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Tom Egelhoff

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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A Few Facts About Extreme Cold Weather

Those of us living in Montana full time know that every winter we get a few days of extreme weather — Usually extremely cold weather.

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Don’t Like Montana Weather? Wait Five Minutes

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City Commissioner Jeff Krauss (Photo by Tom Egelhoff)
City Commissioner Jeff Krauss (Photo by Tom Egelhoff)
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Should Bozeman Adopt a Local Option Sales or Gas Tax?

Would a gas tax or sales tax really reduce property taxes? If so, how much and for how long? Would the tax be added to or subtracted from your tax bill?

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Ryan Zinke Possible Sec. of Interior?

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FAYETTEVILLE, NC - DECEMBER 06: President-elect Donald Trump shakes the hand of retired U.S. Marine General James Mattis after naming him Secretary of Defense at Crown Coliseum on December 6, 2016 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Trump took time off from selecting the cabinet for his incoming administration to celebrate his victory in the general election. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
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Political Vs. Business

Which brings us to the question — Which cabinet is better for the American people — business people or political people?

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Did The Russians Fix Our Presidential Election?

Did the Russians influence our election? Or, did the country decide that it was time for a non-politician in spite of the warts and baggage he brought with him?

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What Road Improvements Would You Like to See in Bozeman?

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Attorney General Fox Warns of Online Threats During Holiday Season

To get updates on the latest scams affecting Montanans, sign up for free Consumer Alerts through the Montana Office of Consumer Protection.

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Little Known Facts About Pearl Harbor

I doubt too much is taught in school about this historic event in our history. The entire country came together to defeat, not just one, but two world powers.

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