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  • 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...
  • 07/28/2017
    The chamber offers volunteer opportunities, networking possibilities, help with marketing and so much more. If that’s not enough, joining the chamber is also a great way to make a difference in the economic development of your community.Whenever I think of the work of the chamber and its importance, I always think of the Bruce Springsteen song “My Hometown,” particularly the lyri...
  • 07/28/2017
    A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your customers receive multiple benefits from you being a...
  • 07/28/2017
    When was the last time you heard someone say, “I have too many followers and too many likes on my business page.”? Uh, never. I assume. Whether you’re just beginning to get your business into social media marketing or you’ve been there a while, you can always use some help. The chamber is one of those little-known places that you can get it for less than the cost of employi...

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