Tag Archives: Phelps Chamber of Commerce

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Business Reputation

27 Jun

64% of customers place more value on customer service than on pricing…This means that your potential customers would rather pay more for great customer service than pay less for a bad experience. Do your business values match those of your customers? 89% of customers who experience poor service will go somewhere else – you can […]

Properties with a Past in Phelps: Big Sand Lake Club

04 Jun

The Phelps Chamber’s exploration into the colorful history of Phelps, Wisconsin continues with a look at the Big Sand Lake Club property. This long-standing club was a favorite vacation spot of “Homeless Homer” Galpin and many important Chicago area businessmen in the early 1900’s and continues to be a Northwoods tradition today. Located on the […]

Colorful Characters in Phelps History

07 May

“Homeless Homer” Galpin – Chicago Bootlegger or Early Phelps Marketer? The development of our great town of Phelps is often credited to the logging industry that thrived throughout Vilas County in the 1800’s. However, it could be argued that Phelps would not have developed into the travel destination it is today without the foresight and […]