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Chamber Ambassador Anthony Johnson, Employment Specialist at Diersen Charities shares his favorite things about living in Memphis and the pride he has in our city that he's able to share with the community and our members as a Chamber Ambassador.
Often, people only think of pitching the media when their company has a specific announcement, and while it’s true you need a newsworthy reason to push an email to a busy reporter’s inbox, a little ingenuity can help you discover meaningful ways to pitch a story about your company. Kerri Guyton surveyed the Obsidian PR team to see what they’re pitching for clients right now, and she's sharing a few “insider” ideas others can use as inspiration for pitching their companies.
There is a difference between what people perceive as enough cyber security and what the industry recommends as best practices. The problem, especially in small to mid-sized businesses, is the notion that good security is impossibly expensive and/or complex. Don’t let the perception of complexity keep you from attaining the level of security your business needs. 
Facebook continues to reign supreme among social platforms, with 79% of internet users are active on the site. So, your business should be there, too. But having a Facebook presence simply isn’t enough anymore. If you want users to actually see your content and be aware of your brand, you need to advertise.
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.
We're putting the spotlight on Bob Wilson - entrepreneur, innovator, Board of Governors level member, and CEO/Managing Partner of H. Saga International/Port Alliance. This month, learn more about Bob, his unique business, strategies that have helped him achieve exponential growth in a short time, and his involvement with the Chamber and the business community.

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