Best Practices

MOSourceLink: Shop Local: Plaid Friday Joins Small Business Saturday

Shop local this week when Plaid Friday joins Small Business Saturday.

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Seven Lessons for Entrepreneurs: An Evening with America’s Tax Man, Henry W. Bloch

In conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week, Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of H & R Bloch, offered advice to entrepreneurs.

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SoMNSourceLink: Leisure-time and Sports Entrepreneurs: Watch Trends of Working Parents

Today’s adults have different pressures and values than those of 50 years ago. The entrepreneur must know his or her customers to achieve success.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: What It Is and Why You Should Care

The U.S.SourceLink network celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week in cities, states and regions nationwide.

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Network Kansas: Destination BootCamp: Review

I attended Destination BootCamp on behalf of NetWork Kansas. I was curious about the value businesses received, as well as the benefit of the training for a “community leader” since we count so many economic development directors, foundations, chambers, and others among our network of partners. I had heard praise for the workshop from several economic development directors and wanted to see if it lived up to the hype, if it was “worth it.”

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KCSourceLink: 4 Keys from a Successful Entrepreneur

Startups often fail after the owners figure out that no one wants to buy their products or services. Diana Kander’s book, All In Startup: Launching a New Idea When Everything Is on the Line, discusses four keys you can implement to start and grow your business.

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Loudoun SourceLink: Save Money on Taxes; Avoid Scams

Two key things small business owners can do by December 31 that can reduce the amount of taxes you'll owe next spring.

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IASourceLink: Finding Royalty Free Photos

Budget low, but you still need those high-resolution images? Here’s where you can get them.

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