Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Free eXtension Entrepreneur Webinars Starte Jan 13th

eXtension Entrepreneurs and Their Communities - ON-LINE PRESENCE Series 2011

Mark your calendars! The eXtension Entrepreneurship webinar series airs monthly on the second Thursday at 2:00pm (ET); 1:00pm (CT); 12:00pm (MT); 11:00am (PT). Webinar access at http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/ecop

January 13, 2011
Creating Valuable Content That Converts

Just creating a website and filling it with content (usually from our brochures) is simply not enough any more. It's important that you create content that is valuable to your audience and will lead them through a conversion process which will take them from just being a site visitor to someone who has a business relationship with you. We will talk about content creation, frequency and how social media will play a part.

Scott Wild, WildInspire, Bismarck ND has been working in the computer industry for the past 15 years with experience ranging from software programming, corporate training, and internet marketing and consulting. He is passionate about the role that the Internet plays in marketing for profits and non-profits. He is a big believer in networking and generating ideas in a group setting. http://www.wildinspire.com/

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Ranch Manager Sought for Research Station in Salmon

The Univeristy of Idaho, Nancy M Cumming Research, Extension and Education center at Salmon, Idaho is seeking a ranch manager.  This is a $40,000+ (DOE) plus housing job with a view of the continental divide.  Follow the link below for details, application and contact information.


Monday, December 13, 2010

Chamber Montly Meeting, Tuesday December 14th

The Butte County Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular montly general membership meeting Tuesday December 14th at 8:00 AM at Pickles Place.  The meeting is open to the public.  There are some door prizes for the first to arrive.....

Butte County Chamber of Commerce
Monthy General Membership Meeting
December 14th, 2010
No Host Breakfast

8:00 AM Call to Order
Reading of the Minutes (Colette)
Financial Report (Janet)
  • Northwest Chamber Leaders Conference Mar 12-14, 2011
  • Other
Tree Lights along Front Street ( Ernie Tate)
Election of officers / Change in By-laws
Discussion of Possible Winter Business Promo Ideas
  • Winter Fest - Ice Carving Contest – coordinate with winter fest at the CRMO?
  • Pretty late for Christmas promotions????
Coordinate with Horizons Education Committee on Spring Community Preparedness Symposium, (This could bring people to town?)
Coordination with Moore Community Association on King Mountain Car Show
Atomic Days Rodeo –
  • Fund raiser / advertizing to make rodeo more competitive
  • Atomic Days leadership
  • Chamber Email Address
  • Chamber Phone Number
  • Newsletter—do we want a printed newsletter
  • Digital Only?
  • Authors?
  • Content?
  • Responsiblity
  • Chamber Blog—
  • How do we promote this
  • How do we use this for dialogue on issues, etc.
  • http://buttecountyidahochamber.blogspot.com/
  • Web Page---
  • Needs to be reviewed carefully
  • http://www.buttecountychamber.com/
  • Possible Use of Social Media for promotion????
  • Eg Facebook.com
Lists of businesses to feature so that these can be lined up well in advance.