• The Highs and Lows of Rural Entrepreneurship

    Printed with permission from The Underwood News One would think that economic developers would be used to the ups and downs of the business cycle, but I for one, am not. I love the high of when a new business opens.  I can feel the energy when I walk into the door.  I react to […]

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  • Marketing Rural Communities

    May 24, 2010 – Reprinted with permission from The Underwood News For rural communities to prosper, population growth is paramount.  How do we get people to move here?  Just like with the latest version of the Smartphone or IPad, it takes innovation as well as marketing.  Marketing is impacted by the three Ps:  price, product, […]

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