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Friday, April 29, 2022
LP Biz Happenings - March 24, 2022 -

Happening on March 24, 2022 - Cybersecurity remains a threat, TOLA says goodbye, Holmes Celebrates 65 years, Virtual Gaming comes to Walker, LA

April l Chamber CEO

Monday, February 14, 2022
6 Ways to Use Promote Value in Your Product/Service

This morning, the headline inflation is at a 40-year high hit me before my coffee did. If you’re like me, and millions of other businesses, you’re probably caught between the idea of raising your prices to cover the increase in your own costs and providing your loyal customers with good value. It’s difficult these days. I see many business owners apologizing for raising prices, but it can’t be helped. You need to make a profit to remain in business, yet your customers are likely struggling too. That’s why

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Efficiency Versus Effectiveness: which will you choose for 2022?

How do you like to work? Are you a speed or precision person? Do you like many small projects or one big, long one that you can dig into? No, you’re not in the middle of a recruitment fair. These are simply questions that most self-aware professionals should know about themselves and about their teams.

LP Chamber | Lauren

Sunday, January 2, 2022
New Year, New You, New Biz: Find Your Motivation in 2022

Create improvement goals you have for your business and assign each of them to a person or department. If your company is large enough you could assign the task to an interdepartmental team. In the case of smaller companies, give it to someone you think would enjoy the task and be good at it. For instance, maybe you have been threatening to do live-stream videos but can never find the time. Maybe someone on your staff loves making TikToks. Enlist their help to either do it or act as your mentor or

LP Chamber | Lauren

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Celebrating Small Business Season in Livingston Parish

We need more than one day to celebrate how special small business in Livingston Parish is, don’t we? We need at least a season to celebrate what makes our small business different. Here are some ideas on how you can do that.

LP Chamber | Lauren

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Economic Forecast for Livingston Parish - LP Business Newsletter

Business News - How does Livingston Parish Stack up and what's the Economic Outlook?

April l Chamber CEO

Monday, October 11, 2021
Litter - Who's Responsible? Who Should Clean Up?

Since 2018, the Chamber has been engaged in a litter initiative in Livingston Parish with a purpose of learning more about current actions being taken and providing an opportunity for those frustrated with litter to be involved in actually doing something about it. There is a process to creating a movement - Awareness, Understanding, Buy in - Action etc. We thought with all the outrage at litter, it would easy.

April Wehrs, Chamber President

Thursday, October 7, 2021
How Did the Facebook Outage Impact Digital Marketing?

October 5, 2021, was a day like any other day for most digital marketers. But for over 1 million business owners worldwide, the morning of October 5th brought about panic and fear as they experienced an outage on their favorite networks: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.

LP Chamber | Communications

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
5 Ways Your Livingston Parish Business could be Losing Out on Sales

Do you love small towns with gorgeous Main Streets that are fun weekend adventures in dining and shopping? You know the places with one unique business after another with friendly employees who show you their amazing wares and make you feel welcome.

LP Chamber | Communications

Monday, September 6, 2021
5 Fun Fall Themes for Your Livingston Parish Business

Fall is a favorite among many people. The temps are enjoyable, weather is crisp and clear, and the smell of leaves can be intoxicating. That’s what makes this season such a hit with marketers. Here are a few fall themes you can incorporate into your business for more engagement with your target audience.

LP Chamber | Communications