I’ve been the host of "Open for Business," a business and consumer talk show on KMMS since 2004. I’m the author of "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In Your Own Backyard" (Wiley), and "The Small Town Advertising Handbook: How to Say More and Spend Less," and "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In A Small Town.” All Available on Amazon. One of my books has been a textbook at the University of Alaska and Missouri State University. I’ve appeared on MSNBC's "Your Business" with JJ Ramberg, featured in Costco Connection Magazine (twice), Target Market Magazine, Emerging Business, Business Adviser, and magazines in China, India and Turkey. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn or Web Site: www.smalltownmarketing.com Call the show at (406) 522 - 8255 – Text 266-7617 Email me at email@example.com "Open for Business" Past Shows: http://kmmsam.com/open-for-business-re-broadcasts-with-tom-shane/
06.19.18 Weekly Market Wrap Up With Tom and Shane [Listen]
A caller wanted to know how to debate a friend about tariffs. Shane gave him the argument to use.
Shane Apologizes To The US for Canadian Prime Minister [Listen]
Shane Montalban believes his Canadian Prime Minister has been less than truthful about Canada’s benefits from NAFTA and other trade agreements with the US.
Tom Egelhoff Has A New Knee [Listen]
I was off the air for a couple of weeks because I had knee replacement surgery on May 29th. All went well and I’m on the road to recovery and doing very well.
Bozeman Cost of Housing: The Guest That Won’t Leave
The problem is always emotional, the solution is always money. The missing pieces are oversight to make sure there are no abuses, and enforcement.
If You’re Famous Does Your Opinion Matter?
The unfortunate ending to all this back and forth between the president and celebrities is that both have an audience.
We Need A Government ‘Hate’ Index
One of the oldest rules in marketing is that spending money to try to change a mind is useless. No outside force will dispel hate. It has to be done within.
Let Me Call You Some Names
Clark Gable using the word “damn” in the 1939 film Gone With The Wind drew audible gasps from theatergoers.
Is It Time For A Third, Fourth, Fifth Political Party?
Equal representation under the law. That says nothing about how many parties or people it would take for equal representation in our current system.
Time to Change Voting Days
Election Day should be the first Tuesday after April 15th. The one day of the year when I question the amount of money that my political leaders need from me.
Supreme Court — 11th Amendment: Right to Bake
On the one hand same sex marriage laws. On the other, you have someone who believes strongly in the first amendment protection of religion. So, who’s right?