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Creating a successful food business takes more than just good recipes.  In addition to making a great product, you also have to build a strong brand, engage with your customers, and grow sales.   Learn more about the different components of small food business ownership.

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June 30, 2016

How To Make A Great First Impression

As we, here in the US at least, head into the holiday weekend, you may have the chance to meet a lot of new people – either through your business or via backyard holiday BBQs.  And, as you well know, the first impression you make has a huge impact on how people view you and…

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June 28, 2016

Taking Stock Halfway Through The Year

It looks like the mid-point of the year is sneaking up on us this week as hard as that is to believe. Which makes this the perfect time to take stock of where your business is against the goals you set for it and what changes you may need to make.Doing this now gives you…

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June 27, 2016

A Food Entrepreneur Tackles Questions Around How Best To Grow (PODCAST)

In this one-on-one conversation with a food entrepreneur, we talk about her struggles to grow her business while keeping a handle on production and operations and how (and when) to approach investors for the finances necessary to grow.   http://media.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/p/content.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/Hummus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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June 24, 2016

Building Discounting Into Your Pricing

At some point or another the time will undoubtably come where you’ll want to do some type of discounting on your products’ prices.  This may be a holiday sale you want to run on your online site, a friends and family discount you want to give to your most loyal farmers’ market customers, a promotion…

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June 21, 2016

Banning Someone From Your Business Facebook Page

I know the title of today’s article sounds crazy to some as it seems like we small entrepreneurs spend an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to better engage and grow our social media influence amongst consumers; but believe it or not, there may be times when you do need to ban…

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