Strategies, stories and discoveries to start and succeed in food

Is Your Website Impacted By Google’s Major Mobile Ranking Change?

examples of mobile sites that pass and fail the friendly test

Today I went into a sort of OMFG / drop-everything mode when I heard about Google’s “Mobilegeddon.” This uber-dramatic event referred to Google implementing new rules for what ranks high in search results on Google Mobile. Check out this article about the changes to Google mobile search results to discover: why Google made this change…

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Why Sonoma Syrup is a Great Business

Karin Campion of Sonoma Syrup and Susie Wyshak

A lot has happened since the day I invited the founder of Sonoma Syrup to contribute her wisdom and backstory to Good Food, Great Business. Interacting with the lovely Karin Campion was not only a pleasure but she generously introduced me to other people to help with my work. (In the photo, you can see…

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The Secret Sauce Behind Successful Small Food Businesses

tartine bakery croissant and coffee

Synchronicity! Today the news broke that Blue Bottle Coffee and San Francisco’s delectable Tartine Bakery have merged (a sort of smaller scale, more upscale version of Starbucks’ acquisition of San Francisco-based La Boulange Bakery). Given the amazing synchronicity I experienced related to Tartine Bakery, it’s no surprise a simple text messaging exchange blossomed into this…

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