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Keeping our members informed on the region, best business practices, and marketing. The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting articles from members to post as blogs on the Chamber’s website. These should contain useful information relevant to your industry and might solve a problem member companies may be having or alert members to and describe a new trend. You will get by-line credit for writing the article and we encourage you to include a brief bio about yourself and your business or organization. These are not intended to be a sales pitch. All articles must be approved by the Chamber staff before they are posted to the website. Depending on the number of submissions, we reserve the right to schedule articles for later postings. If you have questions or would like to submit an article contact Nick Sharps at or (301) 387-5237.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
10 Tips for Beating the Competition by Improving Creativity

There's a lot of competition out there. Your business is no longer competing with your neighbor. Thanks to the internet, the world is your customer and your competition. But you needn't let that discourage you. People do business with organizations they know, like, and trust. To stand out from the crowd, you need to share of yourself and let them get to know you. But you also have to embrace creativity because if you don't, your marketing message will sound like everyone else's.

Christina R. Metcalf

Friday, August 2, 2019
10 Rules for Hosting an Effective Meeting

Meetings are necessary wastes of time, right? That’s meant to be a funny commentary but it may reflect employee sentiment in your business. If it does, meetings can be hazardous to your company culture and may even be a dreaded part of your employees’ days. If you think your employees feel this way about your business meetings, it’s time to adopt the following rules and begin hosting your most effective meetings yet.

Christina R. Green

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