What do small town people see as their biggest challenges?
SmallBizSurvival.com and SaveYour.Town have conducted a survey, and we thank you for telling us your challenges.
The results will be analyzed and released as a group, but we will not release any specific information that would tend to identify you or anyone who completes the survey publicly.
Watch for the first releases of results by April 15, 2017.
2015 Survey of Rural Challenges
Results from the 2015 survey are still available here.
About Small Biz Survival
SmallBizSurvival.com is focused on rural small business. It was founded January 14, 2006 by Becky McCray from a small town in Oklahoma. It has been ranked in the top 30 small business blogs worldwide by Invesp BlogRank and BizHumm. McCray has been named one of the Power Players in Technology Business Media in 2013 and a Small Business Influencer Journalist in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. She owns a retail business in a small town and a cattle ranch together with her husband. She provides practical steps you can put into action right away to shape the future of your town.
SaveYour.Town believes small towns can be saved. Deb Brown and Becky McCray joined forces to help small towns and rural communities thrive. They provide speeches and presentations, site visits and community brainstorming sessions, and online video library and short courses full of practical steps that can be put into action right away. Deb Brown is the executive director of the Webster City, Iowa, Area Chamber of Commerce. She is frequently featured across the US as a speaker on rural issues, economic development, tourism, social media and marketing. Becky McCray is an international speaker and author, whose programs on small business, rural trends, economic development and marketing have given practical ideas to audiences at over 180 events in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.
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