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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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March 22, 2017

Updated Facebook Image Guidelines

If you want to make the most out of Facebook as a means to promote your food business, one of the most important things you can do is ensure that your beautiful images are within Facebook’s recommended dimensions.

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March 20, 2017

What You Need To Know Before Walking Into A Buyer Meeting (PODCAST)

Industry expert Tim Forrest, of Tim Forrest Consulting, shares insightful information about how food brands can best be prepared when walking into a buyer meeting. http://media.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/p/content.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/TimForrestPodcast_complete.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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March 16, 2017

5 Tips To Maximize Your Online Sales

Yesterday we talked about utilizing as many sales channels as possible (and as many as you can manage – that’s no small task in and of itself) to help get your products in front of consumers where they are shopping today.  Because online sales of food is such a growing area, it seemed wise to…

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March 15, 2017

Simultaniously Focusing On Several Sales Channels

The landscape for food producers is so interesting now because it’s changing at such a rapid pace.  This is due in large part to how consumers are purchasing food products and those food brands who want to keep up and keep in front of consumers need to be prepared to be in multiple places all…

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March 13, 2017

Guest Post – Pros And Cons Of Hiring A Product Broker

Don’t have the financial resources (or time) to hire and train a sales team? You’re not alone. Many small food businesses don’t build an internal sales team, so how do they get their product into stores? Product brokers. These marketing intermediaries essentially replace the need for a sales team by doing all of the customer…

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