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3 Instagram Tips for Your Business, Plus a #Secret No One Is Talking about

Guest blog by Kelsey Webb, founder of Rayn Social Instagram has become a powerful platform for businesses and for selling products and services; maximizing your success requires implementing the right strategies. Here are my top tips for using Instagram to promote your business. 1. Play it safe To make sure your social media...

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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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Classes and Workshops to Help You Start Your Business or Side Hustle in 2024

Why start the year off with another resolution about going to the gym? Make 2024 the year you finally start your business. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners can help make it happen. Kansas City’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem offers a wide variety of free or low-cost information sessions, classes and workshops designed for people...

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10 Reasons You’ve Gotta Attend Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City

It’s the same old question: What’s in it for me? With Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City, the answer is: PLENTY! If you’re wondering why you should go to GEWKC Nov. 13-19 (in-person base camp is Nov. 15-17), we compiled a list of some pretty great reasons, and we bet by...

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How Any Business Can Grow with Influencer Marketing: 5 KC Social Media Experts Share Top Tips

Want to expand the reach of your business? Working with a social media influencer to create sponsored content can be a powerful way to attract new customers, advance your brand’s exposure and gain credibility. Research shows 50% of millennials trust recommendations from influencers and have bought a product based on...

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We Want Your Ideas: Lead a Session at Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

Kansas City’s business community is invited to lead and submit sessions for this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City (Nov. 15-17, 2023), a three-day interactive educational experience driven by community members. The community is invited to submit session ideas through Friday, Aug. 25 at gewkc.com. “Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas...

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See Where Base Camp Is for Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

KCSourceLink has announced that Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest educational entrepreneurship event, has a new base camp for its 16th year. The multiday event that draws thousands to network, learn and grow will have its main sessions at Plexpod Westport Commons in Kansas City, Missouri, from...

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Fire Up Your New Business with These Hot Kansas City Entrepreneur Classes, Workshops

There’s no way around it: Starting a new business is a lot of work. Fortunately, Kansas City is filled with experts ready to lend a helping hand. This summer, KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners are offering a ton of classes and events to help you build your new venture. Whether you’re starting from...

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Kansas City Entrepreneur Classes, Events and Workshops That Can Amp Up Your New Business

Let’s get it started in here! Now is the time to learn the fundamentals you need to rock a new business. Not sure you have the know-how to turn your ideas into beautiful entrepreneurial music? KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners offer all kinds of classes and workshops to help you get your idea...

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How to Hire Good Employees and Boost Your Recruitment Strategy, According to 6 Kansas City Entrepreneurs

Are you wondering how to hire good employees for your small business, or do you want to create the best recruitment strategy for this tough hiring environment? (We know it’s not easy out there right now.) Fear not! We asked six Kansas City entrepreneurs about their best tips, tricks and advice...

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