I’ve been the host of "Open for Business," a business and consumer talk show on KMMS since 2004. I’m the author of "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In Your Own Backyard" (Wiley), and "The Small Town Advertising Handbook: How to Say More and Spend Less," and "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In A Small Town.” All Available on Amazon. One of my books has been a textbook at the University of Alaska and Missouri State University. I’ve appeared on MSNBC's "Your Business" with JJ Ramberg, featured in Costco Connection Magazine (twice), Target Market Magazine, Emerging Business, Business Adviser, and magazines in China, India and Turkey. Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn or Web Site: www.smalltownmarketing.com Call the show at (406) 522 - 8255 – Text 266-7617 Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org "Open for Business" Past Shows: //kmmsam.com/open-for-business-re-broadcasts-with-tom-shane/
Could You Pass A Citizenship Test?
While most citizenship test respondents knew the causes of the Civil War, two percent thought it was climate change. You can’t make this up.
Totally Useless Facts That Will Make You Sound Smart
Every so often I come across information that is totally meaningless yet it will make you sound brilliant if you recite it to your daily contacts.
What’s Your Plan For Downtown Bozeman?
Do you want to build Bozeman up like New York City or spread out like Los Angeles? Neither one sounds very appetizing to a longtime resident.
How Will Bozeman Grow Up?
If I’ve learned anything about Bozeman in my 25 years, it’s that Bozeman does pretty much what it wants regardless of any outside influence.
Affordable Mobile Homes Not Welcome in Bozeman
A woman who’s trying to add an addition to her current mobile home park voiced her frustration to the cost of all the prohibitive rules and regulations.
Happy Birthday Glacier National Park
Glacier joined the National Park system on this date in 1910. Glacier borders Alberta and British Columbia and is comprised of over 1 million acres.
More Road Construction Coming to Bozeman
Jeff Krauss joins Tom and Shane for an update on planned road construction in the greater Bozeman Area.
Two New Roundabouts Coming to Bozeman
Gallatin County Commissioner Steve White announced two new roundabouts coming to Bozeman.
Bozeman City Commission – Their Own Worst Enemy
WinFoods wanted to open here but the city commission would have none of it. Not unless you make it a Taj Mahal WinFoods. They’re now in Helena instead.
Should Bozeman Teachers Be Armed?
There was another school shooting in Florida this week. Seventeen people are dead that shouldn’t be. And the usual questions are being asked.
Fads: I’ll Never Have A Man Bun
I can’t imagine a motivation strong enough for me to spend $10 to attach a clump of hair to the top of my head and go out in public thinking I’m really cool.
How to Survive Nov. 22nd to Dec. 26th
In a little over a week the commercial feeding frenzy commonly known as the holiday season will begin. How will you survive that 33-day span?