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: http://kmmsam.com/open-for-business-re-broadcasts-with-tom-shane/
Sheriff Gootkin on Meth, Human Trafficking, and ICE [Listen]
County Sheriff Brian Gootkin spoke recently on the growing epidemic of methamphetamine across the nation and how prevalent the problem is in Gallatin Valley.
[POLL] Best Pizza In Bozeman?
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. What about Pizza? Where do you get your favorite slice?
Bozeman Residents Upset With Property Tax Increases
One of our 61-year-old listeners texted us that he will not be able to retire in the valley that has been his home his entire life.
Bozeman Residents Invited To Protest $200 Park Tax
The commission has come to the well too many times. Bozeman Safety Building, new high school are all going to hit resident’s wallets and purses in the coming months.
Sticker Shock of Three New Taxes Coming To Bozeman Residents
City Commissioner Jeff Krauss joined Tom and Shane on the KMMS Morning Soapbox and one of the topics was 3 new taxes that will be showing up in coming months.
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.