Tom Egelhoff


According to Entrepreneur Magazine Radio, Tom Egelhoff is this nations leading authority on how to do business in small towns and small markets. If that seems like a strong statement consider the following.

For more than 35 years, Tom’s workshops and seminars have helped thousands of small town business owners become more profitable and successful.

Tom is an inspiring, motivational and entertaining business trainer with a light hearted humorous style, focusing on personalized, do-it -yourself, low-cost marketing, advertising and promotional techniques for small business owners.

Headquartered in Bozeman, Montana , Tom works hand-in-hand with business associations, small business development centers, chambers of commerce, city and county economic development groups as well as colleges and universities across America to strengthen small businesses. In 2003 four Nevada SBDC’s joined forces and Tom traveled to Nevada cities giving all day advertising workshops. Since then many states have expressed an interest in doing similar tours. Tom did a tour of Wyoming SBDC’s in 2004.

Tom’s extensive years of working with small businesses gave him the foundation for his first book, “How To Market, Advertise And Promote Your Business Or Service In A Small Town” that was a small business textbook at the University of Alaska. His latest book, “The Small Town Advertising Handbook: How To Say More And Spend Less” is a comprehensive guide that teaches small business owners cost cutting advertising ideas. He has more books in development.

Tom writes a monthly column for the Western Business News as well as columns for various association newsletters. He has appeared in Target Marketing magazine, Business Advisor magazine and the Costco Connection Magazine in both Canada and the United States. He has appeared on the All News Channel and many radio stations around the country. Tom is also the anchor host of the “Takin’ Care of Business” Weekly Radio Show for SCORE (Service Corps Of Retired Executives. He is also widely quoted in news articles across the nation.

His web site has received as many as 4 million unique visitors per year and his many business articles are recommended by colleges and universities across the country.

Tom is a past president of Kiwanis, former board member of the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce, three-time chairman of Chamber of Commerce Business Resources Committee, board member of Junior Achievement and past board member of the Gallatin County United Way. He is also the founder and president of The Montana Speakers Network, Inc.

Keynote topics

  • How to market, advertise and promote your business or service
  • Do-it-yourself advertising: how to do it the right way
  • Business building: making your business bigger and stronger
  • 25 Ways to bring in the business
  • Customer service: how good customer service can actually hurt your business
  • How to create a successful sales team
  • Entrepreneurship – how to start and succeed in the business world


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