Chamber Insight connects you to ideas and inspiration from the Madison area. We'll give you ideas and inspiration from local businesses, as well as leaders in our community. The Madison, Indiana area is full of excitement. Find things to do, see, and experience here. It is all within your reach.Results Found: 16Wednesday, April 7, 2021
3 Things in Business That Aren’t Worth It
We only have so many hours in the day so the last thing you want to do is spend time doing things that aren’t worth the time. Being labeled as “not worth the time” doesn’t mean they are annoying to do. In fact, some of the things you’re doing in your business may be very enjoyable but aren’t worth the effort in that you don’t get the return out of the time you’re investing.
Christina R. MetcalfWednesday, March 24, 2021
Marketing Services and/or Micro-Grants Available
AnnuityFreedom.net is offering Marketing Analysis and Monthly Micro-Grants to Small Business Owners and Artist with websites!
Cassey HigdonWednesday, March 24, 2021
4 Reasons You Need to Get Involved with the Chamber Today
Businesses join the chamber of commerce for several reasons. Years ago, it may have been expected; just something you did when you opened a business and wanted to be in good standing in the community. But these days it’s more likely a business joins because there is a direct advantage to them personally. Maybe they wanted a ribbon cutting or need the advocacy or wanted a marketing opportunity that membership allowed them.
Christina R. MetcalfWednesday, March 10, 2021
25 Ways to Become a Fun Business
Do you want to appeal to a younger demographic? Want to get people talking about you? Maybe you want to attract an ultra-cool influencer or celebrity customer? If you do, rebranding and becoming a “fun” company may be just the way to get more attention. Why are we suggesting “fun”? With Gen Y being the largest generation in the U.S. in 2019, with an estimated population of 72.1 million, they have strong purchasing power. They also enjoy experiences and tend to tell others about products and businesses they
Christina R. MetcalfWednesday, March 10, 2021
6 Signs of a Healthy Business
Many of us have spent this year concerned over the health of our businesses or those in the community. Ultimately, a healthy business has a good balance sheet. It has more coming in than it does going out. But that is not the only indicator of business health. In today’s world, where a quick decision from a politician can radically affect your business overnight, it’s important to know the early indicators of business peril. This of these things as your business’ “canary in the coal mine.”
Christina R. MetcalfWednesday, January 27, 2021
Marketing Scams Targeting Small Businesses are On the Rise as We Begin 2021
Scamming business owners are nothing new but we're seeing a rise of scams targeting small businesses via email, website forms, phone calls and even direct mail.
locable.comTuesday, January 26, 2021
Think You have a Great Product or Service Idea? Here’s How to Know for Sure.
The world is full of gurus who will tell you to set some goals, drive action, make it happen. And that’s good advice. But just because you can, doesn’t always mean you should. Launching a new product or service is not something you want to do because you had a wild idea one morning over coffee or in the shower. There’s a lot more that goes into the launching of that product or service. But research and development can be pricey.
Christina R. MetcalfTuesday, January 26, 2021
Best Grants for Small Business Owners
Who doesn't like free money? That's what small business grants are, right? It could help you pay salaries, buy stock, or reach new customers. While grants are “free” in the sense that you don’t have to pay them back, they’re not handouts. You can’t just go to a website and ask for “1 small business grant please,” and expect to get one. In all cases, you need to apply for a grant, which can take a decent amount of work and effort. Then, you’re up against other small businesses that also want the grant. It’s
Dale Cudmore (digital.com)Friday, January 8, 2021
HOW TO TAKE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE
Whether your small business is well-established, just starting out, or somewhere in between, having a dedicated website is a must.
Digital.comFriday, January 1, 2021
4 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business
This year has been a little more difficult to figure out new year’s resolutions. Part of that is because we’re all still reeling from the “lessons” we learned in 2020. Even the best prepared businesses lacked preparation for a global pandemic. Still, the new year is a great time to reexamine what you’ve been doing and how it can get better. Here are a few ideas:
Christina R. Metcalf
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