Category Archives: Member Blog

Wilsonville LIVE@Noon: Oct. 5th

Featuring: Justin Timm, Frog Pond Farm

Wilsonville LIVE@Noon is a fun, fast-paced conversation with a local, Wilsonville business owner. Tune in to our weekly livestream on Facebook or Youtube for good people sharing helpful, professional tips. There is always something new to learn!

On this episode, Justin Timm of Frog Pond Farm, fills us in on what their 70 animals have been up to! It’s pumpkin patch season and Frog Pond Farms has some exciting events and creative ways to get your family feeling festive all while keeping socially distanced. Did you know llamas are 6 feet long?!

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25 Ways to Bring Halloween to Your Business

Halloween is coming up 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. So why not start planning now!?

Here are 25 things you can do to make the most of Halloween.

First, let’s start with thirteen easy social media post ideas and then we’ll cover 12 more marketing and fun activities to do.

Social Media Post Ideas

1. Post a funny Halloween meme to your social pages.

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9 Marketing Tips for the “New Normal”

Are you tired of the words “new normal” yet? 

If you’re like most business owners, you probably are. But whether we recognize it as a new shift in how we do business or a temporary tack we take to survive the current economic storm, the point is how you do business has to change if you want to continue to connect to your audience.

9 Ways You Should Change How You’re Marketing During and After COVID 

Give up One-size-fits-all for Good 

Customizing your approach to your target market has never been more important than during COVID-19. People want to hear from you and they want to feel like you understand them. But if you’re sending out a generic marketing message to everyone they’re not going to feel that. … Read the rest

What HR Should Do When the Company is Facing Closure

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Member blog submitted by Laurie Barr, owner of Barr HR Solutions

(These are challenging times for business.  While closing your business is not a positive thought, it is, unfortunately, an option some businesses are needing to consider. Therefore, in the interest of being your helpful resource in good times and trying times we/WACC share this important information – Kevin Ferrasci O’Malley, CEO, Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce)

Unfortunately, as our economy has been hit devastatingly hard by this pandemic, some businesses are not going to rebound and are being faced with difficult decisions that have long term impacts to their employees. Some have been able to temporarily furlough employees and call them back as business rebounds. However, others may find themselves in a situation where they need to close the business altogether.… Read the rest

Your Health and Wellness Checkups Are More Important Than Ever.

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Member Blog Submitted by Dr. April Voves of Meadows Health and Wellness

COVID-19 is changing the way we do a lot of things, but it doesn’t change the importance of maintaining your overall health.

For more information email Dr. Voves at|  Address: 30250 SW Parkway Ave Suite 4, Wilsonville, OR 97070 | Website: | Phone: (971) 373-4012… Read the rest