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Virtual Legal Clinic for Small Businesses

If you’re just starting out in the business or nonprofit world and have questions for a lawyer, we’re hosting a legal clinic! Available by appointment, this virtual event will take place on zoom where you’ll meet one-on-one with a lawyer in a 30 minute session. Registration is required in order…

Funding your Business, from beginning to end presented by Roger Bequette

As commercial capital and the funding of a business is the number one question asked by new entrepreneurs, join us as we cover the types of commercial capital and when they should be used as your business grows. Registration is recommended to receive updates about meeting changes, and required for…

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LinkedIn Like a Pro

Getting your LinkedIn Profile up-to-date is important when you’re applying for a job, or just letting people know you’re ready and available for work.  Get some tips for keeping it updated, making it more searchable, and keeping people in the loop of who you are and what you want to…

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Manage Your Budget & Control Your Cash Flow by the SBDC

We’ll explore GrowthWheel’s “Roads to Profitability” Framework, which outlines different ways in which companies can be more profitable by increasing revenue and/or reducing costs. Ways to increase revenue include at least 4 different approaches mentioned in the Framework. Likewise, there are 4 different approaches to reducing costs. A key point…

A pink circle behind three different people doing research. One is looking on a computer, one is reading a book, and the other is on the phone. The circle and people sit atop a purple color block, and there is pink text that reads "Explore and Gather information about your market. July 12th at 1PM." Below that in very small print it reads, "The Missouri SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Colleen Mulvihill at cmulvihill@stlpartnership.com or 314-615-7694."

Explore and Gather Information about Your Market by the SBDC

We’ll explore GrowthWheel’s “Market Space” Framework. A key point of this Framework is that you can make even more of your business concept if you fully understand all the players in the field. Topics for discussion will include: Who are the players in your field? Does your company have good…

Virtual Legal Clinic for Small Businesses

If you’re just starting out in the business or nonprofit world and have questions for a lawyer, we’re hosting a legal clinic on June 22nd! Available by appointment, this virtual event will take place on zoom where you’ll meet one-on-one with a lawyer in a 30 minute session. Registration is…

Purple background with an image of a person with a laptop to the left and a megaphone with three arrows around it. The text reads "Identify & Focus on the right customer. May 10th at 1PM." There are four logos at the top, one for Kirkwood Public Library, one for the America's SBDC Missouri, another for the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, and the last for the SBA: powered by the SBA Small Business Administration. Small text at the bottom reads, "The Missouri SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Colleen Mulvihill at cmulvihill@stlpartnership.com or 314-615-7694."

Identify & Focus on the Right Customers presented by the SBDC

We’ll focus on GrowthWheel’s “Customer Segments” Framework. There are various criteria for dividing customers into different segments, including Demographics, Geography, Psychology, and Purchase Behavior. A key point of this Framework is that companies might have far more potential customers than the ones that are initially obvious. It’s a matter of…

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Jumpstart Your Business with FREE Data & Resources

Did you know the library provides small businesses and nonprofits with a vast array of resources for FREE? Learn what industry reports, market data, grant searching tools, and other information you can find by using your library card and a local librarian. Registration is recommended for updates to this program,…

Get in Control of Your Sales Process presented by the SBDC

We’ll review GrowthWheel’s “Sales Chain” Framework, showing the 4 phases and 12 tasks that companies can work on to increase sales success.  The four phases include sales preparation, sales opening, legalities, and closing the sale. A key point of this Framework is that the chain is only as strong as…

Market Your Business Like an Ad Agency *on a small business budget

Find out how to use FREE tools and resources that will enable you to make smart marketing and advertising decisions for your business. You’ll learn how to use library data resources like DemographicsNow, Statista, and other readily available sources to grow your business. Registration is recommended for updates to this…

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Summer Reading - May 18th through August 12th!

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