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OBI Creative of Omaha/San Diego acquires Alt Studios of Des Moines.

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How to Use Affinity Marketing to Grow Your Brand

We’ve been talking a lot this month about big changes underway at OBI Creative. All of these announcements are indications of our refusal to say ‘no’ to opportunities and our relentless pursuit of excellence. In case you missed any of it, recently we’ve announced: Our acquisition of Alt Studios and expansion into Des Moines Our […]

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Employee Spotlight: Katie Goetz

If OBI Creative Digital Strategist Katie Goetz could be anywhere, doing anything (other than in Des Moines creating awesomely effective digital campaigns for clients) she would sit at a little table outside a coffee shop in Paris, admiring the Eiffel Tower. It, along with exploring Hawaii, Greece and Africa are on this talented, travel-loving, fitness […]

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Building a Better Advertising Team

As we mentioned recently, OBI Creative is going through big and exciting changes. We increased our footprint by adding a team in Des Moines and most recently announced our big move to a new space in the Lumberyard District, a new multi-use development in Millard. Since we are a research-forward agency, we knew that the […]

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OBI Creative announces move to new location

The Omaha-based advertising agency will be moving to a new office space in Omaha.   OMAHA, (Neb.) OBI Creative, a research-based, innovation-driven advertising agency, announces a major investment in the region: its new Omaha home in the Lumberyard District. Because of its rapid growth, OBI Creative is moving from its current Midtown Crossing location to […]

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Alt + OBI = Unstoppable

You’ve heard the news; OBI Creative has expanded into Iowa by joining forces with the digital powerhouse of Alt Studios. With a mission to provide ‘creativity with purpose,’ Alt Studios captured the attention of OBI president and CEO Mary Ann O’Brien, who had followed Alt for two years before moving to acquire their talented team […]

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OBI Creative is Expanding!

Today, OBI Creative is taking the next step on a path I’ve been walking toward since I was eight years old. Back in my hometown of Spencer, Iowa, I remember wanting to be a “CEO.” At the time, I didn’t know what that meant or what it entailed, but I knew it would afford me […]

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OBI Creative Announces Major Investment in Des Moines

  The Omaha-based advertising agency acquires digital agency Alt Studios OMAHA, (Neb.) OBI Creative, a research-based, innovation-driven advertising agency, announces a major investment in the region today by purchasing Alt Studios, a Des Moines based strategic digital, IT, web hosting and social media advertising agency. The acquisition of the Iowa-based Alt Studios brings additional expertise […]

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Globe-Trotting Do-Gooder Joins OBI Account Team

Creative thinking, problem solving and collaboration come naturally to Ashley Smith; maybe that’s why advertising is such a good fit for our newest Account Director. Or maybe it’s because she genuinely enjoys helping people. Ashley joins our crew after a stint coaching advertisers to reach their goals at LinkedIn as a Marketing Solutions Support Specialist; and […]

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OBI Creative Celebrates Sweet 16 at the AMA Awards

Last night at the Omaha AMA Pinnacle Awards, we were honored with 16 awards across eight different categories. Taking home such a variety of awards fills us with pride for the clients we are privileged to partner with every day and gratitude to our colleagues for recognizing our work. Cheers to all who filled the […]

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Is Advertising Genius Earned or Just Pure Luck?

E = mc2 is easy to remember but hard to explain. This equation represents a complex relationship that many may not fully understand. Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity has simply become shorthand for genius. Marketing enterprise hybrid cloud solutions is kind of like that. Even CIOs and CTOs deciding which solutions provide the best […]

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