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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!

8 Books to Read to Make You a Better Marketer

  “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss     Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller Connecting with customers is something that every marketer has struggled with from time to time. Donald Miller lays out his method of …

Bird Dog Your Marketing

The upland bird hunting season here in South Dakota is down to just a few short days left. My dog May and I have traveled across the Pheasant Capital of the World chasing sharptailed grouse, prairie chickens, and of course the states most popular game bird, the ring-necked pheasant. This season was May’s first as …

Best and Worst Social Platforms to Advertise On in 2021

Not all social networks are created equal when it comes to advertising. There also isn’t a clear winner or loser either when it comes to the question of which is best. While some are better than others, all social platforms have their benefits and shortcomings. So let’s go through a few of the most popular …

6 Marketing Predictions for 2021

The bar has been set low (I mean really low) for 2021. The list of adjectives used to describe last year is as long as the Great Wall of China, but when it comes down to it, the best word to describe 2020 is: weird. 2020 was without a doubt a weird year. Nothing went …

Ben Franklin’s Turkey Needed Better Marketing

If there is one bird in the history of birds that needed some marketing assistance it would be Meleagris gallopavo, the wild turkey. The journey of the turkey in the United States has been somewhat of a roller coaster. With a little marketing help, the grand gobbler could have ended up in a very different …

7 Mistakes People Make When Writing Facebook Ad Copy

The average modern person is exposed to around 5,000 ads per day, most of them being digital ads. That may seem like an excessive number until you realize that you don’t even pay attention to most of them. Most people drown out ads, scroll past them, or install ad-blockers that help them from not seeing …

6 Ways Anyone Can Improve Their Marketing

“Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” – Michael Hyatt On the most basic level marketing is about sharing your passion, however, it can sometimes become much more confusing than that. SEO, PPC, CTV, and other acronyms can get in the way of sharing your passion if you don’t understand what they mean or …

BOOst Your Web Traffic

  I don’t know of a single business owner or employee out there that doesn’t want to increase traffic on their website. It’s a common thing to want more traffic, it’s an uncommon thing to know how to achieve it. In this article, we are going to give you a few pointers on the best …

Midwest Marketing’s Tricks and Treats

The spookiest day of the year is almost here which means little superheroes, princesses, and witches will all darken your door begging for treats while providing no tricks. Halloween is no doubt a spooky day, but there is nothing to fear when it comes to your marketing. Here are three Halloween marketing tricks and treats …

The Colors of Fall and Graphic Design

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery If you ask me, the fall season is the undisputed champion of all four seasons we get here in South Dakota, and it really isn’t much of a competition at all. From the quaking aspen trees turning to a vibrant …

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