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. …

Crisis Communication: What We Can Learn from General Motors

Michigan Creative Michigan, Public Relations

General Motors has been in the headlines recently because of their failure to fix an ignition switch problem from 2004, which has now led to a 2.6 million vehicle recall. What went wrong mechanically and why GM failed to initiate a recall in a timely fashion are questions I cannot answer.  However, this situation does provide an opportunity for all …

Was Killing off Brian Griffin Simply a Huge Publicity Stunt?

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Public Relations Leave a Comment

As a life-long huge fan of the show, Family Guy, I was beyond shocked when they killed off one of the main characters, Brian Griffin, in November 24th’s episode by hitting him with a car and his wounds too severe to fix.   The aftermath of killing off the family dog resulted in an outrage on Family Guy’s Facebook page, the …

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Melissa Meschke Business, Holidays, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Networking, Public Relations, Social Media Leave a Comment

With the holiday season quickly approaching, what is your small business doing to prepare? Check out these 5 quick tips to help your business be on the nice list! Start working on your campaign now. Have you turned on the TV since Halloween? I’d say a good majority of the commercials deal with the holiday season. People are shopping earlier …

‘Brazillionare’ Takes to Social Media for a Surprising Cause

John Crafts Blogging, Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Public Relations, Social Media Leave a Comment

Brazil’s most eccentric billionaire, Count Chiquinho Scarpa is no stranger to oddity. After the stir he raised when he announced his entire fortune would be willed to his prized cockatoo, you would think that nobody would be surprised by his antics, but his latest stunt has generated quite the buzz in the social media realm. With the idea of death …

Small Business Showcase: Jeanologie Boutique, East Lansing

John Crafts Blogging, Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Public Relations Leave a Comment

This week’s small business showcase features a women’s boutqiue found in downtown East Lansing, Michigan by the name of Jeanologie. Jeanologie is a womens clothing store that offers hand-picked, high fashion styles inspired by the streets of New York. Founded in 2010 by Michelle Gross, a former MSU graduate, Jeanologie strives to be your one stop shop to find that …

Corporate Public Relations in Australia

Melissa Meschke Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Public Relations Leave a Comment

I cannot believe the school year is coming to an end in just a few short weeks. In about a month I will be saying Hooroo to Michigan in order to take an internship in Sydney, Australia for the summer. It seems like yesterday I stumbled into Brian at theMichigan State Unviersity, PRSSA career fair in hopes of finding an internship with my minimal …