RefUSA @ the Plainfield Public Library

Beginning June, 2017, the RefUSA database will be available from Online Resources at the Plainfield Public Library.

RefUSA contains business information from companies that is updated monthly and contains the most accurate data available.

RefUSA has current information about new and existing companies, U.S. historical business information, job postings, U.S. consumers/lifestyles information and more.

Please take a moment to look at this database.  There is a wealth of information at your fingertips. For small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers, students and anyone needing business information, click here to have a look.

4 Lessons About Handling Stressed Customers That I Learned From Being a Mover

businessesWhat you do can impact your customers’ experience in a good or an unfortunate way.  Omar Soliman looks at how he and his company effectively deal with customer stress.  Would these suggestions work for you and your company?  Click here to discover more.

Small Business Saturday is November 26, 2016

interviewSmall Business Saturday is November 26, a national day to honor, celebrate and support small and independent retailers and what they have done for communities. In 2015, $14.3 billion was spent at independent retailers by more than 90 million people across the U.S. who chose to shop small. Be sure to shop local businesses and continue to support their efforts.  Take a look at the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce website for more information.

Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE, 2nd and 4th Mondays at the Plainfield Library (IL)

scoreThe 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 on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 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.