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 firstname.lastname@example.org "Open for Business" Past Shows: http://kmmsam.com/open-for-business-re-broadcasts-with-tom-shane/
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?
The Joseph Sugarman Principle In Politics
And while you might not recognize Sugerman's name, there’s a good chance that his marketing principle had a hand in one or more of your buying decisions.
05.30.18 Market Wrap Up With Tom And Shane [Listen]
Tom and Shane also reported on weekly employee earnings, manufacturing numbers, workforce participation, the debt and more.
Should I Learn A Second Language?
I do have a head start on Spanish. I can say Tijuana, Juarez, taco, burrito, salsa and Dos Equis. That should count for something.
Other Universities Turning Down Koch Donations [Listen]
Curtailing academic freedom because you object to the politics of those who have the means to finance the very academic freedom to which you vocally espouse?
What Memorial Day Means To Me
Memorial Day is a hard day for many but the memories of those closest to us need to be kept alive. We celebrate who they were — not what we lost.
Illinois In Serious Financial Trouble [Listen]
Governor Bruce Rauner is running for re-election in Illinois and Tom and Shane talked about the challenges Illinois faces with campaign staffer Ryan Zipprich.
No Jesus Allowed In This School
Sometimes we confuse the teachings of religion with the actions of those who practice it. The two can be far apart.