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Chamber Announces New General Manager: Gerald Meenye
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce announced earlier today the appointment of their new General Manager, Gerald Meenye. Gerald is a results oriented professional. Having worked with both d ..
Five Rules for Writing the Best Web Content
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
You’ve got 10 seconds. That’s how long the average person will spend on your site before deciding if it’s worth their while to read on. Want to keep them reading (and to contact  ..
10 Business Blogging Mistakes to Avoid
Monday, March 24, 2014
Since moving to Barrie in 2010, I’ve been on a mission to help business owners attract more clients by blogging. I’m thrilled to see more business blogs in Barrie, but concerned a ..
E-Business and the Law
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The world of business and how we engage has changed dramatically over the years, especially due to the influence of technology and the Internet. But while some things change, many things remain th ..
When Change is Necessary
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Like a lot of loyal consumers, I am not a fan of unnecessary change when I shop at my favourite stores or visit regular service providers. I enjoy the comfort and convenience of knowing where thin ..
The Importance of a Professional Online Presence
Friday, August 09, 2013
When people search online for your business name or for the products or services that you sell, you want them to get a good impression of what your company offers. This is especially true when you ..
Social Media Warfare Hurts Everyone
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The accessibility of new age media today has made sharing every aspect of our lives as easy to do as clicking a mouse or hitting a button, and most of us embrace the variety of options and ease of ..
Member eNews Blog Post - Five Rules for Writing the Best Web Content
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
By Debbie Ouellet, EchelonOne Consulting Five Rules for Writing the Best Web Content You’ve got 10 seconds. That’s how long the average person will spend on your site before deci ..
Social Blog Post Advertising Opportunity
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Blast your message across all the Chamber Social Channels and the Chamber Website with great exposure - this is a great opportunity to reach your fellow members, as well to be found thro ..
Social Blog Post: Barrie Chamber Blog Writing Tips
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Barrie Chamber Blog Writing Tips The Barrie Chamber recently introduced a Social Blog Post program, and to utilize it properly we need to understand what a successful Blog Campaign looks li ..
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