Next Steps for Your Startup

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Woohoo! You’ve learned about all the steps to start your business. So, what happens now? Do you become an overnight success? Will you make a sale today? Tomorrow? Can you franchise out your business model and really scale your idea? The answer really lies within your idea, how you execute, the things you learn, and the relationships you develop moving forward.

IASourceLink is a great place to not only learn how to start a business, but also strategies to fund your businessget your business online, ways to grow your business, and even how to exit your business. We have an insightful blog with various business related topics, tax webinars with the Iowa Department of Revenue, and a newsletter that connects our subscribers to helpful articles, events and more.

Our team has amassed nearly 400 Partner Organizations from across the state of Iowa who offer free to low-cost assistance to Iowa entrepreneurs and small businesses. Our partners can help with things like Business PlanningBuying or Selling a BusinessCertificationsImport / Export AssistanceFinancial ResourcesFranchisingFreight & DistributionHuman ResourcesLegal ServicesResearch OrganizationsMentoringNetworkingStarting a Business, and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about setting up your online store? You should consider checking out our Resource Navigator. It houses the contact information of 400 of our most helpful partners from across the state who provide free to low-cost assistance to Iowa entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Q: How do I find my first employee?

A: Check out this guide’s section on finding employees, hiring employees, and managing employees.

Q: How do I grow my business?

A: Growing a business is very different depending on the industry you belong to. Check out our How to Grow My Business guide for tips, tricks and helpful resources to grow your business today!

Q: How do I make a website for my business?

A: Building a website is an important step for 21st century businesses. Check out the build a website section from our brand new Get My Business Online Guide for how-to information and suggestions.

NOTICE: The information included on this website is to be used only as a guide. It is not intended to cover all provisions of the law or every taxpayer's specific circumstances.


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