Content tagged "marketing"

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Women in Agriculture Updated: November 03, 2014

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Goat Marketing

Goats Updated: June 09, 2014

Meat Goat MarketingDemographic shifts in the United States indicate that there are almost 53 million people who have a preference for goat meat. There are...

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

Gardens & Landscapes Forest Farming Updated: May 28, 2014

Download the full pdf version of this Black Cohosh article.Jeanine Davis, PhD, Extension Horticulture Specialist;Alison Dressler- Research...

Marketing Meat Goats, the Basic System

Goats Updated: November 11, 2013

Marketing Meat Goats, the Basic SystemMarion Simon, State Specialist for Small Farm and Part-time Farmers, Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension...

What is the difference between marketing and selling?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: September 16, 2013

Oftentimes, business owners confuse the act of selling their products to a customer as marketing. In actuality, selling is a small portion of the entire...

What types of advertising media are best for my business?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: September 16, 2013

The best type(s) of advertising for your business depends on geographic area, target customer demographics, the product(s) and/or services being sold, and...

Use Customer Testimonials as a Marketing Tool

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: August 08, 2013

What people say about a product or service can have a big impact on a business’ success.No matter whether the purchase is large or small, consumer behavior...

Increasing Small Business Sales

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: June 06, 2013

Business survival means sales. Increase your sales and you have a chance of greater profits. If sales fall, your business struggles and eventually may have...

Basic Elements of Your Marketing Strategy

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: October 12, 2012

Today startup and small business owner can be overwhelmed by the idea of marketing. And online marketing opportunities have just added to the confusion....

Is there one kind of egg carton that is better than others?

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: September 21, 2012

There are three main types of egg cartons: Styrofoam, molded paper pulp, and plastic. Whether one type is better than another depends on how the carton will...

Goat Market Grade Examples

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

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How can I better tell my business story online?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: February 23, 2012

As the owner or operator of a small business, you are probably looking for an effective, yet reasonably priced way of promoting your products or services...

Who is Buying Your Product?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: January 28, 2012

One of the costliest mistakes that new business owners can make is to be so in love with their own product that they fail to assess how the customer feels...

Cyber Monday Business Sales Increase Dramatically

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 16, 2011

 In 2011,Cyber Monday sales increased over 2010 figures somewhere between 22% and 33% depending on which resources you reference. Both IBM and comSource ...

What should I do if my competitors are charging prices that are well below what I need to charge?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 16, 2011

This is a common issue, especially for new business owners. There are a couple reasons why your competitors' prices may be much lower than what you have...

What is a brand?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 15, 2011

Businesses use branding as a marketing strategy to differentiate their products, services, and the business itself from the competition. Although there are...

I'd like to diversify my ag operation. What are some good, general sources of information on the issue?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 15, 2011

Marketing 101

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 15, 2011

Marketing is a broad topic and one that you cannot afford to ignore if you want your farm business to be successful. In general, marketing includes all the...

How do I select a marketing consultant for market analysis assistance?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 15, 2011

Market research consultants can help you in developing your marketing plan. Their work can include gathering and analyzing data, Their methods may include...

Entrepreneurs and Their Communities Learning Lessons

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 15, 2011

Entrepreneurs and Their Communities has compiled more in depth information to educate you on specific entrepreneurship strategies. Please review the lessons...

Does being certified organic allow for unique marketing options?

Organic certification is a marketing option. If you choose to become certified organic you are focusing on a niche marketing opportunity. It differentiates...

What is the best way to market my Website?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 14, 2011

What is "SEO" and how could it benefit my business?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 14, 2011

Which state has the largest number of goats?

Goats Updated: November 09, 2011

Texas has the largest population of goats in the U.S.  However, all types of goats can be grown in all states. See also Goat Industry Outlook

What are some other buying points I should consider?

Goats Updated: October 24, 2011

Time of year to purchase.  Does experiencing decreasing daylight hours in the presence of macho bucks, sufficient feed, and if they are reasonably free of...

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