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Save a Small Business This Holiday Season

By Angie Cooper | November 9, 2022

It’s officially Small Business Season and that means it’s time to give a little love to small business. With rising interest rates, soaring costs, and online competition, small businesses are feeling the crunch. This season, do a little extra for your neighbors and make a concerted effort to shop small. If you do, you could…

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It’s Time to Really Start Talking Cybersecurity

By Angie Cooper | March 17, 2022

At the risk of sounding like Chicken Little (you know the one who runs around talking about the sky falling) the current global “go-ings on” are the closest we’ll ever get to advanced warning that cybersecurity is something every business needs to worry about. Big or small, selling globally or just in your tiny town,…

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This Week’s Tip: Ways to Promote Your Event

By Talana Morris | August 3, 2021

Do you have an event or promotion coming up? There are several ways to spread the word to get people there. Here are a few free or inexpensive options to consider: Submit your event to the Terrell Chamber online calendar of events. These events appear on our website, in our weekly email newsletter, and on our…

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Tip Tuesday: 80/20 Rule for Social Media

By Talana Morris | July 27, 2021

Do you follow the 80/20 rule for social media posts? 80% of what you post should be educational, entertaining or something of value for your audience. Only 20% of your posts should be self-promotional. Posts that are not about your business tend to get more engagement, which helps your content reach. It also helps ensure…

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Member Tip: Spotlight Your Business

By Talana Morris | July 20, 2021

For a couple of years now we’ve been spotlighting member businesses in our bi-monthly Chamber Spotlight newsletter. That publication is produced and distributed by the Terrell Tribune. In that format, we can only Spotlight a few at a time. So this year we began weekly Facebook Spotlight posts. This allows us to share member businesses’…

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Member Tip: Join our Private Facebook Group

By Talana Morris | July 13, 2021

Did you know we have a Facebook Group exclusive to Chamber members?  The members-only, private group was created as an additional way for us to communicate with our members about upcoming networking opportunities, membership benefits, community events, and other membership-related items. It also allows you to ask business-related questions of the group (i.e. what accounting system do…

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The Summer of New

By Carlton Tidwell | July 7, 2021

  The past year gave us many opportunities to evaluate and change the way we do things at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce.  For instance, the July 4th celebration offered new attractions and a new location.  After decades of hosting fireworks at Ben Gill Park, we relocated to Terrell Municipal Airport and added hot air…

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Member Tip: Submit Hot Deals & Promotions

By Talana Morris | July 6, 2021

Do you have a special promotion you want to spread the word about? Or perhaps you’d like to offer a special deal to fellow Chamber members. It’s simple to do! You can submit your “Hot Deals” through the Member Information Center. Once approved, they’ll appear on our website and in our weekly email newsletter. View…

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Member Tip: Setting up a Facebook Page for your Business

By Talana Morris | June 29, 2021

Do you have a website for your business? Maybe a website is cost prohibitive or not necessary to reach your target audience. A Facebook Page for your business may be the perfect way to establish an online presence. Here are a few reasons to consider setting up a Facebook Page for your business: It establishes…

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Member Tip: Make Valuable Connections

By Talana Morris | June 22, 2021

Perhaps one of the most significant benefits of being a Chamber member is the ability to meet and connect with others in the community. You never know when you may meet your next customer, partner or employee. There are several different opportunities to meet and network with fellow Chamber members: Monthly Board Luncheons — this…

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