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In 2014, an entrepreneur named Ryan Grepper attempted to fund a project called the Coolest Cooler on Kickstarter. Grepper's goal was to raise $50,000. Instead, he raised more than $13 million from more than 60,000 backers. Seemingly overnight, Grepper had far more funding than he thought he needed -- and more than…

etsy

Etsy is a growing e-commerce community that focuses on unique and handmade items. In Idaho, Etsy is quickly becoming a part of individual's side-hustle to add a little income from home. Becoming a successful Etsy seller involves starting with a solid foundation of strategy. Here are some tips for building…

Idaho Business - Idaho Communities

Many businesses operate on a tight margin. When it comes to maintaining a profit for the year, tax incentives and tax credits can be significant. When planning your business expenses and preparing to file your tax returns, keep these five tax incentives in mind. Workforce Training Fund The state of…

Every business needs security. Whether you are protecting your inventory or client data, having the right devices and processes can help your company avoid disaster. Inadequate or inappropriate security solutions can result in data breaches or theft of valuable assets. Whatever the scale of your business or the type of…

accounting

Accounting is typically not an entrepreneur’s favorite part about running the business. For that reason, the entrepreneur may take shortcuts or missteps that can cost them big down the road. Accurate accounting for your startup involves more than just balancing your checkbook. You must account for your business assets, including…

shake

A common saying in business and personal growth is that mistakes can be a great teacher. And while that can certainly be true, it is always preferable to learn from other peoples’ mistakes and avoid the pain from your own. Having studied businesses and their mistakes for several years now,…

marv hagedorn idaho

Sen. Marv Hagedorn (R) of Meridian just announced that his upcoming two-year term in the state senate will be his last as he is running for Idaho lieutenant governor. Hagedorn shared his decision via Twitter and Facebook earlier today. With the announcement, Hagedorn becomes the first candidate to officially step…

Idaho giving charity

It’s the season of giving, and companies all across Idaho are going out of their way to make sure this time of year is extra special for those in need. However, many Idaho-based organizations don’t limit their humanitarian efforts to just the holiday season. For example, IDACORP annually sponsors the…

Idaho Central Credit Union

Are You an Idaho Business Owner Wanting to Break Through to Your Customers on Social? Follow the Example of These Three Successful Local Businesses If you're a small business owner who recently has tried to ramp up your marketing strategy via social, then you know the amount of time it…

Idaho Business - Idaho Events

For the past 42 years, the Festival of Trees has been held in Idaho Falls. The Festival of Trees is a fundraising event that enables locals to decorate and provide festive trees in a fun Christmas atmosphere. All proceeds from the event benefit the Development Workshop Inc., a non-profit organization…

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