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3 Ways to Stand Out When Everyone Else Is Trying to Do the Same

There can be a desperation that you feel on social media. Many businesses are creating content that demands “look at me.” But while some may believe that “shouting” into social media is the way to get attention, it rarely is. Usually, all that accomplishes is someone ignoring you the way a stranger might sidestep a toddler having a tantrum in a grocery store.

Yes, tantrums get attention but not the kind you want in order to get customers to buy from you. Instead, you want a more subtle approach. Here are several ways you can get attention for you and your business that have nothing to do with shouting or demanding it.

Show How You Help

Sure, telling people how you can help them is very important.… Read the rest

5 Tips to Declutter Your Office for Peace of Mind

I have a friend who used to say “never have more personal things in your office than you can tuck under your arm.” He believed in a fast getaway and joked about never wanting to have to pack up a box and be escorted out of the building. That friend went on to open his own business and I wonder if he kept to his rule.

If you’re like me, you break the one-armed rule with abandon and while you may have piles of papers all over your desk, you know what each pile is.

However, recently there’s been a trend toward minimization and several studies have suggested that minimizing clutter in the workspace also helps minimize stress. So if you’re feeling anxious at work and are ready to take on a project, we have some suggestions.… Read the rest

Tips for Working from Home

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Member  Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Boones Landing Physical Therapy

As we all deal with COVID-19, many of us are facing a new challenge of working from home. It’s obviously much safer to stay at home and follow the guidance of the experts by reducing opportunities to spread the virus. The best thing we can all do is simply go with the flow. Creating a “new” normal is the key to survival during these challenging times. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help those adjusting to working remotely.

Create a routine – When you work from home, it is easy for work and home life to blend together if you establish a schedule like a normal workday, you can help solidify these lines.… Read the rest

Set Yourself Up for Success in Health and Business

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On March 25th we joined together for a Virtual Morning Spark.

Dr. April Voves Meadows Health and Wellness discussed best practices to stay healthy and interact with your doctors during the pandemic.

Laurie Tarter LLC brought out her business toolbox to show you how you can use your new, spare time to get ahead. Ways you can make your business better for the future include:

  1. Write a review for a local small business
  2. Client Reviews
  3. Gratitude
  4. Social media library
  5. Build your followers on social media
  6. Join Social Media Groups  
  7. LinkedIn
  8. Refresh your website
  9. Do you have a Newsletter?
  10. Update your Database or implement a CRM system to improve customer tracking
  11. Get organized | office repairs
  12. Keep a routine
  13. Education!
  14. Cross-Promote
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