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Chamber Advantage: How To Win Clients and Influence People With Your Chamber of Commerce Membership

Becoming known, liked, and trusted in your community can take years if you go it alone or cost tens of thousands of dollars if you do it through advertising. Alternately, you can do it quickly, easily, and affordably by maximizing your membership in your local chamber of commerce. When you do this correctly you gain clients for your business and influence within your chamber and community.

In these turbulent times, you can't afford to waste time or waste money. You need to work smart and turbocharge your word of mouth advertising. This book shows you how.

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Chamber of Commerce Membership Study 2020

What Percentage of Local Businesses Join Their Chamber of Commerce?

Is it 10%? 20%? 30%? Chamber professionals who know this answer will better understand membership growth opportunities in their local markets. This membership study reviews 12 business categories in 60 small, mid-size, and large cities and chambers of commerce in the United States. This study focuses on three main areas:

1. What is the overall level of chamber membership in the United States?
2. How do chamber membership rates vary among different business categories?
3. How do chamber membership rates vary among cities and by size of city?

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Marketing Survival Guide: Be Unique, Get Noticed, and Double Your Sales Without Wasting Money On Advertising

Will Your Business Survive the Covid-19 Shutdown?

Many businesses will never re-open after the shutdown ends. Others will limp along and barely make it. Others can survive and thrive in the years ahead. The difference between success and failure depends on having effective marketing. 

How can you do this? You need to think and act like a marketing consultant.

In the Marketing Survival Guide, you learn proven marketing strategies to set your business apart from your competitors, double the effectiveness of your ads, and keep you connected with your clients so they’ll buy more from you...and not from your competitors. Click here for more information.

52 Things To Do In Southern Oregon

When you work smart during the work week you free up time to play on the weekend. This book gives you 52 ways to spend a Saturday in Southern Oregon. Go enjoy the rugged Pacific coast, mountain hikes, the wild and scenic Rogue River, Crater Lake National Park and so much more. Click here for more information

Richard wrote this book as part of his online high school course for the Ron Paul Curriculum. Among other valuable business skills learned, students write and publish a Kindle book on Amazon.com. Learn more about this course at HighSchoolBiz.com.