Extension in Action
Small business participates in Extension marketing course, increases sales
Story by Leah Barbour • Photo by Jonah Holland
— Dr. Kenneth Thomas,
owner of Umble Coffee in Oktibbeha County
Now open to the public!
216 Industrial Park Road • Starkville
Monday–Friday 6 a.m.–2 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.–11 a.m.
Dr. James Barnes, an associate professor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, shows business owners how to invest their resources to attract new customers and increase sales through online marketing and social media.
Any Mississippi business owner can participate in the Bricks to Clicks marketing program.
Bricks to Clicks provides free, low-cost, and easy-to-use marketing resources to help small businesses grow their audiences and income. Free marketing resources include a website course, one-on-one coaching, webinars, podcasts, a blog, and a bimonthly newsletter.
With these marketing resources, business owners can get personalized guidance backed by decades of marketing experience to drive online awareness and engagement to increase sales.
The course is held in February, May, August, and November each year.
Bricks to Clicks is available both online and in person. Click here to get access.
Its signature interactive online course, Master Your Marketing, takes the mystery out of marketing—so businesses can make money instead of wasting it.
Click here to join the waitlist to register!