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Stop Procrastination TOMORROW

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Stop Procrastination TOMORROW The title of this article is supposed to be funny, but procrastination isn’t a laughing matter. In fact, procrastination can be severely impacting your business. It can affect sales, revenue, and employee happiness. But when work is tough and no news sounds good, it’s easy to tell yourself that you’ll handle the…

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What’s Your Biggest Marketing Challenge?

What’s Your Biggest Marketing Challenge? When a business operator finally decides they need someone focused on their marketing, and they resolve to hire for the position, it usually goes something like this: “This position will be in charge of posting to our social media channels.” But if that’s all you’re doing, you can put that…

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Spotlight Ep. 4 – The New Entrepreneur & Business Center at Joliet Junior College

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Spotlight Ep. 4 – The New Entrepreneur & Business Center at Joliet Junior College Are you a entrepreneur or future entrepreneur in Will County, IL (or close nearby)? Today, HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka sits down to talk to Garry Reichert of the new Entrepreneur & Business Center (EBC) at Joliet Junior College. Learn more…

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 17, 2022 Show Information

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 17, 2022 Show Information Custom Trucks & 4×4 Night – featuring KIDS NIGHT! Kids Night Activities The Lemont Public Library and Lemont Park District present Kids Night at this week’s Lemont Legends Cruise Night! Make sure to catch the John Measner Magic Show at 6:30pm in our Kids Area (located…

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Labor Day Ideas for Your Business

Labor Day Ideas for Your Business Labor Day is fast approaching. This unofficial end of summer is largely ignored by businesses partly because a holiday surrounding working doesn’t seem like much fun. However, you can use this day for more than planning a backyard BBQ or trip to the beach. Here are some engaging social…

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 10, 2022 Show Information

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: August 10, 2022 Show Information Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth Night – featuring CITGO STEM Night and Business Expo CITGO STEM Night Activities During this week’s show, CITGO and several other local businesses will be featuring activities for the entire family in our first ever STEM Night.  STEM stands for Science, Technology,…

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5 Ways to Level Up Your Small Business Marketing (and yes, it’s time)

5 Ways to Level Up Your Small Business Marketing (and yes, it’s time) If you’re interested in ways to reach more people, and you’re ready to start maximizing technology, it’s time to look at these business solutions: List Building You need an email list. It’s the best way to stay in touch with your customers,…

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Don’t Miss Out Upcoming Webinar on Tuesday, July 26: BMO SmartProgress Digital Education

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Don’t Miss Out Upcoming Webinar on Tuesday, July 26: BMO SmartProgress Digital Education Join Lana Thompson from BMO Harris for an interactive webinar as we go through the bank’s newest feature – BMO SmartProgress Digital Education. This new tool will allow anyone with a smartphone, even non-BMO customers, the chance to have an interactive learning…

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: July 20, 2022 Show Information

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Lemont Legends Cruise Nights: July 20, 2022 Show Information Chevy & Corvette Night Cool Car of the Week – Sponsored by GT Mechanical Chevy / Corvette is the theme of the week.  Make sure to be parked by 6:15pm to be eligible for this week’s “Cool Car of the Week” Awards.  And, thanks to our…

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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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