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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.
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PROVIDING FREE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND START-UPS

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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You planned on getting to work early to finish the project that’s due today, but now the car won’t start. You know you wrote the mechanic’s name down somewhere, but now you can’t remember where you put it. You frantically search through your notes, but......

By extending credit to your customers, you give them the option to purchase products or services today and pay for them at a later date. When your business accepts credit card payments and personal checks or invoices customers, it is essentially extending credit on the......

As they say, all good things must come to an end. Maybe you’d like to retire, or maybe it’s time to pass the family business to the next generation. For one reason or another, many business owners will face a time when they need to......

Did you realize that product labeling and packaging are great forms of advertising? Because of this, the claims that you make on product packaging must comply with some basic truth-in-packaging and labeling rules. These claims include descriptions of ingredients, package size and volume, and discount......