Category Archives: Business Tips

Top 5 Reasons to Join the Chamber

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I hear it all the time, a common excuse given by small business owners and the like, for why they don’t think they need to join the chamber: I just don’t think becoming a member is a necessity. Well, my friends, I’m here to give you five incredible reasons, backed by testimonials from local...
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Who Do You Know?

photocredit: insights.dice.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES People always say, “It’s not necessarily what you know, but who you know,” which rings true in many aspects of the business world.  Whether you’re an entrepreneur fighting to find your place and grow your business, or an employee looking to expand your network as you look for the perfect job. Networking is...
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My Kind of Run

photocredit: Lake Time Brewery BY: RACHEL WUMKES It seems to be the fad these days.  The cool thing to do. Running. And not just the actual act of running, but participating in the various races throughout the country-side.  There’s the 5K, the 10K, half and full marathons.  I mean, we even have our very own Sprint and Olympic Triathlon...
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We are OPEN for Business!!

photocreidt: depositphotos.com BY: RACHEL SMITH   The 2nd annual vacant building tour, entitled “Clear Lake Open for Business” is being held from August 13th through August 24th.  Unlike last year, this year’s “tour” will be virtual.  Interested entrepreneurs are able to view the properties online, all listed in one place, from the comfort of their own home or...
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