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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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By Tyler Raymie Iowa SBDC  Recruiting isn’t an issue that is often associated with small business owners. Often, owners will simply hire the first candidates they interview to fill an opening, so they can get back to running the business. However, for many customers, your......

As an SBDC Counselos we know how important it is to do market research. That is one way to make sure you are meeting the needs of your customers/clients. That is why we would like your input on what topics we should be focusing on......

The Iowa Western SBDC is putting together a list of Small Businesses in the Council Bluffs Area for Small Business Saturday and beyond. The idea is to get these lists back to you so you can share them with your customers on Small Business Saturday and during......

The Iowa Western SBDC is free resource for small businesses and start-ups. Check out our video to see some of our great clients that we have helped....

By Tyler Raymie, SBDC Iowa Crowdfunding has become a popular way of obtaining capital among entrepreneurs. Everything from movies to bottle cutters has gone through the financing process on sites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Many have achieved success this way. Others have failed. Today......