The ChamberLink
March 27, 2020


Most all Chamber Member Engagement Events scheduled until April 30th are being cancelled or postponed.  Note:  Based upon social distancing measures, this time period could be extended.
Please visit the Chamber Calendar of Events for details on webinars and virtual meetings as well as to review what was planned and will be forthcoming in future months.
Visit our COVID-19 Resource Information Page frequently, as we will post the most up to date information as we receive it.  
In continuing to keep the wellbeing of the Chamber Staff & Volunteers at the top of the organization's priority list, the Chamber office will be closed to the public through April 10th.  The staff will be accessible by phone & email on those days.  Note:  This time period could be extended.  


2020 Series Sponsor:


2:00 - 3:00 PM

Simple Ways To Engage
Local Customers Online

Presented by:
Chris Thomas
Yonder Agency

With everything changing, how do you reach current and potential customers? Join Chris Thomas, founder of Yonder Agency, as he discusses how to future proof your marketing with digital and online solutions!

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Business Disrupted! 
How to Embrace Digital Solutions to Expand Your Company in Uncertain Times

Presented by:
Michelle Edwards

A key factor in resilience is adaptability. We'll explore different approaches that can lead to online success & help your business grow. You will receive a link to a form in which you can submit your questions ahead of time as well. 


2:00 - 4:00 PM

"Social Marketing 1 Hour A Day"
The 3 step system to gain visibility and build your online presence! 

Presented by:
 Stephanie Hines
Business Coach

Social marketing does take time but with a system and focused strategy, you can make a big impact in only a few minutes a day. 

For a Limited Time ONLY Receive the Following FREE with Registration: Your companies Digital Snapshot Report Card ($297 value) "Quickly determine your businesses critical online marketing needs!" 

This snapshot report card analyzes your business in the 6 KEY online marketing categories.  You will receive automated insights for each area as well as the critical needs with solutions on how to improve performance.


Monday, april 27th 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Reach Customers
Online with Google

Presented by:
Demming Bass
Grow with Google Trainer

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using a free business listing, search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, and online advertising. We'll introduce some tools that can help, including Google Analytics and Google Trends.
In this workshop, Grow With Google Speaker and Trainer Demming Bass will share best practices for:
  • Creating a free Google My Business profile and how to engage with customers
  • Improving your website's visibility in Google's organic search results, on all devices
  • Best practices for content marketing, social media marketing, and email marketing - especially during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Advertising your business on Google through Smart Campaigns

To be the premier comprehensive resource for the Cherokee County business community.
To promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.

Small Business Owners:
We are here to help

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University i s here to answer your questions and help you address any concerns you may have about your business including cash flow, payroll, marketing, the effect of the COVID-19 virus on your business and keep you up-to-date on the latest on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.
We are part of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, KSU and UGA so there is no cost to you for our services.
To schedule a teleconference appointment with one of our consultants, email us at or call 4 70.578.6450.

SBA Economic Injury
Disaster Loans:

To stay up to date on the latest,
join the KSU SBDC mailing list.

The following documents will be required by the SBA for EIDL loans in order to evaluate economic impact of disaster:
  1.  Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statements for 2019 and 2020 on annual basis and year to date basis.
  2. Tax returns from the past 3 years, both personal and busines
In addition to the above, we suggest contacting your lending institution to see if relief programs are being offered during this time for delaying payments or interest only payments.  

To learn more about
the EIDL program:

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Special Offers




Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber Board Chair, David Simmons, and Chamber President/CEO, Pam Carnes virtually via Zoom! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear!

Wednesday, April 1st
10:00 am - 10:40 am

No cost!

Online via Zoom

A link and details will be emailed to all attendees
after registration is closed!

Email with questions!

What are you doing to help your customers  during COVID-19?

Let the Chamber know
so we can help you spread the word!

Stay up to date on how your fellow Chamber Members are doing business by visiting the link below.
If you would like to have your business included
 on this list, please email your updates to:

We know how we are all doing business is constantly changing, so feel free to forward your updated information as well.  

Are you planning A Virtual Event!

Don't forget to add those to the Chamber Event Calendar.

Remember you will need your member sign on information in order to post yourself.  If you would like for us to post for you, send your information to  

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce | 770-345-0400 | |
3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114