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IASourceLink Blog

  • Tri-State Procurement and Economic Development Summit

    Posted by Beth White on Feb 10, 2016
    New event this March hopes to bring together economic development partners in a tri-state region.
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  • Entrepreneurship is Abound in Siouxland Once Again

    Posted by Judy Thompson on Feb 03, 2016
    Twenty-two Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, a ten day celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland soon.
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  • Using Color Theory to Attract More Customers Online

    Posted by Guest Blogger on Feb 02, 2016
    Color possibilities are almost limitless. Thanks to a "proper" color, you can push users to the expected action, while poorly chosen color can be confusing to your customers.
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  • Got an Idea for a Startup? – Time to Write the Business Plan, Right? Think again.

    Posted by Wade Steenhoek on Jan 29, 2016
    When many of us went to business school, we learned that the path to entrepreneurial success starts with a well-crafted business plan, a solid pro forma and a reasonable ability to execute that plan. Follow that formula and you were on the path to certain riches, we were taught. I can’t tell you how many entrepreneurs have followed this path that ultimately lead to a failed startup or two, myself included.
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  • One Definition Does Not Fit All: The Four Types of Entrepreneurship

    Posted by IASourceLink Admin on Jan 27, 2016
    Entrepreneurs and independent business owners—they aren’t all the same, and the companies they lead aren’t either. One way to look at these differences is to classify entrepreneurs into these four types.
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  • Court Your Customers Into Real Love

    Posted by Sarah Bey on Jan 27, 2016
    Are you running your business like your lack-luster relationships? Maybe it’s time to face up to your fears and complexities and start giving your customers some real love. Make this Valentine’s Day and this year a time when you show your best love yet! Here are a few things to consider when courting your customers.
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  • Getting the Upper Hand

    Posted by Dan Beenken on Jan 13, 2016
    In this edition of Seinfeld on Startups, we look at how to get the upper hand in relationships, whether business or personal, and what can happen when it's you that holds the power.
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  • The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship

    Posted by IASourceLink Admin on Jan 12, 2016
    Women’s entrepreneurship is growing in exciting and unique ways. Women are starting 1,200 new businesses per day – inventing products, solving problems, creating jobs and supporting their communities. The impact of women is undeniable. This level of growth is unprecedented.
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  • Home Base Iowa Continues to Grow

    Posted by IASourceLink Admin on Jan 12, 2016
    Home Base Iowa continues to connect transitioning military members and veterans with career opportunities in Iowa companies. This unique program is tailored to a state which ranks third in the U.S. for job creation, allows for no state taxes on military pension, offers a cost of living below the national average and has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation.
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  • Tax Season is Upon Us!

    Posted by Laurie Watje on Jan 07, 2016
    Does prepping for taxes have you feeling a little overwhelmed? Here are a couple of tips to keep in mind to make sure the process is easier and goes smoothly.
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