Posts tagged with "business"

Posted by daccurso on 01/24/11
Claim Your Business Listing on Google
Your potential customers are likely to search for services and products online. Will a Google search turn up your business listing? Learn how to use Google Places to claim your business listing and connect with potential customers. This program is the first in a series designed to help small business owners learn how to utilize technology tools to enhance their businesses.
Date and time: Monday, February 7, 7–8 p.m. and Tuesday, February 8, 8–9 a.m.
Location: Business Center
Create a Facebook Page for Your Business
There are more than 500 million users on Facebook, many of whom live in and around Arlington Heights. Learn how you can create a Facebook page to increase customer loyalty and generate more business.
Date and time: Monday, March 7, 7–8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 8, 8–9 a.m.
Location: Business Center

Posted by daccurso on 06/25/12

Databases are an excellent resource for company research, demographic information and targeted mailing lists. Join us to learn about the library's databases and how they can work for your business.
Date and time: Monday, July 9, 7 p.m., or Tuesday, July 10, 10 a.m. 
Location: Business Center

Posted by daccurso on 02/28/12

Google offers a variety of tools to make organizing, communicating and managing your business easier. Join us and learn about Google docs, alerts, offers, calendar, voice, translate and more.
Date and time: Monday, March 12, 7 p.m. or Tuesday, March 13, 10–11 a.m.
Location: Business Center

Posted by daccurso on 07/12/11

Library Director Paula Moore greets State Representative David Harris and Mayor Arlene Mulder at a Business Breakfast held on July 12. We welcomed over 30 business leaders to the newly remodeled Business Center and updated them on the Library's tools for business owners and job seekers, including our growing business eLibrary.

Posted by ahml1245 on 09/22/10
Date and time: Monday, September 27, 7–8:30 p.m. Location: Business Center A thoughtful and well-executed business plan is the first step for every potential entrepreneur. Good planning increases the odds of success. This workshop covers the essential elements of business plan development. Topics include: setting goals and objectives, preparing marketing and financial plans and defining action steps to attain appropriate goals. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. This is the first in a series of programs designed to help small business owners and entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses successfully. It is presented by counselors from SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Upcoming programs include: Taking Your Business Online: Build and Improve Your Internet Environment Monday, October 18 Marketing and Selling: Targeting to Get Customers Monday, November 15

Posted by daccurso on 12/29/09
Date and time: Tuesday, January 12, 7–8:30 p.m. Location: Business Center This economy is creating incredible risks for small businesses and threatening their survival. Are you prepared? How do you minimize the risks to your business? Sue Smedinghoff, Small Business Advisor at the ILSBDC at Harper College, will present an informative workshop that provides the business owner with a process to evaluate and mitigate the various business, technological, natural and hazardous risks that small businesses face. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 07/22/11

Many people are using mobile devices to “check in” on Foursquare and Facebook Places while visiting restaurants and other businesses. Join us for this brief presentation and learn how to encourage your customers to “check in” and spread the word about your business.
Dates and times: Monday, August 8, 7 p.m. or Tuesday, August 9, 10 a.m.
Location: Business Center

Posted by lmulford on 04/30/13

Are you interested in creating a marketing video for your small business? We can help!  Contact Business Services Librarian Shannon Scanlan at, or Business Services Advisor Julie Kittredge at Check out the new spotlight video created for local business, Paper Crown.Gallery. Learn more about our services for small businesses on our Business page.

Posted by daccurso on 04/18/11
According to a recent study, over half of all U.S. adults have used the Internet to watch or download videos. Your business can take advantage of this growing trend by creating short videos to market your services and products. This brief presentation will introduce you to the tools you need to start posting your own videos on YouTube and similar sites.
Date and time: Tuesday, May 10, 8 a.m.
Location: BusinessCenter


Posted by daccurso on 05/16/11
If you missed our latest Business Bytes program about creating online videos to market your business, you can still get the information. Check out the Bizz Buzz Blog to see a slide presentation of the program and schedule an appointment to get one-on-one assistance.