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Five Reasons to Make Sure You Create Facebook Event Pages for In-Person Events (plus an Additional Bonus for HCBA Members)

Five reasons to Make Sure Your Events are Programmed as Facebook Events

Five Reasons to Make Sure You Create Facebook Event Pages for In-Person Events (plus an Additional Bonus for HCBA Members) There are so many things to remember when running an event.  Whether its a party, a sale, a parade, or a 4-day festival, planners should have a checklist to make sure to make sure nothing…

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Should Your Small Business Stay on Twitter?  Five Things to Ask Yourself That Have Nothing to do with Elon

Should Your Small Business Stay on Twitter? Five Things to Ask Yourself That Have Nothing to do with Elon

Should Your Small Business Stay on Twitter?  Five Things to Ask Yourself That Have Nothing to do with Elon Yes, Twitter seems to be the talk of the social media world.  Not necessarily for good reasons either.  Whether you love Elon or you’re fed up with him, you might be thinking about dropping Twitter for…

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What is Linktree and Why Should You Sign Up for a Free Account?

What is Linktree and Why Should You Sign Up for a Free Account? If you frequent Instagram, you’ve probably see “link in Bio.”  Since that social network makes you take out a paid ad to have a clickable URL.  But, since the link in an account’s profile (or bio) … sending people to your web…

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Sprucing Up Your Website for the Holidays

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Sprucing Up Your Website for the Holidays Most people research online before they purchase. That could take the form of looking up prices, options, or educating themselves on the product or service they’re in the market for. Many buyers also use a business website to verify hours, availability, make reservations, etc. During the holiday season…

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Now is the Perfect Time to Tell Your Business Story

Now is the Perfect Time to Tell Your Business Story Telling your business story is a compelling way to get your audience more invested in you and to help build know, like, and trust. But your business story shouldn’t be a dry About Us page filled with dates you first opened and how many locations…

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Using Existing Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business

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Using Existing Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business Lemont and Homer Glen are like most municipalities, there are several Facebook groups that have formed around living, working, and/or playing in the area. Some are private and you’ll need to request to join. Others are public. Some groups are loosely veiled business generators for community leaders…

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10 Ways to Get More Business Reviews

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10 Ways to Get More Business Reviews You may have seen in the news that Amazon is suing the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook Groups over Fake Reviews.  Individuals used the groups to coordinate misleading reviews in exchange for free products or money, according to the suit.  Using these groups is NOT the way…

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Power Hour Episode 10 – Financial Planning Order of Operations with Mike Pensinger, CFP® of Pensinger Financial

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Power Hour Ep. 10 – Financial Planning Order of Operations with Mike Pensinger, CFP® of Pensinger Financial You may be familiar with math’s order of operations. When thinking about savings for retirement or college, Mike Pensinger, CFP® of Pensinger Financial takes us through the Financial Planning Order of Operations. Find out more about Pensinger Financial…

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Power Hour Episode 9 – Credit Scores and Reports with Lana Thompson of BMO Harris

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Episode 9 – Credit Scores and Reports with BMO Harris’ Lana Thompson BMO Harris’ Lana Thompson sits down to discuss Credit Scores and Reports with HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka.  This is a great presentation, as credit scores have a major impact on our lives. Download the special BMO Harris Special Flier mentioned in the…

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Power Hour Episode 8 – Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Probate, and more) with Mark Berardi of Berardi and Associates

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Episode 8 – Estate Planning with Mark Berardi of Berardi and Associates Wills. Trusts. Probate Court. Mark Berardi of Berardi and Associates takes HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka and other listeners through the basics of Estate Planning ABOUT BERARDI AND ASSOCIATES Estate planning tailored to your needs. We have crafted wills, trusts, and business succession…

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