Marketing IQ #32: DJ Shawna, Milwaukee Bucks + Sharing Love

   Episode 32 features Shawna Nicols, better known as DJ Shawna. The official DJ of the World Champion Milwaukee Bucks shares her journey as a former basketball player who wanted to keep the audience cheering as a DJ. From cold calls and working Milwaukee bars to becoming the favorite DJ of Giannis, DJ Shawna…

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Marketing IQ #31: Martin Moore, Becoming an Influencer + Koss

   Episode 31 features Martin Moore, filmmaker and director for Koss. But he’s so much more. A former mechanic, Moore’s photography passion led to bigger and more creative endeavors. Learn more about how Moore changed his career path and gained popularity in the photography world, the radio and podcasting airwaves, and as a Milwaukee…

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Marketing IQ #30: B+L Making Moves During COVID

   Episode 30: On the newest Marketing IQ podcast, Andy Larsen, partner and VP at Boelter + Lincoln, shares his thoughts on workplaces in the time of COVID, where the marketing industry is headed and his experiences in the ad agency biz.   Listen and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple Podcasts Spotify iHeartRadio…

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Marketing IQ #27: Podcast Pivots, NBA Branding + Kane Pitman

   Episode 27 welcomes back Kane Pitman, a Milwaukee Bucks beat reporter and host of the Locked on Bucks podcast. Since his first visit to the show, Kane has pivoted towards podcasting and gives in-the-trenches tips for brands looking to do the same. You’ll also hear about the NBA’s international branding plans and more…

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Marketing IQ #26: Good City Brewing + Seeking the Good in a Crisis

   This quarantine episode of Marketing IQ welcomes David Dupee, co-owner of Good City Brewing in Milwaukee. Long based on a taproom and events experience, the Good City team has strategically shifted to takeout and 6-packs to-go amidst the COVID-19 shutdown. Any business can learn from David honest breakdown of marketing tactics during this…

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Marketing IQ #25: Badger Mutual, Target Markets + Approachable Insurance

   Episode 25 ft. Melissa Theisen and Sean Costello from Badger Mutual Insurance – the long-time, Milwaukee-based insurance company. Balancing a network of independent agents across the country and a variety of policyholders, the marketing team is tasked with communicating to a variety of markets. No matter what, approachable and personal service is at…

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Marketing IQ #24: Bridge the City, Podcasting + Inspiring Audience Action

  Episode 24 welcomes Kyle and Elizabeth from Bridge the City – a Milwaukee group focused on inspiring the community to action and bringing meaningful change to the area. Follow Bridge the City @bridgethecitypodcast. Content marketing is essential for a brand looking to engage and convert an audience base. The team shares their podcast, event…

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Marketing IQ #23: Cousins Subs, Justin McCoy + Stomach Competition.

   Episode 23 means Justin McCoy, VP of Marketing for Cousins Subs is our guest. With the iconic tagline of “Better Bread. Better Subs,” Justin shares how the Milwaukee-founded sub maker executes better marketing, too. Wisconsin-based ingredients fuel a local story that the marketing team tells through a variety of mediums, including social, digital,…

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Marketing IQ #22: Chuck Swoboda, Marketing Innovation + Company Culture

  Episode 22 features Chuck Swoboda – former CEO of Cree and current Innovator-in-Residence at Marquette University. If you work with or manage a marketing team, Chuck’s experience ideating and marketing products is the tangible take-home advice you’ll want. During his time at Cree, Chuck helped grow the company from a small startup with 30…

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Marketing IQ #21: Carl Deffenbaugh + Thinking Like a Media Outlet

  Episode 21 welcomes Carl Deffenbaugh – Fox 6 News anchor and host of the Deff-initely Milwaukee podcast. He shares his journey to the anchor desk and dives deep into how brands can think like a media outlet to create content and communicate with their end consumers. Carl even shares some Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tik-Tok,…

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