The Plainfield Public Library has several sources for your business needs whether it is information about starting a business, learning a language so you can reach out to more customers, learning new updated office products or adding information about stocks and bonds to your information base. And there is even more. On the Library webpage click on Online Resources to browse categories or click on Business & Personal Finance Resources to find lots of useful resources and instructional subjects to advance your business. If you have questions, please contact the Library at (815) 327-2515 and help is available.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
Take a look at this online resource with your Plainfield library card and gain access to:
Market Research Reports
You can find this on the library’s webpage, here.
Jeff Haden says, “It’s easier to assume that other people succeed because they have something you don’t have. But in reality, the primary difference is that they are willing to do something you won’t do.” Click here to see what draws him to this conclusion.
On the second and fourth Mondays each month, the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.
Here is a way to improve your marketing strategy: connect LinkedIn to your marketing plan. Click here to discover what Drew Hendricks says to help you gain the most for your business.
Gordon Tredgold strongly encourages small businessmen and women to build a powerful network and cites what others have said about the value of networking. Click here and find out what he and they say.
Lynda.com is a free educational resource available through the Plainfield Public Library webpage. It offers a variety of video courses for software and business skills, photography and writing courses…and more. It is free to Plainfield Library cardholders, 24/7. If your or your organization are looking for a place to learn and improve skills, take a look at the available learning paths, design, software and popular topics. Click here to take a look.