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Dave Florin
President

Pathways to Success: Hiebing Announces Creation of Two Scholarships

As grassroots movements for racial and social justice swept the nation in 2020, individuals and organizations alike were forced to have tough, long-overdue conversations about systemic racism. We at Hiebing were no different.

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Get Them Scrolling: How to Engage Audiences With Authentic Brand Storytelling

The story a brand tells is as important as the product or service it sells. While getting a story in front of the consumer is easier than ever before (with the help of paid support, of course), ensuring they consume and actually absorb that piece of content is much more challenging. Because consumers spend the […]

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10 Considerations When Writing a Social Media Policy

Betting on common sense is not enough when it comes to ensuring employees know what an appropriate online code of conduct is, especially when it comes to protecting your brand’s reputation or increasing employee engagement and advocacy. That’s why all companies need a thoughtful social media policy in place that details how an organization and […]

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Scroll, Tap and Buy: The Rise of Shoppable Social Posts

Ecommerce has been trending upward for a couple of years, including shoppable social, which enables a digital purchase with a simple swipe or nearly effortless tap. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the momentum behind all things social turned meteoric. But unlike many other pandemic-induced shifts, the uptick in shoppable social is more about […]

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Hiebing Book Club: The Simple Truths of Service

Hiebing Book Club: The Simple Truths of Service

We recently discussed “The Simple Truths of Service” by Ken Blanchard and Barbara A. Glanz, which explores the 10 universal truths of great service. The book relays these wonderful lessons through the real-life story of Johnny the grocery bagger. His efforts to put his own personal mark on every customer experience not only changed the […]

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the top 3 blogworthy posts of 2020

Hiebing’s Top 3 Blogworthy Posts of 2020 To Move Your Brand Forward In 2021

At the start of 2020, we couldn’t have known that the year’s hallmarks would include a world-changing pandemic, a racial reckoning, “Zoom” commutes, PowerPoint parties and shopping sprees and baking bonanzas that would lead to shortages of toilet paper, yeast and canned pumpkin. Nor could we have known what the hallmarks of our 2020 blog […]

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Accessible Tech: How to Make Your Website and Apps More Inclusive

While most commonly associated with physical spaces, the term “accessibility” also applies to the digital world, including websites, apps and other pieces of technology. Not only are accommodations needed to make a website or app accessible to those living with physical or mental impairments, they’re also vital to ensuring that differently abled users get the […]

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4 Tips for Developing Marketing Strategies That Lead to Big Ideas

The power of an idea is big, and that’s the reason many of us got into marketing in the first place. It’s also why we approach each and every project with fresh vigor

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Limitations Turned Strengths – A Hiebing Book Report

At our latest agency book club, we discussed “Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected.” In the book, Nnedi Okorafor takes us along her journey from star athlete to paralyzed patient – showing us how our biggest perceived weaknesses have the potential to inspire us to dig deep, get creative and leave our limits behind. If you […]

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No Production, No Problem: 6 Tips for Creating Fresh Content During COVID-19

This year we’ve all had to come up with creative solutions to problems very specific to living with COVID-19: How do I get my 4-year-old to sit still for online learning? How can I celebrate my college graduation with friends and family? How can I support my team while we’re working from home? As brand […]

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