• Tips & Tools for Businesses

  • Resources to Drive Your Bottom Line Resources to Drive Your Bottom Line

    • One on one Social Media Sessions (Free)

    • Members Only Media Packages with local media partners

      • KRLT/KOWL, Tahoe Daily Tribune, Charter Media, Getaway Reno/Tahoe, Truckee Tahoe Radio, Lake Tahoe TV, Capital Public Radio, Lake Tahoe Visitor Channel, Tahoe Business Monitor, Tahoe Telephone Directories 

    • Schedule a one on one business tune-up with a coach

    • Save on office supplies via members-only Office Depot program - contact Britanni Curtis, britanni@tahoechamber.org

    • Participate in monthly workshops to hone skills

    • Use email marketing for effective communications via members-only discounts with Constant Contact - contact Britanni Curtis, britanni@tahoechamber.org

    • Share your business news with LTVA and TahoeChamber

  • Tips to Leverage Opportunities (or Challenges) Tips to Leverage Opportunities (or Challenges)

    • Utilize the Tahoe South Visitor Center

      • Provide information to Visitor Center staff about your products and services

      • Provide lodging availability on Friday morning for the weekend 

    • Show your passion for the destination and your business

      • Create memorable visuals in alignment w/ holidays & special events

        • Window displays

        • Welcome messages for attendees

      • Focus on customer service

      • Spring clean, fresh paint, plant flowers

      • Under Promise – Over Deliver

      • Be thankful for every customer, especially those who complain, as they provide opportunities for improvements 

    • Share on social media

      • Specials

      • Photos

      • Awards and recognition

      • New team members

      • Something quirky, interesting and fun 

    • Business hours

      • Post accurate hours online and at your business

      • Extend hours to maximize profits during special events

      • Retailers: Stay open after 5pm for office workers

      • Restaurants: Open early/close late during special events/high volume holidays 

    • Consider alternate business locations to promote and sell

      • Websites that work 24/7 to take reservations/sell product/book appointments

      • Farmers Markets

      • Trade Shows

      • Festivals 

    • Websites

      • Optimize your website for mobile devices

      • Phone number on homepage (touch call feature)

      • Address/map feature for directions

      • Engage the customer with video and superb imagery

      • Consider a blog 

    • Website Links – Take advantage of them all!

  • Website Resources Website Resources

    TahoeSouth.com – Visitor Information

    • Photos, videos & webcam links
    • Lodging & activity listings
    • Restaurant links
    • Special events calendar – send to anne@ltva.org
       

    TahoeChamber.org – Business & Community Information

    • Business resources
    • Job posting service
    • Government affairs
    • Chamber event calendar
    • Community calendar – post as a member or send to brittani@tahoechamber.org

     

    LTVA.org – Regional Statistics

    • Tourism statistics
    • Reports, presentations & studies

     

    TahoeFuture.org – Government & Agency Information

    • Government & agency workshops/updates
    • How to get involved
       

    FlyRenoTahoe.com - Flight & Travel Information

    • Tools to help plan your trip whether you're traveling to or from Reno-Tahoe International Airport

    RenoAirport.com - Reno-Tahoe Airport

    Sacramento.Aero/SMF - Sacramento International Airport
     

    Promotional Opportunities

     

    Road Conditions & Construction Projects