Aug 31

Dear Local Business Owners

By Carmen Reed-Gilkison | Blog Articles

Dear Local Business Owner, I’m excited about the solutions I’m working on for local businesses. I believe true success evolves out of relationships, and relationships are what need to be created and nurtured. I’m not going to give a customer a solution and say goodbye; my solutions involve community and collaboration. I can hardly wait […]

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Aug 24

Collaboration Marketing

By Carmen Reed-Gilkison | Blog Articles

Imagine this: You and your neighboring businesses work together to create an event that attracts people from far and wide. Those people are amazed by all there is for them to do and see at this event. The result? You gain new customers that come over from the other businesses and they gain some from […]

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Aug 24

I’ve Been on a Journey

By Carmen Reed-Gilkison | Blog Articles

I’ve been on a journey for about nine months now… NO! Not THAT kind of journey! 😉 Although, as I think about it, what I’ve been doing has led me to give birth to a new phase in my life. ~ No changes in marital status. ~ No quitting my job. ~ No running a marathon. […]

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Aug 07

“Screw My Community!”

By Carmen Reed-Gilkison | Blog Articles

  Who says that? Nobody, I hope!   But, how many people stop to consider the effects of their shopping habits on their community?   Thriving Local Businesses = Thriving Communities   Buy from a local business in your community and more of your hard-earned money remains in your community in the form of:   […]

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