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
The Middle Class Is Doing Just Fine
So why aren’t the middle class living high on the hog? Why two jobs, why paycheck-to-paycheck? Perhaps the definition of the middle class needs revising.
Would A Penny Make A Difference In Bozeman’s Economy?
What if every merchant in Bozeman reduced the price of every item in their businesses sold or provided to the public by a penny?
Open For Business Market Wrap-Up Dec. 9, 2017 [Listen]
The trio covered bitcoins, the tax bill, Washington shut down, the international markets, and the various scandals out of Washington.
The Six Things Most Often Posted On Facebook
If you want to lose friends and influence no one then by all means discuss politics on Facebook with someone with differing views.
Cleaning Up Congress?
When someone makes an allegation against you what recourse do you have? Once the rumor begins it’s nearly impossible to disprove if enough people believe it.
Montana Snow Is Pretty Cool Stuff
There is always snow for Thanksgiving and for Christmas. In fact one year we got 25 inches of snow on Christmas day.
Have You Ever Trained Your Boss?
When management decides to make a change it’s a crapshoot. They’re crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. The pros outweigh the cons. The die is cast.
Interview With US Senate Candidate Troy Downing [Listen]
Troy Downing, Republican Candidate for US Senate, paid a visit to the Saturday Edition of Open for Business hosted by Tom Egelhoff.
Open for Business Market Wrap Up Nov. 2, 2017 [Listen]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is once again the richest man in the world topping the $100 billion mark thanks to online Christmas sales.
Good Customer Service Has Nothing to Do With The Customer
Does Wal-Mart have trained sales associates in each department? Why not? Wouldn’t that improve service? It would violate their low-price business model.