Banner Times for the Sign Industry

The sign business is having a banner season in northern Michigan. Traverse City is home to many creative production companies that provide an array of services from wayfinding signage to experiential exhibits, event banners to pop-up displays, transit bus wrapping to auto painting. The possibilities...

The Sweet Spot: Slightly off-kilter PB&J Marketing gets TC talking

[caption id="attachment_27159" align="alignleft" width="300"] PB&J Marketing co-owners Karl Bastian and his wife Maria Perez-Bastian look over some of their recent work. (Photo: Todd VanSickle)[/caption] Meat, potholes and penguins have had Traverse City buzzing since PB&J Marketing launched Maxbauer's Meat Market's eye-catching billboard and marketing campaign several...

Ampel Feedback gets customers’ comments on the spot

Local entrepreneur Sebastian Garbsch got the idea for his latest startup business in the least likely of places: an airport bathroom. As Garbsch recalls it, he was catching a connecting flight at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago about six years ago. While washing his hands in...