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The business solutions podcast designed to help your company thrive.

Whether you're starting your own business or looking to take your company to the next level you probably have a few questions. That's why we created Chamber Chat. Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday as we sit down with local experts and discuss all things business.

WHERE TO LISTEN:

Episode 13: Manage Stress While Working From Home

With over half of all employed Americans transitioning to working remotely last month, working from home has become a necessity for most people. It can feel like heaven for the first few days… but sooner or later you can start to feel the pressure due to the lack of rhythm, distractions, and focus.  

Our special guest today is Dr. Leonard A. Lado, Founder and Medical Director of Lado Healing Institute. In this episode we’ll listen to Dr. Lado on how to manage stress while working remotely and things you can do to return to normal during these challenging times.

Episode 12: Social Media Strategy

The key for having a successful social media channel is having a strategy. Without a detailed strategy, it’ll be hard to achieve results on social media and justify all that time spent posting.

Join us as we chat with Lisa O’Neil and Alyssa Young from Lee Health about the different social media platforms and how you can start to create a social media strategy for your business. NOTE: This interview was recorded prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Episode 11: First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home can be nerve-racking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. After all, there are so many steps, tasks and requirements, you may be anxious about making an expensive mistake.

In today’s episode we chat with Patrick & Suzanne McGuire, from Go McGuire Group, about special programs and grants first time home buyers can take advantage of to help them move into their first home.

Episode 10: How to be a Star at a Networking Event

The whole process of professional development can be quite complex and intimidating. For introverts and newbies without professional connections, it can feel down right unfair. As the saying goes, it’s not what you know, but who you know.

In this episode, we sit down with Tony Lee from Florida Gulf Coast University to talk about how you can be come a master networker.

Episode 9: What Is SEO?

A ton of people search online to find the answers to their problems every day, but how is it stored? How do you make sure your business appears over your competitors in the search results?

We’ll join us as talk about Search Engine Optimization and how you can use different tactics to increase your company’s visibility to generate more leads.

Episode 8: Finding the Right Intern for Your Business

Your growing company has a tight budget. You’re hoping to get a lot done, but you only have a few employees. Has the thought of hiring an intern ever crossed your mind?

But how do you find the right one? How do you make sure they have the right skill sets? Join us as we talk about the many things you can do to make sure that you company hires the intern that’s right for you.

Episode 7: Coworking Space, Is It For You?

Whether you run your own business, work remotely or work for a large organization, you probably experienced some of the challenges that working away from the office can bring.

Join us as we talk about the benefits of co-working space and how it can transform your business while answering the question, is it for me?

Bonita Springs Election Special: Shelley Anderson

Tiffany Esposito, President & CEO, of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce interviews Bonita Springs City Council Candidate for District 2, Shelley Anderson.

Bonita Springs Election Special: Adam Hughes

Tiffany Esposito, President & CEO, of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce interviews Bonita Springs City Council Candidate for District 2, Adam Hughes.

Bonita Springs Election Special: Jesse Purdon

Tiffany Esposito, President & CEO, of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce interviews Bonita Springs City Council Candidate for District 2, Jesse Purdon.

Bonita Springs Election Special: Chris Corrie

Tiffany Esposito, President & CEO, of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce interviews Bonita Springs City Council Candidate for District 4, Chris Corrie.

Bonita Springs Election Special: Ben Hershenson

Tiffany Esposito, President & CEO, of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce interviews Bonita Springs City Council Candidate for District 4, Ben Hershenson.

Episode 6: Cultivating a Healthier Workforce

Healthy employees have a better job performance, are more productive, spend less on health insurance and take fewer sick days.

Join us as we sit down with Megan Greer, from Blue Zones Project of SWFL, to talk about what you can do to cultivate a healthier workforce and how it will improve your bottom line.

Episode 5: Creating a Crisis Communication Plan

You’ve heard that all press is good press, but how do you successfully handle the spotlight when your business is at the center of a crisis?

Join us as we chat with Kathleen Hessert, a public relations expert with more than 30 years experience helping world class athletes, celebrities and executives build their brands and say the right thing at the right time.

Episode 4: How Much Does a Website Really Cost

Before you buy most things, you probably have a general idea of what it will cost. But if you’ve spoken to a few web design companies lately, chances are there has been little consistency in the pricing of both design and development. So, what gives?

Stay tuned as we talk about what type of website is right for your business and exactly what that investment should cost you.

Episode 3: Creating A Great Customer Experience

Our customers have more power than ever. They have more access to competitors, a greater ease of switching and more influence through social media and online reviews. That’s why the best marketing money can buy is a customer who will promote your business.

Episode 2: Elections 101

Are you registered and ready to vote in the next important election? Learn from Tommy Doyle and Jennifer Edwards, from Lee & Collier County Supervisor of Elections, about important information and deadlines for the 2020 elections.

Episode 1: Start With Why

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Based off the Simon Sinek novel ‘Start With Why,’ Jason discusses the importance for companies and businesses to start with ‘why’ instead of ‘how’ and ‘what.’ Doing this will create an incredible customer following.

Important Notice

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have postponed our large gatherings of events and programs through May 31.
Our Visitor Center and The Hub will also be closed during this time.

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