Disaster Preparedness

Will you be Open for Business? QuakeUP2016 is this weekend adjacent to the Beaverton Farmers Market on Saturday. If you can’t attend, be sure and check out our booklet on business preparedness……..Are you ready? Download Booklet  

20150414 | Category: Announcements Tips Uncategorized

Tips for Twitter

4 Beginning Twitter Tips for Business From 2014-2015 the number of Twitter users grew by 50 million, and it’s estimated that close to 1/5 of Internet users have Twitter accounts. The average Twitter user follows 5 businesses so if you’re not trying to reach your customers on Twitter you’re missing an opportunity.   Twitter is […]

20150408 | Category: Announcements Tips

Start Up Business Advice

6 MUST Read Tips! Chambers are often asked for advice on how to start a business. Building your own business from the ground up is no easy task. There is no template or formula to creating a hugely successful business. There is just sheer hard work, determination and a will to succeed. Apple founder Steve […]

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7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business

7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources. There’s no question you know your product, service or industry but what do you know about running a business or social […]

20150331 | Category: Announcements Tips Uncategorized

Targeting Your Ideal Customer

Targeting Your Ideal Customer No matter what your hobby, there are tools of the trade. If you fish, you match the type of bait you use to the kind of fish you want to land. For knitters, there are specific needles to use for different kinds of stitches and patterns. Golfers employ clubs specific to […]

20150318 | Category: Announcements Tips Uncategorized

The Customer is Always Right

“The Customer is Always Right” by Ron Orris, Executive Director, Bradford Area Chamber Good customer service is easy once you change your attention from business-driven to customer-focused. The ironic thing about this premise is that with better customer service, your business profits too. Here are a couple of stories about good customer service: Stew Leonard […]

20150311 | Category: Tips Uncategorized

8 Ways to Get Noticed on Social Media

There’s a lot of noise on the social media channels and getting noticed can seem a task akin to pushing a large bolder up an icy slope in gale-force winds blowing down off of the mountain. But it’s not as hard as you think. Here are several tips to help you get your business noticed […]

20150304 | Category: Announcements Tips Uncategorized

Better Business Blogging Made Simple

Better Business Blogging Made SimpleIt’s simple. It’s simple. A business blog should do three things for your business:  prove to Google you are a legitimate business website with good content (which will happen when it’s shared).  present a more human side of your business, helping your audience connect to you; this should be […]

Why Video in 2015?

Why video in 2015? Some astounding statistics about Video Marketing   If you own a small business or are in business for yourself, there’s a lot of compelling evidence suggesting that online video marketing should be a major focus of your advertising and marketing budget. A one minute video has a value of 1.8 million […]

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