Keeping You and Your Business Healthy

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce When you don’t take care of yourself, your business is at risk of becoming less profitable or worse. Personal wellness should be a priority for small-business owners. Our members say balancing their own needs with those of their business is one of their biggest challenges. … Read More…

Digital Strategies that Still Work in 2021

by Donna Werking, Owner Northern AZ Social Many business owners are grateful 2020 has come to an end. However, whether your business thrived in, or simply endured, the COVID year, planning your marketing strategies for 2021 is critical. Many companies desire to begin the new year with a new budget, a fresh outlook, and a … Read More…

In-person Meetings Returning

by Margo Christensen, Ponderosa Hotel Management Services, LLC As we are close to the one-year mark of the emergence of COVID-19, there are hardly words to describe the financial devastation to so many business, especially those related to travel and hospitality.  Hotels, conference centers and restaurants that, in large part, rely heavily on groups were … Read More…

Holiday Inn Express Invites You to its Revitalization

by Patrick Murray, Front Office Manager, Holiday Inn Express Prescott With a year marked by unprecedented events, we’ve matched it with an exceptional and an incomparable remodel. Welcome to the new Holiday Inn Express in Prescott, owned and operated by Tomichi Management Inc. We’ve certainly outdone ourselves with a $2.5-million interior upgrade on our already … Read More…

Know Your Pandemic Tax Credits, Liabilities

by Brenda Hershkowitz, EA, Premiere Tax & Accounting Services As a result of the CARES Act, the IRS issued two economic impact payments in 2020 as part of the economic stimulus efforts. The point was to try and stimulate our economy. These payments are not taxable income. The first economic impact payments were up to … Read More…

5 Reasons to Shop Local this Holiday Season

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce With the holidays all around us, now is the perfect time to determine where you will shop. Where you choose affects the economy, the environment, and ultimately quality of life for the City of Prescott.  The Shop Prescott — Start Here has been created for … Read More…

Light Your Way to Good Cheer

by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce                 The spirit of the season is alive and glowing in Prescott Valley. Its premier holiday destination, the Valley of Lights, anchors a community that celebrates the Christmas and holiday season with lights, music and art.  Valley of Lights … Read More…

Google AdWords: Custom Web Advertisements Made Simple and Effective

by Erika Yadron, Intern, Northern AZ Social, LLC The worldwide search engine Google.com performs 2.3 million detailed searches for its users every second. Yielding pages of results upon hitting “enter,” there is almost always a perfectly placed ad or two at the top of the list. These ads are made possible by the paid auctioning … Read More…

YEI! Breaks Ground on PV Residential Project

by Blake Herzog Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!), a nonprofit that provides employment, social and independent living opportunities to developmentally disabled adults, broke ground Nov. 12 on its first residential project in Prescott Valley.  “This is the biggest undertaking YEI! has ever gone through. It’s a big deal,” Executive Director Brad Newman says.  Sterling Ranches is … Read More…