Searching for information about a specific business or sector? RefUSA is the place to find what you are looking for. You can search by company name, type of business, location and more. This regularly updated database can provide you with the most accurate data available. You can sign up for a personal account where you can create a customized user profile, and save your searches to build on. Click here and find out more.
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 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.
You can search business areas, look for industry information by small business type and find start-up business plans and lots more at the Small Business Reference Center found in Online Resources on the Plainfield Public Library web page. Click here and discover what you need to make your small business a success.
What is SWOT Analysis and how can you use it to your company’s advantage and growth? Click here and find out what Craig Simpson says about SWOT and how you can focus your marketing efforts.
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.
Matthew Toren looks at “money” – cryptocurrency – for the 21st century that goes beyond our traditional concept of what money is and how money works. Click here to see what he says.
Whether you are looking for Business Resources, Investment Resources, Legal or Small Business and Entrepreneurial Resources and online training, the Plainfield Public Library has information that is available 24/7 right from your home. Your library card will help you access the information. Click here to find the information you may need. More questions? Please come to the Reference Desk or call 815-327-2515. Help is available.