20 Ways to Celebrate National Holidays
All in, there are almost 2000 national days and holidays in the US. In May, for example there are days celebrating: orange juice, truffles, nurses, shrimp, wine, walnuts, hamburgers, paper airplanes, paperclips, and more! If you’re like me, you may find them hard to keep up with, but they can be a great source of engagement for your business. You just have to know how to use them for maximum return and get a little creative. Celebrating these days serves to connect your audience with your business so make
Christina R. Metcalf and Nick Sharps
20 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
March 8, 2022, is International Women’s Day when the world celebrates the many contributions of women everywhere. If you’re not sure how to celebrate, we have some ideas for you and your business. For the ideas in this article, think across multiple mediums to add content on your blog, in videos, reels, podcast episode, audio quotes, social media posts, etc. The same content can be repurposed in different formats to ensure everyone can find their favorite way to enjoy it.
Christina R. Metcalf
Creating a Memorable Buying Experience This Small Business Season
What is one benefit your brick-and-mortar business has over online sellers? This is an important question to ask to get more people to shop small or shop local this holiday season. When someone can grab their phone and purchase a gift quicker than it takes to find a parking space, why should they buy in person? One thing you can provide that they’ll never get online is a magical shopping experience. And since we’ve all heard how important experiences are these days, it’s time you start thinking about the
Christina R. Metcalf
25 Ways to Incorporate Halloween in Your Business at the Last Minute
Guess what? Halloween’s almost here and that marks that time of year when every time you blink there’s another holiday right around the corner. It can be exhausting but also a fantastic time to reach out to existing customers and get new ones. Holiday marketing is fun and helps people get to know you better. But if you’re looking at the calendar, you’re probably thinking you’ve missed your opportunity for Halloween. Not so. Here are 25 things you can do to make the most of Halloween at the last minute.
Christina R. Green
Chamber Holiday Traditions
The Chamber staff shares some of their favorite holiday traditions!
5 Jolly Reasons to Attend December Business After Hours
Who wants to go out after work in the snow and cold for Business After Hours? Bah humbug! Well we've got five jolly reasons why you should join us at M&T Bank in Oakland on Thursday, December 13.
Does Shopping Local Really Matter?
You've probably seen messages and signs encouraging you to shop or buy local but does it really matter?
Lunch Breaks? Post-It Notes? What Are We Thankful for in the Workplace?
As we prepare to depart the office for Thanksgiving I decided to put the spotlight on my co-workers and ask them what they are thankful for in the workplace. Read on to find out what the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce staff values!