MN small business’s sales increase over $100,000 after website

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit with an attendee for a Project FINE class; through the class he created a pretty simple (but effective) website. After the site was up, his sales improved from $304,000 to $438,000 (in 6 months). The attendee owns in a Cenex in Rollingstone Minnesota.


He had been difficulty with the website before we visited. He and I visited after the class and it’s up and running again. You can visit him: Cenex Mini Mart!

I have talked about Project FINE in the past; they do a range of digital literacy classes in a range of languages.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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