If you are looking to bump up your chamber’s email open rates, increase member engagement and make a little non-dues revenue in the process, look no further. Kurt Gillins, IOM, Vice President of Programs and Communications for the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce is doing something fresh and fun, and it’s yielding excellent results.
At latest count, WannaCry, the ransomware virus that was launched late last week, has impacted more than 200,000 businesses in 150 countries, and many more organizations may be at risk. Ransomware is a type of computer virus that locks files on a computer, preventing the user from accessing them. The files may be unlocked after the user pays the cyberattacker a ransom. A single attack can be devastating for a business.
These types of attacks are on the rise and your members may be at risk. As a chamber, you are in a position to help your members stay informed and protect themselves, and as an organization with a mission to help businesses thrive, you should be doing something.
Try our Member Nurture Videos, customized with your chamber logo!
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Member Nurture Video Series. We debuted the videos at the MAKO Chamber Executives conference this week, and they were a huge hit.
These videos started out as a way for chambers to onboard new members, releasing one a month during that first critical year of membership. But what we found as we went through the process of creating them, is that the content of these videos is relevant to all chamber members, and they serve as kind of a membership owner’s manual and a great reminder of the value of a chamber membership.
Small businesses make up the majority of your members and there’s no better time to show them how much you appreciate their investment and support of the chamber and your community than now. Small Business Saturday is November 26 and it is a great opportunity to help promote your small restaurant and retail members.
We’re here to help! As part of our ongoing FREE video series, we’re offering a Small Business Saturday video just for chambers.
Our FREE holiday video offerings were so popular last year, we are bringing them back. We’ve got more to choose from this year, including an animated Small Business Saturday video!