Business Services Blog

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! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 06/15/16
If you missed the webinar yesterday feel free to puruse the presentation slides right here! There are so many resources at the library -- come for a visit or make an appointment so we can share all the other resources we have available for your business!! 
Posted by susanmayer on 05/11/16
If you missed our Business Bytes on Pinterest as a Marketing Tool, check out the Powerpoint slides.
Posted by juliekittredge on 04/13/16
If you missed our Webinar yesterday you can still get the gist of the presentation by flipping through the presentation here! And as always, we are available to meet with you in a one-on-one appointment to discuss your own social media needs either in follow up from our programs or as needed in your marketing journey!
Posted by susanmayer on 04/12/16
Here is the presentation for the recent 10 Apps for Business class. We discussed 10 categories of apps for mobile devices. Please take a look through the slides and contact me if you have any question.

Posted by juliekittredge on 03/24/16
If you missed our technology class yesterday you can still get a glimpse into our discussion of Instagram and the creative ways you can use it for marketing! Our class had some great conversations of additional ways third party apps can compliment instagram for your marketing efforts as well. I've added a few of them to the slides at the end. 
As always, feel free to set up a one-on-one appointment if you're interested in better understanding how specific social media platoforms can extend the brand of your business! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 03/10/16
Our Entrepreneurs in Arlington Heights: The First Year's Journey panel discussion is next week Tuesday! 
If you're interested in joining us, register here
Posted by businessservices on 03/08/16
Learn tips & options for selling online utilizing eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, and mobile apps. For more information schedule an appointment with Business Services staff.
Posted by juliekittredge on 02/24/16
Have you considered selling products or services online? Do you need tips for setting up your shop? E-commerce is a great way to for making a side income or your main income! Our next business program will be focused on the e-commerce entrepreneur. You will learn about resources for setting up shop, tips for selling, and inspiration for driving traffic to your store. Join us on Tuesday morning at 10 am on March 8th for our E-commerce Business Bytes in the Business Center. Or if you're unable to make it to the program, we offer one-on-one appointments as well for instruction that is specific to your business.  
Click here to register! 
Posted by juliekittredge on 01/27/16
We had a full house at the Facebook class for businesses yesterday. If you missed the program please feel free to enjoy the PowerPoint slides below. We talked about content ideas, ways to use imagery, frequency of posting, and suggestions for engaging your audience. As always, if you would like to talk about Facebook or any other social media platform and how to use it for YOUR business, you can set up a one-on-one appointment with a Business Services Specialist here at the library. Just use this form!  It's just another service we provide and helps us to get more specific to your business's needs. 
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If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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