Writing for the Local Newspaper

Writing for the Local Newspaper

As we look forward to our company’s 20th anniversary next year, it’s dawned on me that we have a lot of stories to tell. Some of these stories don’t neatly fit into the digital marketing blog we feature here in our newsletter and on our website. The Citizen newspaper...
How to Measure Value in Business

How to Measure Value in Business

As I write this article in late summer 2022, we are experiencing record levels of inflation all across the country. The price of almost everything is up – fuel, food, raw materials, rent, subscription costs, medical costs, and labor costs. Here at Country Fried...
Three Simple Ways to Improve Communications

Three Simple Ways to Improve Communications

As a society, we have more ways to communicate with each other than at any other time in history. Yet, I can’t think of a time when communicating with our fellow humans has been so broken. We could all use a lesson in how to improve communication skills. There are so...
The Power of Three in Business

The Power of Three in Business

In business, it’s often helpful to use rules of thumb and guidance associated with numbers. Most everyone is familiar with the 80/20 rule, properly named the Pareto Principle.  In a previous blog post, I wrote about the 90-Day Rule.  Let’s now consider the power of...
CFC Hits the Road

CFC Hits the Road

Don’t worry, we’re not packing up the business and moving away. It’s almost summertime and many of our team members are planning for a well-earned summer vacation. We decided to make vacation time the theme of our late spring/summer marketing with a campaign called...