• The Chamber Weekly Blog

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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
    Matthew Thomas
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021
    YouScience Employer Connections is an innovative way to connect with local talent right here in our community. Read more
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    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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    Babs Knowles
    Friday, August 6, 2021
    We all know that social media can draw customers to you over your competitors, but have you ever considered that it could also be used to recruit new staff and retain your current employees? If designed correctly, your social media creates an atmosphere in which others will want to participate. Read more
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    Babs Knowles
    Wednesday, July 21, 2021
    If you think about it, all good commercials, sitcoms, movies, reality shows, and even good preachers have something in common: they tell engaging stories. Why? Because it’s relatable. It draws people in. Storytelling can take a good performance and turn it into something we think about for the rest of the day. You can do this for your business too. You can turn an average experience into something amazing when your audience knows where you are coming from with storytelling. And then, they are hooked and will follow your business because it's now become a human interest story, not just a product or service. Read more
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    Babs Knowles
    Wednesday, July 7, 2021
    If 2020 taught us anything, it was that we are resilient and creative people. If you are one of the people who came up with a new product or service idea, you will want to check out this short article. Read on to move your ideas forward without a significant outlay of cash initially. Read more
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    Babs Knowles
    Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    There are approximately 775,000 entrepreneurs in America. Are you ready to make that 775,001? It takes a dedicated person to conquer excuses and become a part of the Gig Economy. Read further to see if you have what it takes to join the ranks. Read more
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    Babs Knowles
    Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    Dealing with angry people during a staffing shortage is not easy, especially since one problem creates the other. People are angry because they have to wait. People have to wait because you are short staffed. No one wants to work in an environment filled with angry people. Here are some things you can do to diffuse the situation. Read more
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