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5 Steps to Advance your Business’s Digital Marketing

In today’s digital marketing world, 9 out of 10 times the relationship you are creating with your customers is starting online. With this in mind, it is important to have an online presence that is showcasing your brand in the way you want. Find 5 helpful steps to enhance your business's digital marketing presence.

Panther Biz Headquarters

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The Panther Biz Headquarters (PBHQ) is a student-led program out of UNI’s Center for Business Growth and Innovation (CBGI). Started in 2018, the program has helped over 30 small businesses across Iowa with their digital marketing needs. The PBHQ gives students the opportunity to gain experience in their field while connecting and helping small businesses.

Marketing Your Business Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Small businesses are definitely feeling the affects of the economic uncertainty forced upon them in this unprecedented time. New situations require businesses to revamp strategies to market their products and services in ways maybe not thought of only months before. To help provide retail and service businesses with marketing ideas, the Main Street Iowa Program has developed webinars on e-commerce, positive outreach and social media that are worth a view.

Featured Resource Provider - Iowa Center for Economic Success

The Iowa Center for Economic Success is a non-profit organization helping to empower Iowans with the potential to exceed as they pursue opportunities for financial success. This is done through educational and networking events and capital and investment opportunities. Although located in Des Moines, most services they provide are available statewide and staff regularly travel to different locations in Iowa. Here’s a snapshot of what the Iowa Center for Economic Success offers!

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is Coming to Iowa

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program has helped entrepreneurs across the U.S. create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and business support services. This program is launching in Iowa this year, so we’re sending along information to our Targeted Small Businesses so you can learn more about it and apply if interested!

Business Consulting Resources Available

After launching a startup, everyone needs a little help! Did you know that the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Business Consulting Services assist startups and businesses across the state of Iowa? This program provides affordable strategic results for clients, while also exposing students to real-world experiences.

EntreFEST 2017 Speaker Nominations Now Open

EntreFEST is back and nominations for breakout session presenters are now underway!

Back to School Basics - 5 Tips for Marketing to College Students

It’s that time of year again. The days are starting to get shorter, the trees are starting to think about changing color, and young adults across the nation are packing their things and gearing up for another year off to college. Many business owners, especially ones not located directly in a college town, have a tendency to write off college students as potential customers.

Iowa Downtown Conference Coming to Mason City

The 30th annual Iowa Downtown Conference will be held August 2-4 in Mason City, Iowa. The event is the premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in downtown revitalization in Iowa and neighboring states.

Women: Dream Big, Think BIGGER

Women, this event is for you. Thinking about starting a business? This event is for you. Own a business and want to grow it? This event is for you. Have an idea you want to protect but don’t know how? This event is for you. Want to meet other female entrepreneurs? This event is for you. Want to know more about how to apply for billions of dollars in available federal funding for innovative businesses? This event is for you.

              
             

 

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