Local Business Love

Getting to Know Our South Dakotan

This summer we’ve been teaching a whole new person about “Iowa nice” here at Creative DSM! Welcoming Macy onto our team has been such a great addition for not just this summer, but into the Fall now too! From South Dakota to tackling her first big city, Des Moines, she’s loving every second of downtown living!

Small Business Marketing

How to Plan For Small Business Saturday

To an independent small business, Small Business Saturday is bigger than Black Friday (and Thanksgiving let’s be honest.) We want to share some tips for small business owners on how to get prepared for the big day and for shoppers looking to support them! Keep reading for more tips on how to support a small business… Continue reading How to Plan For Small Business Saturday

Small Business Marketing

Creative DSM Spotlight | April Niedermann

Hey everyone - April here! It has been a bit since I started but still wanted to introduce myself and all I am about! I am the Senior Content Strategist here at Creative DSM which means that I am part of creating the content that you might see on your social pages or website. I am all… Continue reading Creative DSM Spotlight | April Niedermann

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NCA, Services, Small Business Marketing

Why Amazon is NOT Your Enemy

Around every corner, brick and mortar giants like Sears, and neighborhood shops alike are shutting their doors. Many people cry out that Amazon has killed the retail industry, making competition impossible. But let's summarize why Amazon is not a small business' enemy - it's an untapped tool for entrepreneurs. Over 1/2 of the Items Sold… Continue reading Why Amazon is NOT Your Enemy

SEM, SEO, Small Business Marketing

What is a Mompreneur?

Are You a Mompreneur?If you know the word, you most likely are one, so congratulations you beautiful unicorn boss babe.  The term is still widely unknown, but with female entrepreneurship on the rise, we are hoping to break the boundaries and build a real boss mom community. Tips for Moms Who Own Small Businesses Did… Continue reading What is a Mompreneur?