Date(s) - 26/02/2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Necessity is the mother of invention and rural areas, which can often lack the same level of resources as urban centres, can be a hotbed of innovation.
Q1 – What are some of the main challenges #rural #startups and businesses face as compared to their urban counterparts? #SBSchat
Q2 – What are some of the opportunities a rural business can take advantage of? #SBSchat
Q3 – Of the tools/resources you’ve used to grow your rural business what has and has not worked? Why? #SBSchat
Q4 – What is a “barn-raising mindset” and how important it is for the success of your business and the community in which you live? #SBSchat
Q5 – How can a rural business expand their reach into other regions and/or markets? #SBSchat
To showcase your business or expertise, why not be a guest on #SBSchat? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know your area of expertise and topic suggestion.
Q6 – What are some of your proven, go-to marketing strategies for your rural business? #SBSchat
Q7 – What are some ways #rural organizations, businesses and even clients can come together to make a better business environment? #SBSchat
Q8 – Some research points to rural businesses being in a policy “blind spot” with limited attention being given to policies & solutions that could increase innovation, the ability to secure business support & growth aspirations & performance. What do you think? #SBSchat
Q9 – While this is a broad question that could probably have its own chat (!), what are some strategies that can help create sustainable rural businesses? Who should be involved? #SBSchat
Q10 – Can you share any resources, organizations, podcasts, websites, etc. that cater to rural businesses? #SBSchat
Q11 – Any other tips or advice before we sign off today? #SBSchat