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Don’t quit your day job until you answer this question! Are you a dreamer or an entrepreneur?

By on June 14, 2017

It’s a good idea to ask yourself this question and to answer honestly before you jump out on your own to buy or start a business as an entrepreneur. A dreamer can envision a successful venture and an independent life but doesn’t have the lean-forward attitude to make it happen. Entrepreneurs can envision a successful […]

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A Lesson in Customer Service Today’s Airline Industry Can Benefit From

By on May 15, 2017

What in the world can a guy who was the sole resident of his own town in Wyoming possibly teach today’s airline industry? A good lesson in customer service, that’s what. We are taught in business training to “put the customer first” but what does that really mean and how does that play out in […]

Don Shares Buford One with The Maya Beach Book Club in Belize

By on April 12, 2017

International interest in Don Sammons’ personal story and his life as the sole resident in Buford, Wyoming, a U.S. town he owned and managed, continues to thrive.  Don was recently invited to share his book, Buford One, which tells the amazing true story of how Don developed a town and then sold it to the […]

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Buford Featured in New York Times

By on April 8, 2012

Packing Up, Moving On and Selling the Town Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle, via Associated Press The town of Buford sold for $900,000. Don Sammons bought the 10-acre town from a family in 1992. By DAN FROSCH View New York Times Article Published: April 7, 2012 DENVER — For years, Don Sammons was the biggest shot […]

Buford, Wyo., population 1, sold for $900,000

By on April 5, 2012

Buford, Wyo., population 1, sold for $900,000 to two Vietnamese businessmen Thursday Apr 5, 2012 6:50 PM Read this article and see videos on NBC Don Sammons is hanging up his hat as mayor, store clerk and mechanic of Buford, Wyoming – the entire town is up for sale. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports. By Christina […]

Buford, Wyoming on 9 News

By on January 26, 2011

Buford, Wyoming has a visit from 9 News in Denver. Adam Chodak writes: BUFORD, Wyo. – Meet Don Sammons and you meet the whole town of Buford, Wyoming. He’s the sole resident. “Town meetings are always fun,” Sammons said with a laugh. Buford sits just off Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne. It consists of […]