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Dave Florin
President

Digital Newspaper Device And Visuals

2020 Marketing Plan Watch-Out-For: Election Year Advertising for Non-Political Advertisers

As the political atmosphere heats up with the approaching 2020 elections, the broadcast industry is expecting a record year and projecting more than $3 billion in national political spend. Broadcast and cable won’t be the only beneficiaries of the political windfall, though. Digital ad spend is projected to crack the $1 billion mark in national […]

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Hourglass

Barriers to Creating a Culture of Curiosity

There’s resistance brewing in the workplace. The topic? Curiosity.

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Cryptocurrency

Move Over Bitcoin, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is Here to Disrupt Marketers

There’s no doubt that the rise of social media in the early 2000s created a digital western frontier with rapid-fire tweet wars instead of pistol dueling and Snapchat filters instead of cowboy hats (although some of the filters included those, too).

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Mobile phone with apps on it

Four Social Media Trends On The Rise

With social media, the only thing that is constant is change. Here’s a look at the biggest shifts we’re seeing in the social landscape. 1. Stories > Feeds With the proliferation of Stories, particularly on Instagram, Facebook is predicting that people will consume more content in Stories than feeds. It’s not hard to see why. […]

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Bringing a Refreshed Brand Identity and Artful Experience Alive Online: MMoCA’s New Website Featured Among Communication Arts Webpicks

Inspired by a target audience interested in immersing themselves in art and learning about museum exhibitions and events, our Hiebing team set out to revamp the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MMoCA) website.

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Cheese Curd Challenge

Culver’s Engages Guests, Influencers With Cheese Curd Challenge

When the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel asked Wisconsin native and “MasterChef” contestant Emily Hallock what her “cheesehead craving” is, she replied, “It’s Culver’s Cheese Curds every time I get up to Wisconsin. Always.” Her response sparked a big idea. Culver’s, a long-term partner of Hiebing’s, was looking for ways to augment National Cheese Curd Day, a holiday […]

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Culver’s Premier Partnership Award

True Blue Pride: Hiebing Receives Culver’s Premier Partnership Award

A decade of partnership was celebrated when Culver’s awarded Hiebing the 2019 Premier Partnership Award. The highest honor a supplier can receive from the franchising system, this annual award goes to suppliers who collaborate to better understand the brand’s needs, give it a competitive advantage, and share similar values and beliefs. Hiebing was presented the award […]

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Meaningful Marketing

Deepening Meaning in Marketing

Consumers are savvier than ever. They’ve honed skills to sniff out the truth, champion transparency, and demand that brands don’t just sell to them, but move them. More than ever, they want to be wooed and build a genuine relationship with brands. They crave more meaning. In response, marketers must craft and consistently deliver on […]

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SXSW 2019 Hiebing

Fresh From Austin: 8 Key Trends and Takeaways From SXSW 2019

Another year, another trip to our agency’s second city of Austin to hear the latest marketing trends and strategic thinking. Here are eight key trends and takeaways from 2019 SXSW:  Transparency at the heart. Whether the challenge is building trust with your target consumers around data usage, understanding what goes into the black box of […]

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Kid Trax Rideamals Scout

Kid Trax Spurs Your Imagination With Launch of Rideamals Scout

Every mom wants to give a gift that a child will remember forever, but dreads buyer’s remorse. Solving that is a category-creative product from Kid Trax Rideamals! Kid Trax, a leading maker of award-winning battery powered ride-on toys, planned to release its first Rideamal toy before the holidays. Scout, the Rideamal’s name, is a ride-on, interactive […]

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