Welcome and thanks

Becky McCray in Alva, Oklahoma. Photo by Colton Foote.

A quick welcome to subscribers new and old. This is the only place I know of focused on helping you succeed in business in a small town. And howdy to the many Australian readers who just arrived referred by Peter Kenyon.

If you want to refer a friend to get these rural business how-to articles by email, send them to sign up here.

I also write a weekly newsletter, called A Positive View of Rural. If you care about your small town’s future, you’ll like this. It’s a personal conversation with me that gives you a positive view of rural business and small towns. Recent newsletters have talked about:

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  1. Ivan Widjaya says

    I just signed up. This is going to be exciting. This will help lots of small businesses. I am excited to see your content.

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