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BBC’s Sponsorship of the American Family Rodeo Association




This year, the Buttonwood Business Center sponsored the AFRA (American Family Rodeo Association) member Andrew Weber at the Boone County Fairgrounds OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH . He is a 10 year old Bull Rider from Harrisburg, MO. It is his 1st year of competition and he did very well! He is looking forward to next season! View our photos […]

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Buttonwood Business Center at the BBB’s Shred-It Day Recap




This last Saturday October 4, 2014, was the Better Business Bureau’s first annual Shred-It Day! The event was hosted at Lucky’s Market all day Saturday where individuals form the community could drop off items to shred (papers, discs, etc.) Our Center Director, Pati Pelaccio, attended the event as she is now a member of the […]

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Recovering From the Late Summer Slump & Getting Back On Track for Fall: 6 tips to get you motivated




What is your slowest time of year? Is it fall when school goes back in session? Is it the summer months when it seems that all you and everyone else wants to do is stay inside and beat the heat? Maybe it’s the holidays?  Or maybe you remain busy throughout the year, but you just […]

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Knowing When to Expand Your Small Business




Knowing when to expand your business, or make your first hire other than yourself, is really a difficult place to be in for most small business owners.  Perhaps you are at a place in your business where you can barely keep up with your customer demand.  Or maybe you continue taking on customers but have […]

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Client Feature: The Better Business Bureau




The Mid Missouri BBB has been a Buttonwood Business Center client since 2010.  We are a branch office of the BBB serving Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois based in St. Louis, Missouri.  Our mission in the 13 counties we serve in Mid Missouri is to help make the entire region a better place by encouraging […]

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July Monthly Mingle




Join us for bagels and coffee for our July Monthly Mingle.  It’s a great opportunity for small businesses at Buttonwood Business Center and around the community to gain exposure and meet new people.  Make sure to come visit us at 8:30am in the large conference room on July 14th!  

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Client Feature: CWH Estate Planning Center




 The CWH Estate Planning Center has been a Buttonwood Business Center client since 2005. Our name back then was “The Estate Planning Center, LLC). We have five office locations: Columbia, Lake Ozark, Chesterfield, Hannibal and Quincy. The Buttonwood Business Center has been excellent to us, and we appreciate the efforts of the staff to provide a quality […]

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Websites: The Living, Breathing Organism of Your Business




  In one of our previous blog posts, we discussed the importance of having a business website.  To go further on that idea, we wanted to comment on how your business website should be like a living, breathing organism: constantly growing, changing, and altering. As a small, local business ourselves, we have found it incredibly […]

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What is a Virtual Office Anyway?




Many of you may have seen or heard of a virtual office.  You may nod your head and pretend you know what it is, but in all reality, do you really know what it is? We throw around this idea of a virtual office, and you may think, well, my house is my “virtual office” […]

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June Monthly Mingle




Join us for bagels and coffee for our June Monthly Mingle.  It’s a great opportunity for small businesses at Buttonwood Business Center and around the community to gain exposure and meet new people.  Make sure to come visit us at 8:30am in the large conference room!  

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