In Memory of Norm Myhr ⁠— Founder of MBT Marketing

August 26, 2019

  Friends and Colleagues, It is with great sorrow that we share with you that Norm Myhr, founder of MBT Marketing, passed away on Sunday, August 25th. He died of complications while in the hospital. Norm was truly one of the great ones. He loved the advertising business. He poured his heart and soul into…

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How to Land the Holy Grail Summer Internship

July 15, 2019

It all started about six months ago in my Professional Development class. We were instructed to set-up LinkedIn and Handshake accounts, finish crafting our resumes and cover letters, and start the search.  I began the process in October of 2018 and didn’t finish until April of 2019. Throughout that time, I applied to over 30…

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Best Pet-Friendly Happy Hours for Team Outings in Portland

May 31, 2019

Office Happy hours can be a real crowd pleaser and a good way for you to bond with your co-workers. Not to mention, it’s a great way for your team to enjoy hanging out together outside of the office. At MBT Marketing, we are a dog-friendly office so when planning out of office Happy Hours…

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Meet Heather | MBT’s New Assistant Media Buyer

May 22, 2019

This week in the Media Department, the team welcomed our newest Assistant Media Buyer, Heather Barkee! Heather is a graduate from the University of Oregon with a degree in advertising and a minor in sociology. Most recently Heather was the sales assistant for Alpha Media radio group here in Portland. At MBT, Heather will assist…

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The Funniest Tweets this Week Regarding Facebook’s New “Clear History” Tool

May 16, 2019

This week, Facebook released an announcement informing advertisers of their upcoming “Clear History” tool that will allow users to disconnect their off-Facebook activity from their profile. This new tool is essentially an attempt to provide users with more transparency and knowledge of how their data is being utilized. Though this new feature will not affect…

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Meet Claire | Summer 2019 Social Media Intern

May 15, 2019

This week in the Social Department, the team welcomed our new summer intern: Claire Desmarais! She is currently a student at the University of Portland with a major in Marketing and a minor in Spanish. Throughout her collegiate career, she has had several impressive internships, as well as leadership roles at The Beacon at the…

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Time to Stress

March 15, 2019

Stress is certainly no stranger to the advertising world. At the heart of advertising is creative ideation – a marriage of expectations and deliverables compounded by stress. There’s pressure…There’re changes…There’s a story to tell… However, it’s all those things that attract us Type A people to the ad biz. The aspiration behind the stress? Easy!…

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Video Continues to Dominate the Social Sphere

November 20, 2018

Facebook shared some exciting insights at their recent agency partner day. This stat may not come as news to most, but we continue to see an increase in mobile usage. Facebook has forecasted that in 2019 there will be 2.7 billion smartphone users in the world. They have also predicted that one million minutes of…

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MBT 2018 Summer Internship Recap

August 20, 2018

As summer comes to a close, we have to say goodbye to our amazing interns as they head back to school. At MBT, we value the importance of creating strong business leaders that will mold the future. Not only do we provide an array of opportunities and experiences for our interns, but they provide us…

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MBT’s Sounds of Summer

August 17, 2018

We’ve had an amazing sunshine-filled summer at MBT. We loved having a nice, long break from the rain at our Portland office and enjoyed soaking up that California sun at our new office in Orange County! Whether we’re getting our tan on at Newport Beach or floating along the Columbia river with our friends, a…

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