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Helping small businesses and entrepreneurs start, grow and build their small businesses in Southwest Iowa. The Iowa SBDC is a free service and helps with business planning, obtaining financing, legal issues, marketing and more.
Iowa small business help, business plans, business grants, financing, loans, marketing, social media, business consulting
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Serving 7 counties in Southwest Iowa, including Pottawattamie, Mills, Fremont, Page, Cass, Shelby and Harrison

Starting a Business

Providing help with business plans, feasibility, obtaining financing, idea generation, legal guidance, regulations and more

Growing a Business

Helping existing businesses with market research, R&D, marketing, growth financing, websites, social media and more

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Protect Customers’ Privacy

Learn the necessary steps you should take to protect customers’ privacy from identity theft and other misuses of their personal information. Any business that collects personal or financial data either through online sales, credit reports or applications should understand these rules and regulations. Collecting Sales......

Get Connected

eCommerce, The Newest Business Frontier: It’s Time To Get Connected The Internet is proving to be a significant business leveler, allowing small and medium-size companies to get connected with customers and compete with the giants on the same global playing field. If you have not......

Sales Strategy

If your business involves selling a product, you are probably looking for ways to improve sales. A sales strategy will focus your efforts on your most important customer audiences, existing or potential. Here are the most important things to keep in mind when designing a......

Internet Marketing

The Internet continues to connect advertisers and marketers to customers from Boston to Berlin with text, interactive graphics, video and audio. If you’re thinking about joining the thousands of businesses doing Internet marketing, remember that many of the same rules that apply to other forms......