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CCoC Leadership Cushing 2022 Session: Local Industries
Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Did you know you need other outside Professionals on your Small Biz Team?
If you’re a small business owner without the resources to hire a large full-time team, you can still meet your business needs through freelancing or turning to independent business professionals. This can be an economical way to...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Do you get a lot of "looky Loos" and "tire kickers", but not really any sales during local events?
Does your town host a Wine Walk, Holiday Stroll, First Friday, or other downtown event where they close off streets and encourage people to get out and support business? If so, you may know that those events often bring the crowds but also bring “tire kickers,” people who are just out for a stroll, not really interested in what you sell. But, there are ways to turn those "looky loo's" and "tire kickers" into sales. (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Have you been a victim of email phishing scams?
Recently, there has been a rise in email fraud where a scammer poses as a major retailer, luring unsuspecting people with claims that an expensive purchase was made by them. The email will give a...(READ MORE)RCB Bank
Come have a booth in the Broadway District & Be a part of the FUN!
We would like to make you a part of an incredible opportunity. Cushing Community Theatre will sponsor the first annual Bluegrass Festival in Downtown Cushing. The activities will take place from 5:00 – 9:00 pm, and it will give YOU, the business owner, a chance to sell your items to a lot of “foot traffic” that will be downtown this day. Please feel free to have special sales, stay open later hours, have a booth outside, create coupons for sales, or whatever you choose to do to promote your business. (READ MORE)Cushing Community Theatre
If you’re doing the following things in business, you may be missing sales because you are making it too hard.
But the one thing that is true is that people will not do business with you if you make it hard to do business. There’s just too much competition and not enough interest. To attract sales and become interested in your business, you want people to know, like, and trust you. Once they are interested, your work isn’t complete. You want to make it easy on them to do business.(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Great ideas to help your customers celebrate the women in their lives!
Mother’s Day can now be transformed into a time to honor those women who have nurtured us and helped us grow, whether they gave birth to us or not. Keep that in mind in your marketing. (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
But do you ever wonder if you have the type of content that will transform the casual web visitor into someone who buys?
If you’re a small business, you probably bootstrapped your website content, picking it up here and there, copying what you like from other sites (hopefully not word for word), and adding as you go. That’s the way most small businesspeople do it unless you’re lucky enough...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
There is a National Day for EVERYTHING! Have some fun with them!
As I write this article, it’s not only National Empanada Day, it’s also National Zoo Lovers Day. And I plan to go to bed early to rest up for tomorrow’s big double celebration of National Winston Churchill Day and National Unicorn Day. All in, there are 257 national holidays in April alone. If you’re like me, you may find them hard to keep up with, but they can be a great source of engagement for your business. You just have to know how to use them for maximum return and get a little....(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Use your Time Wisely; Productivity is the Key...
We all have the same 24 hours in a day. While we may have different responsibilities, the most productive people learn to use their time in valuable ways no matter how little of it there is. They quickly grasp the best way to use “stolen minutes” in between projects or appointments. Some even keep a non-critical to-do list of all...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Making sure you create an atmosphere where wellness is stressed and made a priority is critical to successful performance. Stressed out employees make more mistakes and have difficulty making good decisions.
Check out these 5 Wellness Ideas for your Business! (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
It's not just about digital "viruses" anymore; the focus is more on Cyber Attacks Now
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, if you do anything online, your data is in (potential) jeopardy. Here are the things you need to do now. Seriously. (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
They have also MOVED!
Graves Counseling and Wellbeing Group moved their location; rebranded; and is HIRING! (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
March 8, 2022 is International Women's Day! Celebrate with the WORLD!
March 8, 2022, is International Women’s Day when the world celebrates the many contributions of women everywhere. If you’re not sure how to celebrate, we have some ideas for you and your business.(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Your audience wants to get to know you better..What does that look like and how does that benefit you?
Whether you are a business or a nonprofit, operating in the public sector or the private one, serving businesses and organizations or serving individuals, established in your sector or just starting out, running an empire or “lone wolfing” it, your audience wants to get to know you better. In fact, they expect it. (READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
VANCO is Cushing's Authorized Philidelphia Mixer & Plenty Mixer Partner
Let us help you plan for your next API 653 Shutdown - National Strength - 24/7 Field Service - Employee Owned (READ MORE)Vanco
What "EXTRAS" are you including to inspire people to apply?
The past two years have brought about a lot of change in business. But many companies haven’t reevaluated their job descriptions. Every time they have a position to fill, they search....(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
2021 "Of The Year" Winners and Photo Gallery
Oh, what a night!! 🎉🎉 We held our 95th Annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 20, with over 200...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
You're the person deciding on the direction of your business....but are you doing too much at once and losing sight of the goals?
When you run your own business, you’re the person deciding on the direction. You’re in control of start dates and marketing promos. You’re the one who must hold yourself back from the shiny object syndrome. And yet, so many of us fail on that last one and it’s easy to understand why. Open your social media feeds or search on the internet for business advice and you’ll find dozens of articles that tell you what you need to be doing for your business this year—things....(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Did you do business with our Member Strike LLC? Did you receive information in the Mail recently about them filing Chapter 11?
If you do business with our Member Strike LLC and received a letter in the mail about Strike LLC filing for Chapter 11, then you need to read this information. All information has been pulled from their website & they are building their....(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
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. My go-to answer used to be, “I can do either.” But that’s...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Helpful tips and tricks to making those Biz resolutions HAPPEN.
If you’re like me—and almost everyone else in this country—the end of the year is a time to look back and assess. I enjoy the nostalgia and reminiscing that occurs at this time of year, but it can also be a time of dread. It’s a time to realize you either hit...READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
Knock your sales out of the park with these last minute Money-Making Subject lines for your Email Marketing
here's one more week left before Christmas, and it’s one of the busiest shopping weeks all year. Sure Black Friday and the Saturday before Christmas are the busiest days (spots 1 and 2 according to Sensormatic) but many of the other top 10 busiest shopping days in the U.S., are still on the horizon such as...READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
Things you need to do this Small Business Season
We’re down to the last two weeks before Christmas with some of the biggest shopping days of the season still ahead of us. Since every sale...Click to READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
EMAIL.... WHAT?!? Really?!?
Okay, so this might not be a “secret” weapon, but email marketing can help extend the push to shop small that began on Small Business Saturday. These types of gentle reminders can keep customers.....READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
Coupons and Specials just aren't enough this year!
One way to bring shoppers into your business over the holiday season is by offering deals. That’s how the big box stores work. They bring in customers through loss leaders. While you might not be in a situation to offer products at cost, you can offer deals to bring th...READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
...Or in ADDITION TO LOCAL Online businesses...There's a DIFFERENCE with online & LOCAL online shopping!
Yes, online shopping is convenient. You don’t have to change out of your PJs and it’s always open. But in the t-chart of holiday shopping options, there are a lot of reasons to shop local....Cushing Chamber of Commerce
7 helpful tips to make it the best for your customers this Holiday Season
What is one benefit your brick-and-mortar business has over online sellers? This is an important question to ask to get more people to shop small or shop local this holiday season. When someone can grab their phone and purchase a gift quicker...(READ MORE)Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Congratulations to the 2021 BAS Honorees!
Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Is your Google My Business up-to-date with ALL your business information?
Most people will agree Google is a large part (dare we say owner?) of the internet, at least from a marketing perspective. That means...READ MORECushing Chamber of Commerce
Main Streets in small towns are the greatest for shopping and dining; they make you feel welcome and the employees are amazing. But...local businesses sometimes have their hang ups.Cushing Chamber of Commerce
10 Ideas To Reengage Past Customers For More Sales
It happens. People buy from you and they love you. Then life gets in the way, and they don’t return. Sometimes it’s because they....Read MoreCushing Chamber of Commerce
The Top 3 Reasons You Should Place Your Holiday Promo Orders NOW!
You've heard the news, you've read the stories – supply chain issues are crippling....Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Where Cushing Says HELLO To FALL! 🍂🍁
We had such a great time Saturday, Sept. 25 welcoming the Fall Season to Cushing, with the whole community and visito...Cushing Chamber of Commerce
What will you continue when COVID is but a memory?
At some point COVID will be relegated to the same level of concern the flu gets every year. It won’t shutter businesses, alter family celebrations, and be the fuel behind contentious court cases. Someday. Let’s pretend we’re there now...... 4 Things Your Business Should Continue Post-COVIDCushing Chamber of Commerce
Time to start thinking about your 2022 Marketing Plan....These 25 Marketing Questions will help get you started.Cushing Chamber of Commerce
Pumpkin Spice and everything nice!
These Fun Tips will help get your mind thinking about New and Exciting Fall Marketing Ideas for Your Business. What are you thinking about doing for Fall to Drive More Traffic to Your Business?Cushing Chamber of Commerce
How are you looking for new employees?Cushing Chamber of Commerce
We had an amazing time! It's gonna be AMAZING when they open to the Public!Tracy Caulfield
Do you want to appeal to a younger demographic? Want to get people talking about you? Maybe you want to attract an ultra-cool influencer or celebrity customer? If you do, rebranding and becoming a “fun” company may be just the way to get more attention.Tracy Caulfield
There’s nothing more awkward than dialing in to a conference call only to find out it’s a video conference call and you haven’t showered since the weekend.Tracy Caulfield