Tag Archives: Small Businesses

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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7 Tips for Working With a Business Mentor

Working with a business mentor can be a valuable experience for small business owners, especially when they are staring out or going through a transition. A business mentor can share lessons about his or her successes and failures, be a … Continue reading

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Primary Color: Exporter of Music

Earlier this year, Primary Color Music won the KU KSBDC Existing Business of the Year Award. The Kansas SBDC Business of the Year awards honor businesses based on their successful performance and good corporate citizenship.  I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Selling or Buying a Business

Getting ready to sell a business can be an emotionally-fraught experience for small business owners, especially for those who have put much of their lives into their businesses. Add to this the fact that frequently it is the case that … Continue reading

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Export: A Growth Area for Small Businesses

  According to the U.S. Commercial Service, small businesses “have vast untapped export potential.” Despite the fact that many people associate international trade with large companies, big businesses make up only a small portion of U.S. exporters. Although fewer than … Continue reading

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From Boots to Arts

Congratulations to Tana and Tommy Davis on the opening of Prairie Horizons Studio for the Creative Arts! I first met 1SG(R) Tommy Davis in September of 2016, when he was attending Boots To Business at Fort Riley. At the time, Tommy … Continue reading

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