• Haberman Brings Back Fun to the Sausage Category with New Gilbert’s Craft Sausages Campaign: “For Friendlier Taste”

    by / May 27, 2021 /

    The campaign stars puppets Gilbert and Tasty to compliment the friendly fun that Gilbert’s Chicken Sausages and its consumers radiate, just in time for grilling season

    Haberman, a full-service marketing agency that tells the stories of pioneers making a difference in the world, is bringing fun to the sausage category this grilling season with its new “For Friendlier Taste” creative campaign for Gilbert’s[Read More]

  • With New Client Crystal Farms, Public Works Loves Cheese Even More Than They Used to Love Cheese. And They Used to Really Love Cheese. A Lot.

    by / May 24, 2021 /

    Working on something you’re passionate about is pretty much the ultimate goal in advertising. So, when Minneapolis-based agency Public Works won the Crystal Farms Dairy Co. account late in 2020, let’s just say there was no skimping on the celebratory nachos. Fast forward to a few months later and Public Works is helping launch an entire brand reboot for the beloved Midwestern cheesemaker. The For Farm and Family campaign launched in mid-May with in-store, outdoor, radio and social. TV and[Read More]

  • The Makers of SKIPPY Peanut Butter Want You to Squeeze It Everywhere!

    by / May 12, 2021 /

    And their new spot for the squeezable, snackable, packable SKIPPY Squeeze is here to tell you just that. Created by BBDO Minneapolis, “Squeeze it Everywhere” builds on the brand’s current Go To Your SKIPPY Place campaign, which encourages consumers to take a break from the day-to-day grind with a quick SKIPPY Peanut Butter snack break.

    The “Squeeze it Everywhere” spot highlights SKIPPY Peanut Butter’s unique brand of fun while reminding consumers that a snack break from re[Read More]

  • LEVEL Mpls Helps North Dakota Take On Vaccine Hesitancy

    by / May 12, 2021 /

    The LEVEL Mpls agency has partnered with the State of North Dakota Department of Health to help overcome Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among North Dakota residents. The newly launched campaign urges a return to normalcy by inspiring North Dakotans to get back to doing the things they love with the people they love. The messaging focuses on the human need for connection and is centered around the theme “Let’s Get Vac Together.”

    The campaign is based on research that showed that mess[Read More]

  • VOLT Studios Staff Stories: Kurtis Benson

    by / May 11, 2021 /

    Kurtis knew he loved art early on. When you grow up on Cartoon Network programs like Toonami and Adult Swim, it’s easy to fall in love with animation!

    He took every art class in high school and got solid grades, but once he learned he could make a career out of it, he knew he had to pursue it. After enrolling at The Art Institute, he trained in a spirited environment with a healthy dose of competition.

    “One of my best friends from the class was competitive. Each time we’[Read More]

  • Krenzen Celebrates 50 Years in the Car Business with a Spot That’s Not About Cars

    by / May 7, 2021 /

    When you think local car dealership commercials, what comes to mind? Inflatable gorillas, slick salespeople, HUGE SAVINGS, GUARANTEES, super excited voiceover man talking about unbeatable deals, and lots and lots of shots of cars lined up as far as the eye can see. Our friends up north at Flint helped local Duluth-based car dealer Krenzen tell a very different story to celebrate 50 years of sharing the roads of life with customers. It’s a car commercial that’s not about cars and something[Read More]

  • Culver’s Gets Dunked In Love

    by / April 26, 2021 /

    Our friends across the border at Madison-based Hiebing got a nice little writeup in Adweek for their Culver’s Pretzel Bites branded content work. Check out what Adweek had to say here, or listen to "Dunked In Love" in all its glory below.

    Hot. Chewy. Delicious. Culver fanatics near and far asked Culver's to bring Pretzel Bites back. And they did ... for[Read More]

  • Client Individuality Shines In Raymond James Campaign

    by / April 26, 2021 /

    Solve Launches New Effort For Financial Services Firm

    Solve is breaking new work this week for financial services firm Raymond James. The integrated effort showcases the company’s and its advisors’ commitment to understanding and serving the individual needs of clients.

    Showcasing people living unique lives, the effort continues the brand’s “Life Well Planned” tagline. Whether it’s an architect building confidence in a young mentee throug[Read More]