Chamber Blog--Positioning For Success

McDowell Chamber of Commerce is invested in the success of our county and works to create opportunities, facilitate economic growth, and promote our area as an enticing place to live, work, and play. Our goal is also to be an advocate for our businesses and help them thrive and grow. In Positioning For Success, we'll share tips, tools, expert advice, and resources to help you do just that--Thrive & Grow!

You don’t have to leave your home or office to join SBA and the National Small Business Week award winners live from Washington, DC on May 5-6. Watch the awards ceremonies and business workshops on the next wave in digital commerce and social media tips for businesses live on SBA's Facebook page.

Have you felt it warm on your skin? Have you seen it pop up yellow and bright amid brown, wintered fields? As we wake from the cold season's sedentary spell, spring escorts old man winter to the door. And I admit, I'll be the first one to close (and lock it) behind him.

We've had quite a few success stories of late telling the brave and often inspiring tales of bright, focused entrepreneurs lighting up empty storefronts with open signs and welcome mats. The revitalization of our Main Street and beyond has been front page news for some time now. So what's with all the growth n McDowell County?

Discover how powerful partnerships can help your business thrive and grow in a competitive market!

Show your community a lot of love this Valentine's Day by visiting one of our local eateries, pubs, or music venues with your sweetheart! There is plenty of love in the air such as huge chocolate covered strawberries at Holly's Deli (makes a great gift-I already ordered mine), heart-shaped cheesecake from none other than Bruce's Fabulous Foods, or how about a limo ride to dinner from Boondock's Sports Bar & Grill!

In 2010 American Express launched Small Business Saturday in an effort to encourage consumers to buy locally and help sustain their economy. The campaign has been a huge success since its inception and we in McDowell are on board to help our residents find local vendors to celebrate Small Business Saturday not only on one day, but all year long!

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