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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Many Benefits of a Good Mission Statement

Becca Rogers Business, Marketing, Promotion

Captain Kirk’s mission was to go “where no man has gone before.” Ferris Bueller believes that “life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”Even the adorable tear-jerking alien from Lilo and Stitch knows that “Ohana means family, family means no one gets left behind.” What do all of these …

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A Day in the Life of the Michigan Creative Interns

Ariel Sharfman culture, Michigan Creative

As many of our clients know, here at Michigan Creative we hold our standards high, while our environment remains relaxed. Our CEO Brian Town and COO Melissa Meschke have created an incredibly laid back culture, which inspires and motivates its workers. Michigan Creative trusts their staff and holds them accountable for the work they produce, while encouraging them to work …

Daily Motivation

Brian Town Blogging, Motivation

I am constantly seeking daily motivation to inspire me and lift my spirits. I like to find videos that have a way of changing perspective, that find positivity through negative circumstances. So today as I am searching for my daily motivation I happened to stumble upon this video. http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3Rf5qDuq7M It’s a story of a young boy who was able to …

Finding Motivation for Blogging

Melissa Meschke Blogging, Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

As you may have noticed, it has been several weeks since I posted last and I apologize for that. A large list of excuses come to my mind…I traveled over 1500 miles for the Christmas holiday. I quit one of my jobs. I went full time at Michigan Creative. I’m still doing personal consulting in my spare time. I’m busy. I’m …