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Tom Egelhoff has been the host of "Open for Business," a business and consumer talk show, which is the most listened to show in his time slot, since 2004. According to Entrepreneur Magazine Radio, Tom is the leading authority in the United States for doing business in small towns. He is 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." He has been a columnist for Billings Business, the largest business publication in Montana, for the past 9 years and a national columnist for Vetrepreneur for the past five years. Tom has been appeared on MSNBC's "Your Business" with JJ Ramberg, in Costco Connection Magazine (twice), Target Market Magazine, Emerging Business, Business Adviser, and magazines in China, India and Turkey. His books have been textbooks at the University of Alaska and Missouri State University. Tom speaks nationally to colleges, universities and business organizations across the U.S. Tom's 400 page web site,, went online in 1998 and is one of the oldest continuous web sites on the net and averages over 1,000 visitors per day. You can follow Tom on Twitter and become a fan of Tom on Facebook. To leave a comment or ask a question, leave a comment below or you can visit Tom's Open for Business Blog. "Open for Business" airs every Saturday, 11 to 2 PM Mountain Time and streams worldwide on the Internet right here. Click "Listen Live" in the top right to stream the radio station online Call into the show at (406) - 522 - 8255 Email Tom at Leave Tom any comments or questions you have down below.
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Imagine Being a Syrian Refugee in Missoula, Montana [OPINION]

It's no secret how women are treated in Middle Eastern countries. Women have very few rights and that lack of rights is not absolved by crossing a few borders.

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Making Bozeman Affordable

What if the commission wanted to dictate the price of a shirt on store shelves? You must manufacture a shirt for this price because it’s the right thing to do.

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What Five Things Really Bug You?

There are things in life that we can control and things we can’t. Some things bug us and others don’t.

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What’s It Like to Be An American?

I lived in a time when there was drive-in movies, no drug use, and no Rock n Roll. Few people had TV’s; there were only 16 baseball teams, and no freeways.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is named after Da Vinci supposedly because his mother felt him kick while standing in front of a Da Vinci portrait.

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War Is Hell And Then You Live

One of the things all vets have to live with is, “Why you?” Why is someone else’s name on that wall and not you? Why did you get to come home when so many didn’t?

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Supreme Court Trivia

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Sadly it took the death of a Supreme Court Justice for me to really look into the workings and precedents of the Court...

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Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia

Rehnquist’s chief justice appointment was confirmed by a vote of 65-33 and Scalia was confirmed the same day by a vote of 98-0. He was a unanimous choice.

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Friday Fun Facts About Facts

Think sea levels will rise due to climate change? Did you know there is 3 times the amount of water below the surface than all the oceans combined?

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