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Port People: Week 2 – Dr. Kay Ficht of Your Choice Medical

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Port People: Week 2 – Dr. Kay Ficht of Your Choice Medical

By Lexi Fontaine, Marketing Intern Last week I visited Dr. Kay Ficht in his concierge internal medicine practice, Your Choice Medical, to discuss his career and patient centered approach. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce…

Port People: Week 1 – Pam Older of Pam Older Designs

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Port People: Week 1 – Pam Older of Pam Older Designs

By Lexi Fontaine, Marketing Intern This week, I visited Pam Older in her Newburyport studio to discuss her career as a jewelry designer and journey from New York to Newburyport. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of…

September is Emergency Preparedness Month: Are You Ready for Anything?

By Elisabeth Hurley | September 13, 2018 | Comments Off on September is Emergency Preparedness Month: Are You Ready for Anything?

By Natalie Hildt Treat, Executive Director of C-10 Many of us in the Chamber are small-business owners. As jacks of all trades, planning and preparedness are central to our job descriptions. We manage staff and budgets, keep projects and communication flowing, and make sure we don’t run out of supplies. After all, down-time means lost…

Which is best for B-to-B, Inbound or Outbound Marketing?

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Which is best for B-to-B, Inbound or Outbound Marketing?

In a recent White Paper, Industrial Equipment News (IEN) begs and then answers an age-old question for high tech and industrial product marketers: “Should you hunt down potential customers and present your brand message, or are you better off trying to “pull” interest by developing content that lures potential business your way?” From Strand Marketing’s…

Not Sure When and How to Use Hashtags?

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Not Sure When and How to Use Hashtags?

Here are the Do’s and Don’ts! Hashtags are such a prominent part of culture today that it’s rare to find anyone who doesn’t know what they are. In fact, the hashtag is so recognized that it was added to the Oxford dictionary in 2010, and the Scrabble Dictionary in 2014 (#official). Yet even as most people have come to…

How To Get Your Business Found Online Locally

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 27, 2018 | Comments Off on How To Get Your Business Found Online Locally

Ninety one percent of Internet users are searching online every month: Are they finding your small business? Deluxe SEO Manager Noah Turner explains how businesses large and small can use SEO to get found by would-be customers online. What is SEO? Search engine optimization (SEO) helps organizations boost the number of potential customers who visit…

Instagram Checklist: 7 Ways to Grow Your Following!

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Instagram Checklist: 7 Ways to Grow Your Following!

By Taylor Kloss  of Creative TK Consulting Have you been wondering what social media platform you want to invest most of your time in? The answer is Instagram. Instagram’s popularity has been growing steadily since it first launched back in 2010 and it’s the second most popular social media network in the world. Since this platform…

Origins of Sapphire: Kashmir, Ceylon, Australian and Montana Sapphire

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Origins of Sapphire: Kashmir, Ceylon, Australian and Montana Sapphire

Origins of Sapphire: Kashmir, Ceylon, Australian and Montana Sapphire Sapphire, whether from Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Thailand, Africa, or Montana US, all have the same chemical composition – they’re all corundums. The difference lies in their growing environments and the trace elements present during their formation. Quality characteristics such as color and saturation, sparkle or “life”,…

3 Exciting Old Flooring Options

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Exciting Old Flooring Options

The 1st Saturday in May brings us the Kentucky Derby, most exciting 3 minutes in sports and here are 3 exciting old flooring options for your Kitchen, Mudroom and Laundry. May in Kentucky is a beautiful time of year. The many horse farms have bluegrass brimming and mint juleps in play as the 143rd Run…

You Can’t Out-Train a Bad Diet

By Elisabeth Hurley | May 1, 2017 | Comments Off on You Can’t Out-Train a Bad Diet

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from years of helping people reach their fitness goals it’s that no one plans to fail, but too many of us fail to plan. This is especially true for nutrition. No matter what your age or level of athletic activity, how you eat is as important as how you…

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