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Monday, January 17, 2022
What Customers Want Post- Pandemic

The results of a recent survey commissioned by GoDaddy and conducted by OnePoll of 2,000 Americans and what they want from small business going forward, shouldn’t surprise business owners. But if you’ve been thinking that some of the things you did for safety purposes can be phased out once we start beating the numbers on this virus, you may be in for a rude awakening.

LP Chamber | Lauren

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Money-Making Email Subject Lines for Small Business Season

If you want to capture those last-minute sales, don’t forget to reach out to your email list. Email marketing is a strong way to connect with your audience while they are out and about. Getting opens on those emails is essential to shoppers following your call to action. Never disregard the importance of great subject lines.

LP Chamber | Lauren

Monday, December 6, 2021
Cross Promotion Opportunities for a Stronger Small Business Season

Small businesses have the agility to do some creative things when it comes to promotion both within their own businesses and in partnerships with others. Cross promotion can be lucrative and draw in new target audiences. With cross promotion, you can also show support to other businesses and create partnerships that will help increase sales long past the holiday season.

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, March 4, 2021
2020 Small Business of the Year Award Winner- Bankston Law Firm, LLC

Small Businesses have challenges and opportunities that are unique to the independent business sector. Yet, they tackle the same areas of excellence as larger business

LP Chamber | Communications

Monday, January 13, 2020
6 Law Changes That May Affect Your Business in 2020

Many of these were signed into law a little while ago (like a few years ago) but didn't become mandatory until 2020. Even though some of these legislative changes were made on a state level, if you sell people in these states, they might affect your business as well. Here's everything you need to know about the big changes affecting small business.

April | Chamber CEO

Monday, August 26, 2019
5 Ways to a Better Bedtime Routine

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. Find out how.

April | Chamber President

Monday, August 19, 2019
4 Steps to More Exciting (and Productive) Meetings

According to the National Statistics Council, about 37 percent of employee time is spent in meetings for the average employee. You may also be surprised to hear that nearly half of employees (47 percent) believe that too many meetings are the biggest waste of time on any day—more than social media or email distractions. That number may be higher in your business if you employ members of Gen Y and Gen X who have little interest in face-time exchanges that could be accomplished through technology.

April | Chamber CEO

Monday, August 12, 2019
9 Tips to Improve Your Listing In Voice Search

As the technology becomes easier to use and voice recognition software gets better, more people will begin using it and realize how easy it is to speak into a phone (or device) when you’re on the move. Voice search is growing in popularity across the demographics. You’d be wise to consider it if you want to stay at the top of local search.

April | Chamber CEO

Monday, July 29, 2019
4 Powerful Ways the Chamber Provides Solutions for Small Business Owners

A Chamber membership provides a large amount of value for the small business owner if they know how to use it. Paying dues won’t help allay your fears about your business but getting involved in the Chamber and the community can help you reach more people, elevate your business reputation, and improve your marketing. These ideas will help you grow and improve your revenue stream.

April | Chamber President