4 FREE ways to help your business during and after Covid-19

Help yourself. Help your business. Help your community. Spring is here, and we believe we will soon be getting 'back to business'. We know this forced downtime has been hard on everybody and everything. We are rooting for you. Each and every one of you. We WILL come through this. As a Rural Shapers, we... Continue Reading →

Capturing post-holiday sales: 5 ways to keep the momentum going

Ahhh, the shopping frenzy that comes with the holiday season. From pre-pre-Black Friday sales to the after-Christmas clearance blow-outs, everyone is trying to entice us all to buy, buy, BUY. So you've had a good run of sales during the Christmas season.  Now what?  It is no secret that sales naturally taper off  after the... Continue Reading →

Marketing to your “Golden Geese”

Harness the power of your Golden Geese. Statistically 40% of revenue comes from repeat customers. Most people know 10-20 people who's opinions they trust.  And according to studies we are 4x more likely to purchase a product or service that has been referred to us by someone we trust.  There is a term for it- ... Continue Reading →

Working together- FUN and Beneficial

We often talk about businesses working TOGETHER instead of against each other. Here's a perfect example of small town businesses working TOGETHER for mutual benefit.   Ault, Colorado's Main Street is only a few blocks long. Both sides are lined with businesses. However, this community does not have an Economic Developer or a Chamber of... Continue Reading →

5 ways to boost post holiday sales

It's the middle January and we are hearing a lot of grumbling about how sales have dropped off. In many cases to nearly nothing. This isn't an unusual phenomenon- It happens every year. Here are 5 ways to boost revenue post holiday well into the new year. ​     Celebrate! Don't wait for a traditional holiday... Continue Reading →

How many of the 8’s do you have?

It’s officially tourist season -- time to put on our “ready for company” faces and get ready for visitors!   Every  community has at least eight things that, with a little bit of creativity, can tempt travelers to stop and spend some time – and some money – in your town. You may not have... Continue Reading →

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