Talk About Digital Food Fights

Chuck Zimmerman

The title for this morning’s AgCatalyst keynote sounds daunting, “Exploring Humanity’s Ag Communications History Spanning from Egyptian Emojis to Today’s Digital Food Fight.” How do you pack all that into one session? Well, Susan Beebe, Manager of Social Media & Online Communities, Tyson Foods, is doing just that. I visited with her earlier to get some take-aways from her presentation. …

AdFarm, Agency, Audio, Food

The Sales Lion Prowls at AgCatalyst

Chuck Zimmerman

Marcus Sheridan started out his career as a “pool guy.” But today he has a digital marketing agency, The Sales Lion. This guy has lots of energy which you’ll be able to hear in a snippet of his AgCatalyst presentation below. I also interviewed him to get a few take-aways to share with you. First, he says “We have to …

AdFarm, Agency, Audio

Farmers as AgCatalysts

Chuck Zimmerman

Dave Frederickson, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture, greeted the attendees of the 2014 AgCatalyst event this afternoon. The theme of the event is “It’s All About the Content.” Dave says, “I believe the best way to drive good content is characters. What better way to tell the story about agriculture than through the eyes and actions of our farmers and ranchers …

AdFarm, Agency, Audio, Government, Social Networking

AgCatalyst Off to the Races

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2014 AgCatalyst, sponsored by AdFarm, is off to the races. I say that because our opening keynote is from Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion. He is a wild animal on the stage talking about how sales and marketing have changed. He’s letting us know what we “must” do about it. I hope to get him to sit down for …

Agency

Will You Be an AgCatalyst

Chuck Zimmerman

Here at AgWired we have believed from day one that “It’s all about the content.” And that’s the theme of this year’s AgCatalyst event taking place next week in Minneapolis. I will there and hope to be creating some great online content to share with you. It’s my understanding that registrations have already surpassed last year’s event and if you …

AdFarm, Agency

Get Your AgCatalyst On

Chuck Zimmerman

Perhaps you’re wondering what an AgCatalyst is? Josh Lysne can tell you about it. I will be attending the event this year following the Advanced Biofuels Conference in Minneapolis. Isn’t that convenient? This video might help you understand what you want to participate in. This is not the first AgCatalyst. In this video AgCatalyst attendees discuss how the 2013 AgCatalyst …

AdFarm, Agency

AgCatalyst Registration Open

Chuck Zimmerman

Version two of AgCatalyst is going to be happening in Minneapolis on October 15-16. This two day conference brings together marketing and communication professionals to learn how to solve agribusiness challenges with a strong focus on digital social communications tools and strategies. You’re invited according to Josh Lysne, AdFarm. He’s in the AdFarm booth at the Ag Media Summit here …

Ag Media Summit, Agency, Audio

Are You Brandstorming

Chuck Zimmerman

Have you ever had a brainstorming session? How about Brandstorming? That’s the title of EG Integrated’s second eg Radio podcast episode. Episode 2 hears discussion of the “myth” of brainstorming, earning customer brand loyalty, and a brief chat about public relations branding disasters. Here’s what EG Integrated is about: Our story began with two brothers, Bill and Tom Ervin. Both …

Agency, Podcasting

Deron Johnson Joins FLM+

Chuck Zimmerman

Welcome Deron Johnson back to the midwest. FLM+, a strategic consulting, marketing and communications company, just announced that he will serve as senior vice president and a member of the FLM+ Executive Leadership Team. Deron will be based out of a new FLM+ operating location in Kansas City, Mo., to provide increased support and overall leadership to Kansas City-area based …

Agency

ZimmCast with Paulsen’s Sara Steever

Cindy Zimmerman

We are so pleased to offer our sincere congratulations to a good friend and professional colleague Sara Steever, who was just named president of Paulsen Marketing! Sara is only the fourth president in the 63-year history of the Sioux Falls-based agency that specializes in ag and rural lifestyle clients. She succeeds Greg Guse, who has been Paulsen’s president for the …

Agency, Audio, ZimmCast