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Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center

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Photos, Videos and Visual Storytelling

We live in a visual society where more photos are taken with cell phones than with cameras. We share photos and videos daily on programs such as You Tube and Instagram. The Internet has provided the tools and platform for sharing visuals about your business, products, or services at a very low or...

Mobile Phone

Choosing a Mobile Phone: The choices are endless and overwhelming when it comes to choosing a phone for your business. The last thing you want is to end up with the phone that doesn’t meet your needs. So before venturing into the neighborhood phone store or online shop, think about the top...

Hardware for the Ag Business

Use the resources in this section to help you make technology decisions for your ag business. Choosing a Mobile Phone The choices are endless and overwhelming when it comes to choosing a phone for your business. The last thing you want is to end up with the phone that doesn’t meet your needs. This...

Links

UME Program Links | AGNR | External Links University of Maryland Extension Websites and Programs For a list of all Extension Programs, please see Topics , University of Maryland Extension. University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Institute of Applied Agriculture...

Smartphones

If you are a person on the go, a smartphone can provide many great benefits. Not only do you have instant access to others, but you can also connect to the internet from virtually anywhere, record video and photos, send an email or text, and update your social media outlets on the go. Purchasing...

GPS Advertising

A Revolution in Advertising with GPS Location and place-based services, made possible through the use of global positioning system (GPS) devices (including both portable and in-dash car navigation systems) can be used to geographically connect potential consumers with nearby businesses. When...

Resources

Cornell Small Farms Program: Calculators and Software http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/resources/tools-and-technology/ Top Ten iPhone Applications for Small Farms http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/2011/01/09/top-ten-iphone-applications-for-small-farmers/ Penn State Extension: Thinking of Building a...

Websites and Blogs

Websites A website – one more thing to manage. But if you plan to be in business, you better have one. Not having an Internet presence in business is like not having a telephone. Even if you’re not planning to sell products over the Internet, a website provides people with a window to your business...

QR Codes and Digital Databases

QR Codes are everywhere. You've seen the black-and-white checkered squares on everything from food packages to the pages of your favorite magazine. Similar in appearance to barcodes, QR codes (Quick Response codes) are two-dimensional bar code that can be decoded by using your smartphone with a QR...

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