How online is like a small town: lessons from rural entrepreneurs

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How online is like a small town: lessons from rural entrepreneurs

  1. 1. Online is Like a Small Town<br />Lessons from Rural Entrepreneurs <br />Becky McCray<br />
  2. 2. tweet it out<br />
  3. 3. Barry Moltz<br />Becky McCray<br />
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  8. 8. For small towns, this is not news<br />
  9. 9. Rain follows the plow<br />The soil can never be exhausted<br />Anyone can make money in a boom<br />New technology always makes things better<br />
  10. 10. Lessons learned<br />
  11. 11. Why you care<br />
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  13. 13. Economic change example<br />
  14. 14. Lesson 1: Plan for Zero<br />
  15. 15. Examples<br />
  16. 16. Lesson 2: Spend Brainpower Before Dollars<br />
  17. 17. Long-term perspective example<br />
  18. 18. Lesson 3: Multiply Your Lines of Income<br />
  19. 19. Examples of Multiple Lines of Income<br />
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  21. 21. As significant a change as rural electric<br />
  22. 22. Lesson 4: Work Anywhere, Anywhen<br />
  23. 23. Anywhere, Anywhen Examples<br />
  24. 24. Lesson 5: Treat Customers like Community<br />
  25. 25. Customer Service Examples<br />
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  28. 28. Lesson 6: Be Proud of Being Small<br />
  29. 29. Small Example<br />
  30. 30. Lesson 7: Be Local<br />
  31. 31. Local Examples<br />
  32. 32. 7 Lessons from #STSW<br />
  33. 33. @BeckyMcCray<br />www.tourismcurrents.com/revitalizewa<br /> Questions?<br />
  34. 34. How to act like a small town business<br />If you want to succeed.<br />
  35. 35. How to act like a small town business<br />If you want to succeed.<br />
  36. 36. How to act like a small town business<br />If you want to succeed.<br />
  37. 37. Photo Credits<br />Various: <br />6: Bull Market: (CC) James & Vilija,Flickr<br />8: President Obama: (PD) White House<br />10: Dust Bowl: (PD) Dorthea Lange, Resettlement Administration<br />13: Foreclosure: (CC) TaberAndrew, Flickr<br />14: Cornelia: (CC) JimmyWayne, Flickr<br />20: Multiple crops: (PD) USDA-NRCS<br />21: Workshifting: (CC) Citrix Online<br />22: REA Posters: (PD) Rural Electrification Administration <br />Becky McCray:<br />3: Chicago and Hopeton<br />9: Alva, Oklahoma <br />11: Wheat field <br />16: Harvest<br />27: Buy Fresh <br />28: Local Proud <br />34: Watermelon Feed <br />35: Boy on Rooftop <br />36: Parade <br />
  38. 38. @BeckyMcCray<br />www.tourismcurrents.com/revitalizewa<br />

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