Marketing

Eagle Butte Artists Learn Tips To Flourish

Jun 18, 2018
Chynna Lockett

Artists who turn their passion into a business venture can find it  a challenge. They need to figure out the details and skills that go into making a profit. The Keya Foundation in Eagle Butte on the Cheyenne River Reservation is helping local artists develop  those skills.

Paulette Eagle Staff Red Dog walks past art projects hanging off vibrant, turquoise walls. She stands in front of a small framed white dress that belonged to her mother.

“My mother born in 1934 and they made this for her when she was about 2 years old. Her grandmother made it for her.”

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In The Moment ...  April 10, 2017 Show 068 Hour 1

Katie Ceroll is the South Dakota Game Fish and Park division director for parks. The agency has announced a “pause” in the conversations about land exchanges in the state (Spearfish Canyon / Bismark Lake). Ceroll discusses how public input influenced the decision and what comes next in the collaborative conversation.

Candy may feel like a sinful pleasure, but its past is not so sweet. Susan Benjamin spent time with Dakota Midday to talk about the history of candy, including cane sugar's role in enslavement, candy's medicinal origins, and the evolution of marketing innovations. She also reveals her preferred treat and what "historic candy" really is.

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The conversations of Dakota Midday on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 are woven together with an economics thread.

Workforce initiatives can't rely on the quality of jobs in South Dakota if they want to attract people from other regions. Research shows the way younger people choose careers is different than you might expect. J. Mac Holladay is the founder and CEO of Market Street Services based in Atlanta, Georgia. He explains why place may matter more than a certain kind of employment.

A new workforce plan from the State of South Dakota aims to change the Rushmore state’s image around the region. Economic development leaders are launching a media campaign in surrounding states on May first. Radio and television ads are set to air in specific communities, and a companion website launches that day. One of the videos promoting the state is already garnering attention.

Part of a new campaign to promote quality of life in South Dakota draws some contrast with people who want to travel to Mars without any hope of returning.

Jodi Schwan, Editor of the Sioux Falls Business Journal, discusses the first Sioux Falls Made Market December 5, 2014, at the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.  Schwan says the makers movement taps into the American culture that says if you can dream it, you can make a living with it.  She says incubating start-up commerce leads to new businesses.

Startup Weekend

Nov 7, 2014

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys," Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer, discussed another exciting Startup Weekend, new news of personal e-mail hacks and leaks and the latest in tech news.

Oculus VR + Amazon Enters OTT Market

Mar 28, 2014

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys," Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick, discussed Oculus VR and the way people experience video games on this edition of Tech Radio.  They also covered Amazon's entrance into the "over-the-top" (OTT) market, the Apple/Comcast partnership, future problems for XP users and more.

Marketing Spying?

Sep 3, 2013

Is there anything companies can learn from the recent controversy over revelations of the National Security Agency's spying activities?  Eric Holtzclaw, CEO and founder of Laddering Works, a marketing and product strategy firm, argues that the NSA's mistake wasn't the surveillance itself, it was the spin.  Holtzclaw says that we live in an era where the boundaries around privacy and date sharing are being continually eroded.  He says it's not going away and the hard part for companies and institutions is how they handle it.  Holtzclaw is the author of "Laddering: Unlocking the Potential of

Cyber Monday

Nov 26, 2012

Today is "Cyber Monday" and John T. Meyer, Chief Creative Officer for 9 Clouds, a digital marketing and education firm based in Sioux Falls, talks about how the online market has had an impact on traditional brick and mortar retailing.  Meyer also provides advice on keeping your private information safe when shopping online.