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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, www.smalltownmarketing.com, 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 tom@kmmsam.com Leave Tom any comments or questions you have down below.
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Friday Fun Facts About Father’s Day

Remember The Brady Bunch with dad Mike Brady? Creator Sherwood Schwartz wanted a different actor for the father role — Gene Hackman. Yeah, I can see that. NOT!

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Are Our Children Being Set Up To Fail?

From recent reading it seems that schools are more worried about whether a student can pass a specific test than what they are taking out of the classroom.

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How To Tell If A Politician Is Lying

As we all know, the common answer to this question is, “His or her lips are moving.” But does that really tell the whole story?

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How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Workin’ For Ya?

Did you lose weight? Quit smoking? Learn a new language? Learn to play an instrument? Visit a foreign country? Start a money saving budget? Reduce debt? What happened? — February?

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Don’t Do Things In The Light That You Should Be Doing In The Dark

Life is lot like a movie. It has a beginning, middle, and an end. Which part do you want to be longest?

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Friday Fun Facts About — Global Warming?

If global warming were introduced on Mars, as some scientists would like, it could support life and be colonized. See it’s a good thing.

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Colorado residents wait in line to buy pot. (Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)
Colorado residents wait in line to buy pot. (Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)
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Colorado Pot Brings In $6 Million In Tax Revenue

Changing an illegal intoxicant into a taxable commodity isn't as easy at it seems. Voters thought regulation of pot shouldn't be any different than alcohol.

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Let’s Tax The Rich At 90%!

Tax the rich at 90% and make them pay their “fair share.” To someone uneducated about how taxes work this sound like a great idea until you run the numbers.

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Do We Really Need To Keep Talking About Hemp?

Over 30 countries produce hemp. If it had the worldwide demand its supporters wish it had it would have replaced many products.So far its not even come close.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder  announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations  (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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Stop The Vote?

It would seem that the easier you make if for one party to vote the easier it would be for the other party to vote too.

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