Monday, March 21, 2022
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Showpig.com is looking for a highly motivated, organized self-starter to join our marketing team and help facilitate our summer planned events as a summer intern. Our marketing department focuses on two large events in the summer; The Exposition and All Star Camp, and this intern position would play a vital role in the execution of such events. This position would also require assistance with the Showpig.com social media pages and development of tools and resources for consignors to prepare for the fall sale season.
Friday, March 11, 2022
Friday, February 18, 2022
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Showpig.com has launched two NEW consignment sale options that will diversify its auction offerings and better serve all segments of the buying and selling community. The Debut and The Buy Now Event consignment sales will take the place of The Open consignment sale and come with unique marketing and positioning tactics.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
"This is a people business, and our kids are driving so more than just a show pig. It’s truly a vehicle to get them to where they are going and who they are going to be. It’s easy sometimes to forget how special a place the show barn really is. Somedays the emphasis on winning as the only measuring stick for success overshadows our real purpose."
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Monday, June 14, 2021
Jackie Lackey, Haskell, Texas, has joined The Wendt Group as a Business Development Consultant and also Interim Director of Marketing. In her consulting role, Lackey will work with the team to develop new and innovative tools to help sellers ‘do business better’ and continue to attract buyers to the industry’s leading online auction platform. Temporarily, Lackey will also lead the team’s strategic marketing efforts for Showpig.com. By recognizing needs within the industry and listening carefully to both buyers and sellers, Lackey will steer products, services and content relevant to all customers and audiences.
Monday, August 31, 2020
The show pig industry is comprised of a unique community of people. If you are on the outside looking in, you may not understand the passion people have for a four-legged animal, but it is so much more than what happens in the show ring. When put to the test this summer, the industry united together to become stronger than ever. The life lessons and skills the swine industry teaches people daily definitely shined and showed during this trying time in our country. The 5 reasons why the show pig industry thrived in a pandemic:
Friday, October 11, 2019
As we wrap up our Marketing Series, we’ve put together a checklist for you. Click the link to learn all the things to put in consideration when building your marketing plan!
Friday, October 4, 2019
In a world where social media reigns king, how important are print advertisements anymore? Even in today’s digital world, print advertisement is a key area of marketing that will make your marketing strategies well rounded. In the livestock world, print advertisement will never go out of style. Below are some key reasons why print ads are still relevant and some tips to think about when designing your next ad!
Friday, September 13, 2019
Establishing social media pages for your livestock operation is almost a must in today’s day and age. While most of us obviously go to leader in all things social media, Facebook, we can often times over look the importance of also launching an Instagram page or even having a presence on Snapchat. With all of these social media tools, there are a lot of Do’s and Don’ts to keep in mind as well. So how are you supposed to navigate to social media marketing world? Below are some tips to consider and think about when using Facebook to advertise and market your brand.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Did you know that almost 85% of the United State’s population accesses the Internet every single day? Plain and simple, we live in a digital era where everything can be accessed through a click or a swipe of your finger. This includes email and web searches. Don’t think email blasts, banner ads and website advertisement is important? IT IS!
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The National Pork Board today honored Tom Baas as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award during the National Pork Industry Forum in Kansas City. Baas is a former animal science professor at Iowa State University.
At the pork industry’s annual business meeting each year, the award is presented to an outstanding leader to recognize his or her lifelong contribution to the pork industry.
“Tom has provided extraordinary leadership to the pork industry,” said National Pork Board President Terry O’Neel, a pork producer from Friend, Nebraska. “Through the years, he worked tirelessly for the advancement of the pork industry and mentored numerous students at Iowa State University.”
Friday, August 11, 2017
Did you know that, although we may look very different, pigs and humans have a lot in common? In fact, we’re so similar in size, physiology and even genetics that pigs are helping scientists learn more about how to treat human diseases. Here are some ways pigs are helping physicians have more tools to treat their patients in the future.