In the Media


Print media, TV and radio, books, and academic research citations

Because of my unusual focus on rural business, you’ll find my contributions and mentions of me in 10 books, as well as countless blogs, magazines, podcasts and academic research.

It’s not just the US; mentions come from Romania, the Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium, the UK, Canada and Australia.


Print Book Co-author

Becky McCray signing her book at BlogWorld Expo.

Small Town Rules: How Big Brands and Small Businesses Can Prosper in a Connected Economy

by Barry J. Moltz and Becky McCray, 2012, published by Que/Pearson Publishing Company

  • Winner, Small Business Book Awards 2013
  • Winner, NFIB’s Best Small Business Books Published in 2012

Contributor to Print Books

Mentioned or featured in additional print books

Regular columns and series: 

Becky McCray reminds the audience to start by writing out their purpose.

Small Biz Survival

  • Founder, publisher and principal author since 2006
  • Ranked one of the 25 top small business blogs in the world
  • Newstex Authoritative Content publisher – syndicated in LexisNexis, Thomson Business Intelligence, ProQuest and Postmedia Network

Other places I’ve shared my writing regularly

Academic research

Cited in international research and academic publications

  • Rural Town Development: A Case Study of Gort, County Galway, National University of Ireland, Galway, School of Geography and Archaeology, dissertation by Christopher Fahey, 2016
  • Their Needs and Thoughts: Results of the Fifth Biennial Small Business Needs Assessment, Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project, by Dena R. Beck, 2016
  • Main Street Revitalization Effort for the Village of Union, Nebraska, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, report by Taylor A. Cox, 2013
  • Social Media & The Entrepreneur, Indiana University – Bloomington, research and report by Dominique Black, Matthew Cheng, and John Sibo, 2012

Broadcast TV and Radio

Broadcast TV mentions and interviews:

Broadcast Radio appearances:

Becky McCray on the radio with Michael Libbe in Des Moines.

Becky McCray on the radio with Michael Libbe in Des Moines

Print mentions: 


Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine


International small town and big city newspaper mentions

Online media coverage

Interviews and Mentions:

Guest Posts Around the Web:

Global Podcast interviews:

Global Blog Interviews and Mentions:


eBooks author

Mentioned in or contributed to additional eBooks

University publications

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