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 Good Milkshake's Phil K. James with Michael P. Libbie talking Marketing for Restaurants and other small business marketing in Central Iowa

Good Milkshake's Phil K. James with Michael P. Libbie talking Marketing for Restaurants and other small business marketing in Central Iowa

Marketing for Business Podcast

Every Tuesday, Phil James is a guest on Insight on Business - The News Hour with Michael Libbie. It's a daily podcast dedicated to business. Below you can find a link to the most recent episodes. 




May 11, 2018 -- We talk about the re-branding of portable toilets. No longer "Porta-Potties" we present Bob's Premium Privies along with this video that introduces the Mona Lisa. We are NOT making this up!

May 4, 2018 -- There we were in Grounds for Celebration (Hey, it's National Small Business Week!) and we got into an amazing discussion about something new that NOBODY is doing and many might think is weird, odd and useless. Sort of what some thought about Twitter ten years ago.  Here is our conversation about Alexa, So You Listening... More here.

April 27, 2018 -- Here we visit with Chrissy Jensen the owner and founder of Domestica about her 600,000 Pinterest followers...yes, you read that right! What she has found that works in marketing, what she says about traditional marketing channels and we offer her some ideas on how to better tell her story. Read more... 

April 19, 2018 -- We sit down with Tony Lemmo from Aposto and Gusto Pizza Co. We talk about the very beginning, how to better tell stories, what stories might impact consumers and...a touching conversation about his Mother. Perhaps in this conversation you'll find something that you can use in your business. Go... 

April 11, 2018 -- This week our guest is an old friend of ours Josh Fleming who is the Vice President of Marketing at Bank Iowa. Now, that we are not constrained by time limits we can have some real fun offering up some thoughts and ideas about what works...and what may need work.  Let's get into it!

March 20, 2018 -- Here we start off with a bit about consumers and creating a culture Gabor George Burt calls "infatuating" and then move into tips on using LinkedIn to boost sales and marketing. We move pretty you go! 

March 7, 2018 -- We look at several ways to get noticed and been seen as a leader in your community. First we offer up a challenge and an idea that you can steal and then we get into the power of Instagram for business. Again, steal our ideas and run with them...that's why we do this segment. 

February 27, 2018 --  Michael and Phil chat with Darson Grantham, the owner of a business called The Mosquito Eliminators. Darson hasn't tried any digital marketing but does lots of door-to-door. We tackle digital and video and and traditional marketing and more all designed to increase his business. Listen in: 

February 20, 2018 -- Kaythryn Dickel from Midwestix joins us to talk about her business, some frustrations and how the world of Facebook is changing...and often not for the better. It's all marketing and it's all business. Read more here. 

February 13, 2018 -- Digital Media is for lovers! open up with a neat story about Gary Vaynerchuk and his digital visit to a 5th Grade Classroom in Des Moines to specific targeting of Facebook ads. How to get the big bang by KNOWING where your customers are and them. 

February 6, 2018 -- Lots of new tools out there for content marketers and in this episode we talk about messenger marketing with ManyChat and Chatfuel. Read more here

January 30, 2018 -- The Content Boatload. How companies and individuals can create massive amounts of content without much effort or time commitment. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 -- Amazon owns everything and Facebook wants to play nice. A conversation about Amazon's dip into health care and Facebook's algorithm changes. Read more here. 


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