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Survive or Struggle: Your Choice in a Business Disaster

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Glenn Muske

How would your business respond to a power outage? What about a computer crash or a broken water pipe? When we talk about small business disasters, our thoughts usually turn to something big. But disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Bottom line -- Are you ready for whatever...

Blogging For Food

Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Connie Hancock

Presented by Jennifer Lewis, The Soup to Nuts Resource for Artisan Food Entrepreneurs Starting your own business is not an easy task especially if you are involved with the food industry – after much research it was evident there were few resources where ‘foodies’ could...

Are You a Supermarket Vendor or a Super Market Vendor?

Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

While marketing your products at a farmers market is a great way to sell direct to customers and garner instant feed back about your products, it does require you work at providing customers with the best shopping and purchasing experience possible, if you want repeat...

Tracking Sales to Learn What Customers Really Think

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Peabody

You have a great product! Your prices are right in line with the competition! Your quality is outstanding! So, what is the next step in direct marketing success? Well a good place to start is by learning who your customers are, what they think of your products and who is...

Top 10 Trends and Cool Tools in Social Media

Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Julie Fox

Julie Fox joins us again this year for a popular session on what's new in social media. This fast moving session goes beyond the latest statistics to demonstrate what's working and show you how to benefit from the latest social media trends and tools.

Best Practices for Food Safety in Value-Added Foods

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Londa Nwadike

Value-added food producers and processors of all sizes want to produce the safest food possible for customers and consumers. While not all food producers and processors are legally required to follow specific regulatory requirements due to their size of operation or the type...