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Are Music Licenses A Scam?

Are Music Licenses A Scam? If you operate an establishment in which the public can enter, and you play music, television, or prerecorded videos, you need to read this. Who Needs a Lawsuit? A Chamber member contacted us, wondering whether a string of solicitations from an organization SESAC was legitimate. SESAC claimed the member owed…

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Know your numbers: What is your heart rate?

Know your numbers: What is your heart rate? Your heart rate, or pulse, is the number of times your heart beats per minute. Your resting heart rate is when the heart is pumping the lowest amount of blood you need because you’re not exercising. If you’re sitting or lying down ― and you’re calm, relaxed…

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Nick Yerhart’s Multi-Faceted Approach to Empowerment

Nick Yerhart is a dynamic individual with a passion for empowering others to reach their fullest potential. Through his unique blend of coaching services, Nick is making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and businesses alike.

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Advocating for Economic Prosperity in Austin and Mower County

Advocating for Economic Prosperity in Austin and Mower County The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce is in the fortunate position of representing 400 local businesses and community partners, each of whom are focused on bettering our community through building a strong local economy. Our partners at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce work at the State level…

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WESTBRACK MARKETING HELPS LOCAL BUSINESS TRAILBLAZE TO SUCCESS

Westbrack Marketing Helps Local Business Trailblaze to Success Westbrack Marketing offers comprehensive digital marketing solutions tailored to businesses in Austin and beyond. From strategic planning and consultation to social media management, website design, and promotional campaigns, Westbrack specializes in driving growth and engagement for our clients. With expertise in online advertising, graphic design, and customer…

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Holidays, Winter, and Depression

Holidays, Winter, and Depression For many people, the winter holiday season is a joyous time filled with family, friends and great food. But for some – it can be quite the opposite – causing stress, sadness and even depression. Let’s take a minute to discuss what causes it and what you can do to prevent…

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Give the Gift of Giving Back this Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Giving Back this Holiday Season Volunteering makes an immeasurable difference in people’s lives. Your actions, big or small, can help others and benefit your health.   What are the benefits of volunteering?   Improves physical and mental health Volunteering reduces stress and increases positive, relaxed feelings by releasing dopamine. Reduced stress…

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Austin Business Planning: Demographics and Trends

If you’re considering starting a business, having a deep understanding of the local market will help you get off on the right foot. By delving into the demographics and trends shaping Austin, you can make informed decisions, like assessing your “target market” (in other words, your potential customers).

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Upper Respiratory Infection Season

Upper Respiratory Infection Season Respiratory illnesses are common in the fall and winter. Seasonal cases of influenza, strep throat and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, are likely to continue increasing over the next few months. COVID-19 also remains active with many areas seeing a rise in cases. Check out these tips to guide you through…

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Selecting the Right Health Insurance Plan

Selecting the Right Health Insurance Plan Open enrollment season can feel daunting – unfamiliar terminology, predicting upcoming health needs, and decision deadlines – consider these tips as you determine what’s right for you and your family: Find reputable sources of information: If insurance is offered through your employer, reach out to Human Resources. Compare plans…

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