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Success Stories

How Argus Farm Stop Uses a Retail Store, Food Hub, and Local Line

Since joining Local Line, both the retail store and the wholesale food hub have been thriving. Local Line has allowed them to properly organize their orders, track their inventory, and quickly reference invoices and payments after orders have been picked up. Communication between staff, customers, and farmer goes seamlessly and efficiently.

Posted on 
Apr 23, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Take Better Farm Photos for Instagram

Good content increases sales, while bad content can be very detrimental to your business. Stop posting sub-par images today and start taking beautiful, sticky photos with these tips!

Posted on 
Apr 12, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Become Great at Digital Marketing (Starting Today!)

Good marketing can help you reach your target market, increase your customer base, and ultimately, boost your profits!

Posted on 
Apr 9, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

3 Ways to Use Instagram Insights to Get More Customers

Three ways you can use Instagram Insights to grow your following and increase customer engagement.

Posted on 
Mar 15, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Use Instagram Stories as a Marketing Tool (Like a Pro)

Unlike creating a post on Instagram, Stories are a temporary image or video that you can share with your audience. Stories show authenticity, as they are quick and easy to digest, versus a curated Instagram profile feed.

Posted on 
Mar 12, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

4 Ways to Increase your Instagram Following

Just like any marketing tool, you need to build a following in order to get customers. When first starting out with Instagram it can be overwhelming to reach your audience, so we have compiled some tips to help you get started!

Posted on 
Mar 9, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Sales

How to Sell Food with your Neighbours

As the demand for locally-produced, environmentally friendly, and socially ethical food continues to rise, consumers are looking to the food industry for new solutions.

Posted on 
Mar 7, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Get Started with Instagram as a Farmer

Over 25 million businesses use the application and 200 million instagrammers visit at least one business profile every day. There’s a ton of opportunity to engage potential customers and showcase your brand

Posted on 
Mar 7, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

How Castor River Farm used Local Line to Reduce Order Errors Exponentially in Under 6 Weeks!

As George at Castor River Farm continued to grow his customer base over the years, he prided himself on maintaining a strong relationship with his customers. As the number of customers continued to increase, he was able to keep up with the production demand, yet when it came to deliveries and logistics – he kept facing order errors.

Posted on 
Feb 27, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

How Mustard Seed Co-op is Making Local Food more Accessible with Local Line

Recently celebrating their 5th year, Mustard Seed Co-op is a co-op grocery store stocking everything local!

Posted on 
Feb 25, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Use MailChimp Marketing to Increase your Sales!

MailChimp allows you to create demand by telling your authentic story. Instead of just sending another email, use this tool to best showcase your lifestyle and products to potential customers.

Posted on 
Feb 24, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

The Farmers’ Market Goes High Tech

“I’m using Local Line to be accessible to those people who don’t know me as well, and partnering with the rest of the people in that group."

Posted on 
Feb 22, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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