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15 Great Gifts for Iowa Hawkeyes Fans

15 Great Gifts for Iowa Hawkeyes Fans

Iowa Hawkeye Fans Diehard Iowa Hawkeye fans are ones that live and breathe University of Iowa sports. Typically they'll be season ticket holders for football, basketball, or ...

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Can’t It Be Small Business Day, Everyday?

Can’t It Be Small Business Day, Everyday?

  I've been searching for the right words for this post for a while now. As we near the Christmas season it's been on my mind even more. While searching for ...

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KCRG Feature Story: Marion woman starts local ‘online farmers market’ marketplace

KCRG Feature Story: Marion woman starts local ‘online farmers market’ marketplace

Original story here: http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Marion-woman-starts-local-online-farmers-market-marketplace--452923333.html By Samantha Myers, KCRG-TV9 | Posted: Tue ...

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Our Why – Every Business Has A Why, Here’s Ours

Our Why – Every Business Has A Why, Here’s Ours

Every business has a why. It's the reason why you decided to start a business in the first place. The reason why you keep on moving forward with, it day after day. This is the ...

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Katy’s Kitchen- Baking the World a Sweeter Place

Katy’s Kitchen- Baking the World a Sweeter Place

Katy's Kitchen creates custom cakes and cookies for birthdays, weddings, and other celebrations. Katy Sennett, a local baker and owner of Katy's Kitchen, is relatively new at ...

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What It’s Like To Be An Entrepreneur- Explained in GIFs

What It’s Like To Be An Entrepreneur- Explained in GIFs

Want to know what it's like to be an entrepreneur? Though it's not always easy, entrepreneurship is one of the most rewarding endeavors one can engage in. You get to deliver ...

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Cedar Rapids Area Woman Steps Into the ‘LimeLight’

Cedar Rapids Area Woman Steps Into the ‘LimeLight’

In her early 60’s, Cindy Lee may not be your typical direct sales consultant, but the beauty company she represents, LimeLight by Alcone, is anything but typical. After she ...

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Father’s Day Gift Guide – He’s Hard to Shop For, Until Now

Father’s Day Gift Guide – He’s Hard to Shop For, Until Now

Let's face it, Dad's are hard to shop for. It seems like they've got every tool imaginable and way more ties than they'll ever need. This year, try something different. Purchase a ...

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How I Fixed My Bad Gift Giving Skills

How I Fixed My Bad Gift Giving Skills

By Robert Edilson (Marketplace Co-Founder) I'm assuming I'm not alone in this... but I'm not always the best at giving gifts. I often find myself walking around Wal-Mart or ...

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The ‘Vanilla’ Homemade Way of Life

The ‘Vanilla’ Homemade Way of Life

Thrifty Mom = Resourceful Skills Raising four boys and being thrifty went hand in hand for an Eastern Iowa mom turned grandmother. Nita Janssen admits that while raising up her ...

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Thank You For Loving Local

Thank You For Loving Local

When you buy from a small business an actual person does a happy dance. Thank You For LOVING Local! We absolutely love our community! We couldn’t be happier to work with some ...

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Easy ways to shop local that can have a BIG impact

Easy ways to shop local that can have a BIG impact

Shop Local to Grow Our Community When we have shopping to do, it might not cross our mind to shop local first. It’s simple enough to head down to the mall – or easier still, to ...

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Cedar Rapids Small Businesses Coming Together Online Through Website

Cedar Rapids Small Businesses Coming Together Online Through Website

Cedar Rapids small businesses are coming together online through the Cedar Rapids Marketplace. Our site has combined the passion for buying local and the ease of shopping online ...

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Direct Sales Businesses – A Listing on the Cedar Rapids Marketplace Could Help Attract New Customers

Direct Sales Businesses – A Listing on the Cedar Rapids Marketplace Could Help Attract New Customers

Want customers to find you? One of the biggest challenges for many home-based business Consultants/Distributors is to try and reach their target audience without violating any ...

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