Finding answers to your questions often starts with knowing who to call. And knowing who to call is made easier by building and maintaining an effective network. Glenn Muske, small business specialist for North Dakota State University Extension, outlines effective ways to build your network online and in-person.
Check out the Glenn’s small business guide to networking, “Effective Networking: A Key Business Success Factor,” and add it to small business game plan for success! http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cvicollect/3/
Harnessing the cooperative business structure to launch a new enterprise
December 5th, 11:15 CT/10:15 MT
Heidi Demars, marketing director for the BisMan Community Food Coop in North Dakota, will discuss how cooperatives work as a small business structure. We’ll hear how the BisMan Coop idea started, and where it is at today. Of course, lessons learned along the way will be shared.
The BisMan coop is working to provide retail access to healthy and sustainable foods, stocked regularly by local farmers & ranchers, other regional producers, and a national supplier.
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If you missed the November Friday 15 Live Chat – you can still catch it by watching the youtube version
Paul Brown is a natural grass fed beef and lamb local foods producer near Bismarck, ND
If you missed the September Friday 15 Live Chat – you can still listen to it at http://www.youtube.com/user/PowerofBusiness. Beth Kennett from Liberty Hill Farms shares her story about attracting and keeping customers! What a wonderful interview!
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Did you miss the Friday 15 live chat? You can now watch it
or go to 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/
Thinking about going into business – then listen to tips from an experienced and successful entrepreneur! Take 15 minutes to learn about the challenges and how to overcome those!
Join us May 2 for Friday 15 Live Chat
Jerry Buchko – Counselor, Coach, and Tutor of Personal Finance in Private Practice.
Jerry will be sharing “Tips and Tools on Building an Online Community”.
Register now at http://go.unl.edu/friday15registration