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Tips to Successfully Market Your Next Event

It’s the time of year that’s heating up for events. Good weather means everything from festivals to car shows and everything in between. HenkinSchultz has done a lot of event marketing through the years. If you’re the one in charge of promoting an upcoming event, here are some things to keep in mind. Brand it for the Long Term Whether you’re Hot Harley Nights, Quarry Days, JazzFest or PeachFest, it’s good to have a logo. Consistency is key to promoting a successful event because volunteers and leadership change from year to year. Having a good logo, identified font and design…
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April 12, 2019
Graphic Design advice Featuring Lynell Weeg & Tammy Larson DesignStaff

Graphic Design Advice for Students and Artists

HenkinSchultz designers Lynell Weeg and Tammy Larson were once students too. As experienced graphic artists, they have a passion for sharing design skills they’ve learned with students. We asked them to step away from their Adobe Suite for a few minutes and share thoughts for aspiring artists. Engage Both Sides of Your Brain “We are artists, yes, but in communication design, details, organization, critical thinking and logic are just as important as creativity and aesthetics,” says Creative Director Lynell Weeg. “Paying attention to details saves employers and clients time and money. It will make you a better artist and a…
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April 3, 2019
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5 Things Your Marketing Agency Should Do For You

A lot of marketing agencies say they want to be your partner. It’s become a bit of a cliché. No doubt, many really mean that. It’s also code for, “We want to be so ingrained in your culture, you keep us around forever!” That’s a good thing as long as your partner is solving problems and adding to your success. As you consider your business partners, HenkinSchultz wants to share 5 Things Your Marketing Agency Should Do For You. 1. Be the Best Part of Your Day HS Executive Creative Director Chad Vander Lugt says it a lot and it…
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March 26, 2019
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Traditional Media & How It Works with Digital

Do we need a new name for 'traditional media'? It’s an unfortunate name, really. Traditional media implies stuffy, old, boring and even ineffective. And with an entire generation of young adults bucking anything labeled traditional, it makes the case for traditional media even more challenging. What is considered traditional media? Traditional media generally defines the advertising we’ve seen for almost 100 years: Television Radio Billboards Print These forms of advertising can be both broad and targeted in their messaging and reach. Each medium has its own set of generally accepted rules – and even stereotypes. Here are a few common…
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March 20, 2019
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Why Original Photography? Here Are 5 Good Reasons.

The following post was written by Chad Vander Lugt, Executive Creative Director. I had just finished a billboard assignment for a small chain of credit unions in Michigan. We were not using original photography. Rather, we used a series of trendy, colorful stock images of people. We placed small black rectangles over their eyes. The headlines confessed, “I’m Steve and I bank at a bank.” The goal of the campaign was to remind Kalamazoo commuters that it really was quite shameful to pay ATM fees all of the other fees banks required. Our scrappy little credit union offered so much…
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March 11, 2019
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How a Digital Competitive Analysis Benefits Your Business

Odds are, your business has competitors (well, duh!). It doesn’t matter what industry you are in, competition can be fierce when you are fighting for the attention of your consumers while they are browsing the Internet. You are fighting for premier digital ad space, top paid search rank, and social media news feed visibility. What makes it tougher is that consumers are considering your competitors while doing research to make more insightful decisions. Consumers are Doing More Research Consider these facts from AdWeek, Forrester, and Accenture on how consumers are doing research today: 81% of B2C shoppers conduct online research…
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March 4, 2019
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HenkinSchultz Recognized by SDAF ADDY Awards

HS Holiday Windows – Wins Best of Class in Out-of-Home & Ambient Media At HenkinSchultz, we’ve long said that we don’t do what we do for awards. It’s true, but it’s also nice to get recognized for creative work -- and one of our favorite yearly traditions. HS took home a South Dakota Advertising Federation ADDY award for “HS Holiday Windows.” The award is the top honor in the category of “Out-of-Home & Ambient Media.” As a creative company, HenkinSchultz knows one of the hardest things to do these days is get people’s attention. For the past 11 years, HS…
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February 26, 2019
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Celebrating the Art of Storytelling through Event Marketing

What does an Indiana seed company have in common with Nashville? Quite a bit actually. Like Nashville, Midwest Seed Company has always been good at storytelling. Midwest Seed took to the streets of Nashville to celebrate with clients and host a weekend of storytellers. HenkinSchultz helped with event marketing and branding the entire ‘Funseekers’ experience. What Exactly is Funseekers? Funseekers is a program Midwest Seed developed years ago. You could say it’s a thank you trip for their customers and prospects, but it’s a lot more than that. “Our Funseekers trips are really about living up to our customer focus…
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February 18, 2019
Web Design

What is Wayback Machine? What Can You Use It For?

Have you ever thought about your website you had back in the early 2000s? Wish you could see it again? Perhaps your website crashed, your domain expired and your website is down and you need to get content back to start building again. For as terrible as all that is, you may be in luck. It’s called the Internet Archive, which is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. In this article we are going to focus on its web backup area, better known as – Wayback Machine. Wayback Machine has stored more…
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February 11, 2019
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Seals and Sealants – How a Dental Campaign Captured National Attention

Waiting on a custom-made seal costume from China, we knew we had a special campaign on our hands. Delta Dental of South Dakota approached HenkinSchultz to develop a public service campaign. The goal? Encourage mothers to get sealants for their children and reduce childhood cavities. How to Make a Dental Procedure, well, interesting The American Dental Association states that sealants protect teeth and prevent decay. According to the Center for Disease Control, dental sealants prevent 80% of cavities in the back teeth, where 9 in 10 cavities occur. A sealant application is a simple procedure to apply a thin coating…
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February 4, 2019