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October 9, 2018

Blockchain Technology Enters Mainstream Food Industry

If you listen to the Small Food Business podcasts, you may remember an episode a few months ago where we talked about the potential impact of blockchain on the food industry. In the podcast though it was mentioned that when/if blockchain ultimately ever really impacted the food industry was unknown. Well, it looks like it’s…

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June 2, 2015

Is Your Website Responsive?

Here’s an interesting tidbit that my web developer recently passed along to me.  Google has changed up their search algorithm again and how responsive your site is can now have a huge impact on whether you even show up in Google searches any more!

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May 26, 2015

Amazon Said To Be Launching A Platform For Artisan Producers

Amazon, the behemoth e-commerce site that reportedly has 278 million active accounts, is said to have recently approached Etsy sellers via email encouraging them to check out Amazon’s new marketplace for artisans called Handmade.   First reported in the Wall Street Journal, Etsy and Amazon have both declined to comment but it’s left the artisan world…

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October 16, 2014

Your Customers Are Mobile – Are You?

Ok, fess up, who here has almost walked into something because your eyes have been glued to your smartphone.  The good (or bad, depending on how you look at it) news is that you’re not alone.  Nearly 3/4 of the US adult population now owns and uses a smartphone and almost 40% have a tablet….

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