February is finally here, which means the 2011
Nebraska MarketPlace is a few weeks away! Feb. 22 & 23 in Kearney will bring opportunities to
expand your network and knowledge. You'll leave with new connections, contacts and information.
Rural America’s expanding waistline shows us we could all eat more healthily. But eating more fresh
fruits and vegetables and fewer cupcakes relies heavily on easy access to healthy food, and not all
grocery stores are created equal.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, RSS Feeds, etc. Are you using these in your marketing plan?
Social media is highly touted today as a way to do inexpensive marketing. But is it right for your
Driving down a two-lane highway in rural Nebraska last spring, I passed a Native American man riding an old bicycle toward the nearby Omaha Indian Reservation. We were at least 7 miles from the nearest town, and he had four grocery bags bulging with food slung over his handlebars as he worked to climb a hill. I’ll bet a week’s worth of groceries that he wasn’t biking for the exercise.
This is what a food desert looks like in rural America.
In order for America's rural cities and small towns to contribute fully to the nation’s economic recovery, we must enable small, mainstreet businesses to build a better future for themselves, their community, state and nation.