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Member Resources

Take advantage of the many resources to maximize your business.

Marketing Opportunities

Chamber Membership brings with it a multitude of exclusive promotional opportunities to get your message out there to a very targeted audience, at costs that are just a fraction of traditional media methods.

  • Advertise on the Harbor Country website with a tile or banner ad.
  • Attend any Chamber Mixer, step up to the mic and share a story or announcement about your business.
  • Submit a brief description for an event or milestone related to your business. Email to
  • Update your website profile. Login in to make sure your Member profile is up to date with contact info, links to your website & social media. You may also add your logo, up to 8 photos and a 50-word description.

➡ Harbor Country Guide! All Members are listed in the Guide. You may be interested in purchasing a display ad, a 50 word business description to enhance your listing, or additional business categories.

New Businesses

Whether starting a new business, or re-evaluating your current one, nothing is more important than careful planning! We would love to help you achieve your goals. Visit our Harbor Country Business Resource Center page to help you get started.

Below are several useful tools that can help any small business avoid unforeseen pitfalls when getting started. The first is a small business checklist. To get the most out of the list, click on each of the items to be completed, read and understand the material, and take action! The check-list is full of valuable information to prepare you for your exciting new venture.

➡ Small Business Startup Checklist:

Below is a list of members and local organizations that are here to assist local businesses prosper!

Michigan Advantage

Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services

Michigan Legal Help

Helpful Links

They say you are never too old to learn something new, and we couldn’t agree more. With so much information out there to help you run and grow your business, we have assembled a small library of interesting and informative articles and videos, certain to help even the most seasoned entrepreneur.

Together, we can make great things happen!


You Tube Tutorials

➡ How to Set Business Goals

➡ Business Plan info – Key to a successful business

➡ Quickbooks

➡ Customer Service tips

➡ Make sure you have a web presence

➡ How to Advertise Online for Free

➡ How Much Is My Business Worth?

➡ How to Analyze an Income Statement

➡ How to Prepare a Business Mission Statement

➡ How to Open a Business


Useful business related links

➡ Start. Grow. Support. Succeed

➡ How to get the most out of your Chamber membership:

Improve your business by spending some time learning the ins and outs of good customer service. They include ideas on how to improve customer service, dealing with difficult customers, conducting customer satisfaction surveys and much more! If you have useful customer service tips, please contact the Chamber so that we can add it to the list and share them with others.


Customer Service is the Key to Success

➡ Top Ten Commandments of Customer service:

➡ Eight rules for great customer service

➡ Make the difference

➡ Articles for Entrepreneurs

➡ How To Keep Customers Happy

➡ Dealing With the Disgruntled

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