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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!
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Guide to Creating Company Values & Culture

Ask any business owner what their cost of goods are, or their comp sales and they can probably rattle off numbers. Ask about their core values and company culture, they might not answer so quickly. Although vitally important to the success of any business, core values are tough to measure in a tangible way.

Tina Wolfe

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Pricing Strategies That Help Grow Your Business

There are 7.7 billion potential clients out there in the world. And although that number obviously decreases exponentially with each business, the point is, we can’t possibly serve everyone, everywhere. More important than cost of goods or competitor pricing is how well you know your target audience and how much they value your services or product.What every business needs to consider when establishing pricing for its product or service offered. Follow these five tips to determine the value of the products

Tina Wolfe

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Opportunities Grow For Entrepreneurs in 2020

A new year brings new opportunity. As we celebrate the 2nd year of the Tax Cuts Jobs Act, small businesses are well positioned to grow and prosper.

Ashley D. Bell

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Rise in Business Confidence: 5 Insights From Main Street

According to recent results of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce & MetLife Small Business Index (SBI), a quarterly survey of 1,000 small business owners nationwide,* optimism is at an all-time high. This rise in business confidence points to a rebound in the national outlook and reflects the highest levels yet recorded in this survey's seven quarters, to date. Let's see why and what you can apply to your business.

Tina Wolfe

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