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  1. The Export Plan: Pricing Strategy

    • Sept. 13, 2021

    Now that you’ve identified a country for export and have selected a path to your customers, it’s a good time to start to think about pricing. You’ll need to make the important decision on what you will charge for your product. In this issue,... Read more ...

  2. Self-performing woman-owned construction business pushing it forward, Hartline Construction — Kansas City, MO

    • Sept. 10, 2021

    “Why are you not doing this on your own?” a general contractor once asked Jennifer Hart, who was managing a project for him.That question got Hart thinking.In 2009, Hart, now 100% owner of Hartline Construction in Kansas City, Missouri, had been... Read more ...

  3. Export Planning Streamlined

    • Aug. 27, 2021

    The Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) recently brought a new international export business planning platform to small businesses across the state. Knowing the critical role sound export business planning has on the success of... Read more ...

  4. The Export Plan: Market Entry Strategy

    • Aug. 10, 2021

    In the previous article, we looked at tools that were available online from US Census sources and through Missouri SBDC counselors to identify potential markets at the country level. This resulted in a prioritized list of countries to consider for... Read more ...

  5. Taking business to heart: High-tech, small-town business ready to grow, Dynatek Labs - Galena, MO

    • Aug. 4, 2021

    In a small town in the heart of America is a high-tech company that tests medical devices that end up in the actual hearts of people around the world.When you have a medical device inserted into your body, you want it to work and to leave no trace of... Read more ...

  6. Taking Missouri small businesses to the next level: CARES Act enables 12 to ‘Elevate’

    • July 26, 2021

    Twelve Missouri small businesses accepted the challenge to take their businesses to the next level at the beginning of 2021. Selected from across the state and representing the logistics, construction, service, and manufacturing/production... Read more ...

  7. Sally Williams Selected as 2021 Missouri SBDC State Star

    • July 26, 2021

    The Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is honored to announce Sally Williams, of the Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), as the organization’s 2021 State Star! The State Star is an annual recognition to... Read more ...

  8. Exporting — The Export Plan: Market Research

    • July 7, 2021

    Now that you have confirmed there are no export restrictions on your product or service, you are ready to develop your strategy to export your product. The effectiveness of the export plan you develop will hold the key to whether the international... Read more ...

  9. Warriors on the business automation front, Mora Technologies - Warrensburg, MO

    • June 28, 2021

    In ancient Sparta, a mora was a unit of about 600 well-trained soldiers that moved as one. In modern Warrensburg, Missouri, Mora Technologies is a business automation startup with an ethos that echoes that of the Spartan warriors: professionalism and... Read more ...

  10. Sending students happiness in a box, TLC for College - Sedalia, MO

    • May 28, 2021

    When three of Marina Scheiner’s nieces were away at college, Scheiner wanted to send them boxes of goodies to ensure they felt supported, appreciated and encouraged.But even with good intentions, “it was so hard to get it done,” Scheiner said.... Read more ...

  11. Exporting — The First Step

    • May 25, 2021

    Earlier in this series we looked at some of the benefits and basics of exporting. In this article, we will review an important first step, how to determine if there are no export control restrictions on your product or service. Unless there is a... Read more ...

  12. Some Basics of Exporting

    • May 10, 2021

    In the first article, we shared some basic information on some of the “whys” of exporting, including the expected growth in the international market for US businesses and available resources in this area for the small business owner to... Read more ...

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