August 20, 2015 | Blogbrarian
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is making history with his bid for the Republican nomination for president of the United States. Although he is making political history right now, he's best known for his views on business and wealth. Check out one of these titles for a uniquely Trump-ed up perspective.
August 14, 2015 | madame librarian
On August 14, 1935 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. In addition to the program we now think of as Social Security, it included unemployment insurance, old-age assistance, aid to dependent children and grants to the states to provide various forms of medical care.
June 11, 2015 | madame librarian
A recent publication from the Michigan Attorney General's office can help prevent consumer scam, particularly those targeting Michigan's older adults. PROTECT YOURSELF, PROTECT YOUR FUTURE includes tips on protecting your personal information and reducing your exposure to identity theft,
including directions for getting your name off unwanted telemarketing and junk mail lists and for exercising
your right to receive free annual credit reports. The information and advice in this Guide is supplemented by other free publications of interest to consumers.
You can view Michigan Senior Brigade's consumer alerts online by visiting their website, www.michigan.gov/ag or by calling the Consumer Protection Division, toll-free, at 1-877-765-8388.
March 17, 2015 | Blogbrarian
Your FICO score is 90% of a credit decision and can affect your ability to buy a home or be part of a new business venture. In this program, the representatives from SCORE will teach you how to calculate your credit score and potentially fix it. They will also teach you the elements that make a good credit rating and how it affects your decisions and relates to business.
February 9, 2015 | Blogbrarian
Learn the basics and etiquette of social networking for your small business with SCORE. Content will include how to leverage social networks to help grow your business while reducing your marketing costs. Benefits, disadvantages and tricks of the major social networks (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) will be discussed.
February 4, 2015 | Blogbrarian
Through a series of case studies, Rick White training expert at ReferenceUSA, will show how to use this powerful tool in practical business settings. Along the way we’ll look how to access the database, how to create searches, how to manage the results as well as exploring all of the features that make ReferenceUSA a unique tool for business research.
Explore topics such as
- locating hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally
- creating marketing lists
- understanding community demographics
- surveying locations for expansion
- conducting competitive analysis
February 4, 2015 | Blogbrarian
'Where's It Hanging? Keys To Selling More Art' is a training session for artisans, creators, and handicrafters.
The purpose of this program is to think about art in business terms and to market your creative works so you can sell them. We will look at marketing art and engaging customers in a new and dynamic way!
Join us on Monday, March 30 from 7:00-8:00 PM
as Steve Feinman, District Director for SCORE, provides insight and tips to the creative community so that your hard work and creativity can find a home.
No registration required.