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    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce blog shares insights, industry information and best practices for area businesses and our community at large. Contributors are experts in our community, and around the world.

    Former IT professional, Suzie Mills, joined the Air Force reserves in 2004. It was during deployment to Afghanistan that Suzie realized she wanted to make a change in her career by moving into the wellness industry.

    Don’t ask “What can my business get with Chamber membership?” but instead “What can my business do with Chamber membership?”

    Veterans represent only 6% of the total U.S. population but account for 13.5% of all small businesses in the United States. Blogger Charles McCaffrey shares the story of Dick Lucier - Navy veteran turned small business owner.

    Five things you can do to improve your chances for success in business (even if you are a pre-start-up.)

    Celebrating veteran-owned businesses because they employ 5.8 million Americans, pay wages in excess of $210 billion and contribute $1.7 trillion to the U.S. GDP.

    Over half of all employees in the U.S. work for a small business, and two out of every three new jobs created are created by small businesses. You and your success are critical to the future of Fairfax County and our nation.

    A look at what a business blog should do for you.

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