Insight On Business the News Hour

Marketing for Business - Episode 12 with Tony Lemmo

Each week we bring you "Marketing for Business" this week Phil K. James (and we find out what the "K" stands for) from Good Milkshake Digital sit down with Tony Lemmo from Aposto and Gusto Pizza Co. We talk about the very beginning, how to better tell stories, what stories might impact consumers and...a touching conversation about his Mother. Perhaps in this conversation you'll find something that you can use in your business. Go... 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Business News Headlines 11 April 2018

A 2020 presidential candidate says his idea of 1,000 per person, no strings is the right thing to do… We’ll also tell you about the six big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s time in front of congress.. In case you missed it…President Trump signed an order yesterday designed to make social programs more difficult to get.  We’ve got a report on 50 counties where Wall Street 24/7 says the American Dream is….dead. Click this link to readToys R Us is getting close to selling…their Asian properties… Des Moines gets a boost in ranking of best places to live in the nation…but…Women in Iowa lag…big time….in the pay gap between men and women.  Those stories the markets and Insight on Business Out To Lunch…today with April Samp the News Director of We are Iowa Local 5 TV…WOI….the back story of…the world of news…specifically local TV news. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with April Samp - Part One

Our newest feature on the Business News Hour is “Out to Lunch”. Each week we have lunch and talk business with a thought leader…this week our lunch partner is April Samp the News Director at Local TV 5 – We Are Iowa the ABC affiliate in the Des Moines Metro… We grabbed a bit to eat at Table 128 Bistro and talked about the back story of TV News…local and national. From “Fake news” to finding the right employee…it’s Out to Lunch…with April Samp…

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Business Side of a Successful Restaurant with Lynn Pritchard

This week we launched Out to Lunch with Michael Libbie a new segment that features a prominent Iowa business person (and perhaps even a politician) and we talk business over lunch. This gave us a perfect opportunity to sit down with the owner and chef of our host restaurant Table 128 Bistro & Bar, Lynn Pritchard. Here we talk about what goes into creating a restaurant experience that infatuates customers, what keeps them coming back, the menu, the staff, the husband/wife team and, of course, Julia Child. Meet Lynn... 

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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The Business of the Pet Food Industry with Country Vet Naturals

We were able to track down Gary Kubicek the Sales and Marketing Manager for Country Vet Naturals a division of Country Vet Pet Foods for a conversation about what goes into creating a high quality pet food. Who do pet food companies listen to? How do they create the various formulas? How long is it from conception to putting product on the shelves? We asked those questions and more. Gary Kubicek on our Newsmaker Line....

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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Coming Together - The Iftar Dinner

When we got the call from Fez Zafar about the American Iftar Dinner he had to explain what it was. We did a little search and WOW... Here to explain what the event is, why it is being held and how J.J. Kapur and Fez see this spreading across the nation are two very bright young people with a goal. About the time you think nothing good can come from the tension in our nation we get this. Let's eat...together!

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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EdgeTech Mobile Sharpening - Small Business Spotlight

Just before meeting Chad Hitsman the person behind EdgeTech Mobile Sharpening Service he said to himself, "I wonder what I need to do to get some media attention for my business..." That's about the time we met up in a Windsor Heights parking lot and invited him on the Business News Hour. Here we talk about knives, scissors,tools...stuff that needs to be sharp. Great information for chefs, homeowners, and how technology works into the business. EdgeTech in our Small Business Spotlight! 

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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After the Media Tour - Hilton Des Moines Downtown

Recently the, still under construction, Hilton Des Moines Downtown Hotel offered the media a tour and the Business News Hour went along to see the progress toward the March 21st Grand Opening. After the tour we sat down with Tamara Chubb the Director of Sales & Marketing and Franck Debril the Director of Food & Beverage for a conversation about what to expect when the doors swing open. (For a peek at a quick video head to our facebook page.) We start...with food: 

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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While Iowa Agriculture Feeds the World Hunger Remains…Right Here.

What does it mean to be "food insecure"? It's a good question and here Michelle Book from the Food Bank of Iowa shares with us the pain, frustration and health concerns that thousands of Iowans face each day. While Iowa feeds the world Iowans go hungry. Who are they, where do they live and what can we do about it? Good questions...here is Michelle.

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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Restaurant Closings - What’s Going On?

The past month has seen a number of locally owned restaurants close their doors. Some due to construction others due to a lack of business or a decision to just...quit. We thought it might be a good time to ask what is going on in the industry. Here Jessica Dunker from the Iowa Restaurant Association gives us some insight into the challenging world of the restaurant business. We also ask "what's hot" right now and we're a little surprised at the answer...

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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