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Get your Business Facebook Page Up and Running Like a Pro!

Have you decided that it is time to create a Facebook Page for your business? Wondering exactly how to get your Page started the right way? Facebook continues to change and evolve, making it a moving target for people trying … Continue reading

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Seeking Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses Interested in Participating in Student and Business Connection…..

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can receive valuable help through an opportunity offered by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) at the University of Minnesota Crookston. CRES is seeking regional entrepreneurs and small business owners interested in forming a … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur & Small Business Exchange – May 21st

Entrepreneur & Small Business Exchange 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. University of Minnesota Crookston Bede Ballroom Crookston, MN Join us for the 1st Entrepreneur and Small Business Exchange. This event is for entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in learning from … Continue reading

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How to Maximize a Small Marketing Budget

By: Courtney Bergman One of the most challenging things an entrepreneur experiences is informing consumers of their great ideas, products, or services on a small marketing budget. Advertising can be expensive, but there are many ways a business can maximize … Continue reading

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UMC Brand Management Students Present Branding Recommendations to Regional Entrepreneur

It never ceases to amaze me the excellent work that students can produce when given the chance to do so.  Tuesday, the Brand Management course at the University of Minnesota, Crookston(UMC) presented their final branding recommendations to Lorrie Richardson from … Continue reading

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CRES brings Rib King “Famous Dave” Anderson to U of M, Crookston on Thursday, February 2, 2012; Event takes place at 12 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center

Dave Anderson, better known as “Famous Dave” and founder of Famous Dave’s Legendary Real Pit Barbecue, will be at the University of Minnesota, Crookson on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Sponsored by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies, Anderson will speak … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Promotion Project

Farmers’ Markets Benefit from Service-learning Project by Students in Integrated Marketing Communication Class at the U of M, Crookston By Elizabeth Tollefson on December 14, 2011 9:50 AM For one class at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, the end of … Continue reading

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UMC CRES now hiring student workers/interns for fall 2011

The Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) at the University of Minnesota Crookston is now hiring student workers and interns for Fall 2011.  If you, or someone you know, is interested in providing advice and technical assistance to local entrepreneurs and … Continue reading

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Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies to hold an Open House March 1, 2011

Encouraging and assisting entrepreneurs and small businesses in northwest Minnesota is the focus of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) located at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. A grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, CRES is designed … Continue reading

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Welcome from CRES

Welcome to the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES)!  We have been busy at CRES starting-up the center and helping clients! Currently, we are working with three clients on a variety of projects including, marketing services, new product development management, and … Continue reading

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