Did You See These Chamber Posts on Facebook?

Chamber Pros Insider Tip #94 As you know, Norma is a professionals photographer. She understands apertures, focal length, flare, stops, and a bunch of other terms I nod to. But I, am the butterfly whisperer. I came across this fellow and I just kept telling it, “It’s OK. It’s OK. Don’t fly away. Stand still…”. It […]

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The Key to Attracting Gen Y to Chamber Events

There have been countless articles written on what Millennials want. The stereotype paints them as egocentric do-gooders. While the egocentric part  is a little heavy-handed for an entire generation, their interest in changing the world is evident. We’ve even mentioned appealing to their need to help others is a great way to get them involved with the […]

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Chambers, Reach Exactly Who You Need to Reach

Chamber Pros Insider Tip #94 This is fun.  Check out this panoramic shot by my friend Lisa Farquharson of the Dalles, Oregon, Chamber. She shared the image as a Facebook post and also made it her header. Nice work Lisa. Beautiful place. Lisa shared that she used the Panorama Camera 360 app on her phone for this. On to […]

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How to Host a Chamber Video Contest

A member of the Chamber of Commerce Group on Facebook asked: Has anyone done a contest for community videos? We would like to get the community to do short videos about what they love here. We would want to be able to use the videos in other pieces, if they are good quality. I am […]

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Chambers, Promote Others to Promote Yourself

Chamber Pros Insider Tip #93 Happy Monday from the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky border. Norma took this photo last night from where we are staying. Sunsets never get old, do they? Pretty soon, we will be heading south. I wonder if the sunsets in Tennessee and Georgia are as awe inspiring. You can come along with us through this page. On […]

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How’s Your Chamber Staff Page?

If you’re thinking about a chamber rebranding exercise or working on your chamber website, don’t forget about your staff page. Regardless of the size of your chamber featuring the people who make your chamber the success it is is important. What Should You Include on a Staff Page?   Pictures of your staff Staff pictures […]

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Chambers, Get Your Free White Paper and Social Media Tip

Chamber Pros Insider Tip #91 &#92 How are you today? We are recuperating from 4 fun days at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) conference in Cincinnati. Good times : ) Here is another image from our time in Cinci. This is the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Beautiful, right? Blew me away. Traveling the country […]

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Tips on Recruiting Chamber Board Members

A great board is so important to the chamber’s success but how do you attract the right people for the right positions? And how do you ensure the spaces stay filled? A member of the Chamber of Commerce Professionals Group on Facebook asked: Does anyone have any inside secrets of recruiting new board members? Jay Handler, from […]

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Check Out These Chamber Publications

A member of the Chamber of Commerce Professionals Group on Facebook asked: Does anyone use a magazine/flip a page type of e-newsletter? We’re seeing them in other organizations and are wondering if it’s a good idea to freshen things up a bit by using something like this. Many chambers are using this type of interactive […]

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Chambers, Get Results by Targeting Your Contacts

Chamber Pros Insider Tip #90 How is your day going? We just finished up at the ACCE chamber conference in Cincinnati. Good times. Look who I caught in line. Cathi Hight. She was purchasing the book Quiet by author and keynote speaker, Susan Cain. The time of the introverts has come : ) On to today’s tip I […]

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