• Growing Your Business Through Google

    Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library

    Learn what it takes to rise to the top of the Google search results. Online marketing guru Rod Holmes, will explain how Google ranks sites in the top 10, and chooses the top pin in map search results for local businesses. He'll also talk about paid advertising on the Internet so you can decide if it makes sense for your business. The event free thanks to our friends at CIBC , the Greater Southwest Development Corporation and the Illinois Small Business Development Center Network.

  • Top Five Mistakes Startups Make with Their Innovations (and how to avoid them)

    Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library

    Attorney Randy Micheletti from IncubateIP will discuss methods of protecting your intellectual property and common mistakes that might make your business vulnerable. Doors open for networking and registration at 11:30 am with the presentation starting promptly at noon. This event is FREE thanks to our sponsors at CIBC , the Greater Southwest Development Corporation and the Illinois Small Business Development Network.