Business Growth: Marketing


What tourist-y restaurants can teach banks about being sticky

By Martha Bartlett Piland, MB Piland Advertising + Marketing I was a tourist in Branson, MO recently and as to be expected, had some sub-par experiences in the crowded restaurants….



By Adam Vlach Greatness is not a status to be achieved or a destination, but rather a never-ending process of change and evolution. In Topeka, this concept of evolving to…


Learn Latest Trends and Tech Tips to Boost Your Brand at IABC Workshop

TOPEKA—The Topeka Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators will offer “Tech Talk: Trends, Tools and Storytelling Tips to Boost Your Brand” Wednesday, April 4, from 1:30 to 5:30…


The Relationship between Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

By DR. DAVID PRICE Professor of Marketing and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Washburn University Three inter-related concepts that each business owner should know and use. PART 4 of a 4-Part…


Family Medicine Physician Bhavika Patel, M.D., Joins Cotton O’Neil Garfield

(Topeka, Kan., Sept. 25, 2017) ¬– Stormont Vail Health is proud to announce that Bhavika Patel, M.D., has joined our medical team and will practice as a family medicine physician….

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Expert: Building a Brand via Events

Monique Pittman-Lui SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, LLC Building relationships is always a good goal of business, and sharing an experience is the best way to build those relationships. Experiences build community and…

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The customer journey starts with your employee journey

By Martha Bartlett Piland, MB Piland Advertising + Marketing Marketers are spending a lot of time talking about the customer journey. We’re not hearing the same talk about the employee…


The Relationship Between Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Three inter-related concepts that each business owner should know and use. PART 1 of a 4-Part Series on Entrepreneurship By DR. DAVID PRICE Every business wants to stay ahead of…


The “Purple” Purple Cow

Written by Kelly Pierce, Chief Marketing Officer at Advisors Excel It’s quite possibly one of the most important items a restaurant has. No, I’m not talking about free refills or great…


Surviving a Social Media Disaster

It could happen at any company: an employee says something offensive on social media and you find yourself—and your brand—in the harsh glare of public scrutiny. What’s a leader to…