AKSourceLink Blog

  • Three Traits of Great Companies

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jul 17, 2014
    Key take-aways from the book, "Great by Choice" by Jim Collins and Morten H. Hansen. The book focuses on the differences between what the authors refer to as "10X" organizations (those that consistently outperform their market over a long period of time) and competitors in their industry.
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  • Raising Prices Without Hurting Sales

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jul 10, 2014
    A new pricing study of the Chicago ice cream market shows that consumers are four times as sensitive to price increases than they are to package downsizing (charging the same for a smaller volume).
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  • The Secret to Getting Grants: Partnerships

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jul 03, 2014
    Partners and relationships are the key to getting funding to support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial support organizations.
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  • Getting Started Exporting

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jul 01, 2014
    With the emergence of e-commerce, businesses can now sell and ship their products around the world much easier than in the past. Many small businesses don’t think they have the ability to export their products. There are quite a few resources out there that can help jump start exporting for your business.
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  • SBA Offers Broad Range of Support

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 26, 2014
    The SBA works toward three strategic goals in its programming.
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  • Cultivating Entrepreneurial Culture-Real Life Examples

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 24, 2014
    Steve Radley highlighting real-life examples of steps communities are taking to increase connectivity to the 3 Es: education, expertise, and economic resources and how those steps can benefit a metropolitan community.
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  • The Build Your Business Rural Entrepreneur Webinar Series

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 18, 2014
    AKSourceLink is hosting a webinar series to build your business. We have invited Alaskan business experts to present on topics that will help you start and grow your business
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  • Tell Your Story of Entrepreneurial Success

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 17, 2014
    Paul Wenske, senior community affairs advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, talked about telling your community story at the recent U.S.SourceLink conference.
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  • USDA OFFERS FUNDING FOR ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY IN RURAL AREAS

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 13, 2014
    The Community Connect program serves rural communities where broadband service is least likely to be available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for citizens. The projects funded by these grants will help rural residents tap into the enormous potential of the Internet.
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  • Startup Weekend Anchorage

    Posted by Lisa Wedin on Jun 12, 2014
    Startup. Start living. July 25-27 at The Boardroom downtown.
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