Author - Becky Brown

Kansas City entrepreneurs

Kansas City Entrepreneurs’ Best Advice to Start Your Business

Your business idea is fresh. But you don’t have to start your business from scratch. Learn from entrepreneurs who have been there, done that. The experiences of others can help you avoid pitfalls and make smart business decisions. KCSourceLink’s Entrepreneurs in Action stories are a treasure trove of Kansas City...

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What’s a KCSourceLink Resource Partner & How Can They Help Your Business?

Starting and running a business can feel like the loneliest job around. But you don’t have to go it alone. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners are here with free or low-cost information, mentoring and/or funding for you and your venture. Learn how you can build your business with the help of these entrepreneurship...

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It’s Game Time: Kansas City Workshops, Classes to Help You Start a Business

It’s time! Time to kick the tires on that business idea, and time to kick start your entrepreneurial journey in one of the best places in the country for entrepreneurs and small business owners. With KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners, you have access to the skills and info you need for business...

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Why Your Small Business Needs a Website and How to Create Your Own

When you’re an entrepreneur, your to-do list is never-ending. But there are a few tasks that need to stay at the top of the list. Like paying taxes. And building and maintaining a website. It’s hard to argue with paying taxes. After all, staying out of jail is cool. But many...

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Social entrepreneur Godfrey Riddle of Civic Saint

How Storytelling, Press Kits Can Showcase Your Business to Future Customers

It’s one thing to have an amazing business. It’s another to be able to talk about that business succinctly and share information about it that’s memorable. That’s where storytelling — and a killer press kit — come in. How you present your business and tell people about it can help you...

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Robin Moore, founder MyCo Planet

KC Scientist’s Mushroom Business Grows from Home Basement to Custom Warehouse

If you want something and you can’t find it, make it yourself. That’s what Robin Moore did. She started out growing unique mushroom varieties for her own use, but now, she’s the founder of MyCo Planet, the largest mushroom farm in the Kansas City area. Learn how Robin went from...

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Grow Your Business with These Kansas City Classes and Workshops

Spring is a time of growth — and if it’s time for your small business to expand, you’re in luck. Kansas City’s entrepreneurial ecosystem offers lots of opportunities to learn the skills you need to scale your business. Need to step up your marketing? Or are you ready to jump into...

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Having Small Business Finance Trouble? These 5 Tips Will Keep You on Track

Most new year’s resolutions are long forgotten by now. But there’s still time to make sure you’re starting 2024 off on the right financial foot. What you do now can have a real impact on your business’s financial outlook — and taxes. Fortunately, there are easy ways to protect your business...

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7 Steps to Prep Your Small Business or Side Hustle for the New Year

Out with the old, in with the new? Not so fast. Before you ring in the new year, make sure your business is ready for 2024. The end of the year is an ideal time to take stock of your business. Taking a hard look at what’s working, what could improve...

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