Making Your Own Way: Getting Started in the Gig Economy

By guest blogger: Lucy Reed, owner/blogger/developer, https://gigmine.co/ If, like many people, you’ve spent the majority of your working life in a traditional office environment, the idea of starting your own gig can seem pretty scary. However, if you’re fed up with being at the beck and call of an unappreciative supervisor, getting grief when you’re five […]



How to Develop an SEO Strategy & Select Your SEO Provider

Guest blog post by Ben Robertson of Menadena You’ve probably heard the old refrain before — in marketing location is everything (location, location, location!). These days, at least for most people, our websites are our storefronts, so we might think that location doesn’t count – but this isn’t quite true. Location is absolutely everything when […]



20 years ago today…

The buy local movement had not yet struck in 1997 and the ability to buy and sell local products was all but disappearing.  Many towns had the same chain stores selling the same generic products.  If a buyer’s options were limited, a local producer’s options were almost non-existent.  With the consolidation of distribution channels, it had become increasingly difficult […]



Local Business Expanding!

Green Energy Options of Keene LLC is seeking to hire a Solar Sales Associate.  Please continue reading below for more information or contact Pablo Fleischmann and Valerie Piedmont by email valerie@greenenergyoptions.com.  You may also visit their website www.greenenergyoptions.com or stop by the store 79 Emerald Street Keene, NH 03431. Solar Sales Associate Opening 6/18/17 Green […]


PitchFork (Q3 2017)

A dollop of good company, a smidge of local food, a splash of a signature PitchFork cocktail, and three dashes of business opportunities in the region. Lack of capital is one of the top causes for the steep decline in startup rates in rural America.  PitchFork offers a uniquely local solution to this challenge by providing a fun, low-key […]


Programs Director Position

A note from Mary Ann… It is with mixed emotions that we begin advertising for the position of Program Director at Hannah Grimes. Program Director Jake Nonweiler had promised us two years when he started and somehow those two years have managed to fly by. It seems like both a lifetime and a blink of […]