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Tech Thursdays
Join other business owners, coaches and friendsfor breakfast as TECH THURSDAYS 2014 highlights the latest business solutions, services and technologies September 4th to 25th from
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Four Business Owners Receive New Dell Desktop Computers through Smart Communities Program

Four Humboldt Park business owners received a free Dell Optiplex desktop computer as an earned incentive for participating in the Smart Communities Program.  The Smart Communities Business Resource Network works with business owners in Humboldt Park and helps them become more tech savvy  to improve their business, reduce costs, and bring in more customers.  The following businesses received the desktop computers:

Humboldt Park business workshops in March & April

The Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods including Humboldt Park. For businesses in Humboldt Park a Business Resource Network was created to assist businesses in adopting technology tools to improve their profitability. 

Humboldt Park Portal - a Resource for Businesses, Residents, Non-Profits

The Humboldt Park Portal is a business, civic, arts and community website where residents and others can learn about the Humboldt Park neighborhood, plug into local resources and share the Humboldt Park experience. Created by a coalition of local nonprofits, community organizations and nonprofits, the Portal is one of many digital tools we are building to create a stronger community.

Smart Communities Program Builds Smart Businesses

The Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods including Humboldt Park. 

Social Networking for Restaurants Workshop Sept 27

Restaurant Owners! Learn the latest tools and techniques to utilize social media (Twitter, FaceBook, Yelp, etc) to market your restaurant and bring in new customers. 

Business workshops In Humboldt Park!

We have brought business workshops to Humboldt Park. These FREE business workshops will help you reduce your costs, bring in more customers, and increase your revenue.  Check out the Workshop listing and reserve your spot today.

Technology resources for Business Owners!

Your success in business today depends on your ability stay current with technology.  Business owners must be able to manage and implement effective technology solutions. New technologies give you a competitive market advantage that delivers bottom-line results.

64 FaceBook Content Tips for Business Owners

Check out this great e-book which provides 64 great FaceBook content tips for business owners.

Business Owners: Get more customers and reduce costs using Free Technology Workshops.

Technology is changing the way we shop, the way we do business, the way we work, and the way the world works.  I ran across a fascinating CNBC documentary on Google and technology called “Inside the Mind of Google”.  Take a few minutes to look at this video. 

Humboldt Park Businesses Can Take Advantage of Free & Low-cost Technology Assistance

Connecting your business with tools to increase your profits.   Does your business need a "technology check-up"?  Confused about hardware & software options? Do you want a website but unsure where to start?  If you are busy running your business we can help you get the technology tools your business needs to be more efficient and profitable.

Technology Resources for Business

Your success in business today depends on your ability stay current with technology.  You must be able to manage and implement effective technology solutions. New technologies give you a competitive market advantage that delivers bottom-line results.

Smart Communities Launch Event as Success

On Wednesday, October 13, more than 200 people crowded into the Humboldt Park Field House to be part of the Humboldt Park Smart Communities launch of it’s new community portal website and Smart Communities programs.

Technology Assistance for Humboldt Park Businesses Available

Does your business need a “technology check-up”?
Are you confused about hardware and software options?  
Do you want a website but not sure where to start?
The Smart Communities Program strives to provide greater access to technology tools, training and resources for business owners and residents in Humboldt Park.

Get listed on the Humboldt Park Portal website

The Humboldt Park Portal is a new business, civic, arts and community website where residents and others can learn about the neighborhood, plug into local resources and share the Humboldt Park experience. Created by a coalition of local nonprofits, community organizations and nonprofits, the Portal is one of many digital tools we are building to create a stronger community.

Is Humboldt Park a "Smart Community"?

The Smart Communities program aims to reduce the "digital divide" by providing increased access to high-speed internet, software, hardware, training, and more.