Best Practices

Network Kansas: Acting Like an Entrepreneur in the Public Sector

What can the public sector learn from entrepreneurs about failure? Corey Mohn, Director of Statewide Programs for Network Kansas, shares what lean Startups can teach about taking risks.

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Network Kansas: January Jumpstart - Priming your Business for a Successful 2014

January can be a slow time of month for many businesses, especially retailers who see sales slump after the frenzy of the holiday shopping season. Don’t let this time of year go to waste. By doing prep work and planning now, you can prepare your business for a successful 2014. Try these 7 tips to make January work hard for your business

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ARKSourceLink: Kiva Supporting Small Businesses

Kiva Zip is helping small businesses owners all over the US secure small no-interest loans through their innovative process. Read here to find out how you can become involved.

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State of Ingenuity SourceLink: What is your Business Worth?

A business valuation measures the worth of a business in today’s market. Understanding a business’ value enables owners (and potential buyers) to make intelligent business decisions.

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Loudoun SourceLink: Powerful Mail Strategy That Brings in Clients

Small business owners can get surprising ROI using this time-tested marketing tool.

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KCSourceLink: Startups Need to Know New SEC Rules for Equity Funding

The SEC has recently lifted their ban on general solicitation funds for businesses. Find out what this means for you and your Startup.

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SourceLink Tulsa: Low Price Strategy - Worth the Cost?

Suggesting high vs. low prices on your product or service can in itself raise some eyebrows. After all, drawing people in with rock-bottom price is the best strategy, right?

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SoMNSourceLink: What is one key Thing Successful People Have in Common?

Bernard Marr tells us the exciting answer inside!

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IASourceLink: Sometimes you Need Santa’s Help

What does Santa have to do with getting your business noticed? Read on to find out!

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Loudoun SourceLink: Maximizing Your Year-End Tax Savings

Small business owners: don’t close out 2013 before you read these five important tax tips.

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AKSourceLink: TallyFunder: An Exciting New Crowdfunding Platform for Nonprofits

The launch of TallyFunder shows the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit that is thriving in Alaska. AKSourceLink is proud to be one of the first organizations to be represented on TallyFunder.

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MOSourceLink: Establish Your Brand Positioning: The Earlier the Better

A business plan. A marketing plan. A financial plan. All kinds of planning goes into starting a small business and here's one more to add — planning your brand positioning. An entrepreneur's plate is already full with the logistics of starting a business, establishing a “brand” seems like putting the cart before the horse. But it’s not…your brand should be positioned alongside your business concept, and perhaps it could even help inspire your other business planning.

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

Sarah Mote gives us the details on Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW)

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Arkansas SourceLink: Enhancing Business Success Through Public Service, How Ben & Jerry's Became So Good

If you believe that failure gets you nowhere and that businesses can’t promote the common good for all, then you should talk to Ben Cohen, cofounder of Ben and Jerry’s. Cohen recently spoke to a packed house at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service about starting Ben and Jerry's with very few assets, no business skills and how they turned it into the successful business it is today.

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SourceLink Tulsa: 3 Reasons to Consider a Productivity Technique

Having trouble with your productivity? Well come inside for 3 ways to help your improve it and more!

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