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From the Knowledge Pantry

competitors on facebook interest groups

April 17, 2014

Do You Know That Facebook Can Help You Keep Tabs On Your Competitors?

It sounds a little NSA to be keeping track of what your customers are doing by watching their internet actions but this is all very above board and totally legal (and ethical!).  You’re not tapping into any of their secrets, but rather, keeping an eye on what they’re doing...

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content marketing for small business

April 15, 2014

Guest Post: Only Four Pieces to the Online Content Marketing Strategy Puzzle

An online content marketing strategy is simply a plan for writing and delivering content in an effort to promote a brand and engage an audience on the web. The goal is to entice consumers to return to your website and other online profiles over and over again. While content...

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Taxes Scrabble Image

April 11, 2014

The Best Hire Your Small Business Will Ever Make

In my mind there is one hire that is more important to your business than any other.  What’s more, this person should also be the first hire you make – before you’ve even started your business in fact.  Got any idea who I’m talking about? Unless you come from...

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food prices

April 9, 2014

Price of Limes Soars – How Is That Impacting Your Food Costs?

If you subscribe to the Small Food Business e-newsletter then you know that just last week I reported on rising food costs in the US.  Turns out that limes have been particularly hard hit with a case of limes going from $25 to $125.CBS did a great piece on...

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customer sales

April 7, 2014

Sales of Specialty Food Products Soar (INFOGRAPHIC)

A new report by the Specialty Food Association shows that consumers have a taste for specialty food products. Sales for specialty food products hit $88 Billion in 2013 which is a 18.4% increase since 2011. The sales are not just at specialty stores and supermarkets but also foodservice venues...

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food business pricing spreadsheet

April 4, 2014

Food Product Cost & Pricing Spreadsheet ‘How To’ Video

I’m the type of person who learns best visually so even though the Food Product Cost & Pricing Spreadsheet comes with instructions, I wanted to make a video that would show, step-by-step, how to input a recipe and packaging in order to determine product costs and pricing.  I’m excited...

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Food Business Resources


Dollars & Sense

Know how much your products cost you to make and how to price them so that you make a profit

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Webinars & Workshops

Check out the full line-up of food business classes and webinars scheduled for the next few months

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Feeling overwhelmed?

Sometimes you need someone to help you through the rough patches on a budget you can afford

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