Tips from Chambers on Running Member to Member Discounts

Are you offering member to member discounts?

Member to member discounts can be a great way to promote congeniality and goodwill among your members as well as encourage shopping local by giving them discounts to do so. If these discounts are exclusive to chamber members it can also be a solid recruiting tool. A member of the Chamber of Commerce Professionals Group […]

A New Reason Your Chamber Should be Using Video

How is your chamber using video?

Video is big. What’s new? According to stats released by YouTube, watchers are now spending more than 40 minutes at a time on the popular site, up 50% from just a year ago. The site has over a billion daily users, which is almost 1/3 of the people on the Internet. They watch hundreds of millions […]

What Gets People to Your Morning Mixer

What are you doing at your chamber breakfast events?

A member of the Chamber of Commerce Professionals Group on Facebook asked: Does anyone have a game or contest to encourage attendance at your Business After Hours or Rise & Shine networking events? We have door prizes and a Member of the Month drawing, but that doesn’t seem to be enough. Chambers Ring in on […]

5 Ways to Use Twitter Lists at Your Chamber

Are you using twitter lists at your chamber?

According to Twitter there are 302 million active global users on the site each month, with 500 million tweets sent per day. While you may not need to reach even a fraction of them, it’s a sizable number of people using Twitter. 80% of the active users access Twitter from mobile so it’s a great […]

What Can a Chamber Intern Do?

What are you teaching your chamber interns?

If you’re thinking about an internship program, you may be wondering exactly how you can best use an intern’s expertise, and at the same time help them grow professionally. Before you begin exploring the possibilities — and they are exciting — make sure you check with legal counsel if your internship is an unpaid one. What […]