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Welcome to the Barton County Chamber of Commerce Blog. You'll find information about our area, articles about our members, news and information about business that you can use every day in your own business endeavors. If you have a suggestion for the Chamber Blog, or would like to submit something to us to share, contact us at info@bartoncounty.com
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Christina R. Green
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
What does your bedtime routine have to do with the success of your business? Plenty. Every time you use everything you have on a given day and you’re exhausted beyond belief, and then you short yourself essential sleep, you’re borrowing from tomorrow’s success. It’s impossible to give tomorrow your all when you’re exhausted, so establishing a healthy bedtime routine is essential to the health of your business. Here’s how you can do it: Read more
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Christina R. Green
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
One of the things marketing consultants and business coaches will tell you is to be yourself on social media and in your blogging. Let your tone come through and allow people to get to know you. Your personality will help you stand out. And it does, whether you have a good one or a bad one. Read more
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Christina R. Green
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Some days it feels hard to compete with the loss leaders big box stores employ, the operating hours they’re able to keep, the programs, their ad budget, their marketing…the list goes on. But small businesses do have an advantage box stores don’t and it’s one that’s rarely used. Read more
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Christina R. Green
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Few businesses have enough of a budget to warrant a personal lobbyist to speak on their behalf at the state capital and in Washington, D.C. but it’s those exact small voices that need the representation. How do you ensure your business is represented when it needs to be without keeping a full-time lobbyist or legislative assistant on board? You join the chamber. Read more
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Christina R. Green
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Small business owners are a crucial part of our economy. According to a recent Forbes report over 120 million people are employed by small businesses. Small businesses create around 70% of the jobs each year in the U.S. according to a report released by the Small Business Administration. If you add in solopreneurs and the growing freelancing movement, the numbers are even larger. Read more
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Christina Green
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
It’s estimated 74% of people fear speaking in public, while only 68% are afraid of death. What does that tell you? Speaking in public, for most of us, is a fate worse than death. Facing your fears and moving past your comfort zone is a popular topic for keynote speakers and life coaches right now, but never has facing your fears been more important to your career and business than in the area of public speaking. If you want your business to be remembered and you want to establish yourself as a thought leader, you need to learn to speak in public. Read more
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Christina R. Green
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Most of the time being a better listener means closing your mouth and not thinking about what you will say next. But the real listening help most small business owners need in today’s business climate is digital. Read more
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