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4 Psychological Techniques for Increased Sales this Holiday Season

By Dan Mulka | December 5, 2022

It’s a noisy world out there and there’s lots of competition. If you want to stand out, you must provide excellent value and persuasive copy. Without these two things the holiday season will not be the boon you are hoping for. Luckily, creating copy that drives your audience to action is very easy during the holiday season

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HCBA Spotlight: Farhan Ali of Rosati’s Pizza in Homer Glen

By Dan Mulka | December 2, 2022

#micronet_heading# In the latest edition of HCBA Spotlight, we talk with Farhan Ali.  He is the new owner of Rosati’s Pizza in Homer Glen. Learn more about the new owner, who is working hard to restore the reputation of his newly-acquired location. You can order online from Rosati’s Pizza in Homer Glen by visiting …

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If You Sponsor ANYTHING, Read This Article

By Dan Mulka | December 1, 2022

#micronet_heading# There are tons of sponsorship opportunities in the world today.  Some can be as small as sponsoring a kids’ t-ball team, some can be as large as the World Cup, and some can great as the Lemont Legends Cruise Nights.  (And, for those who sponsor our Cruise Nights or any of our events, WE…

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Funding Still Available in Homer Glen Commercial Building Improvement Grant Program

By Dan Mulka | November 29, 2022

The program is open to commercial building owners, existing businesses and new businesses locating in Homer Glen.

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Easy Last-minute Customer Bonuses to Drive Sales

By Dan Mulka | November 28, 2022

Bonus offers are a great way to drive sales without discounting your products or services. It makes people feel like they are getting extra value—and these days, with inflation—that can make a reticent customer buy quicker.

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Congratulations to the 2022 Best of Lemont

By Dan Mulka | November 17, 2022

The Heritage Corridor Business Alliance held its 2022 Best of Lemont Awards Celebration on Wednesday, November 16 at Crystal Grand Banquets in Lemont, IL.  The celebration honored several of those that help to make the Village of Lemont a better place to live, work, and enjoy.

Save a Small Business This Holiday Season

By Dan Mulka | November 15, 2022

It’s officially Small Business Season and that means it’s time to give a little love to small business. With rising interest rates, soaring costs, and online competition, small businesses are feeling the crunch. This season, do a little extra for your neighbors and make a concerted effort to shop small. If you do, you could be saving a small business this year.

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Business Recovery Post-Pandemic: What Changed and Should You Change It Back?

By Dan Mulka | November 1, 2022

#micronet_heading# COVID and labor shortages have caused a lot of businesses to reevaluate offerings and pivot how they did business. But if you’re like many business owners, while adapting to customer needs was a critical component to staying in business, you may now realize that you are off track. It’s important to provide value to…

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Sprucing Up Your Website for the Holidays

By Dan Mulka | October 24, 2022

#micronet_heading# 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 people are busier than ever and…

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8 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Holidays

By Dan Mulka | October 17, 2022

#micronet_heading# Basically, once you start seeing Pumpkin Spice … it’s time to get ready for the holidays. The holidays are right around the corner and that can be a big spend time whether you’re in retail, hospitality, or services. It can also be a lucrative time for your employees as many people generously tip at…

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