Writing isn’t dead, and you should be doing it

Katie Kennedy Advertising, Blogging, Branding, Business, content marketing, Cool, Creative, culture, Facebook, Inspiration, Instagram, Lansing, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Michigan State University, storytelling, Web

Lately, social media is all about photos, video, and reaching your followers and consumers with relatable, visually aesthetic content. Just by that description, writing doesn’t often fit the bill. But why is that? It’s been thought that writing and creating content to be read is becoming less and less popular – dying, even. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve …

Take note of these back to back national days: Mental Health Day & Depression Screening Day

Katie Kennedy Blogging, Branding, Business, Creative, culture, Facebook, Health, Healthy business, Internet, Michigan, PSA, Remember, Web

Every single day seems to be a national day for something, except these two are important. You may not be aware of it, but yesterday, October 10th was National Mental Health Day. It was posted about all over social media, creating awareness for mental health, and resources too. Just about every influencer and many people on social media had something to …

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Get yourself out of a rut and start a roaring creative fire

Katie Kennedy Business, Cool, Creative, culture, Inspiration, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Remember, Web, Web Design

We’ve all been there. Everyone has felt, at one time or another, like there was no way we could do or create or write a single thing, like all brain function has been exhausted. We’ve all felt stuck, and that really stinks because that’s our job at it’s core at Michigan Creative. What can you do when you seemingly lose …

Who Do You Spend Your Time With: Balcony Thinkers or Basement Thinkers?

Brooke Reed Blogging, Business, culture, Inspiration, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Motivation

As some of you may know: I am the Social Media Manager at Michigan Creative, which I love. As the majority of you may not know: I am also a part-time Mary Kay Consultant for fun. Through Mary Kay, I’ve been able to learn so much about business and leadership through our weekly meetings and weekly training sessions. It’s great …

Video Ads: If You’re Not Utilizing Them Now, You Should Be

Brian Town Blogging, Business, Commercials, culture, Digital Marketing, Facebook, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Social Media, storytelling, Video, Videography

The video age is upon us, my friends, and Michigan Creative wants to help make sure that your business is not falling behind. Log-in to your Facebook account and start scrolling through the Newsfeed. If you’re like most people, as soon as you log on, you’re going to see numerous videos on vast topics ranging from food, politics, or the …

Brian Town is Featured on Michigan Business Rap

Zach Reider Blogging, Branding, Business, Marketing, Public Relations

About Michigan Business Rap Michigan Business Rap is a radio program which produces content that inspires ideas and helps move the business community forward. They bring Michigan business leaders together and have in-depth discussions that will educate and interest audiences. Brian the CEO of Michigan Creative was a part of a discussion that was about developing a brand identity style guide. …

Melissa Meschke

Melissa Meschke is Featured on Michigan Business Rap

Zach Reider Branding, Business, Marketing

About Michigan Business Rap Michigan Business Rap is a radio program which produces content that inspires ideas and helps move the business community forward. They bring Michigan business leaders together and have in-depth discussions that will educate and interest audiences. Melissa Meschke the COO of Michigan Creative was a part of the discussion that was on entrepreneur Friday and was …

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5 Reasons to Hire a Marketing Company Instead of Doing It Yourself

Brian Town Business, content marketing, graphic design

5 Reasons to Hire a Marketing Company Instead of Doing It Yourself In this day and age, there are endless marketing avenues to help boost your business. And by hiring a high-performance marketing company, you can more easily gain access and tap into a wider range of possibilities. Below is a plethora of reasons why you should outsource to a …

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Sidewalk Sales: Smart or Sneaky?

Becca Rogers Blogging, Business, culture

Ladies and gents, boys and girls, it’s that time of year again: Sidewalk sales. For many people (including myself), this is no joking matter. Instead of spending a sunny Saturday lounging on the beach, countless sales-crazy shoppers flood the streets of their favorite cities with dollar signs in their eyes and ferocity in their hearts. No one is safe, especially …

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Are You an Overworked Dreamer?

Michael Phelps Blogging, Business, Marketing, Marketing Automation, sharpspring

Far too often in today’s marketplace are we expected to deliver on a consistent basis for our clients.  Regardless of the circumstance, our clients ask for the best and assume nothing else.  However, if they are paying you for your expertise, shouldn’t you deliver nothing but your best? How SharpSpring can Help Relieve your overworked and high pressured workday with ...