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  1. Doing business in Missouri: Legal formation

    • Feb. 25, 2019

    Doing Business in Missouri: Legal Formation is intended to serve as a reference document and in no way attempts to provide all the information necessary to form a business structure. It is published with the understanding that MO SBTDC is not... Read more ...

  2. How do I cover all the bases with fewer personnel?

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    With only 24 hours in a day and seven days in a week, time must be spent wisely by working smarter rather than harder. Time management is the key. The word time we understand, but do we really understand the term management? The four basic... Read more ...

  3. Finding and keeping good employees

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    Your dream of business ownership has come true. You have a name for your business, your products, your location, a business plan with which to manage, a website and social media presence and lots of customers. However, you are missing one element... Read more ...

  4. Intro to QuickBooks - SCCC

    • Event date: March 10, 2020
    • Event time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Marshall, MO

    In this class you will learn the basics of what it takes to get started using QuickBooks Desktop will be demonstrated. Some of the topics covered: • Which version of QuickBooks do I need • Setting up your company • Setting up your chart of... Read more ...

  5. Veterans and entrepreneurship

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    It’s not hard to understand why veterans and entrepreneurship are often a successful combination. After all, many of the qualities veterans possess are the same ones that make successful entrepreneurs. Both are resourceful problem solvers, are... Read more ...

  6. Greg Tucker

    Greg Tucker

    STATE DIRECTOR, SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS

    Missouri SBDC Lead Center

    Phone: Phone:573-882-8570

  7. CellARide LLC — Springfield

    • March 19, 2017

    Josh Holstein, founder and CEO of CellARide in Springfield, Missouri, isn’t sure what he’ll be for Halloween this year. But he knows what his eight-year-old son Hayden will be. President of the United States. Which one? “The 50th!” Holstein... Read more ...

  8. Colleen Mulvihill

    Colleen Mulvihill

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    Missouri SBDC in St. Louis

    Phone: Phone:314-615-7663

  9. 10 Federal Trade Commission cybersecurity tips

    • Jan. 12, 2019

    What does the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) know about cybersecurity? Quite a lot, as it turns out. How protected is your small business? Like big businesses, all small businesses, from coffee shops to manufacturers, are at risk for cyber attack.... Read more ...

  10. 12 tips for Small Business Saturday

    • Jan. 12, 2019

    Are you ready for Small Business Saturday? The event encouraging holiday shoppers to patronize local brick and mortar businesses falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving during the busiest shopping period of the year. First observed in 2010, it’s... Read more ...

  11. 24/7 Missouri

    Helping business navigate government. (Formerly Missouri Business Portal)

  12. 37 North Expeditions – Springfield, MO

    • June 10, 2019

    "Get Sweaty. Get Connected. Get Happy." This is not your average business slogan, but then again, 37 North Expeditions is not your average business. 37 North was founded by Springfield-native Danny Collins and his wife Cristina Bustamante in April... Read more ...

  13. 4 elements to incorporate into your business expansion strategy

    • Jan. 12, 2019

    It’s far too easy for startups and other young companies to be consumed by the constant struggle to keep up with a rapidly growing industry and the global economy. Fortunately, there are ways to create stability while developing a strategy that... Read more ...

  14. 4 good reasons to pay attention to your financial practices

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    There’s money in the bank, so why should you be concerned about those time-consuming financial practices that everyone tells you are so important? With more than 50 percent of businesses failing in the first five years of business, according to... Read more ...

  15. 4th Annual Women in Business Seminar

    • Event date: March 19, 2020
    • Event time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Rolla, MO

    4th Annual Women in Business Seminar Learn | Connect | Grow Telling Your Story Telling your story the right way helps you close the sale, grow your business, get that promotion or gain a network connection. During this interactive seminar, Jessica... Read more ...

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  17. 6 Business Lessons from Karen Bradshaw

    • Dec. 6, 2019

    Karen Bradshaw has been working with clients through the Missouri SBDC since it’s formation on the Missouri Southern State University campus in 1987. She has experienced success stories and helped business owners realize their dreams through hard... Read more ...

  18. 6 ways mobile payments can boost your cash flow

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    You can’t ignore the data. More and more people are using their smart phones, tablets and other devices to complete financial transactions. Because of this, small business owners who are able to receive mobile payments may be at an advantage over... Read more ...

  19. 7 ways to demystify pricing

    • Jan. 13, 2019

    There’s a lot of myth and mystery surrounding the science of pricing. Is low the way to go? How much attention should you pay to competitors? Will raising prices cost you business? The following tips may help clear up some of these pricing... Read more ...

  20. A-Plus Contractors LLC — St. Charles

    • Sept. 19, 2016

    It’s well after 5 p.m., but Will Sanders, owner and co-founder of A-Plus Contractors in St. Charles, Missouri, a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) specializing in dump truck work and heavy... Read more ...

  21. Advanced QuickBooks

    • Event date: Feb. 26, 2020
    • Event time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Sedalia, MO

    Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program’s basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. This course is designed for those who... Read more ...

  22. Advanced QuickBooks - SCCC

    • Event date: March 12, 2020
    • Event time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Marshall, MO

    Go beyond the basics and master QuickBooks’ more advanced features and applications. Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program’s basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying... Read more ...