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It was a "meh" day on Wall Street and we'll share with you why. Tesla is laying off workers...why? Profits suck. McDonald's is also in the layoff mode. Working harder but it doesn't seem like your paycheck goes as far? You are not dreaming...and there are two very good reasons for that. We'll share. Those stories and more along with two compelling business interviews. First up Nick Donovan from the Technology Association of Iowa and then Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital with a dire prediction for locally owned restaurants, or really any locally owned business. Click through for more!
We sat down with Nick Donovan the Creative Director at the Technology Association of Iowa to talk about their latest effort to showcase how technology is working for a number of companies across the state. The effort, begun in February, has been to LaMars, Ames and Waterloo talking and filming success stories and the "back-story" of how technology has transformed many companies. The program is called "We Are Iowa Technology". Let's get into it with Nick! And to watch some of the videos here is that link!
It's Marketing for Business Episode 18 and my co-host Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital is worried. He is worried that if locally owned restaurants (or really any locally owned business) doesn't take advantage of connecting with consumers by telling stories they are doomed because the "Big Guns" with all the money and all the social media experience are going to take them down. Sobering right? In this segment we talk about how a baseball team when from being lousy to the best without spending lots of money but knowing the data. If you are in business and want to stay there you might want to click through.
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