• The Chamber Weekly Blog

    A collection of articles that we believe will add value to you and your business!
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    Christina Metcalf and Edited by Babs Knowles
    Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    Whether you are a business or a nonprofit, operating in the public sector or the private one, serving businesses and organizations or serving individuals, established in your sector or just starting out, running an empire or “lone wolfing” it, your audience wants to get to know you better. This article discusses easy ways to allow your customer base to feel like they know you better. Read more
    Christina Metcalf; edited by Babs Knowles
    Tuesday, February 15, 2022
    If you’re like most business owners these days, you’re faced with the fact that increasing prices is inevitable. Even if it pains you to do so, your costs are increasing, and you likely must pass those along to your customers if you want to remain in business. If that’s the case, these ways to increase perceived value should help you both feel better about the necessity of doing so. Read more
    Babs Knowles
    Monday, February 7, 2022
    For your business to succeed, it must come to mind quickly when people have a service or product they need and you provide. How do you increase your chances that when customers get ready to spend their money or make their plans, that your business will be one of the first to come to their minds? Christina Metcalf proves a quick read of helpful hints in this blog. Read more
    Christina Metcalf and Babs Knowles
    Thursday, January 13, 2022
    It's not too late to set goals. If you’re considering taking on a resolution or making some big changes in your business or yourself, consider these motivational suggestions. They’ll help you make effective use of your time and direction and assist you in building confidence in your skills in 2022. Read more
    Tuesday, December 28, 2021
    Now that you got the ball rolling in 2021, how do you keep sales flowing in 2022? If you are a small business, consider these four simple, yet resonating, ideas: 1.) Reevaluate your goals 2.) Tell your customers' stories 3.) Talk about your team 4.) Look at your Q4 Data. Read on for details that will motivate you to keep the momentum going! Read more
    Babs Knowles
    Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    Four of the busiest shopping days of the entire year are within this calendar week! Do you have what it takes to draw the customers to your business? These are good email tips for all of the year, but we hope you find them especially helpful this week and as you move on into planning your 2022 sales strategy. Read more
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    Babs Knowles
    Thursday, December 16, 2021
    We’re down to the last week before Christmas with some of the biggest shopping days of the season still ahead of us. Since every sale can help your future marketing, it’s essential that over the next few weeks you think not only of the money, but the data you can garner from each sale as well. But don’t stress. You still have time to implement these important activities for big results. Read more
    Babs Knowles
    Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Cross promotions are especially beneficial for small businesses. Consider all of your options for sales and marketing efforts this year. Read more
    Babs Knowles
    Thursday, August 26, 2021
    Every business owner or business decision maker faces stress. It's part of the job. Literally. But recently, due to many factors out of your control, stress on the job has become a monumental aspect of keeping businesses afloat. If you feel fatigued and are juggling responsibilities, worries, and fear like they were part of the job description, read this short article for encouragement and a helpful list of thirteen things you can implement to make your business life (and thus your personal life as well) much better, starting today. Read more
    Babs Knowles
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    Just the title of this article alone can make some of us put up a defensive posture, but think about your customers. Are they on defense? Are they concerned or skeptical? Do they need more convincing that your business is right for them? To reduce potential friction from or with your customers, be proactive and focused in the presentation of your company and its product or service. Read more
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