Creating a Website for Your Business @ Joliet Junior College

“Create an online presence to promote your products and services, and expand your clientele. [You] will discuss the planning and skills needed to create and publish a professional website. This class is designed for business owners and professionals with no experience in designing websites. Attendees will learn: Key website design strategies and insights, the availability of popular website design software, and important Content Marketing fundamentals. The content is targeted to local businesses who need to establish a website presence or upgrade their existing website presence.”

Dates: Wednesdays, April 5-19
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Joliet Junior College, Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois
Price: $95

Click here to register or call (815) 280-1555

Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Public 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, 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.

Business Source Premier @ Your Library

PrintBusiness Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references are available back to 1998.
Take a look at this online resource using your Plainfield library card and gain access to:

Academic Journals
Country Reports
Industry Profiles
Market Research Reports
SWOT Analyses
Trade Publications
Working Papers

You can find this on the library’s webpage, here.

Do’s and Don’ts of Small Business

“The Small Business Administration and Fox Valley SCORE will present this seminar that will help future and current entrepreneurs understand the many steps and requirements of starting a small business in the state of Illinois. Learn about resources and how to start your business from experts in the industry.” Registration is required.

Date: Thursday, March 16
Time: 10am.-12p.m.
Location: Joliet Junior College, Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois
Price: Free

Click here to register or call (815) 280-1555