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Marketing for Business Episode 16 with Sam Auen

It's Marketing for Business our weekly look at the success patterns of independent business people that dot the Greater Des Moines Metro. Today Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications open up the world of Sam Auen...and what a world it is. Sam is one of the most amazing and talented and outspoken restaurant owners in the region. He has tried and failed and got back up and tried and created success. From working for others to having pop-up restaurants to now Tacopocalypse in the East Village (where we recorded this segment) to Krunkwich on Ingersoll Sam is always inventing. How does he do that, who is his hero, where does he get his ideas, what about that riding hundreds of miles on a bike in the winter and what does he think about the restaurant offerings in the Metro. We asked those questions and more. Click through and meet Sam Auen. 

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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Chef David Baruthio and Earlham, Iowa

Earlier today we sat down with Chef David Baruthio of Baru 66 and Saison as he announces,here and first, his effort to open a cafe and a bistro in Earlham. The project has been a $2.5 million dollar renovation of an historic building there and, as David says, it will become a focal point for the community and the region. He even shares with you the "soft opening" date. Here is our conversation.

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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Business News Headlines 26 April 2018

Ford Motor company announced they will shortly sell only 2 car models in the United States…the rest of the vehicles?  Soda wars are back.  So too is Wells Fargo…we’ll share what we know.  You will hear it first now during the business news houras a new restaurant and café is headed to Earlham…just west of Des Moines…it’s all first class and it’s all new…news today. Thanks for clicking through!

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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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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Business News Highlights from 16 April 2018

Syria…what Syria? The shocking story of the arrest of two men who were waiting for another person at a Starbucks gives us yet another glimpse of being Black in America. After a 60 Minutes piece an airline stock tumbles. Today it was T-Mobile that got caught and agreed to pay a 40 million dollar fine.   Target shoppers are ticked off…robots to the rescue…we’ll check out the markets and a conversation with the third of the three candidates vying to run against Rep. David Young (R-IA) this November…Pete D’Alessandro and then Laura Kinnard joins us!

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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Business News Highlights from 12 April 2018

So much going on...Sears will close their last store in Chicago, Wall Street bumps up, Warren Buffett in the news, Gen X making big noise, President Trump says, "Everything is going to be OK", Palmers of Ankeny is closed and why. Those stories and more in this edition of Insight on Business the News Hour.

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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Marketing for Business - YOU Own the Media

In this episode Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications talk about getting businesses to understand the power they hold in their pocket. How with some planning and thought you can turn your Smartphone into a media company. The world of print, audio and video are still  powerful ways to market your business however, today...you don't need that third party as much as you did ten years ago. 

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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Marketing for Business with Phil K. James & Michael Libbie

It's what happens when two marketing professionals get together in the same studio and talk...business marketing. Here Phil K. James from Goodmilk Shake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications open up with a neat story about Gary Vaynerchuk and his digital visit to a 5th Grade Classroom in Des Moines to specific targeting of Facebook ads. How to get the big bang by KNOWING where your customers are and then...target them. 

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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