Iowa Business Blog Post

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Choosing Your Business Name

Choosing a business name is a crucial step in establishing your brand and business identity. Below we have laid out some key considerations when selecting your business name. Reflect Your Brand When choosing your business name, it’s essential to consider its relevance to the essence of your business. Your name should convey...

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Top Locations for Food Trucks in Iowa

Starting a food truck business in Iowa offers fantastic opportunities to connect with customers. Choosing the right locations to park and sell your delicious offerings can significantly impact your success. Today, we’re sharing our top recommendations for the best spots to park and sell your food truck treats in Iowa. Prime...

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Mastering Small Business Content with Video Marketing

In today's digital age, marketing your small business effectively requires more than just traditional methods. Video content has emerged as a powerful tool for engaging with audiences and promoting your brand. Whether you're a startup or an established small business, incorporating video into your marketing strategy can significantly enhance your...

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InnoVenture Challenge Application Deadline

Have you heard of the InnoVenture Challenge? If you’re a startup building in Iowa, consider applying to this year’s InnoVenture Challenge. This is the largest pitch competition in the state – winners receive a $100,000 cash prize. The application deadline is close (Monday, September 25 th ) so you have...

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The Power of Adaptability: Thriving in Entrepreneurship’s Ever-Changing Landscape

In the world of entrepreneurship, adaptability isn't just a valuable trait—it's a lifeline. The business landscape is in a constant state of flux, with new technologies, market trends, and unforeseen challenges arising regularly. To thrive as an entrepreneur, one must be prepared to pivot, evolve, and embrace change. In this...

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UNI: More Than Just A University, It’s Your Resource for Business

When it comes to needing business resources, the first thought to your mind is probably not, “I should call UNI, ISU, or Iowa!” But, what if I told you that these three state universities may very likely be one of your best options? There are programs at each university ready...

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Enhance Success: Implement Effective Customer Service Practices for Your Small Biz

In today's competitive market, customer service plays a crucial role in the success of small businesses. While small businesses may not have the same resources as larger corporations, they can excel by providing exceptional customer experiences. Today, we will explore practical and effective customer service practices that can help small...

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National Dollar Day: Celebrating Entrepreneurship & the Currency of Innovation

August 8th marks a significant day in the United States – National Dollar Day. On this occasion, we celebrate the importance of the US dollar and its impact on the nation's economy. But National Dollar Day is not only about commemorating a currency; it's also an excellent opportunity to recognize...

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