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  • 10/13/2017
    Everyone wants to know the secret to business success. You know the one that happens overnight with very little work? The one business secret that can be doing its thing while you enjoy a much-deserved day on the greens or the open water? Success that happens automatically, like the rubbing of a genie’s bottle?But guess what?There’s no such thing. Even for those rare businesses th...
  • 10/09/2017
    Have you ever waited a really long time for something like a movie to come out, only to be disappointed? Or maybe a friend told you how wonderful a particular city was. But when you went there it wasn’t nearly as fantastic as your imagination—and your friend—had made it out to be.Are you worried chamber membership will turn out the same way? A lot of talk and not much value? You...
  • 09/28/2017
    Referral marketing allows your loyal customers to “sell” for you by referring others to your business. Sounds great, right?Unfortunately, getting helpful reviews and referrals is not as easy as just providing good service or a worthwhile product. The disconnect is seen in a Texas Tech University study, which revealed 83% of customers admitted they were willing to write a review or refe...
  • 09/04/2017
    This short article will try to provide the reader an introduction for protecting his/her computer information in case of severe weather; specifically Hurricanes and Lighting as well as some pointers to prepare an emergency plan.When evaluating the relevance of any suggestion below, the reader should keep in mind the following question: “how valuable is the information inside the computer sys...
  • 09/03/2017
    There’s never enough time in the day. To combat that, many of us stay up too late, swig coffee like it was water or guzzle energy drinks like they were air, and we sacrifice downtime for working towards getting that one last thing done before we leave. Many of us bring work home with us and check our emails before our feet hit the floor in the morning.But it shouldn’t be about working...
  • 09/03/2017
    Ugh. Content is the bane of our existence these days as marketers, isn’t it? Even if you’re not officially a marketer or have a marketing department, to get found on Google you’re expected to post high-quality content.But here’s the key to maintaining your sanity—it doesn’t have to be content you create every time. There is a lot of valuable content out there th...
  • 09/03/2017
    If you’re a chamber member, you may not give a lot of thought as to what that means for your employees but there are a lot of benefits for them as well.1.     Lunch and LearnsChambers host Lunch and Learns and other seminars on topics such as social media and personal branding. These topics can be worthwhile for your employees. You can even use it as a free or inexpensive...
  • 09/03/2017
    As I’m writing this, I’m thinking about Texas and Louisiana and those experiencing the devastating Hurricane Harvey. The road to recovery is a long one, even after the storm blows through and the flooding subsides. But natural disaster doesn’t have to come in the form of a hurricane. It can be a tornado, fire, earthquake, or flood. Whatever the cause, your business could be inope...
  • 09/03/2017
    Grow your small business with LinkedIn by using these seven proven tactics.There are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, but only half of them will make it past five years. To ensure your small business is in the successful half, we encourage you to capitalize on the various ways LinkedIn can evolve your business.With LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, y...
  • 07/28/2017
    There’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.Getting Out What You Put in to MembershipFirst, even if you never go to a single c...

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