Small Business Resources

The Greater Des Moines Partnership offers the tools you need to help grow your small business or startup. From online resources on topics like how to start a business, finance, banking and capital, marketing, hiring and events for small business, The Hub is here to help. For more information, contact The Partnership’s small business and startup experts.

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Learn more about small business and startup resources available through The Partnership, as well as events and news to help grow your business.

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Kinseyco Digital Marketing Strategy for COVID-19 Additional Resources, IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Kinseyco lays out five steps for strategic digital marketing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tips for Small Businesses Struggling with the Effects of COVID-19 Accounting & Taxes, Additional Resources, IT & Data, Legal
Jeffrey Goetz gives tips to business owners recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Living History Farms DSM Forward Webinar Additional Resources, IT & Data, Staffing & Hiring
Ruth Haus shares event information and COVID-19 precautions for Living History Farms.
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New Workplace Webinar for DSM Forward Additional Resources, IT & Data, Staffing & Hiring
Amber M. Lewis and Rich Glass, of Mercer, share thoughts on a collaborative and successful return to the workplace.
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Cyber Security Experts Webinar for DSM Forward Additional Resources, IT & Data
Cyber security experts offer recommendations for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Reaching Customers Online Through Google IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Use Google tools and resources to reach customers, appear in search results and advertise online.
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Driving Business Growth with Data IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Learn how to drive growth in your business using Google Analytics data to bring about results and leads.
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Building an Effective Sales Process During COVID-19 Additional Resources, IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Andy Snook describes the importance of developing process maps for your business team.
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The Davis Brown Law Firm offers recommendations for businesses during COVID-19.
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LightEdge Navigates Social Distancing During COVID-19 Additional Resources, IT & Data, Staffing & Hiring
Michael Hannan offers businesses tips on maintaining employee productivity and securing data during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Find Free Cybersecurity Resources Additional Resources, IT & Data
Kara Hoogensen gives tips on where businesses can find free cybersecurity resources.
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Tips and Fundamentals of Successful Virtual Conferences Additional Resources, Events & Networking, IT & Data
Mike Colwell explains keeping your audience engaged through focus on technical, presentation and speakers.
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You've Been Hacked! IT & Data, Legal
John Lande and Bob Hickock discuss data breaches at the Small Business Success Summit.
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Top Five Tips for Great Websites IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Uncover five tips and changes for small business owners to consider for their websites.
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Learn how to monitor your small business brand online through reviews and social media.
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Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses Additional Resources, How to Start a Business, IT & Data
Learn how to outline the necessary steps to ensure you and your organization are at the ready before, during and after disaster strikes.
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Steven Brockshus discusses FarmlandFinder and its tools for potential landowners in episode 37 of the Small Business and Startup Stories DSM podcast.
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Apps help small businesses gather data, increase workflow and manage operational tasks.
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Guide to Optimizing Your Online Presence Additional Resources, IT & Data, Marketing & Sales
Have you optimized your online presence? Learn to do so effectively with this quick how-to.
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Scott Meeker talks connecting small business to the right professionals for IT issues.
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Implementing a cybersecurity policy is one way to combat IT and data security threats.
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