Two European Chefs are joining together to better market their talents to the Des Moines Metro. Chef David Baruthio of Baru 66 and Chef Michael Leo from The Strudl Haus present Two Friends and a Stove an exciting idea to spread their love of food to you. Listen in!
It's Valentines Weekend and Sheryl from Eat, Play, Love Des Moines with loads of special events for the weekend. From celebrating on the cheap to showering your valentine... Here's the offering...have a great weekend!
Is your business embracing social media or are you pushing it to the side of the plate like unwanted veggies? Nick Westergaard joins us from Brand Driven Digital to talk about just that. Recorded earlier at the American Marketing Association - Iowa Chapter Experience 2016 we break down what you should be considering and why.
Hold on you are about to be amazed. Our conversation about hemp production as a cash crop for Iowa. With us is Boris Shcharansky, Aaron Schoeneman and Chris Disbro from the Iowa Hemp Association. Some stunning facts about our past and what might be a future cash crop. Stunning information:
Lots of people have ideas for a new business but to get it built to scale those same people often need funding. We chat with Mike Colwell from SquareOne DSM about investing in startups. Who does it? What are the demands? What are the rewards? And, next week Mike will be holding a session on funding startups at SquareOne DSM.
During the American Marketing Association - Iowa Chapter event last week we sat down with Ryan Hanser from Hanser and Associates a public relations firm to talk about word of mouth marketing. What is it, how do you make it happen and who controls your brand? Those questions and more along with answers from Ryan. Here is that conversation:
Everybody knows it costs more to recruit than to retain. How about a great method that works to retain your top people by simply asking them what they think of their role at your company? It's called a "Stay Interview" and here Karen Miller from Manpower shares questions you may ask in an attempt to get folks to stay with you.
Our friends from the Iowa Association of Business and Industry are back to chat a bit about this year's Taking Care of Business Conference. Kim Didier from the Business Resources Department of DMACC joins ABI Vice President Kathy Anderson to give voice to this year's gathering in Sioux City. Some great things on the horizon as Iowa ABI attempts to offer true value to its members.
While we were at the American Marketing Association - Iowa Chapter Experience 2016 we sat down with Danny Beyer to chat a bit about some tips to get you through your next networking event. If you don't know what to say or how to open a conversation networking can be pretty scary. Here Danny offers up several tips to help you break the ice.
If it's Monday that means it's time for Laura Kinnard with her listing of business networking and social media adventures in the Des Moines Metro. This week it's everything from a Million Cups to an all day social media workshop. Grab your calendar...here's Laura!