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Social Media Time Management for Farmers and Ranchers

Social Media Time Management for Farmers and Ranchers | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
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How to Effectively Market With a $0 Budget (Infographic)

How to Effectively Market With a $0 Budget (Infographic) | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
Acquiring customers without spending money is possible. Learn a few of the ways with this infographic.
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Tech Transition Threatens Rural Consumers

Tech Transition Threatens Rural Consumers | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
“The conversion to new digital communications systems creates special challenges for rural communities to stay safe and connected.”
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Do we have a right to high-speed Internet? - CNBC

Do we have a right to high-speed Internet? - CNBC | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
Many Americans in smaller, rural communities feel ignored when it comes to high-speed Internet.
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Rural Bloomburg to get broadband boost - KTBS

Rural Bloomburg to get broadband boost - KTBS | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, President Obama announced plans to boost high-speed internet to rural areas, now part of that goal is being accomplished right here in the Ark-La-Tex.
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Small Businesses in Small Town Make Big Splash

"While social media is a commonplace for large companies, how to effectively do it for a small town" -- and its varied small businesses -- is uncharted territory, says Van Applegate, ...
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Are low-cost solutions the key to fixing global poverty? - The Guardian

Are low-cost solutions the key to fixing global poverty? - The Guardian | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
There’s no lack of low-cost solutions to poverty in developing countries. But do we know enough about them to choose the best one?
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Rural economic development idea: tiny business villages

Rural economic development idea: tiny business villages | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
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The Incredible Town That Runs On Social Media

The Incredible Town That Runs On Social Media | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
For the last four years, a town in southern Spain has been conducting a remarkable experiment in civic life. Jun (pronounced "hoon") has been using Twitter as its principal medium for citizen-government communication....
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Farmers are embracing social media as a tool in their business, with Twitter ... - ABC Online

Farmers are embracing social media as a tool in their business, with Twitter ... - ABC Online | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
Social media, particularly Twitter, is becoming an important tool for farmers.
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Digital has become very important in the rural marketing mix: Ravindra Shahane - Best Media Info

Digital has become very important in the rural marketing mix: Ravindra Shahane - Best Media Info | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
The VP – Marketing, Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector, speaks about using 3D technology in TV campaign, how digital is changing the face of marketing in rural India and more…
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Top 10 Lessons from the Farm to School Summit | Center for Rural Affairs

Last month’s Farm to School Summit held in Aurora, Nebraska, was a smash hit. We learned a host of things to help us move Farm to School forward. I hope they inspire you to act for your schools and communities!
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Facebook 'Farming ' for Rural Organizations

Facebook 'Farming ' for Rural Organizations | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
A Mississippi Extension Service project shows rural businesses how to use social media to build markets for their products and services. Two examples provide some simple lessons for turning “likes” into something more tangible.
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Using Social Media To Reach New Demographics | BWS Blog

Using Social Media To Reach New Demographics | BWS Blog | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
“This guest post comes from Nicole Cooke, Digital Media Coordinator at Valu Home Centers. She shares how Valu uses social media to reach out to new markets.”
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The Rural Blog: Newspapers must use mobile platforms to preserve their voices in their communities, experts say

“Newspapers must use mobile platforms to preserve their voices in their coimmunities, experts say http://t.co/4OhKVUtXwI #rural”
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A Positive View of Rural: Museums and monuments are being replaced by artists and artisans

A Positive View of Rural: Museums and monuments are being replaced by artists and artisans | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
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Just a Small Town Girl's 2 Minute Marketing Tip

How to ALWAYS have something to post on social media for your clients.
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Small town social media forums – constructive or toxic? - The Rocky Mountain Goat

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This past February, former-mayor Mike Frazier criticized the local government on facebook.
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How Bit + Grain covers North Carolina's culture - Columbia Journalism Review

How Bit + Grain covers North Carolina's culture - Columbia Journalism Review | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
To look at its reader engagement on social media -- particularly on image-sharing app Instagram -- you wouldn't know that Bit + Grain, a magazine focused on stories about North Carolina, launched just four weeks ago.
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Immigration Linked to Rural Economic Gains

Immigration Linked to Rural Economic Gains | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
A new Daily Yonder study shows that rural counties with more immigrants also tend to be performing better economically.
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Festival frenzy fueling local economies

Festival frenzy fueling local economies | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
News, issues, and events from Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties in western North Carolina.
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Savannah tourism futures study casts an eye toward emerging trends in travel

When considering Savannah’s defining characteristics as a city and tourism destination, what’s the takeaway?
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Social media battleground used to break down farm barriers - ABC Online

Social media battleground used to break down farm barriers - ABC Online | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
Social media can be a battleground of conflicting opinions, but farmers are starting to use it to their advantage.
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Internet campaign nets two businesses in downtown Nazareth

Internet campaign nets two businesses in downtown Nazareth | Social Media for Rural America | Scoop.it
An internet campaign is leading to big business in Nazareth.
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LIVING IN A SMALL TOWN

Living in a small town has made me realize all of the advantages and disadvantages like everyone knowing each other, the fact that nothing ever changes, and ...
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