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Blogs are boring. Ours isn't. Browse through our collection of thought-provoking and off the wall articles, brought to you from the creative minds at Midwest Marketing!

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

There is nothing like sitting outside on a warm summer day in the stands of a baseball field while eating a hot dog, sipping a cold drink and rooting for your favorite team. My love for baseball began at a very young age. My dad was one of the Directors of the Stars of Tomorrow …

Outdated Advertising Practices

The following are six outdated advertising practices that you should consider booting from your marketing mix in 2016, if you haven’t already. Phonebook Ads. When was the last time you opened a phonebook? Or even saw a phonebook on someone’s desk or in their kitchen? Looking for a good or service or even just a …

Why a Graphic Designer is valuable

Having good graphic design gives you, as a business, instant credibility, inspires confidence, trustworthiness, and clearly communicates your business to your audience. Not having professional design could have disastrous consequences for your product or brand. A trained graphic designer has more than just technical skills, something that many business owners don’t realize. Someone with a …


Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 as a memorial by Anna Jarvis held for her mother. Mother’s Day is the celebration of one’s mother. The Midwest Marketing team took time to reflect on our incredible moms: GIRLS CAN DO ANYTHING BOYS CAN DO. My mom was the leader of our house. She led her …

What Does Branding Actually Look Like?

As I am sipping my coffee, my favorite brands that come to mind (atm) are Starbucks and Krispy Kreme Donuts… and how each of them make me feel…. satisfied. Sorry, back to the subject at hand. The brand is not your logo or the brand name. They exist objectively; people can see it. But the …

Reputation Management: Don’t Let a Bad Review be the Death of You

Business owners spend good money on advertising, media relations and other promotional materials to increase brand awareness and control conversations surrounding their business. Although these tactics are effective, one of the biggest factors that sway consumers’ opinions are feedback from others. Don’t let a bad review be the death of your business. Here are a …

Consumer Insight Tips

Consumer Insights should be the foundation of your company’s marketing strategy. Many advertising agencies include this as a service to their clients. They create a unique strategy to collect pertinent data before working on a large new campaign or for a yearend consumer review. An online survey is a great way to start initial research. …

Easter Traditions

It’s hard to believe that it’s already March, let alone the week leading up to Easter weekend. Where has the time gone? Here are some of the traditions that our team hold close to them each Easter. Josh – My family doesn’t have much for Easter traditions, just spending the day together. We usually go …

Why Your Business Needs a Jingle (or Not)

Give me a break, give me a break, break me off a piece of that …. You guessed it. Jingles can be more powerful than a logo. They are a strong branding tool that helps generate top of mind awareness. Tag lines can do the same thing, but adding music helps us to remember. That …

The Importance of Social Media Analytics

Social Media has become a major component of digital marketing through 2015 and now will play a big role in 2016. It is now a substantial part of the marketing budget, and continues to grow. With the growth of social media as a marketing category comes the need for analytics. This need is not a …

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