Member Resource Blog

Member Resource Blog

As part of our core values, the Conroe Chamber sets forth that we are here to promote, advocate for, educate and encourage the small and local business owners of Conroe and the Lake Conroe area. In our efforts to continually add more value for our members, our Member Resources Blog has been created to provide tips and tricks any business owner may have never thought of but can put into practice with some well-laid plans and minimal effort.  After all, we are all stretched on time!  Peruse these articles and drop us a line if you have a topic you would like discussed!

Grow Your Holiday Business in 2020

Concern over the holiday shopping season is one that's looming large on most business owners’ minds. Will it be a good one? Can it be so good that it makes up for a disappointing spring and summer? If you're concerned about these things, you're not alone. And there...

Use SMS For Your Business

What do you do when you get a text notification? If you’re like the average person, you drop everything and look at it. We have been conditioned to believe that texts deserve our immediate attention. Plus, most people don’t receive as much “junk” via text as they do...

Optimize Your Company On Google My Business

Most people will agree Google is a large part (dare we say owner?) of the internet, at least from a marketing perspective. That means whether we like it or not we have to try to play nicely with the giant search engine. One of the easiest ways to get on Google's good...

Explanation of EIDL Payback from the SBA

Our president Brian got this note from Tim Jeffcoat, the district director for the US Small Business Administration to help clarify what is to be paid back and what is to be forgiven.  we hope this helps for those who were fortunate enough to qualify. Esteemed SBA...

Hook A Customer On Instagram

Fly fishing is fascinating to watch. It involves a series of movements that lure a fish into biting. It’s more about the rhythm than the bait. “Landing” a loyal customer is much the same. You can easily get someone to buy from you with a discounted price or crazy...