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Build the Best Budget for Your Small Business or Side Hustle

Managing finances is crucial for the success of any small business. A well-structured budget not only helps you plan for future expenses but also allows you to identify areas where you can save money and allocate resources more efficiently. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you create a budget for your...

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How Your Small Business Can Get More Positive Google Reviews

Picture this: A customer is searching for a product or service you offer. They see your business but hesitate. What pushes them to choose you? Often, it’s the Google Reviews they read. Google reviews are one of the most influential platforms for your business’s online reputation and Google Business Profile....

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Walz Tetrick Advertising Wins 2024 Mr. K Award

Kansas City-based advertising agency Walz Tetrick Advertising has been crowned the Mr. K Award winner for 2024. Named after the legendary Kansas City entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Kauffman, the Mr. K Award is bestowed upon companies that show business growth or sustainability, excel in employee relations, engage in community service...

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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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Better Than an MBA: 8 Entrepreneurship Books to Give Your Business the Edge

Whether you're a seasoned business owner or a budding entrepreneur, the power of knowledge is unparalleled in shaping your path to success. In this blog, we highlight eight must-read books meticulously curated to inspire, guide and equip entrepreneurs and small business owners with the tools and mindset necessary to navigate...

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Real-Life ‘Star Wars’: KC Lightsaber League Aims to Save an Ancient Sport

In the heart of Kansas City, a unique venture has been igniting the spirits of “Star Wars” fans and community enthusiasts alike. Galactic Saber League, an effort to revitalize fencing for a new generation, has evolved into a vibrant community hub where lightsaber enthusiasts gather to train, compete and...

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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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4 SEO Tips Any Small or Local Business Can Use to Get More Customers

KCSourceLink is a client of WiseGuys Digital Marketing. There is nothing better than generating a new customer from organic search results. It almost feels like magic. However, there is one problem most businesses run into when trying to grow their rankings on search engines: They don’t know exactly what to do. In...

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How to Prioritize Mental Health and Build a Sustainable Business: Practical Advice from Kansas City Entrepreneurs, Health Professionals

Being an entrepreneur can be exhilarating. It's a chance to chase your dreams, be your own boss and create something meaningful. However, the process of starting, growing and scaling a business is rarely smooth. From working long hours to struggling with financial insecurity and the constant pressure to...

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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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