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Ecommerce is one of the areas I get asked a lot about when I work with food businesses. It is tempting to think that if you just build it they will come and then a month or two later they are wondering why product isn't flying of the digital shelf. I knew I wanted to dive into this topic more and go over the high-level ideas around setting up an ecommerce store and choosing the best platforms for your type of product.  Since this presentation was part of Artup Week, my goal was to keep the presentation broad enough for artisans...

I see two places where food businesses struggle with their photography and it is hurting your business by not living up to your brand potential and speaking your customer's "language". It is a hard conversation I have to have with clients at times about upping their photo game, but it is always worth it when they do. The first area is on your social media and email newsletters. Social media is a double-edge sword when you are a food business. People love food photography and with hashtags like #foodporn and #foodphotography following these kinds of photos is fun and easy. But...

I was the first ever repeat guest on the podcast Reset with Franklin Taggart. It was so much fun catching up and seeing how far this business has come over past three years! https://youtu.be/DVMLy0UcivI...

I was honored to be the special guest on More Bacon Please program. We had so much fun talking about starting a food business, Food Business Success and more! Click below to have a listen.   [audio m4a="https://www.sarikimbell.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/More-Bacon-Please-2.6.19.m4a"][/audio] ...

You might have seen that I have launched a new business called Food Business Success featuring a six-week online Startup Accelerator with five modules and coaching time with me for early stage food businesses. The course is created for someone who has a food business idea and has no idea where to start, or has started and gave up because it is so confusing, or for a small business transitioning into something new, for example, a Cottage Food Business wanting to sell to a grocery store. My goal is to launch a second online course and coaching program later this year for...