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TAG: business

Business Matters at the library: Free classes in marketing, open data, and writing your business plan

Posted in Business and Careers, News on June 8, 2018 at 6:00 am

Unlocking the Power of Open Data for Your Business Perform in-depth market research to gather information for your new product or customers. Maintain your competitiveness in your industry using open data. You can do all of this and more when you unlock the power of open data. In this two-part class, you will learn to […]

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Local businesses and employees gain indispensable skills at the library

Posted in News on January 3, 2018 at 6:00 am

BUILD YOUR BRAND ON FACEBOOK Discover how to use Facebook to grow your business. Mo Regalado, of MoVo Media Marketing, shares insights on setting up your company’s Facebook page, the difference between a business page and a regular page, using content creation and curation to enhance your brand, and the best practices for social marketing. […]

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Shop local on Small Business Saturday and collect a prize

Posted in News on November 9, 2017 at 6:00 am

NEIGHBORHOOD CHAMPION FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Add more fun to your Small Business Saturday shopping by collecting stamps from local businesses that are participating with Neighborhood Champion: Spokane County Library District. Complete the Shop Small map with stamps, and return it to a participating library for a prize (while supplies last). In […]

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Business classes and resources for success are free at the library

Posted in News on September 8, 2017 at 6:00 am

When local businesses thrive, our whole community thrives. Spokane County Library District is committed to helping local business owners and entrepreneurs find their success. We offer free workshops and classes from local business specialists who have comprehensive business knowledge and skills. Every day, with our business library card, businesses […]

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SCORE Business Workshops at the library

Posted in Business and Careers, News on December 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Library District brings you SCORE Business Workshops with experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King. Each month in January through April, they present a workshop covering a topic relevant to small business owners and entrepreneurs. These workshops are for local business owners at all stages, from aspiring entrepreneurs looking to create a b […]

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Engage: our new library event magazine

Posted in News on December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

  Spokane County Library District introduces Engage, the new magazine packed with information about events, workshops, and programs at the library. You can pick up Engage at any of our 10 libraries or view it online. Just like all of our events and programs, the magazine is free. When you open the pages of Engage, […]

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Local entrepreneurs & organizations matter

Posted in Business and Careers on May 5, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Jane Baker Working in the Communication Department at the Spokane County Library District, my team is often tasked with creating marketing materials for new and upcoming programs and services. So, it’s a bit of a treat when we are creating promotional materials for established services. One of the projects we are currently working on […]

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Microsoft IT Academy is now Microsoft Imagine Academy

Posted in News on April 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Through a partnership with Microsoft, Washington state libraries offer Microsoft’s online learning program to the public at no cost. The program now offers Learning Plans, aimed at helping you succeed in gaining important technical skills for work and life. The Microsoft Office 2013 Essentials learning plan helps you discover what you need to kno […]

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Get your facts straight!

Posted in News on September 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Finding accurate data is stress-free and simple when you use Statista, an online database that makes it easy to access numbers, data, and facts at a glance. Statista is now available for Spokane County Library District members to use at any of our 10 library locations. Explore easy-to-use portals containing statistics, studies, dossiers, infographi […]

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How to sell on Etsy: Personal advice from a local shop owner

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on September 3, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Karen Mannino Guest Writer After a two-day journey by train and bus, I was back in the Midwest where I attended college. Breakfast with friends the morning after I arrived included coffee out of an odd little mug I found in my friend’s cupboard. It was smaller than the standard mugs, curved like the bell […]

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