If you missed the Power of Business Friday 15 Live Chat on September 5 – you can still watch it! What a great interview with Beth Kennett, Liberty Hill Farms in Vermont. Beth really knows how to attract and keep customers and isn’t afraid to tell her story! You can watch the interview on http://www.youtube.com/user/PowerofBusiness. (If you subscribe to the youtube channel – you will get the latest videos uploaded)
Also – if you like the Power of Business Google page – entitled E2E share – https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115678012404784987089 – you will get up to date information from the Extension faculty from around the country! Sharing information that is important to you as a business owner is what we do and we want to share it in a way that is useful! So be part of the community who really cares about small rural businesses!
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Nebraska farm income decreased in 2013 compared to the previous year. However, Nebraska’s per capita income has been above the national average since 2011. Given the challenges and uncertainties of recent years, how do rural Nebraskans feel about their community? Are they satisfied with the services provided by their community? Are they planning to move from their community in the next year? How do rural Nebraskans believe they are doing and how do they view their future? How satisfied are they with various items that influence their well-being? Have these views changed over the past nineteen years? This paper provides a detailed analysis of these questions.
Click here for access to the 2014 Nebraska Rural Poll -http://ruralpoll.unl.edu/report14
Did you miss the Friday 15 live chat? You can now watch it at https://www.youtube.com/user/PowerofBusiness – John Marquis, Ogallala Bay Rum – shared his success story about creating a product line to selling wholesale!
John first started selling on eBay and now has his own website plus listens to his customers on blogs and chat rooms! He is amazed that people actually share his product and tell how much they like it!
He attributes that to great customer service – I contribute it to John!
Check out John’s business at http://ogallalabayrum.com/
Trying to get the word out about an opportunity for you to help out friends and families in Nebraska! Over the past several weeks many of our communities have been hit hard by destroying storms!
The Nebraska 4-H Foundation has begun a campaign for 4-Her’s helping 4-Her’s to learn how you can help more information is located on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation website – http://ne4hfoundation.org/2014/06/4-hers-helping-4-hers/
Listen to George Johnson, Cody Nebraska talk about a Hobby that got out of Hand and how he got started producing and selling traditionally handcrafted vinegars. According to Jay Jenkins, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator in Cherry County the Red Wine Vinegar is delicious on ice cream – just imagine!