Business Services Blog

Posted by juliekittredge on 01/12/17
We jumped right into social media marketing for the first program of 2017! If you missed it you can still browse the content right here. We are available for individual one-on-one appointments if you would like to follow up and discuss how Pinterest can compliment your existing marketing toolbox. Just call the library to schedule your time with a Business Services Specialist. 
Posted by juliekittredge on 12/08/16
 (Created in Canva. Watch for our 2017 webinar programming, we'll be teaching you how to create graphics just like this!) 
Posted by businessservices on 11/18/16
Facebook, Twitter, blogs, Instagram, enewsletters and email, which social media platform will work best for your business? To learn more about these platforms and how they can help your business view the presentation or request an appointment with a Business Services staff member. 
Posted by juliekittredge on 09/28/16
This program was geared toward our job seekers with the intention to inspire an alternative to the job search, however, it could easily apply to the individual who is currently employed but intrigued with the idea of starting something on the side! If you missed the program on Monday, feel free to check out the presentation right here. And as always, don't hesistate to contact one of us here in business services for more direction or a one-on-one appointment.
Posted by juliekittredge on 09/20/16
If you missed our DIY Graphics & Images program this morning you can still catch some of the resources and tips we discussed. Our attendees had a chance to dabble inside of and design their first graphic for thier business! The tools we covered are practical and easy to use for both creative entrepreneurs and the not-so-creative entrepreneur.
As always, you can set up a one-on-one appointment if you would like personalized help with any of the tools we teach.
Posted by juliekittredge on 09/15/16
Everyone knows that images get a better response on social media but how do you find resources that are quick and easy and won't break the bank? Join us for a fun hands on program next week where I'll show you how to design your own graphics for social media marketing. The beauty of doing it yourself allows you to brand your images and marketing campaigns so they have a consistent look. It also allows you to tweek them for different social media platforms. Plus it's easy! No creativity required. Register here for our Tuesday morning class! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 08/25/16
We are launching a new early morning networking format for our Co-working Connection! Come join us for the kick-off next week, August 31st from 8-9am. Please register here to let us know you're coming and check the online calendar for all of our dates through early November! We hope to see you there! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 08/18/16
If you missed our webinar on Tuesday, we recorded the entire program! Feel free to watch and listen during your next lunch hour. We discussed several options for your business marketing platform, what it means to build your platform and what you need to consider as you build your audience with authentic and intentional content. 
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar and as always, feel free to get in touch to schedule a one-on-one appointment if you would like to discuss any of these concepts specifically for YOUR business! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 08/16/16
Join us for a before-hours business event! Enjoy coffee and pastries while networking with local businesses. We'll also take a first look at One Book, One Village 2016 and our selected title, The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner. Learn more about this book which has been described as "....witty, informative and compulsively readable. Whether you're getting genius tips from Freud in Vienna or hearing the secrets of high-tech powerhouses in Silicon Valley, you'll emerge smarter after reading this delightful travelogue of ingenuity."  This book will be used as the theme for various programs throughout the Fall and is also our selection for the Fall Business Book Club. Three copies will be raffled off to attendees. Additional details will be revealed at this early morning networking event.

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Signups open until Wed, 08/31/2016 - 8:00am
Posted by juliekittredge on 07/12/16
If you missed our database class this morning you can still get the gist of the program here in the powerpoint. The live program included demos of each database so if you have any questions about what you can do with each of these resources, please don't hesitate to make a one one one appointment with a staff member in Business Services! 
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