Insight On Business the News Hour

The Video Impact on Business

Marketers are running, as fast as possible, to capture the move toward video for their business. Today we visited with Kyle Plummer the Director of Marketing for Tero International to talk about their dive into live YouTube shows, what goes into the creative and the steep learning curve. Here, too, is a link to the Your Invisible Toolbox Live YouTube page so you can subscribe. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Small Business Saturday - Marketing Tips

It's the 10th Anniversary of Small Business Saturday and it happens on 25 November. Here we break down the impact of Small Business Saturday and offer up some marketing tips to help you create a buzz about the day. It's not too late IF you get started right now. You can even create some great in-store marketing items, for free, by visiting the Small Business Saturday website sponsored by American Express. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Networking and Your Business Website with Laura Kinnard

Each Monday afternoon Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer comes by to chat about networking opportunities, social media and marketing. While we offer up some of that we spent some time discussing business websites and the shocking number of businesses who are stuck in 2005... Listen in: 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Robert Vedral and The Vistage Board

Several weeks ago we met Robert Vedral at a business meeting, exchanged cards and promised to re-connect. Frankly, it was something about his first impression that was intriguing. (Remember first impressions count!) Here Robert explains what he does with Vistage, what it is, who comes, what he hears,  why it exists and who fits. You may never have heard of Vistage before but, now you have.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Economic Development in Corpus Christi, Texas

We talk about economic development here in the Midwest on a regular basis so when we had the opportunity to sit down with Iain Vasey the President/CEO of the Corpus Christi Regional Development Corporation we took it. Here you'll learn more about their economy, what makes it vastly different than here, who is responsible for their economic success and a touch on the hospitality industry and more. There is also a "shout out" to the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association who will be heading there this coming January.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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We Talk Executive Coaching, Leadership and More with Ro Crosbie

I started out this interview with an observation that you can't swing a dead cat and not hit an "executive coach"...blunt but in our business it seems like we know dozens. Here Ro Crosbie the president of Tero International shares with me and you what executive coaching is, how they work it and what benefits come from learning. This isn't "life coaching" this is executive coaching. Listen in and if you want more head to the Executive Coaching Section on the Tero website.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Small Business and Future Thoughts with Rebecca Ryan

When we heard that our friend Rebecca Ryan was going to be part of TrustBelt 2017 we had to make it a point to get her back on the air with us. Rebecca is the author of ReGENERATION - A Manifesto for America's Future Leaders and is one of the most influential leaders when it comes to future studies for businesses of any size. Here we focus on small business...thinking and she offers some tips on how to better understand what is coming. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Entrepreneurship, Jobs, Flint and More with Congressman Kildee

This week TrustBelt 2017 by Conway Global came to Des Moines. Think of this event as a two day look at manufacturing, the new economy, jobs, technology and ground breaking ideas to enable economic growth in the 16 states that had been called the Rust Belt. Here we sit down with Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) who represents the cities of Flint, Saginaw, Bay City and others and talk about everything from water in Flint to Shinola in Detroit. We think you'll enjoy his progressive, straight forward attitude about economic development there...and here. Besides, it was great to hang out with a fellow Michigander for a bit.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Tips to Bolster Your Executive Presence

Having a presence about you matters. That executive presence puts people at ease, is engaging, builds credibility and helps you climb the corporate ladder. Here Deborah Rinner co-author of Your Invisible Toolbox and Vice President of Tero International talks about what makes executive presence, how to build on some key factors that enhance meetings to social gatherings. Tools that can be learned, practiced and used every day.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Small Business Success Summit is Coming!

Over the past several weeks a host of small business events have been taking place and another is on the horizon. The Small Business Success Summit is scheduled for November 10th. To break down what to expect we talk with Meg Schneider from the Greater Des Moines Partnership. If you are interested in signing up to attend here is that link!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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