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Creating Connected Aging Communities in Rural Wisconsin

02/20/2017 Aging, pilot, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Request for Community Partnership For the past year University of Wisconsin-Extension Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center has been reviewing research, conducting focus groups and exploring what it means to be a community that truly utilizes technology to ensure independent living by its most senior citizens.  Our next step is test out what we have learned, […]

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Working with Wisconsin Businesses Online

09/07/2016 e-commerce, ecommerce, Economic Development, pilot, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Rural Broadband, Uncategorized, Wisconsin by j.smith

Consider these stories of real, rural Wisconsin businesses and their internet use: A local retail store began in 1988 with a single truck, delivering to a regional outlet. They have since expanded their sales network to a variety of wholesalers throughout the Midwest.  The internet has been essential to their expansion, and to what they […]

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Web & Online Training

08/05/2016 e-commerce, ecommerce, Economic Development, pilot, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Having even a basic website today is equivalent to being listed in the phone book. Businesses that are not online run the risk of losing customers and sales daily. We know that building up an online presence can be a difficult task for small businesses with limited resources–this is why the Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center […]

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E-commerce for Wisconsin Business

02/05/2015 e-commerce, ecommerce, pilot, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

“I attended the e-commerce training and was impressed with the knowledge of the presenters and the depth of the material. The audience was engaged and interested. This is a very valuable topic and is just what we need in rural Wisconsin.” –Rep. Bop Kulp (R-Stratford) About the Project The Rural E-Commerce Training Pilot was a […]

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