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Dave Florin
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elder generation z update: pandemic edition

Elder Z Insights: Pandemic Edition

Defining and understanding Generation Z as they venture into making their mark economically on the world is a growing focal point for brands. Studying Gen Zers, born between 1998 and 2013, was a primary focus for Hiebing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our research concentrated on their habits and purchasing power, as well as the […]

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The Cookie Monster: How to Tackle Advertising in a Cookie-Less World

The digital landscape is ever-changing. The marketing industry has become accustomed to aggregated data collected from cookies across multiple platforms to determine target audience’s behaviors, interests and purchasing power. Considerable changes are already being implemented as the era of third-party cookies comes to an end, so marketers must rethink what a cookie-less world means. Without […]

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TikTok 101: What You Need to Know for Your Brand

TikTok started off as a Gen Z social space to connect and create with trendy dances and funny voiceovers. However, during the COVID-19 outbreak, TikTok gained booming popularity across generations. What began as a “quarantine” type of fad has quickly become a cultural staple and marketing essential. Because of the wide variety of functions for […]

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Winning Wisconsin: Wisconsin Lottery’s Newest Partnership

Wisconsin Lottery Awards State Lottery Product Information Advertising Services Contract to Hiebing MADISON, WI—June 15, 2021— The Wisconsin Lottery awarded their Lottery Product Information Advertising Services contract to Hiebing, Madison’s largest marketing agency, beginning July 1. Hiebing is proud to partner with Wisconsin Lottery to drive their responsible gaming advertising initiative as well as creative […]

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Inspiring Future Travel with a Pandemic-Era Video Campaign

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, disrupting the entire world’s 2020 vacation plans, every industry faced radical changes. The tourism industry faced a rare dilemma alongside the challenges presented nationwide — how to encourage safe travel. Our team set out on a mission in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism to execute a campaign that […]

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Dunked in Love

Dunked in Love: Striking a Fun Note with Branded Content

Culver’s Pretzel Bites made their mark the moment they appeared as a limited-time menu item, quickly becoming a fan favorite. Beyond the impressive year-over-year sales increases, there was also a constant outpouring of love for these crispy, salty, dunk-able snacks whenever they were on the menu, as well as when they weren’t. So, it wasn’t […]

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How to Build Your Brand’s Impact with LinkedIn

LinkedIn has done an exemplary job of branding their platform as a place to “do business where business is done.” Rather than spotlighting news, inspiration or personal updates as other platforms do, LinkedIn offers users a place to forge meaningful professional connections, gather industry insights and support brands that are aligned with what they believe […]

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Podcasts, Clubhouse and the Resurgence of Audio Marketing

The proliferation of media in today’s marketing landscape has reached an all-time high. From print and audio to photos and videos, there are a lot of ways in. Having options is a good problem to have, but what’s even better is knowing which marketing tools and media platforms will cultivate the most compelling connection with your target. Recent studies […]

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Travel Wisconsin: Delivering Big Impact with Marketing Science and Data

Our agency believes in using the power of the provable and the possible to create marketing momentum for brands. That’s why we were thrilled to team up with Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s data partners to create the Propensity to Visit Model. This strategic resource sits at the intersection of marketing and data science, and it […]

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book club: 5 key takeaways from Stories that Stick

Hiebing Book Club: Stories that Stick

In our latest agency Book Club, we discussed “Stories That Stick: How Storytelling Can Captivate Customers, Influence Audiences, and Transform Your Business” by Kindra Hall. As someone who discovered her passion for storytelling in her childhood, Hall provides actionable steps for mastering the power of storytelling for any situation. She also describes how four essential […]

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