Ways to Spice Up Your Chamber Networking Event

Do you reward businesses who refer new chamber members to you?

If you host a chamber networking event like a Business After Hours, a breakfast session, or lunch gathering, there are a number of ways you can organize it. But there’s nowhere that says you must always use the same format and there may be no single best type for your chamber. Variety is the spice […]

14 Ways to Showcase Your Community on Social Media

Content ideas for your chamber that focus on your community

Each town has a flavor and something special about it. If you’re not capturing that in your social media and blog posts, you’re missing opportunities to connect. The following ideas can be used as social media posts or blog posts depending how lengthy you’d like to make them. Think of them as story starters. 14 […]

Celebrate Independents Week

Are you celebrating Independents Week at your chamber?

No, that title isn’t a typo. It’s a call to celebrate the independent businesses of your community from July 1st – July 7th. The national movement has roots in independent bookstores, who originally created it to encourage shopping there over national chains. It’s been going on longer than Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Black Friday, an event […]

What to Do When Your Chamber Audience is Ignoring You

Interaction and engagement aren’t easy. They take consistency and time, a commitment to it, a willingness to have conversations, and take time away from your “real job.” But it’s something that must be done if you want to continue connecting to an audience that is becoming more and more scattered and appeals for attention are no longer […]

Why You Need Images in Your Chamber Tweets

Are your ambassadors all that they can be at networking events?

If your chamber is active on Twitter there are probably times when you produce something you’re really proud of and you wish it had gotten more traction. If you’re confident your content is on track with what your audience wants then you have to assume people just aren’t noticing it. Images are the way to […]