Tag Archives: Economic Growth

Brad Langguth

Dec 08 2014

Challenge Yourself to Live and Shop Local


Challenge Yourself to Live and Shop Local

By joining the local movement, you are supporting your neighbors by providing more choices and better options. When you choose to Live Local, you strengthen and support your community by helping your town prosper. All it takes are small changes …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Nov 24 2014

4 Reasons to #ShopLocally


Let us know where you are shopping locally! #shoplocally

Hills Bank promotes the growth of hometown businesses and the local community by encouraging everyone to shop locally. By choosing to shop locally, you are not only helping your town prosper, you also receive benefits that only a local business …
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Shaun Barry

Aug 06 2014

Live Local Through Your Small Business


Live Local Small Business

Hills Bank is proud to help sustain our local economy by living local. We encourage businesses to support Live Local to keep our communities vibrant. It’s especially important for business owners to be small business activists. Read the local news and …
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Shaun Barry

May 14 2014

Grow Your Business with Referrals


Grow Your Business through Referrals

If you want to promote your product or service more effectively, let your customers do it for you. That’s what more businesses are doing as they discover the power of referral marketing.

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Molly Brown

Apr 09 2014

Go Places with Google Places for Business


Go Places with Google Places for Business

Many customers connect with local businesses in their community through Google Places for Business. When someone searches Google, business listings will often appear on a map. If your business is listed, you can claim the listing. If it is not …
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Brad Langguth

Jan 07 2014

Business Tip: Iowa Property Tax Reform


January 15th is the Iowa Property Tax Reform Date for Business and Industry.

During the 2013 legislative session, the Iowa legislature enacted a property tax reform bill to reduce property taxes on business and industry. Signed by Governor Terry Branstad in June 2013, this legislation included a Business Property Tax Credit which is …
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