August 29, 2012

7 Steps to Effective Online Marketing

Traditional marketing isn’t working anymore. Paid advertising is too expensive. You’ve got a website, but is it helping? Maybe you’re using Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, but feel like it’s a waste of time. Sound familiar?

If you want to attract, engage, and retain customers, you need a strategy. You need … read more

August 28, 2012

The Chamber Offers You Another Way to Promote Your Business

The needs of business owners are changing every day and we are too!  Many of you are looking for ways to obtain greater visibility for your business and we have responded.

We now offer you the ability to post a “hot deal” on our website.  Members who have taken advantage … read more

August 24, 2012

502 Rigsbee opens in Durham

Last Friday, the 502 Rigsbee Building at the corner of Hunt Street and Rigsbee Avenue in the Central Park District of downtown Durham celebrated its newly renovated space with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The renovation has rejuvenated what was once a blighted corner with a vibrant and active building that … read more

August 23, 2012

Chamber U is Changing!

You’ve spoken and we’ve listened!  Chamber U will be changing on September 19! 

The Durham Chamber’s Small Business Council has been working hard all summer to put together a curriculum and line up speakers to take you through every aspect of running a business.   Topics will include everything from formation … read more

August 13, 2012

Small Business Start Up Workshop

You have probably had a brilliant idea boiling in your head for some quite some time now, and have not been quite sure how to execute it. The City of Durham has a solution -a free workshop series for small businesses.

The first seminar, “How to Start a Business”, is … read more

August 2, 2012

Tips from Chamber U

Last Wednesday’s Chamber U discussed healthcare savings accounts and why its important to employers and employees. Tony Johnson, Bank of America Business Banker for the Durham Region, and Katie Wales, who flew in for the day from Bank of America in Chicago, shared some valuable and timely information related to … read more