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UNI offers training on technology tools for small business owners on Oct. 23

October 5, 2012

Dan Beenken, director, UNI Small Business Development Center, 319-273-4322,
Rob Williams, business analyst for UNI Entrepreneurship Outreach, 319-273-4333

Rebecca Schultze, communications and public relations manager, UNI College of Business Administration, 319-273-3309,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Small Business Development Center and MyEntre.Net business concierge will tackle technological tools for small business owners from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 in the Business and Community Services Building, Room 33.

The presentation will cover applications and online tools — such as Wave Accounting (, 99designs (, Kickstarter ( and Khan Academy ( — that can save business owners time, streamline their operations and boost their bottom lines. Presenters Rob Williams and Patrick Luensmann will also discuss some of the best free Google applications and how they can be implemented to facilitate Web surfing, email, website analytics and Internet marketing.

Williams is a business analyst for UNI Entrepreneurship Outreach and is the MyEntre.Net online entrepreneur community manager. Luensmann is the MyEntre.Net business concierge, answering business questions for the online community's 10,000 members.

The presentation is free, although pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact UNI Small Business Development Center Director Dan Beenken at 319-273-4322 or