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 …

your business is a tree

Let’s talk about your health and how it affects your business

Katie Kennedy Creative, culture, Health, Healthy business, Image, Internet, Lansing, Love, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Michigan State University, Motivation, PSA, Remember, Web

Health: mental, physical, emotional. It’s something you’re probably tired of reading and talking about, but hear us out on this one. It’s something that controls your life, even when you don’t think it might be. Your health is crucial to be thinking about, day in and day out. It has a huge affect on your business, whether or not you’re …

creative fire

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 …

Why You Need To Change Your Blogging Strategy

Why You Need To Change Your Blogging Strategy

Brian Town Blogging

You’ve got a blog? Great! You have great content? Even better! Do you know why you’re writing and sharing all of that great content? Do you know what you need to be doing with it? Almost everyone these days knows they need to be blogging if they want to keep up with the competition and grow their business, but a …

Content Marketing

Content Marketing Myths That Haunt Your Business

Brian Town Blogging, Branding, Business, content marketing

Content marketing is a booming industry and there are no signs of it slowing down anytime soon. It works and is on track to double in its economy by 2019. Because of its relative novelty, there are plenty of misconceptions out there that will hurt your business. Here are some to avoid: Content Marketing Is A Viral Effort The myth …

Incorporating Graphics Into Your Video

Does Your Website Need Video Content?

Brian Town Blogging, Branding, Video, Web

Business ownership requires leadership skills, teamwork, an entrepreneurial spirit, methods that work and an audience to support it. In other words, running a business requires basic resources in order gain access to even more resources. For a small business, different types of resources like money and time aren’t readily available to waste. A business plan needs to be spelled out …

Lansing Social Media

What Are The Best Times To Post On Social Media?

Ariel Sharfman Blogging, content marketing, Social Media

Here at Michigan Creative we’re all about interacting with as many individuals as possible, while offering them excellent services. When marketing and sharing your own content, it’s important to know the best times to post on social media. The optimal posting times for each social media network differ greatly depending on the platform, as well as the purpose of the network. …