Sales/Business Development

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Sales is the lifeblood of a business and at the same time one of the least understood disciplines. EDC has strong sales and sales leadership experience. We can assess your current sales strategies and team and help implement changes that will directly impact your business’s bottom line.

  • Sales direction. EDC assists in developing sales and distribution plans, as well as compensation plans designed to build solid business development engines.
  • Building a sales team. EDC also provides direction and tools for creating highly effective sales organizations.
Sales/Business Development Services
  • Sales/distribution plan strategy
  • Sales funnel development/management
  • Compensation plan creation
  • Sales talent job description writing
  • Sales talent screening /hiring assistance
  • Ongoing sales team training and development
  • Strategic partnership/alliance guidance


The EDC has been an important source of support in helping Breads From Anna create a plan for growth, raise funds and develop a team. Because I have built Breads from Anna on my own, having the EDC as a team has given me the momentum needed to take this business to the next level.

Anna Sobaski, Breads from Anna

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    Entrepreneurial Development Center
    230 2nd St. SE, Suite 212
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    Phone: (319) 369-4955
    Fax: (319) 832-1481


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