It’s obvious to mention that you’re losing money if you’re not using your chamber membership, but it’s more than just being out the membership dues. If you’re not using your membership to its fullest, you are losing potential customers, revenue, and you’re out significant cost savings. Here’s what you’re not taking advantage of:
Sue Stephens has been selected as the 2017 Tigard Shining Stars “From the Heart” Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of Jim Hartman. Jim Hartman set the standard for this award by his example of giving from the heart to his community, and the “From the Heart” award honors a person who has dedicated their time and energy to a specific cause in the Tigard community. This person gives willingly, energetically and con
Elise Shearer has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Tigard’s First Citizen award. This award recognizes someone who has made in-depth, long-term volunteer contributions to the Tigard community over the years. The winner is active, involved, interested and enthusiastic about making Tigard a nice place to live and work.
Dennis Johnson, Owner of Center Street Gold & Silver, has been named the 2017 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year. This award honors a Chamber member who has volunteered many hours of time, talent and energy to the success and growth of the Tigard Chamber. Bert Tousey and his example of Chamber volunteerism is commitment at its best. This person is an example of an active
Adam LaFountain has been selected as the 2017 Shining Stars Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of former Mayor Jim Nicoli, who passed away in 2000. Mayor Nicoli’s dedication to the youth of our community was a fitting way to honor his name and award a youth in our community who volunteers to make a difference.
Lauren Brown, Elizabeth Kerns, Cassidy Thornton and Jake Wolf Named 2017 Tigard Chamber Scholarship Recipients
Ralph Hughes, Owner of Financial WealthCare, has been named the 2017 Tigard Chamber CEO Shooting Star. This award is given to recognize a member’s significant achievement in the launch/implementation of a new program/organization or taking a program to the next level within the Tigard Chamber which has greatly benefited the chambers brand, its members and its visibility.
The chamber offers volunteer opportunities, networking possibilities, help with marketing and so much more. If that’s not enough, joining the chamber is also a great way to make a difference in the economic development of your community.
Whenever I think of the work of the chamber and its importance, I always think of the Bruce Springsteen song “My Hometown,” particularly the lyrics:
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One of the most obvious ways to boost revenue in your business is to make more sales. Here are ten ways you can start doing that today:
1. Do You Have A Sales Strategy?
Most businesses think they have a strategy, but they don’t.
Now is a good time to develop one. You need to consider who your ideal customer is and what are the products and services that provide the best return for you.
The sales strategy should be a brief one-page roadmap that encapsulates: