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ReferenceUSA is now Data Axle Reference Solutions

Posted in Business and Careers, News on October 6, 2020 at 6:00 am

ReferenceUSA has changed its name to Data Axle Reference Solutions. You’ll still find all of the functionality and features that you’ve come to know as well as improved navigation of this digital resource. Data Axle Reference Solutions is a powerful digital resource for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers, a […]

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Deer Park Library offers Small Business Boot Camp

Posted in News on August 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

Deer Park Library presents Small Business Boot Camp for business owners, entrepreneurs, and start-ups in Deer Park, Washington. This program helps business owners build skills for greater business success. We’re offering it at no-charge to qualified applicants. Small Business Boot Camp is designed to promote the health of local business with semi […]

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Resources for nonprofit organizations

Posted in Business and Careers, News on June 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller The library offers free resources and training to anyone involved with or interested in starting a nonprofit organization. You will find a variety of digital resources and services to help you find success with your nonprofit organization. You can enhance your soft skills, search for funding from grantmakers, and learn to use […]

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Business Matters: Build a sustainable nonprofit, gain new customers, and learn about invaluable business topics

Posted in News on September 25, 2019 at 6:00 am

Business Matters fall 2019 and winter 2020 BRING NEW CUSTOMERS TO YOUR BUSINESS Participate in Small Business Saturday with the library! If your business meets the criteria and is located in Cheney, Deer Park, Medical Lake, or Millwood (Argonne Library), then sign up to be a stop for our Shop Small Bingo Challenge to bring in new customers and make new connections […]

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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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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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Insider tips for writing the perfect cover letter

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on July 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert I have never applied for a job without the help of one of my favorite people—Aunty Eve. I trust her, not only because she is my brilliant aunt, but also because she happens to have one heck of a professional human resources background. Eve has been an HR maven for a slew of […]

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Even a Superhero Needs a Fresh Resume

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on May 27, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert Last year I was lucky enough to participate in a grant studying career development strategies. The training I received included a review of recent resume trends. So much has changed in the last ten years—enough to make me blush and blanch about my own outdated resume. When was the last time you refreshed your resume? If […]

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Resources for Starting Your Own Small Business

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on March 31, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert Have you ever considered starting your own small business? Most of us have fantasized about being our own boss—maybe more often than we care to admit. We aren’t alone. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Advocacy reports: Small businesses make up 99.7% of U.S. employer firms (a small b […]

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