Help your small businesses this holiday with impactful programs that bring them value and more customers.
As a chamber pro, you wear a lot of hats and work long hours in an often thankless environment. Yet, when you think of all of the businesses you are helping, it’s a very rewarding career. But like any job, you sometimes need a little break and a little humor. Did you ever do Opposite […]
Need ideas for chamber volunteer gifts? We have you covered in this giant list of gifts for volunteers.
It’s that time of year and you might be thinking ahead to 2024. Maybe you’re looking at your chamber’s strategic plan and checking to see if you’re on track. Perhaps you’re considering that it’s time to revamp the document. Either way, a SWOT Analysis is the traditional “gold standard” to analyze where you are and […]
In today’s digital age, chambers of commerce and professional associations are under constant pressure to produce relevant and engaging content for their members. With limited resources and ever-expanding platforms, how can these organizations ensure consistent, high-quality content delivery? Enter Artificial Intelligence (AI). Why Use AI for Content Creation? The use of AI in content creation […]
No one would argue that the key to new memberships as well as retention is providing value for member businesses. But how do you do that in a world where everyone wants to be catered to? It’s difficult to scale. Here are a few tips as well as questions you can ask to help ensure […]
It’s terrific when you can do something for the chamber finances and something for your members. I’m talking about when you can bring in substantial non-dues revenue the kind that builds up the positive feelings your members (and the larger community) have for you, while also providing them with something beneficial. In today’s blog post […]
It finally happened. Your board approved a budget that would allow you to get some long-needed help. You want a general assistant. But your board thinks you would be better off with someone with a specific skill set–such as a marketer, membership salesperson, or a legislative person. Everyone wants the new addition to be a […]