Between the cities across the U.S., small businesses keep the country moving. Here are the rural and small town trends for 2017 that will affect them.
Becky McCray is a small town entrepreneur. She writes Small Biz Survival about small business and rural issues, based on her own successes and failures.
She is the co-owner of a small town retail liquor store and small cattle ranch. As a consultant, she helps small businesses to maintain their web presence and helps rural nonprofits and governments with project management.
Previously, she was worked as an antiques dealer, city administrator, nonprofit executive and newspaper reporter. Becky is a noted speaker on entrepreneurship, rural tourism, and using interactive marketing.