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Spotlight Ep. 2 – Cultivate Advisors with Mike Schields

By Dan Mulka | May 23, 2022

Spotlight Ep. 2 – Cultivate Advisors with Mike Schields Eliminate the guesswork when it comes to growing your business. Partner with Lemont’s own Mike Schields of Cultivate Advisors for 1:1 advising designed to help you identify the opportunities in your business and build a path for sustainable growth. More information can be found at cultivateadvisors.com. …

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

By Dan Mulka | May 18, 2022

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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Help Kick Off Summer Learning 2022 – A Note from the Lemont Public Library District

By Dan Mulka | May 18, 2022

#micronet_heading# As another school year quickly comes to a close, we are the library are hard at work preparing for our favorite time of the year:  our Summer Learning Challenge. As teachers begin their well deserved breaks and students run out of the classrooms in search of summer fun, the library steps in to provide…

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Big Brands are Simplifying Their Logos, Should You?

By Dan Mulka | May 3, 2022

#micronet_heading# Have you noticed that companies are making their logos simpler and “flatter?” Take a look at this video released by Bloomberg, which talks about “Why Companies are Debranding?”  Now, whether or not you agree that the term “debranding” is correct … especially if you read the comments on the YouTube page that the video…

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

By Dan Mulka | April 5, 2022

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…

Less Than 90 Seconds: Raster vs. Vector Graphics

By Dan Mulka | March 31, 2022

#micronet_heading# In the first episode of our newest series, “Less Than 90 Seconds,” HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka quickly goes over the difference between vector and raster graphics. Are you an expert in a topic that you can explain in less than 90 seconds? Are you a member of the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance? If…

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

By Dan Mulka | March 24, 2022

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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Power Hour Episode 7 – Social Media 102: Evergreen Content, One-Off Content, Programming Events into Facebook, Meta Business Suite and Queue Schedulers

By Dan Mulka | March 18, 2022

Episode 7 – Social Media 102 (Evergreen Content, One-off Content, Meta Digital Suite, Programming Events on Facebook, Queue Schedulers) Join HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka for Social Media 102, where he discusses content (one-off vs. evergreen), programming events into Facebook, Meta Business Suite, and queue schedulers. Take an extended trial of SmarterQueue by visiting our…

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Makers Madness: The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois

By Dan Mulka | February 25, 2022

#micronet_heading# The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) is launching their third annual “Makers Madness:  The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois, presented by Comcast Business.”  The competition will highlight outsatanding Illinois companies, great jobs, and the fantastic products made in our state. There are a lot of amazing products here in Illinois, and the IMA is searching…

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Power Hour Episode 6 – Social Media Marketing: Superfans and Creating Community

By Dan Mulka | February 24, 2022

Episode 6 – Social Media Marketing: Superfans and Creating Community HCBA Executive Director Dan Mulka talks with Cultivate Advisor’s own Mike Schields about Social Media Marketing.  They talk about using your marketing and customer service to create social media superfans, and how they can propel your business into the stratosphere. Mike’s Contact Information [email protected] WATCH…

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