Tag Archives: Small Businesses

The Paramour Coffee Story: Excellence in the Making

Paramour Coffee, a specialty coffee company based in Wamego, has two café shops and also sells artisan coffees wholesale. Considered the grandfather of speciality coffee, in the 1960’s and 70’s Alfred Peet was at the center of the coffee revolution … Continue reading

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Working With Banks: 8 Tips for Small Businesses

The WU KSBDC recently hosted a mini-conference on Access to Capital for Small Businesses. The event started with a panel of bankers discussing what small businesses need to know about working with banks. An issue of importance to many small … Continue reading

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Access to Capital for Small Businesses: Looking for Loans, Grants or Investors

Access to capital is vital to the health of small businesses for many reasons including to help with start-up costs, to manage cash flow cycles, for renovation or relocation expenses, to fund expansion into new markets, and to support research and … Continue reading

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Who Needs an Exit Strategy? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Business Transitioning

On August 24th, Karl Klein, Certified Exit Planning Advisor and Regional Director of the Washburn KSBDC was joined by Andrew Ellis (of Arthur-Green, LLP), Seth Gordon (of Sink, Gordon & Associates, LLP) and Dustin Taylor (of Kaninsurance) for a panel … Continue reading

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Does Your Website Need an Update?

How do you know it’s time to update your website? Something to keep in mind is that when it comes to redesigning a website, there is no specific timeline that needs to be followed. According to Christian Riggs, president of … Continue reading

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Learning About Exporting

At the Kansas SBDC, we offer a wide variety of resources and training to help our small businesses identify and manage opportunities for growth such as those opportunities present in international markets. On July 28th,  John Addessi, Certified Global Business Professional … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

On July 20th, Brian Dennis, cybersecurity specialist with the America’s SBDC Kansas, gave a presentation for the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce on Continuity and Cybersecurity that focused on the importance of good cybersecurity policies and practices for small businesses. Small … Continue reading

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