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Take Advantage of Social Media

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Take Advantage of Social Media

When reaching out to your markets, customers, potential or existing employees, your community, even the financial institutions, social media can give you direct contact with the people who make a difference to your business. Usage of social media continues to grow and grow each year. Not surprisingly over 90% of all 18-29 year olds are…

Surround Yourself With Like-minded Individuals…

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Surround Yourself With Like-minded Individuals…

One of the catch-phrases about being a member of a Chamber of Commerce is ‘surround yourself with like-minded individuals…’ Those simple words have many different meanings. Here’s what we mean… 1. These other business owners are also your customers. It’s easy to think that because the person you’re talking to works at a bank or…

What it means to be a top 10 Chamber

By Elisabeth Hurley | September 30, 2016 | Comments Off on What it means to be a top 10 Chamber

David Letterman’s Top 10 is probably the most well-known ‘Top 10 List,’ but every year The Boston Business Journal puts out a list to which the chamber of commerce world pays close attention. That list is the top-25 chamber of commerce offices in the State of Massachusetts. Once again, we are proud to come in…

Who’s Counting All the American Jobs Walmart’s Committed to Creating?

By Elisabeth Hurley | September 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Who’s Counting All the American Jobs Walmart’s Committed to Creating?

As an ad guy, I like the true-grit TV ads. They’re well-produced and inspiring. But after a couple views on Monday Night Football and Dora the Explorer, I couldn’t help but notice that the steel being turned in the new Walmart “Creating American Jobs” campaign resembles more of a fork truck’s fork being made than…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: History is Alive and Well in Newburyport!

By Elisabeth Hurley | August 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: History is Alive and Well in Newburyport!

One of the coolest parts of Newburyport is its history. No world-changing events occurred in our streets, but some really cool ‘Did you know?’ things did. Local Historian, Ghlee Woodworth, followed in her father’s footsteps and has created the go-to guide for Newburyport history buffs. Boston’s North End may have the Freedom Trail, but Newburyport…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: Get in Touch with Your Cultural Side!

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: Get in Touch with Your Cultural Side!

In 2015, Newburyport was named a ‘Cultural District’ by the state – one of only 32 in the state! According to the Mass Cultural Council, “These cultural districts help local arts, humanities, and science organizations improve the quality and range of their public programs so that more local families can benefit from them. They enhance…

Smart Growth, the MBTA, and the Developer

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Smart Growth, the MBTA, and the Developer

Smart Growth, the MBTA, and the Developer: A Blueprint for Overarching Success in Massachusetts Housing Development During his nearly 45 years in the real estate business, Lou Minicucci, the founder and president of MINCO Corp., a commercial real estate company based in North Andover, Mass., has learned what it takes to make a project come…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: Explore our Rivers and Seas!

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: Explore our Rivers and Seas!

Maritime activities play a huge role in our community. Our city was literally formed around ship building! Now, many captains and sailors continue the nautical traditions by offering sightseeing tours, fishing charters and sailing trips. Yacht Trips & Sailing Tours Compass Rose Yacht Charters – Capt. Gig Michaud is ready to take you and your…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: Rainy Day? Tannery Marketplace Has You Covered!

By Elisabeth Hurley | June 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: Rainy Day? Tannery Marketplace Has You Covered!

Nobody likes a rainy day during the summer, but unfortunately – it happens. Instead of having your kids, dogs and other family members dirty your floors, head over to The Tannery Marketplace and dirty their floors! The Tannery Marketplace, located at 50 Water Street, has a plethora of rainy day activities for kids of all…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: Alternative Lunchtime Locales

By Elisabeth Hurley | June 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: Alternative Lunchtime Locales

Get out. That’s our advice to you! You’ve all heard the slogan, ‘If you don’t like the weather in New England … just wait a minute.’ That is exactly why you should take every advantage to get outside during your lunch break. It’s amazing what a little bit of fresh ocean air, warm summer breezes…