …

There’s the 4Ps of marketing, but are you missing the C?

You can have the perfect mix of the 4 P’s, Product, Price, Promotion, and Place, but you can’t expect your marketing to work if you’re missing a C, Customer Service! The last thing a customer is going to remember is how they felt when they left your business, not the other 4 P’s. Here are …

Working Proud at Midwest Marketing

I am often asked “What is so different about Midwest Marketing?” or “Why are your people different?”. Our Partners say “Midwest Marketing has a vibe, a connection.” We say “We don’t need a lot of people because we have the right people.” It’s our purpose to create solutions that make you “Become Greater Than.” I …

The Importance of Audio in Video Production

Audio… the often forgotten and overlooked little brother to the much flashier visuals. But for video production to truly shine to its fullest potential, having good audio is a must. There are many aspects to it as well, first and foremost, the capturing of high quality audio. The use of the built-in microphone of a …

Restaurant Marketing

Restaurants are great businesses, and even greater is the ability to show off your creative side. Many restaurants embrace their quirkiness and that makes for a marketer’s dream. However, there are some steadfast rules that should be followed in order to ensure your restaurant marketing is effective. Build Relationships In the restaurant business, having a …

How Todd Became a Graphic Designer

I’ve always been pretty creative. I enjoyed drawing and had done a little painting when I was in high school. Graphic design was far from my mind as a career. I was kind of a nerd in high school and really liked math and was good at it. I had taken several accounting courses and …

Ins and Outs of Content Marketing

Quality content is the most important part of creating a successful inbound marketing campaign. Content marketing can be presented on many different platforms, including social media, blogs, and e-mail campaigns. Social media is one of the top platforms to share high quality content. Using social media is a great way to connect to consumers by …

How to wrap a cord like a videographer: Video

Watch the video below to see Todd explain how to wrap a cord like a videographer!

4 Tips to Improve Your YouTube Video

Not everyone is a professional videographer, with access to the equipment necessary to make their videos look great, or the top of the line editing software. Luckily you don’t need the very best video production equipment to make something that’s interesting, engaging, and ultimately entertaining. Don’t get me wrong, all the top of the line …

Dawn Claymore Recipient of AAF-Black Hills 2017 Silver Medal

  The American Advertising Federation Black Hills will honor business woman and entrepreneur Dawn Claymore, of Midwest Marketing, winner of the group’s 2017 Silver Medal, during a luncheon and ceremony on Tuesday, April 11, at the Dahl Arts Center. Dawn was raised in Wisconsin. After graduating college with 3 degrees in marketing, she joined Lee …

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