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 email@example.com "Open for Business" Past Shows: //kmmsam.com/open-for-business-re-broadcasts-with-tom-shane/
Why Are Montana Gas Prices So High? [Listen]
Since the start of October, decreasing gas prices are keeping nearly $200 million in the pockets of Americans every single day.
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.
New McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwich Coming November 1
What do customers really want? Low price or more food per serving I guess McDonald’s is willing to roll the dice to find out.
So Long Sears, Buh Bye
Sears had been on a downhill slide for the past 10-15 years. The last year that Sears recorded a profit was in 2011. Today they declared bankruptcy.
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.
What’s An MSU Diploma Worth?
Has MSU provided graduates with the arms and ammo necessary to live the American dream? I might sound cynical, but I’m not totally convinced that they have.
More Road Construction Coming to Bozeman
Jeff Krauss joins Tom and Shane for an update on planned road construction in the greater Bozeman Area.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg – Let’s Talk
I just downloaded the personal information Facebook has on me and its extensive. (See Instructions for how you can do this at the end of this blog.)