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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week entered the blogosphere with ChamberPost, a blog where policy experts and business leaders can sound off on a range of economic and commercial issues.
"ChamberPost exemplifies our belief in straight talk and respectful engagement," Tom Collamore, U. S. Chamber of Commerce senior vice president of communications and strategy, said in a statement. "Chamber members have a strong desire to raise awareness of public policies that allow businesses to grow and prosper -- and, through ChamberPost, we provide them a platform to make their voices heard."
ChamberPost can be found at www.ChamberPost.com, and contributions, comments, ideas, and alerts can be sent to email@example.com.
Securing a Marketing Edge
A strong and innovative marketing strategy can be the difference between stagnant and high-growth small and medium-size businesses.
A new weekly call-in radio program, "PR 101 Radio: Marketing Advice for Small Business," educates business owners on how best to utilize their marketing budget to make an impact on their sales.
The show airs Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. PST on www.wsRadio.com and is simulcast on iTunes Radio.
A new real-time, web-based management tool provides business leaders and their employees with bi-monthly reports on employee attitudes, knowledge and engagement.
The Leadership Pulse, developed through a partnership between the Conference Board and eePulse, Inc., a human resources consulting firm, produces information from employee surveys on current operations and trends, while providing industry-wide comparative data by job level and function.
Users complete a five-minute survey and are provided with an on-the-spot report.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734-996-2321 and ask for the Leadership Pulse team for more information.
Last updated: Jan 30, 2008
JASON DEL REY was a senior reporter covering technology, branding, and company culture for Inc. magazine. Before joining Inc., his work appeared in Newsday, The (Newark) Star-Ledger, and the Staten Island Advance, and on ESPN.com. He lives in New Jersey. @DelRey