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The Business News Headlines 20 August 2018

You're just a click away from these business news stories from today:

  • Health Care Disruption from Walmart and Amazon;
  • Bank Tellers, Raises and Automation;
  • Wait! What? Tesla is a financial risk to suppliers;
  • Old music is still...music and CBS needs to pay up;
  • It is called Computer Science is Elementary new to Iowa.

Those stories and our guest in the first segment is Lindsey Starrett, CPA from T.L. Baker of Grinnell. We're talking about the upcoming Iowa Small Business Summit and then Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer on business education and networking.

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 Iowa Small Business Summit with Lindsey Starrett

You're invited to attend the Iowa Small Business Summit on September 6th in Grinnell, Iowa. Meet one of the people behind the event and learn what you'll learn to help make your small business the best it can be. From marketing to advertising and social media to accounting issues. Learn more from Lindsey Starrett, CPA just a click away. 

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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Rural that Works - Out to Lunch with Deb Brown Rural Town Expert

We waited to try something new until we were with a friend. This is Out to Lunch with Michael Libbie...thanks for coming by. Today we spend our lunch with Deb Brown from SaveYour.Town who is bringing to Rural Iowa in September "Rural That Works". Listen in as we have lunch at The Grid Iron and talk about rural economic growth. How some communities see that they have in front of them and then create businesses and wealth for the people who choose to live there. Lot's of stories that point to success. Out to Lunch with Deb Brown....now!

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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Meet Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

This week democratic presidential candidate for 2020 Andrew Yang made a trip to Iowa. It's what people who are seeking to run for office do. We asked for, and were granted, a long-form interview with this author, startup businessman and venture capitalist. We met during the West Des Moines Valley Junction Farmers Market and kicked things off by asking Mr. Yang some questions that we know you must have as well. Meet Andrew Yang the first Asian-American to run for the highest office in our nation....and his campaign called, "Let's Put Humanity First" here on the Business 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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From Our Way-Back Machine - The Business of a Public Library

We were looking around today at some of our more interesting conversations and found this from February of last year.  We're asking questions about the business of a public library and with us is Urbandale, Iowa is library director Julie Wells and the communitty outreach coordinator Laura Sauser. When we first aired this is was cold and blowing snow...remember that?  Have a listen to "The Business of a Public Library"...

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 23 - Facebook for Business Tips

We're back with Marketing for Business Episode 23 which means something special for Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications.  We're here we talk about specific steps for your business to use Facebook advertising correctly. It's step by step ways to put your product or service in front of consumers for a fraction of the cost of traditional media. What is even better is that you can actually capture leads. How important is that? Click through and let's get to 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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Marketing for Business - Episode 23 Part Two - LinkedIn Marketing

Hey, welcome back to Part Two of Marketing for Business Episode 23 where Phil and Michael talk about using LinkedIn as a marketing tool for growing your business. It's all about relationships. Here we talk about best practices and how to make connections that are valuable and how you reach out to solve the problems of others. Solid ideas...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 1 August 2018

It was quite a day on Wall Street, Wells Fargo has to cough up over $2 billion in a fine, IHOP says IHOB was a success, Tesla troubles, beer drinking is on the rocks and a couple of great interviews. First up from TECNA the Technology Council of North America we'll chat with Douglas Robertson and Ryan Weber and then our friend Jack Lashier started a new career and the 70 year-old ain't slowing down. Come on in...we're sure you'll learn something. 

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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TECNA - What It Is & How It Supports Technology

The month the TECNA (Technology Councils of North America) Summer Conference was held in Des Moines, Iowa and nearly 200 tech related workers showed up to hone their skills and learn more about the ever changing world of technology. Made possible with the support of a slew of sponsors the Technology Association of Iowa put on a great conference. We wanted to learn more so we sat down with the incoming President of TECNA, Douglas Robertson from VENN Innovation based in New Brunswick, Canada and Ryan Weber from the Kansas City Tech Council. What's it all about?  Click in for more! 

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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A Dwolla Update with Stephanie Atkin

Recently Des Moines played host to Techna a conference for organizations that support a wide variety of technology groups across the United States, Canada and now Mexico. It was all made possible through sponsorships and the work of the Technology Association of Iowa. The Keynote Speaker for the event was Ben Milne the founder of Dwolla. While he was on the podium we sat down with Stephanie Atkin for a brief update about the company. 

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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