Insight On Business the News Hour

Marketing for Business - Episode 11 with Josh Fleming of Bank Iowa

Each week we get our "marketing on" with Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications and we talk marketing. This week our guest is an old friend of ours Josh Fleming who is the Vice President of Marketing at Bank Iowa. Now, that we are not constrained by time limits we can have some real fun offering up some thoughts and ideas about what works...and what may need work.  Let's get into it!

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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Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) Tours Iowa

This week Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) toured much of his home state of Iowa talking and listening. We caught up with the Congressman at an event and asked him, first, about China and the impact the possible trade war will have on business including agriculture. Then it's on to President Trump, congress and why Iowa.  

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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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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IowaWorks Career Fair 2018 with Edger and Vonnie

We welcome back two of our favorite people, Edger and Vonnie both from Iowa Workforce Development. Each year IowaWorks puts on a career fair in an attempt to help employers find employees and get others into that dream job. Dozens of employers will be on hand for the event. So much going on from a special veterans event to help with your resume and introduction... Here are the details and...if you are an employer and you've got open jobs...IowaWorks has PEOPLE... Worth a contact. 

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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Taxes, Small Business, Job Search with Kent Sovern and AARP-Iowa

Once again we spend time with Kent Sovern from AARP-Iowa and in this conversation we talk about the free income tax help available through AARP and here is a link for that or you can call 888-227-7669 to find a location or help near you. We also talked about the Iowa Center for Economic Success and how AARP-Iowa works with them. You can reach them by clicking through on this link. We talked about the Iowa Care Act which fell short in the Iowa Legislature but Kent says he has great hope for passage if not this year but next. Also help in navigating technology and job opportunities.  For more about what AARP-Iowa is doing all across the state click through here. Thank you Kent! 

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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Real Estate and Robb Spearman

About a year ago Robb Spearman sold his interest in a real estate business that he grew from nothing. He took some time off and recently accepted an offer from Realty One Group based in Las Vegas and now here in the Heartland. Now Robb is back in the Midwest talking real estate and spreading the word of opportunity to brokers and owners. Here is our conversation...

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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Voices from Jefferson, Iowa

The Business News Hour hit the road and traveled to Jefferson, Iowa where on the invitation of John Brunow the owner of All Ability Cycles. Once there we talked with Mike Palmer the Jefferson City Administrator, Sam Harding businessman and school board member, Tori Riley who has created an online news source, Green County News Online for the area and Travis Dvorak from Wild Rose Casino. What's going on with business in a small town of Iowa, employment numbers, school bond issue...lots to talk about. 

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 Floppy Show Book with Jeff Stein

He's back for a longer conversation about The Floppy Show Book. Jeff Stein is a broadcaster and author and he has recently released The Floppy Show Book and it's getting great reviews. "Floppy was such a special television event that, for thirty years, delighted kids and parents." Here we talk about Dwayne Ellett the creator of Floppy, his ability to work all sides of the show, personal events and so much more. Get to know Floppy all over again...

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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MedPharm, Kemin Industries and Medical Marijuana

Iowa is, right now, working through the effort to bring controlled medical marijuana oils onto the market. In this segment we visit with Lucas Nelson of Kemin Industries who will be growing and then extracting and producing cannabis oil. We talk about the manufacturing, the legislative hoops and the company, MedPharm, which is part of the family businessHere is that story: 

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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Meet Pete D’Alessandro - Iowa’s Third Congressional District Part One

In this first of two parts we introduce you to Pete D'Alessandro one of six Democrats seeking the nomination to run in Iowa's Third Congressional District. Here Pet talks about his motivation, family and background. Here is his website and on Twitter it's @PeteForIowa. In Part Two we'll focus on some key policy issues. Meet...Pete! 

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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