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Walking the Talk: Introducing the New Mueller Brand

Mueller Has a Brand New Pair of Shoes You know what they say, the cobbler’s children have no shoes. That’s how we’ve felt here at Mueller as we’ve focused all our attention on building the brands of our incredible clients. Today, we have an extra skip in our step as we roll out our new […]

A legacy of integrity and flair – The story behind the Barkin–McKiethan Scholarship

Barkin-McKeithan Scholarship x Mueller Communications Every summer, Mueller Communications presents college juniors with the opportunity to participate in a full-time paid internship. This is no ordinary coffee-fetching, file-organizing summer pastime. The Barkin-McKiethan intern gains real-world agency experience by getting their hands on client work, researching solutions and being surrounded by passionate communications professionals. In addition […]

Milwaukee Fortress: Our Future Home

The Milwaukee Fortress Building in the heart of Milwaukee’s Brewers Hill neighborhood will be Mueller Communications’ future home. The firm will occupy more than 8,200 square-feet of space on the development’s ground level and will also have access to approximately 1,000 square-feet of special event and meeting space. Additionally, the building boasts an array of […]

Is It Time to Pull the Plug or Double Down on Digital Marketing?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of Wisconsin businesses closing their doors, canceling events and implementing remote work measures to help slow the spread of the disease. During these unprecedented times, it makes sense for businesses to evaluate all aspects of operations and expenditures, including digital marketing. Should you be hitting pause or pulling […]

Communicating Through a Pandemic

The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is far-reaching and ever-changing and is testing the preparedness – or lack of preparedness – of organizations large and small. While it can be tempting to panic, now more than ever, organizations need to be the voice of calm, bringing proactive, timely and reliable information to their stakeholders. As you […]

Honest, thoughtful reactions are best way to overcome mistakes

By Phill Trewyn, Senior Account Executive In 1962, the British record label Decca auditioned two young up-and-coming bands, one of which it signed to a contract. The signed band was named Brian Poole and the Tremeloes. Decca dismissed the other group, reportedly because company executives asserted they “had no future in show business.” That band? […]

Building a Diverse Workforce

By Lori Richards, Partner and President of Mueller Communications “If you build it, they will come.” This may have worked for Kevin Costner and his field of dreams, but it’s an outdated attitude to have about building a diverse team. There is much discussion about workforce being influenced by physical space, and the speculation is that […]

Bolster Employee Recruitment and Retention Efforts

By Elizabeth Hummitzsch, Vice President of Mueller Communications With unemployment at an all-time low throughout the state, employee recruitment and retention has become a top priority for businesses of all sizes, across all industries. Whether you’re seeking entry-level talent or more seasoned professionals, a comprehensive communications effort can give you and your company the competitive […]

Carl Mueller — a backstage guy among Milwaukee’s elite

H. Carl Mueller carved out an unusual career in his hometown of Milwaukee, first as a newspaper reporter, then as a political aide to Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist and, finally, as a public relations man, whose client list included some of the most powerful people in the region. Credit: Rick Wood By Bill Glauber of […]

Business Journal Picks 40 Under 40 Winners: Lori Richards Among Group

By Mark Kass of the Journal Sentinel Chef Thomas Hauck, who took over the Karl Ratzsch restaurant in Milwaukee in 2016, and developer Kevin Newell are among the second group of winners to be announced in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s prestigious 40 Under 40 awards program for 2017. Check out the attached slideshow to see […]