Posts from — April 2009

Should My Business Use Twitter?

If you were seeking a free, inexpensive means to connect and converse with both potential and return customers, Twitter is for your business. As least a few of those reading this post may first ask, “What is Twitter?” Twitter is a micro-blogging platform a bit like a cross between blogging and instant messenging. You have […]

April 12, 2009   Comments Off on Should My Business Use Twitter?

Chamber Legislative Breakfast

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Franklin Elks Club Franklin and Venango Area Chambers of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast focusing on the current state of our economy, directly from the lawmakers who affect our region’s homes, businesses and organizations. Guest speakers will include U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson, State Senator Mary […]

April 12, 2009   Comments Off on Chamber Legislative Breakfast

Business Tax Credits Win-Win

Did you know that your business may be able to provide a child with an education at no cost to you, simply by applying for an Education Improvement Tax Credit? Pennsylvania businesses that fall into any of the following categories are eligible to apply: Personal Income Tax  from S Corporation Personal Income Tax from Partnership […]

April 7, 2009   3 Comments

Keeping Hope Alive

If you’re following our twitter feed you’ll recognize this quote that I tweeted yesterday: “A prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive” ~John W Gardner Isn’t it funny how bits of wisdom find there way to us just when we need them, well at least sometimes.  The week is barely underway and […]

April 7, 2009   5 Comments

Venango Chamber on Facebook

Venango Chamber’s Profile | Create Your Badge We’re definitely exploring a new frontier here (well new for the chamber) but after much consideration and input from several members and chamber professionals I am confident we need to establish our Facebook presence. At first glance it may appear that this all just fun and games, but as […]

April 4, 2009   Comments Off on Venango Chamber on Facebook