I’ve has 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Profanity In The Workplace
Before I started in radio I used profanity in the workplace, home, and sometimes in public with friends. I'm not proud of that but I should point it out here.
Famous Friends We Lost In 2017
We mark the passage of the rich and famous with mixed feelings. They touched our lives even though, in most cases, we never actually knew them in real life.
Mike, Shane, And Tom Wrap Up The Week In Business [Listen]
On the January 6th edition of Open for Business Mike McCormick, Shane Montalban and Tom Egelhoff review the week in business for KMMS listeners.
Who Came Up With White Privilege?
Since this is my blog it should be up to me to define my idea of what is, or is not, white privilege.
Tom’s Advice to Millennials In 2018
The start of a new year is the time to make significant changes in your life. The problem is that many Millennials have no idea that changes are needed.
“Fidget Spinner” YES!
How do I know my wife really loves me? She got me the fidget spinners pictured above for Christmas. Why did she get me such a loving gift?
That’s Not Really A Sport
There are many so-called sports that have awards and trophies for certain levels of excellence but fail the smell test of being an actual sport.
My Non-2018 New Year Resolutions
I’ve made quite a few trips around the sun and have made resolutions in the past. Virtually none of them have ever panned out or been completed successfully.
Tom And Shane Predict 2018
On the December 30th edition of Open for Business Tom and Shane dust off their crystal ball and take a look into what to look forward to in 2018.
Accidents Really Do Happen In Slow Motion
Yes a nice young lady slammed into the side of my gas guzzling SUV crunching the driver door and miscellaneous scratches down the driver’s side.