Mark Riffey on small town responsibility

Mark Riffey Interview

Mark Riffey looks at small town business the same way he looks at all small business: you’ve got to do things right to succeed, and you have a responsibility to others when you’re in business.

Mark Riffey carrying his little granddaughter on his shoulders

Mark has long impressed me with his smart writings about small business. While he’s not always saying “small town,” his small town background influences all his work. Now that we’re practically neighbors (neighboring states counts, right?), I thought it was high time we talked.

One of my few can’t-miss subscriptions is Mark’s Rescue Marketing blog. His Who I Work With page is fantastic marketing as well as a model for you to learn from.

Why this podcast exists

If you’re “just a business owner” or “just” someone in a small town, you often feel like you’re the only one. Either the only one with a positive outlook or the only one who is trying to create change. The whole point of this podcast is to bring all of us together. You are not alone.

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About Becky McCray

Becky started Small Biz Survival in 2006 to share rural business and community building stories and ideas with other small town business people. She and her husband own a retail liquor store in Alva, Oklahoma, and a small cattle ranch nearby. Becky is an international speaker on small business.

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  1. Stephanie Ward says

    Mark’s ‘Who I Work With’ page is amazing, thank you for sharing Becky. Definitely something to emulate, lots to do!