Calling all Upper Valley farms and small businesses!

Could your business benefit from professional consulting services to improve your marketing? With Rural Development funding, Local First is hosting free marketing workshops AND providing an opportunity for several businesses to take advantage of cost-share one-on-one consultation with Kim Dixon and Insights Marketing Solutions.


The same workshop will be held in three locations around the Upper Valley:

Thursday, January 23, 5-7pm, Space on Main, Bradford. Register here.

Monday, January 1/27, 3-5pm, Arnold Block, Bethel. Register here.

Tuesday, 1/28, 10am-noon, Kilton Library, West Lebanon. Register here.

FREE for Local First members, $15 non-members. Join Local First before January 31 and save 50%! 

Learn how to transform your ideas into effective marketing that drives action and sales with the workshop “10-Step Marketing Plan”. A marketing plan does not need to be complicated, but it can make your promotion more effective AND save you time. In this workshop, Kim Dixon of Insights Marketing will guide us through the ten-steps to identify the most effective approach to developing a marketing plan. Includes hand-outs, time for participant questions and interaction, and refreshments & networking time. You’re encouraged to bring your computer!

Key components to the workshop:

  • Marketing Objectives
  • Product & Branding
  • Target Markets
  • Competition
  • Positioning
  • Pricing
  • Sales
  • Marketing Venues
  • Budget
  • Implementation

Kim Dixon, Owner of Insights Marketing is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to empowering businesses and non-profits, especially in the ever-changing world of marketing.  We educate our clients so they are in full control of their marketing decisions, and collaborate with them to move those decisions to action.



Technical Assistance Opportunity

Local First members that attend a workshop can apply for a cost-sharing opportunity to have 9 hours of professional consultation with Kim Dixon that will improve your digital presence, increase customer engagement, and impact sales. Insights Solutions Marketing can help with website development, email marketing, campaign design, and more.

Join or renew Local First today to be eligible for the marketing technical assistance. Join or renew by January 31 and save 50% for an annual business membership!