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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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September 12, 2017

Top 3 Financial Tips From Food Entrepreneurs

The best advice always comes from those who are in the trenches so I polled readers of the Smallfoodbiz.com website to ask those entrepreneurs what advice they would share with their colleagues when it came to running a successful food business. What was surprising was that time and time again, the responses I received were…

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August 10, 2017

Don’t Forget To Plan For Credit Card Fees

There’s a board at a local, family-owned market I frequent that keeps a running tally of how much they have paid, year-to-date, in credit card fees. Even mid-year, the number is truly staggering to comprehend. This market is like many of us small businesses in that it is trying to compete with ‘big supermarkets’ which…

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July 20, 2017

Top 3 Financial Tips From Food Entrepreneurs

The best advice always comes from those who are in the trenches so I polled readers of the Smallfoodbiz.com website to ask those entrepreneurs what advice they would share with their colleagues when it came to running a successful food business.   What was surprising was that time and time again, the responses I received were…

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June 29, 2017

How To Price Your Food Products (New e-Book)

There is, without a doubt, one category of question I get asked about more than any other and that has to do with how to price your food products. The reality is that there are so many factors that go into pricing that it’s hard to sum up in just one article here or in…

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May 15, 2017

What To Know When Selling Your Food Business (PODCAST)

Some of us start food businesses and never give a thought to selling it while others enter the business with an exit strategy in mind.  Regardless of which camp you fall into, knowing what buyers are looking for can help you make the decisions now that keep your options open in the future no matter what…

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