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    Monday, April 03, 2017
    Courtesy of the Journal-News - Butler County Our question this month comes from W. A. In Hamilton: “I have just started a small retail business and I want to make sure I am covering all the different taxes Ohio has for my business. Besides sales tax, what should I be worried about?” Well, it is appropriate for you to be asking questions about state business taxes. You can negotiate ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, General News Article, Chamber
    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Courtesy of the Journal-News - BUTLER COUNTY Today’s question comes from a reader in Middletown, and echoes a question I hear quite often: “Where can I find government grants to help me start my business? I am a female entrepreneur, and I feel like the government should offer me financial assistance, so that I can fund my venture.” It is initially important to establish some ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, February 13, 2017
    Courtesy of the Journal-News BUTLER COUNTY 2-5-17 By now, most all entrepreneurs are familiar with the most common mistakes that lead to business failure. There are, however, some lesser known mistakes that small business owners can make that can also lead to grievous results for the owner and his business. 1. Failure of the owner to take proper compensation. A small business owner will often ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    It's been a year and one month since I moved here from the Philadelphia suburbs and I continue to be amazed by everything this area has to offer. After living in the East (Philadelphia and New York) for over 30 years, one of the best decisions I ever made was to move to Hamilton, Ohio. The next great decision was seizing the opportunity to be the President of the Chamber of Commerce in this ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Community, Chamber, Economic
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Not PCI-Compliant? It’s a Risky Move for Your Business Here’s the truth: Any business that accepts credit card payments needs to be PCI-compliant. Why? Because if your business is non-compliant and a customer’s cardholder data is compromised as result of your negligence, you’re the one who pays . What Is PCI? The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Member Benefit
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    When I first arrived in the Cincinnati region and working with the Sharonville Chamber I would often post what I considered to be the gems of the area. This entire region has so much to offer but now I am with the Greater Hamilton Chamber, and in my new position I am exposed to planning and movement behind the economic development in Hamilton. As a resident of this wonderful city I could see ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Friday, December 09, 2016
    UPDATE ON BUTLER TECH “I’m going to college to find myself.” Remember hearing friends say that back in the day? Unfortunately in the 21 st century, that same philosophy can mean a college graduate “finding themselves” under a mountain of debt. Some estimates put the total student loan debt burden for Americans at $1.3 trillion. What’s worse, many of those in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016
    I am happy to announce the appointment of Dan Bates as the Greater Hamilton Chamber's new President/CEO. Dan has most recently worked as the President for the Sharo nville , OH Chamber of Commerce. Over the past year, he h as been a ca talyst for positive change bringing strategic leadership, vision, excitement, meaningful collaboration, new industry-focused events and revenue to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
    FIND IT ALL IN HAMILTON! We invite you to shop Small and Local. A wide variety of businesses from the area will be participating in Small Business Saturday! Check out the list of participating businesses and the specials they will be offering HERE ! Download the List of Participating Businesses
    Categories: Chamber, Business Development, Community
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Lynn McInturf Associates, Sandler Training & Development: We are a privately owned business; part of a large international organization, one of 250+ franchises worldwide. We work really well with privately held companies and entrepreneurs, but we also work with large, big business clients, that generate from 100K/year to a few hundred million/year. We work closely with the ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Education, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Monday, October 31, 2016
    10 Easy Ways to Increase Sales One of the most obvious ways t o boost revenue in your business is to make more sales. Here are ten ways you can start doing that today: 1. Do You Have A Sales Strategy? Most businesses think they have a strategy, but they don’t. Now is a good time to develop one. You need to consider who your ideal customer is and what are the products and services that ...read more
    Categories: Business Development, Chamber
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    History at a Glance By Jim Blount The wide, angular at-grade South Hamilton railroad crossing (SHX) has been a concern since the first train arrived in 1851. Since the 1890s, ten proposals for an underpass or overpass skirting the busy railroad yard were unsuccessful due to varied circumstances, local and national. A 1909 plan was the first City document proposing a remedy. Support intensified ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, History
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