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Local vs. Global: How Long-Tail Keyword Strategies Differ Across Geographies

Explore the nuances of local vs. global SEO through Texas-based long-tail keywords. Boost your digital strategy with targeted insights.

Why Every Home Service Business Needs a Website

In today's digital age, a website is crucial for home service businesses, acting as a 24/7 storefront. An impressive 97% of people discover local serv

Google Ads or SEO for Home Service Businesses

Unravel the mystery of Google Ads vs. SEO for home service businesses. Learn their advantages, drawbacks, and how to use them to fuel your digital suc

Grow Your Business - The Best Next Steps

Starting a business is an exciting and rewarding experience, but growing a successful business takes dedication and hard work. Growing your business r

Why Businesses Need Effective Web Design & SEO

Discover the importance of effective web design and SEO for service-based businesses, and learn how local ranking and on-page SEO techniques can drive

Top Jobs for Retirees Who Want to Enjoy Life

Just because you're retired doesn't mean you have to stop working altogether.

Fifth Gear Ribbon Cutting

Come join the Fifth Gear family in their newest store based in McKinney Tx, 115 Industrial Blvd Suite B, McKinney, TX 75069

Quest for Texas Best

Ten years ago, H-E-B introduced an exciting program called H-E-B “Quest for Texas Best,” which is an opportunity for local, small, women and minor

How to Set Clear Goals for Your Video Marketing Strategy

Video marketing is an effective way for small businesses to engage with their customers, build brand loyalty, and increase sales. With the rise of str

Yes, you can start a business and move at the same time!

Starting a business and moving to a new home are both big undertakings, and your instinct is likely to complete one first and then begin working on th

What your child’s cough is telling you

Learn common causes of coughs in kids and when to call the pediatrician for help.

BBB Business Tip: Help wanted? How to recruit and hire top talent

Companies of all sizes seek great employees and even recruit top talent to help their businesses continuously grow. Ensuring that every new hire fits

Selecting the Right Business Structure: What Allen, TX Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Choosing the right business structure for your startup in Allen, Texas is one of the most important decisions you will make. The type of business enti

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Awards the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Allen Fairview Chamber with its designation of Accredited with 5 Stars for its sound policies, effective

How to Get Discovered as a Creative in Allen, Texas

Learn how to get a business started as a creative in our fantastic community.

Here’s How Your Allen Fairview Small Business Could Benefit the Community

Learn why starting a local business benefits the community and how to get one up and running here in Allen Fairview.

What is a Notary Public and Does Your Business Need One?

If you're curious about notaries public and how one can help your business, read this FAQ presented by the Allen / Fairview Chamber of Commerce to lea

Honeycomb Credit

I am reaching out because I'm raising capital for my school, the International Institute of Aesthetic Arts and Beauty. I opened my esthetics school l

How Women-Owned Businesses Boost Local Economies

All businesses, in general, are good for the economy. They help drive economic stability and growth, provide valuable products and services to the com

Grand Opening!!

Grand Opening for Auger Pros Plumbing~

Non-Profit Expo 2022

We are hosting a Non-Profit Expo Event to showcase some of our local non-profit organizations. These organizations will be set up and ready to chat a

The 7 Pillars of Connecting with Absolutely Anyone

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in

An Extraordinary Evening honoring Extraordinary People

The Gala, themed "a night at the speakeasy", will be held on Thursday, March 24th at the Courtyard by Marriott in the Village at Allen.

Frisco Couple Acquires Star Local Media

Instead of a trip to Hawaii to celebrate 25 years together, Rick and Elizabeth Rogers bought a community newspaper company.

Dallas-Based Select Chef Brings Personalized, Chef-Prepared Culinary Experiences To Your Home

Founder Christine Henry-Musa Talks Inspiration, Life With Newborns, and Giving Back How Select Chef Works Whether you’re looking for a weekly routi

Fentanyl Factor Screening

Thursday, January 27th at 7 PM Allen Public Library (Theater) 300 N. Allen Drive

Allen ISD Board named finalist in the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award

The Allen ISD Board of Trustees is one of only five finalists in Texas for this prestigious award.

COVID-19: When to take your child to the ER

Due to the highly contagious Omicron variant, there has been a surge in positive COVID-19 cases across the country. This increased spread of COVID-19

Careers at Chick-fil-A Allen

Apply today for a rewarding career with Chick-fil-A Allen!

COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5-11: FAQs for parents

Safety, side effects and stats: An infectious disease expert shares the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine for children.

Beyond ABC Virtual Symposium: Wed., Nov. 10

This year’s virtual symposium will share the latest findings from the Children’s Health Beyond ABC report, spotlighting the growing mental health

Chamber Board Votes to Support Changes to City's Charter

The Board of Directors of the Allen Fairview Chamber support Proposition A & B in our belief that these changes would allow for the continuity and sta

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Teams Up with Carter BloodCare to Support Need for Blood During Nationwide Shortage

Announcing Blood Drives at All 18 Soulman’s Locations throughout November For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCa


SBA Administrator Guzman Enhances COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to Aid Small Businesses Facing Challenges from Delta Variant. Increased

City of Allen budget, tax rate approved for Fiscal Year 2022

Allen City Council approved the annual budget and property tax rate for fiscal year 2022 during the council meeting on Sep. 14. Allen’s city tax rat

Governor's Small Business Webinar Series

Identifying Your Target Market Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM


VOTED BEST OF ALLEN & MCKINNEY 2021 in Living Magazine!

WorkSuites is adding two new Class A locations to its portfolio of premier Texas coworking locations.

About WorkSuites - WorkSuites is a Texas-based company with 20 locations throughout Dallas and Houston. In an effort to cultivate a community that is

Non-Profit Expo 2021

Non-Profit Organization Meet & Greet!


FREE Office for 1 FULL YEAR for 1 Lucky Veteran!

Athlete Training and Health Brings Sports Performance and Adult Fitness Expertise to the Allen Community

It’s game on as a new sports medicine, adult fitness and human performance center opens in Allen to serve fitness enthusiasts and athletes of all le

Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating 22 years of faithful service to our community

Effective March 10: COVID-19 Protocols at City Facilities

We believe face coverings are one small way to support our community’s health and well-being. Our employees will continue wearing them and we strong

SBA Tops $11 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans for Texas Severe Winter Storms

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved m

Allen ranked as 2nd Safest Large City in Texas

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Allen Ranks #26: Safest City to Raise a Child

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New Premiere Preschool Under Construction in Allen, TX

The newest member of the Allen, TX community is joining area families soon!

Water Usage and Conservation

As North Texans enter the month of September, the final month of peak water usage, and prepare our landscapes for the fall, it is important to take th

Local Candidate Interviews

Collin County Votes has published interviews with local candidates.

Chamber adds new program to help businesses succeed

The Mission of the Business Success Advocate Team is to act as a liaison between the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce and its members by ensuring al

Money Magazine lists Best Small Business Loans of 2020

The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program originally meant to expire on June 30, 2020, has been extended until August 8. While


FASTSIGNS® of Allen recently donated a vehicle wrap for Patrol Stories, a local organization that fosters positive interactions between Law Enforceme

Allen, TX Reveals New Storefront: The Entire City

Created with local life in mind, a new collaboration of Allen, TX organizations announces concentrated #ShopAllenTX campaign To help boost the reopen

Just In: Deadline to Apply for PPP Forgiveness is Extended to Dec. 31

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury of the United States released the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application and de


World’s Leading Business Broker Sees Significant Activity From Buyers and Sellers

Medical City Healthcare Announces $100,000 Grant to Fight Hunger

In response to COVID-19, Medical City Healthcare’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, has allocated more than $1 million in charitable funds through

Cares Act

The Small business owner's guide to the Cares Act

Small Business Loans through CARES Act

The CARES Act went into full effect this week. What does this mean for our business? See the comparison we have made for your use.

March Ambassador Spotlight

April Smith is the owner of Allen based independent agency April Smith Insurance Agency, where she is an expert in employee benefits at no cost to the

Ana Gonzalez joined the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce in February, 2020

She graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Radio/Television/Film and went on to have a career in television that spanned 20 years.

February Ambassador Spotlight - Ken Hendrix, Kountry Specialties, LLC

Ken Hendrix has 38 years’ experience in the Processed Meat Industry and totally understands the importance of Customer Service. His gift pack offeri

Kim Hannan: November Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Kim Hannan, the Chamber's November Ambassador of the Month. Kim is instrumental in assisting membership staff with Ambassador minu

WORKSUITES Opens 20th location in Allen, Texas

Dallas-based coworking operation WORKSUITES is opening its 20th location and its first in the booming office market of Allen. “Obviously the metrop

Congratulations to Shirley White-Stevens

Shirley was recognized at Tuesday Morning Live on November 12, 2019 as the October Ambassador of the Month.

September Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Charlotte Majzner, Ambassador Club Chair, and Realtor with Fathom Realty! Charlotte has earned the distinction of being our Septem

It's Ashley's Turn!

Ashley Dambold, Advancial Federal Credit Union, was recognized this week as August's Ambassador of the Month! Congratulations and well deserved.

Big Congrats to Ken Hendrix

Ken Hendrix with Kountry Specialties was recognized this week as the Ambassador of the Month for July!

Safest City to Raise A Child

Allen Ranks #16 nationwide!

Congratulations, Melissa!

Melissa Cazzelle with Topgolf Allen was recognized as June's Ambassador of the Month.

Allen CVB Welcomes New Sales Manager

The Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is pleased to welcome Kris Buchanan as the Bureau’s new Sales Manager.

10 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Whether your kids are enjoying summer at home, on the road or at camp, address these safety topics with your family to keep them healthy and happy.

Allen CVB Welcomes New Office Manager

The Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is pleased to welcome Rachel Alexander as the department’s new Office Manager.

Robert Allen Silvestri Earns Certificate of Financial Fiduciary Designation

The Department of Labor passed the Fiduciary Standard to make advisors put Clients ahead of the Firm they represent. As an Independent Advisor this de

Congratulations Catherine!

Catherine Brenneman with Authority Roofing has been chosen as the May Ambassador of the Month!

Way to go, Justin Foltz

Justin Foltz, FH-Networking, has been named the Ambassador of the Month for April.

Congrats, Charlotte!

March Ambassador of the Month: Charlotte Majzner

Ashley Dambold Recognized

Congratulations to Ashley Dambold, Advancial Federal Credit Union, on your recognition as February Ambassador of the Month.

Way to go, Linda!

Linda Munson, January Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations, Steve Reed

We wish to congratulate Steve Reed with SHUR Wealth Stratagies/LegalShield, December Ambassador of the Month

Dallas-Area Site Selected for First Professional Cricket Stadium in Texas

Texas-based Thakkar Developers, in collaboration with The CricRealty Company, unveiled plans for a new 15,000-seat cricket stadium and 80-acre mixed-u

New Rexel location is now open!

Rexel, a full line electrical supply store, has opened their new branch in Allen, TX.

Mark Friedman named Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Mark Friedman with FriedoNation Productions for being recognized as the November Ambassador of the Month.

Allen in Top 1% of Cities with Least Credit Card Debt

According to, Allen is ranked in the top 1% which means that the expected average payoff of credit card debt is 3 months and 16 days.

AFC Urgent Care Grand Opening Press Release

All are invited to attend our Grand opening/Ribbon Cutting on January 9th at 430 pm. Excited to join the Allen community!

Hardaway Named Ambassador of Month

Congratulations to David Hardaway, Outerbridge Industries, on being selected as October's Ambassador of the Month.

September Ambassador of the Month Announced

Congratulations, Clonie Villani, on your accomplishments on behalf of and recognition as Ambassador of the Month by the Chamber. We greatly appreciat

August Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Shirley White-Stevens with Investment Services on being named August Ambassador of the Month!

2018’s Best Real-Estate Markets

Best Places to Buy a House. Wallethub ranks Allen #3 overall and #2 for small towns. See full report at

Congratulations, Penny LeBlanc!

Penny LeBlanc was recognized this morning at Tuesday Morning Live as Ambassador of the Month for July. This honor is well deserved and we congratulat

Fairview Town Center to Welcome Bowlero & Elliott's Hardware

Additional Small Shop Retailers to Follow! Bowlero and Elliott's Hardware will soon be opening at Fairview Town Center, located at the intersection o

June Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Clonie Villani with Fifth Street Entertainment Casino Events!

Congratulations, Justin!

Ambassador of the Month: Justin Foltz, FH-Networking, LLC

Relocation & Community Guide Now Online

The Chamber's annual publication - The Guide - features community information and membership listings.

Rev. Todd Harris Presented with Bishop Oden Award

On Monday, June 4, at the North Texas Annual Conference, Rev. Todd Harris, the senior pastor at FUMC Allen, was presented the Bishop Wm. B. Oden Ecume

Summer Youth STEAM Camps Open for Registratiob

The Allen Arts Alliance is offering 4 weeks of STEAM camps this summer. These camps combine creativity with principles of technology, science, math a


Athletes Commit to Take Talents to the Next Level of Competition On May 2, 2018, Prestonwood Christian Academy

Allen Arts Alliance Awards 2018 Grants

The Arts Alliance recently awarded grants to Allen non-profit, arts, heritage and cultural organizations to provide support and assistance in 2018 as

ColorDynamics Recognized with Eight Major Awards in Regional Print Competition

The Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica has announced that ColorDynamics of Allen, Texas was recognized with the Division III Platinum award

Congratulations, Mark!

Mark "Friedo" Friedman, having just finished his stint as an Ambassador in Training, was recognized as March Ambassador of the Month!

Change the World Weekend: May 18-20, 2018

Change the World, a weekend dedicated to transforming our local community. Leaders are in the process of identifying projects, organizing logistics a

Congratulations, Gene!

Gene Rife recognized as February Ambassador of the Month

Allen Ranked #1 in Texas by Money Magazine & 7th in Nation (CNBC)

Growth is the buzzword around Allen, an affluent suburb just north of Dallas. The city of 96,000 residents has worked to actively create economic oppo

Collin College offers Supervisory Management Certificate Series

Become a leader with the Supervisory Management Certificate Series at Collin College Continuing Education! The Supervisory Management Certificate Ser

January Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations, Linda Munson with Housewarmers of Allen, on your recognition as January Ambassador of the Month.

Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir Receives Permit

This week the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) received and accepted the long-awaited federal permit needed to construct the Lower Bois d

Milestone Anniversaries Celebrated!

The Allen Fairview Chamber recognizes members who have reached milestone anniversaries during 2017 with luncheon.

Kim Hannan, December Ambassador of the Month

Congratulation to Kim Hannan, owner of BEC N Call. Kim is an outstanding example of an involved member and represents the Chamber so well.

Now Open! Home2 Suites by Hilton

Designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine.

Inaugural Collin County MLK Day

Monday, January 15, 2018 kicks off the inaugural Collin County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Appreciation Day

Way to go, Stacey!

Stacey Rogers, Nothing Bundt Cakes, named Ambassador of the Month

Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Shirley White-Stevens, October Ambassador of the Month.

Chamber of Commerce Week in Texas

Collin County Chambers of Commerce come together to celebrate Texas Chambers of Commerce Week.

Allen "Best Places to Live 2017" top 10 list

MONEY's annual ranking of America's best towns has placed Allen at #2

Way to go, Jake!

Congratulations to Jake Hansen, July Ambassador of the Month

Congrats! Mary Labaziewicz

June Ambassador of the Month

Arbrook Realty Group, LLC Receives HUB Certification from State of Texas

NAWRB Certified Delegate Spokeswoman, Rosalind Booker, is proud to announce that Arbrook Realty Group, LLC has been certified as a Texas Historically

Chamber Wins Best in State

Local Chambers Of Commerce Recognized For Media and Communications Excellence

Congratulations Linda!

May Ambassador of the Month

April Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations, Aaron Pearson with BitBranding!

March Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Penny LeBlanc, owner of Penny's Gift Baskets, our March Ambassador of the Month.


State Senators Van Taylor and Craig Estes today recognized Collin Co residents, elected officials, civic and business leaders in the Senate Chamber.

Charlotte Majzner, Ambassador of the Month

Charlotte Majzner, Keller Williams, has been recognized for her hard work on behalf of the Chamber as February's Ambassador of the Month.

Collin County Days

Collin County Days, a cooperative effort coordinated by Collin County Chambers of Commerce, will be held on March 28 - 29, 2017.

Chamber Members Honored at Readers' Choice Reception

Reception scheduled for Star Local Media's Readers' Choice Awards winners!

ColorDynamics Acquires Superior Graphics

ColorDynamics and Superior Graphics has entered into a definitive agreement under which ColorDynamics will acquire Superior Graphics. Superior Graphic

Kim Hannan, Ambassador of the Month

Kim Hannan, owner of Bec 'N Call, has been named Ambassador of the Month for December.

Allen ISD Ranks High In Niche Rating

Allen ISD has been recognized as a 2017 Best School Districts in America and as the 11th best district in Texas by Niche, a website for researching pu


Emler Swim School is proud to announce our placement in the Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work for midsize companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth

Penny LeBlanc named November Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Penny LeBlanc with Penny's Gift Baskets and thank you for your support of the Chamber and our members through your continued partic

What our members say about the Chamber!

I wanted to say thank you to the Allen//Fairview Chamber for giving great support to not only to the community but to its members as well. The Chamber

Justin Foltz, October Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Justin Foltz, the Allen Fairview Chamber's October Ambassador of the Month. Ambassador of the Month recognition is given to the vo

Dean Hansen - September Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations Dean Hansen on being recognized as the Allen Fairview Chamber's Ambassador of the Month for September. Ambassador of the Month recogn

Allen Is 2016’s 6th Best Real-Estate Market – WalletHub Study

Allen was named 2016’s 6th Best Real-Estate Market in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet .

Allen #2 Safest Large City in Texas

A review of FBI crime data ranks Allen as one of the safest cities in the state. According to personal finance site ValuePenguin, Allen ranks #2 amon

Allen Named 2016's 7th Best Small City for First-Time Home Buyers

Allen was named 2016’s 7th Best Small City for First-Time Home Buyers in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet Learn More