Insight On Business the News Hour

Networking and The Young Entrepreneur Convention

As she does each Monday afternoon Laura Kinnard from Des Moines Biz Mixer runs down a list of business networking events in and around the Des Moines Metro and then introduces Brandon Adams the founder and push behind the Young Entrepreneur Convention coming back to Des Moines this Friday and Saturday. Good stuff coming your way...listen to the possibilities and get your tickets here.

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 5:05pm 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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Three Marketing Professionals Share during AMA-Iowa Experience

We attended, along with about 150 others the American Marketing Association - Iowa Chapter Experience 2017. We caught up with three of the professional marketers who addressed the group to learn more. In this segment we talk Marketing Analytics and knowledge of what consumers really want with Heather Lamb of Zirous which is based in Ankeny. Then we talk about trade shows and how to get the most out of your next event with Cari Rosno the owner of Skyline Dynova of Des Moines and Omaha. We wrap up this segment with Tiffany Tauscheck of the Greater Des Moines Partnership about how to work local but still be global. Three very different topics but all valuable information for business. Have a listen.

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 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. 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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Cycling, Economics, RAGBRAI and The Bike Expo

We pack a bunch of information and fun in this interview with Mark Wyatt from the Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Scott Garner from RAGBRAI (Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa). From trying to get Scott to fess up and share the 2017 RAGBRAI Route prior to the Route Party to the Bike Expo happening this weekend. We also talk about bicycles and public policy and how cycling has given many small rural communities a rebirth in their economic development. Told you...lots to digest here. Listen in. (Oh, and we had fun doing it!)

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 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. 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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Iowa Manufacturing, Ag Equipment and Trade Shows

He perhaps knows more about Iowa agriculture, the impact on manufacturing and what it all means to the overall economy. Andy Goodman is the president of the Iowa Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association which is also responsible for two of the largest indoor farm shows in the nation. Here is our wide ranging conversation: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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The Sign Business with Steve Smith of Fastsigns

There have been lots of changes in the way business uses signage. We asked Steve Smith the owner of Fastsigns in Clive, Iowa to visit with us about the trends in signage today and how his business has grown over the past twelve years. Some interesting insights for your business. Have a listen: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Portfolio Day with DMACC

When we got the invitation to Portfolio Day we weren't sure what it was so we called the folks at DMACC and they sent us Monte Ballard the Chair of the Graphic Design Department and student Molly Mack. We talked about what the event is, who can go and getting a job in graphic design.


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.
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7 Tips to Improve Trade Show ROI

Just the other day a business owner was sharing the high cost of doing trade shows and questioned his return on investment.  Had he been listening to the News Hour he may have seen a big difference. From our advertising agency, "Seven Tips to Improve your Trade Show ROI". Here you go: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.
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