How to prepare your office for the holidays

Elizabeth Carter Blogging, Creative, Michigan Creative

Even though Halloween was just a few weeks ago, it’s never too early to prepare your company for the holidays. The holiday season can be stressful and hectic, but with organization and preparation, it can be a painless and enjoyable time. Start Early When it comes to holiday preparation, the earlier the better. It’s important to reflect on what your …

Small Business And The Holidays

Small Business And The Holidays

Brian Town Blogging

We all know that small business plays an important role in any community, and that is especially apparent here in Lansing. Michigan Creative is one of the many, many “startups” in the area, and we love being part of the startup culture! Entrepreneurs are so full of passion for their work, their community and their employees, and that’s something you …

Lansing 2016

Kicking Off 2016 In Lansing

Brian Town Blogging

The holidays are here, and Lansing is a great place to be this holiday season! We had Silver Bells in the City, the Cristo Ray Community Center made sure everyone got a delicious Thanksgiving meal, and there are plenty of other fun events happening before Christmas. We’re having our annual holiday party on December 3 from 5-7:30pm at our office …

The Holiday Season In Lansing

The Holiday Season in Lansing

Brian Town Blogging

Tomorrow is already October 1st, which means the holiday season is starting! Whether you consider yourself a Lansing native or are simply visiting, you may still be surprised by all our capital city has to offer, especially during the holiday season!  We, at Michigan Creative, like to consider ourselves in the know when it comes to all things fun and …


Take a Look at the Holidays

Brian Town Blogging

The holiday season is upon us, and the holiday commercials have arrived in full force. We’ve already been bombarded by Black Friday commercials, weeks before Thanksgiving, and Christmas commercials started way before the holiday season was even in sight. I think starting these commercials so early, to make sure we know exactly who will be selling what, when and where …

Top 5 Holiday Marketing Campaigns of 2013

John Crafts Blogging, Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….for marketing! Christmas brings about the best campaigns and commercials speaking of love, family, giving, and sharing. Here is a few of my favorites this year… #1 WestJet: “Real-Time Giving” If this isn’t top notch marketing, then I don’t know what is. An electronic santa asks boarding guests what their Christmas wish is …

Home for the Holiday’s: Winter Events in Michigan

John Crafts Blogging, Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

Campus Martius, Detroit – Photo by Dig Downtown Detroit (CC by 2.0) From expensive plane tickets to unpredictable weather, traveling at the holidays is a hassle.  Thankfully, Michigan has a plethora of events celebrating winter’s arrival and along with it the holiday season.  Below I’ve rounded up a few events that will help get you in the holiday spirit. Silver …

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan Creative 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 …

Adventures with Homemade Holidays

Brian Town Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

Festive Greetings! I hope everyone is enjoying their well deserved time with loved ones –– and keeping warm! This year I decided to do something very ambitious: make entirely handmade gifts for my family and friends. I had no idea what I was getting myself into! The internet (Pinterest, specifically) is a very dangerous tool for someone like myself, who looks at things …