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With more than a half-billion users, mobile photo-sharing site Instagram has surpassed Twitter in popularity and is currently the fastest growing major social media network. What is driving Instagram’s meteoric rise, and how can your business be a part of it? Learn from Fortune 500 brands to make your mark and take advantage of this platform.

This week, the Chamber participated in an economic development announcement that Thomas & Betts will expand its operations and consolidate its R&D functions to a new location in Memphis. This move will bring a $20.7 million investment and create 90 new jobs.

The final post in the Promote U series from Obsidian PR goes through the basics of when to pay to publish and promote your newly developed creative, original content. Read on for details about how to spend money the right way when promoting your product or business.
With the exhilaration of starting your own business comes the responsibility of dealing with what could seem like an endless array of employment issues. This post explores three areas that often create challenges for entrepreneurs and tips on avoiding common mistakes. 
The story for Memphis in recent months, when it comes to corporate headquarters, is one of retention and expansion. Large corporate relocations to the Mid-South aren’t dominating headlines, but existing players in the market are making new – and big – investments in Memphis, adding up to positive change for the corporate landscape.
In each issue of Memphis Crossroads, we highlight a Board of Governors level member, showcasing their important role in the Chamber as well as the business community. In this spring's issue, Bob Wilson, CEO of H. Saga International/Port Alliance, shared a little about his business and their involvement with the Chamber.
A variety of things move business productivity towards a more mobile and often remote workforce. Whatever the reason, the ability to maintain productivity is critical to operating your business and can give you a competitive edge. Learn which aspects of technology services should be the cornerstone of your mobile and remote workforce strategy from ProTech, the Chamber's official technology partner.
Following up on Part 1 of Promote U, "Creating a Content Plan", Part 2 of this series from Obsidian PR is all about getting your work published. Learn more about how to identify the best sources for your work and use opportunities to get your content to the right audiences.
In 2016, the Department of the Navy awarded more than $65 million in contracts to small businesses in the state of Tennessee, including $24 million from Memphis alone. Learn about the process and get resources for your small business to compete for these opportunities with this guest post from U.S. Navy representative Emily Harman.
Through her business, Captivating Balloons, Chamber member and entrepreneur Adrian Winfrey transforms ordinary event spaces into distinctive, head-turning “Wow!” moments. Far beyond kids’ birthday parties, Winfrey's creations are artistic and often complex: If you dream it, she can build it, including balloon chandeliers, elegant centerpieces and towering sculptures.

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