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Tuesday August 19 at 6 pm

E-Marketing: Incorporating Cost-Effective Email

The ROI-- Return on Investment-- for e-marketing is a fraction of the cost of direct mail, while reaching a large audience and maintaining an accurate client list. Learn the benefits of e-marketing, tips on writing and designing newsletters, and target marketing techniques. Learn how to implement e-marketing, build a list and analyze statistics.

Enjoy light refreshments and be informed about topics important to your business, whether brick-and-mortar, virtual or home-based.
Location: Auditorium
Contact Number: 630-627-0316
Presenter: Lisa Ghisolf, Gizmo Creative Factory


New & Recommended Business Books


"A #GIRLBOSS is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it.”

Flashboys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis

How We Can Help

Helen Plum Library has a lot to offer for you and your business.
FREE ACCESS to Library Resources:
Research databases like Business Insights, Demographics Now, and the Small Business Resource Center.
Links to local and government organizations.
Helen Plum Library's BUSINESS COLLECTION print and digital; ebooks, audio and eaudio books, magazines, newspapers (print and online) and web sites.
Click on the Business Gateway in the right column on this page to find database and online reference books.

Business Cards

A LIBRARY CARD for yourself and your employees? If you are a business owner in Lombard you qualify for a special business library card which would give you access to the extensive resources the library has to offer our business community. This includes access to all of the databases offered by the library from your link to the library website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A business library card is good for three years.

Lael Laning, Business Librarian

Ask a Librarian

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Chicago Tribune
Morningstar Investment Research
Public Records
Small Business Resource Center
Value Line Investment Research

Business and Finance Gateway for Online Business Research. New ebook titles have been added to the Library Research center, 2014.

Small Business Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Best of Business websites
Starting a business in Illinois
Illinois Fact Sheets

Read or listen to your favorite business titles on your computer or digital device found in Overdrive under "Business and Careers."

Small Business Development Center (ILSBDC at COD)
Lombard Chamber of Commerce
Lombard Town Centre

Contact Us

Tel (630) 627-0316
Fax (630) 627-0336

110 W. Maple Street
Lombard, IL 60148

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Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

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