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Welcome to the Isanti County Business Community!

These resources will help you with starting and growing your business. All businesses are encouraged to visit the SBDC - where you will receive one-on-one help for business plans, research, financing, strategic planning, and much more.

 

Start a Business

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    Learn about Requirements: Get Forms

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First Steps in Starting a Business

 

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    • Business Tune-Up

      Track your business' progress with this series of tune-ups. Your information is private; no one has access to it.

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Topic Clusters

 

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  • Business Tune-Up

  • SWOT

  • Customer Retention

Grow your Business

Manage your Business

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The most important thing you can do to reduce stress

 

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  • Business Tune-Up

  • SWOT

  • Customer Retention

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Introduction to Accounting

 

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  • Business Tune-Up

    Track your business' progress with this series of tune-ups. Your information is private; no one has access to it.

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Financing/Managing Money

Protect your Business

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CyberPrivacy Parable

 

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    • Business Tune-Up

      Track your business' progress with this series of tune-ups. Your information is private; no one has access to it.

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    • Prevent Fraud

      Protect your Business from Fraud. It happens more than you think.

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Small Business Taxes

 

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    • Business Tune-Up

      Track your business' progress with this series of tune-ups. Your information is private; no one has access to it.

      Email address

Government Requirements

 

Hire Employees

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Employee management: Setting Goals

 

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  • Business Tune-UP: HR

  • Create a Healthy Workplace

  • Business Entity Wizard
    • The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

      Entity Wizard

      The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

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Soft Skills

 

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  • Business Entity Wizard
    • The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

      Entity Wizard

      The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

Business & Employee Training

Greening your Business

  • Business Entity Wizard
    • The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

      Entity Wizard

      The answers to a few questions usually determines the best business entity for you.

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    • What's Your Footprint

      Calculate your Business' Carbon and Water Footprint

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How to Market to the Government

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Your Assessment

  • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

  • New Ideas

  • Use of Technology

  • Threats to your Industry

  • Your email address

  • Selling to Government

    Sell Globally

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    Doing Business in Southeast Asia

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    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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    Encore Entrepreneurship for Women

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

  • Your email address

  • Markup Calculator 

    List Price Markdown Calculator 

    Layaway Calculator 

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    Courage to Coach - Retail

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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    Best practices for cleaning and disinfecting stainless steel commercial food equipment

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    Secrets of the Caterer

    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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  • Restaurants/Tourism

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    Prevention Videos for the Construction Industry

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    QuickBooks for Construction Contractors

    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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    Introduction to Lean Six Sigma video series

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    Manufacturing Applications

    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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  • Manufacturing

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

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    • Threats to your Industry

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    Interpreting Financial Statements and Measures in Agriculture

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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  • Agriculture

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    Truck Loading: Safety Video

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

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  • Videos

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    Online courses

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

  • Your email address

  • Videos

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    Online courses

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    Your Assessment

    • Characteristics of "Best in Your Industry"

    • New Ideas

    • Use of Technology

    • Threats to your Industry

  • Your email address