Need Help Marketing? The Chamber can Help!
Based on recent feedback, it’s come to our attention that the Jackson County business community is earnestly seeking resources to help them better present & promote their business within the marketplace.
Great news is, we’ve already got quite a few opportunities to help local business owners get the marketing training, regional visibility and resources they need to grow and thrive in Jackson County Alabama.
For Members Only!
Although we work hard to offer a variety of opportunities to the local business community as a whole, we do focus on specific tangibles to provide focused value to our members and investors as our thanks to you!
Member Monday Feature. You may have noticed that Monday’s is for Members and we highlight a new member every week! We’ve got the best members and we want EVERYONE to know! Please feel free to reach out at any time to schedule your feature. It’s really simple and you are just 6 questions and a photo away to sharing insights about your business with almost 3,000 people in our area.
Website Member Center. As a member, you have access to our online member portal that allows you to connect with local members, share events/promotions and update your online business profile. The bonus, every month we give our most active members a free ad in The Sentinel. Last month’s winner was Kudzu Café, you may have seen her ad in las week’s paper.
Discounted event tickets. We offer discounted rates to all our members for events & classes.
Go Native. The newly revised “shop local” app is currently only available to Chamber members. The geolocation app is for retailers or restaurants who want to sell and ship their goods within Jackson County.
Social Sharing. Based on availability we love to share events and promotions that our members offer. You can post your updates on the Member Center and we then pull and share info with our community. We are also TOTALLY open to Instagram takeovers! Are you game?
Verbal Promotion. From Google to local partners we are constantly approached and asked our opinion on recommendations for a variety of local business services. We ALWAYS promote our members every chance we get!
For local Business Owners.
We see a bright future for Jackson County and thrive to be the voice of progress in our hometown business community. For that reason, we work hard to offer community resources that build a thriving eco system for all.
Networking Events. We are currently working hard behind the scenes to revitalize local networking events. Starting with Business Blitz in June, our networking events are open to the whole community and a great chance to make new connections! https://www.facebook.com/events/1329942523804581/
Social Media Classes. We’ve started offering technical social media training from beginning to advanced. Check out our current schedule of upcoming classes, to include Social Media 101 coming up in April. https://www.facebook.com/events/313344009540805/
Web Development Classes. We’ve started offering technical webs development training for beginning to advanced levels. The next series starts in May. https://www.facebook.com/events/804110323283427/
Brand Building Classes. Want to find your place in the marketplace and learn to communicate directly with your customers? This is a great place to start. Plus, we are giving away a FREE spot to the upcoming series. Click to learn more.
Workforce Development Group. At the beginning of the year, we started a closed Facebook group called “The In-Crowd” for those in the community who want to stay connected to local workforce development progress. Click and request to join us, we would love to have you part of the ongoing conversation.
Twitter Chat. We've Launched Alabama's First Statewide Business focused Twitter Chat - #BizChatAL ! Every week we chat with entrepreneurs and business professionals from across the state, and you are welcome to sign up as a guest host anytime. For more details, learn how it works by reading this blog post.
Impact Learning Center. We are honored to partner with IMPACT, a local resource offering a variety of basic training classes for the whole community. From computer classes to Medicare 101 you want to make sure you are monitoring their ongoing events calendar! www.ImpactLearningCenter.org
Sponsorship Opportunities. We have an abundance of sponsorship opportunities that help get you out in front of our community. Starting at $20 all the way up to $5000, we have ways to help any budget get a boost in promotion when you partner with us on an event. Just ask us how, and we will get you all the details!
As you can see, there are TONS of opportunities to take advantage of! We believe strongly that it takes the whole community working together to achieve the innovative progress we are all hoping to see, and we are honored to provide tools to help accomplish your goals.
In case those examples aren’t enough, here is one of our most recent promotional push we partnered with McKenzie Wilbanks of Kenzie’s Creations on as our first Alabama Launchpad entry from Northeast Alabama.
To learn more about how we can help you, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time!