The Word on the Street 11.05.2021

roundup Elkton’s first comedy brewhouse—BrewHaha Brewing Company—has just opened. Stop in for a pint and a good laugh!   Looking for something hip and casual right next to JMU’s campus for your next Taco Tuesday adventure? Tequila Taco Bar is slated...
Celebrating Small Business Season

Celebrating Small Business Season

We’re gearing up for another holiday season amid COVID. Luckily, the virus numbers are down, and people are venturing out more these days. It’s time to market the importance of shopping local or shopping small.   While Small Business Saturday is a good start, why...
How to Make Your Video Calls and Meetings More Appealing

How to Make Your Video Calls and Meetings More Appealing

Are you tired of video calls yet? There was something new and fun about them when we were all locked down for COVID, but now they’ve lost a lot of their sparkle.   For some of us who work from home, video calls can feel like an unnecessary intrusion where we need...
Local Business Takes on the Supply Chain Crisis

Local Business Takes on the Supply Chain Crisis

The troubles with the supply chain are daunting. We’re seeing predictions that the holiday shopping season will be marred by empty shelves and disappointed children. While the problems are serious, there are some businesses that will triumph in the face of adversity,...
Hey Guys!! Lessons from Influencers

Hey Guys!! Lessons from Influencers

When my friend’s thirteen-year-old daughter was approached by a major brand to be an influencer for them, I knew things were changing. Cynically, I wondered what did a thirteen-year-old or any kid have that a brand wanted? The obvious answer is a young following that...