Naperville Public Library Blog

Business and Finance blog

January 19, 2015 - 09:36 — KentPalmer

Various forms of social media have created a powerful and popular mechanism for helping small businesses drive consumer buying behavior.

December 21, 2014 - 18:54 — KentPalmer

Several months ago, I was introduced to a man who was conducting his job search at the library. As it turns out, he is the brother of one of the library staff members.

December 9, 2014 - 18:18 — KentPalmer

Some people look forward to and enjoy the annual ritual of holiday shopping.

December 4, 2014 - 15:53 — KentPalmer

One of the fringe benefits of NaperLaunch (Naperville Public Library's Business Startup Center) for me personally has been the opportunity to learn of the many resources that are available to suppo

November 17, 2014 - 00:00 — KentPalmer

Developing a business network has certainly changed from the days of making cold calls and sending out blanket mailings.

October 13, 2014 - 15:58 — KentPalmer

Every 3 years, the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances reports results from interviews of thousands of American families about income, debts, savings and investments.

September 30, 2014 - 19:20 — KentPalmer

Is it just me, or have you noticed it too?

September 12, 2014 - 10:50 — KentPalmer

Assumptions made by job seekers about various elements of the job search process can often benefit from a fresh look.

September 8, 2014 - 10:36 — KentPalmer

Some years ago I started up a professional services business from scratch.

August 19, 2014 - 12:44 — KentPalmer

According to the latest Labor Department statistic