Chamber Chatter: 10-27-20

While October may seem a little early for most to think about the holiday shopping season, this time represents a critical period for retailers as inventory orders typically need to be placed by now, and strategic thinking completed as to what consumers will be looking for in 2020. But this year obviously presents a much […]

Chamber Chatter: 9-28-20

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Use Experiential Marketing It might be time to make some changes to your social marketing plan.  Many consumers are still “quarantined” at home and they’re tired of the same old FaceBook images and memes.  Create an experience – something they can talk about – and promote your brand […]

Chamber Chatter: 9-9-20

When you don’t have people walking through your door – if your door is still closed, if people are afraid to leave home, or if you’re at maximum capacity and no one is leaving – you touch people via Facebook.  For those who are quarantined, Facebook is the only way to connect to the world […]

Chamber Chatter: 9-1-20

9(More)Marketing Tips for the “New Normal” Are you tired of the words “new normal” yet?  If you’re like most business owners, you probably are.  But whether we recognize it as a new shift in how we do business or a temporary tack we take to survive the current economic storm, the point is how you […]

Chamber Chatter: 8-26-20

It’s been a difficult year for sure.  We’ve gone from being quarantined 24/7 to “go out only when necessary” to “just wear a mask and avoid crowds”.  Then add the anxiety of determining how to make social distancing and masks work in your business!  Are you home schooling as well?  Let’s just add that to […]


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Community Expo 2020 Postponed

Dear Chamber member – We’ve been monitoring the evolving impact of the coronavirus on the community and our businesses. With new cases identified in Ohio earlier this week, there is growing concern about “community spread”. Over the last several days we’ve talked with local health officials, educators and leaders in the business community. Many of our companies […]


Coming up with a compelling way to get people to stop and see what you have to offer can be a challenge. A polite “Hi, how are you?” or other standard greeting just isn’t going to do the trick most of the time; you need something that is a little more along the lines of […]

EXPO TIP: Offer Something Fun

Play Some Games and Give Out Prizes One simple way to do this is having people complete a quick task that will enter them into a drawing. These tasks could be as easy as singing in at your booth, signing up for your email list, taking a picture and tagging your company, or using your […]