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In order to understand how your product or service stands out—or will stand out—from the competition, it is critical to fully understand the competition.
Rural Grocer, Renowned for Specialty Meats, Recognized as Staple of Main Street Malvern.
Iowa sales tax applies to a number of services. Lawn care and landscaping are two of those taxable services. Businesses performing such services need to be aware of their requirement to charge the appropriate sales tax to their customers.
The steps needed to start a business can sometimes seem overwhelming! One of those steps is getting the business set up with the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR). Here are some helpful hints from IDR to hopefully make that part of the process a bit easier.
Eric Melin of Spiral 16 shares how businesses can grow bigger ears across their social media networks.
Does economic gardening have the potential to grow a bumper crop of entrepreneurs? One state's experiment in economic development.
USSourceLink's own Jeremy Hegle went on a trip to Seattle where he got a glimpse at coming Microsoft products as well as Seattle's growing tech scene.
While the desire to strike out on your own and start a business may be there, how can you determine WHAT kind of small business to start?
When I start working with a new client at the Women’s Business Center, one of my first questions is “How do you attract clients?” Most people focus on advertising and public relations, but there is so much more that can be done.
What Little Jerry Seinfeld can teach us about being nimble...