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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 13, 2015

36 Hours In Food Poisoning Hell

It was 11p when I woke up out of a dead cold sleep (remember, I have an infant at home – any and all sleep is precious these days even if I go to bed before 10p some days) with that undeniable knowledge that I was going to be sick.  And by sick I mean…

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March 10, 2015

You Don’t Have To Do It All – Nor Should You

Outsourcing has gotten a bit of a bad rap in the last few years and even if you’re not thinking of relocating a factory overseas, many people think that as an entrepreneur you should keep everything under your roof.  Hire staff, sure – but outsourcing to a third party tends to be spoken about only…

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March 4, 2015

How To Save Informative Facebook Posts In 3 Easy Steps

Have you ever scrolled through your Facebook feed and seen a link or video that you either wanted to read later or it was so good you wanted to make sure you didn’t forget it?  But then, when you went back to Facebook later, thanks to Facebook’s algorithms, you can no longer find that post…

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February 17, 2015

So You Want To Grow….Are You Really Ready?

It’s the dream of many an entrepreneur to take their small start-up to the next level.  Before you do that though, you should know that trying to grow too big before you’re ready can kill your business as StartupGenome’s survey of over 3200 entrepreneurs found.  

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February 12, 2015

Passion Can Pay Off For Entrepreneurs

The results of a 5 year study by Phillip Kim, associate professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College, and Stephen Lippman, associate professor of sociology at Miami University, are proving that those entrepreneurs who let passion drive their entrepreneurial leanings may be better suited for long-term success.

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