Tag Archives: Networking

Janelle Johnson

Aug 14 2017

Hills Bank Business Academy: Financing the Beginning Farmer Seminar Wrap-Up

Part of making the decision to take over a farming operation is developing your team. On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 over 90 attendees circled around tables to harvest information from a variety of speakers. Speakers shared information with young or beginning …
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Angie Greiner

Dec 19 2016

3 Free Tools for Developing Online Content

free online content creation tools

Developing content isn’t always easy. You have website pages to write, blog posts to create, comments to engage with, along with finding interesting things to share with your followers. Sometimes it feels like you’re treading water just trying to keep up with it …
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Janelle Johnson

Feb 23 2015

Tips for Those Starting a Business

Tips for Starting a Business

Starting a business is no easy task. There are long hours and sleepless nights, but with all the hard work comes a sense of accomplishment when you follow your dreams! Here are some tips for those starting a business.

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Shaun Barry

Nov 26 2014

Business Tip: The Power of Saying “Thank You”

Business Tip: Saying Thank You

Cheers. Thank You. Gracias. Arigato. Merci beaucoup. No matter how you say it, if stated correctly, it has a great impact, especially when you say it to your customers.

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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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Brad Joens

Feb 24 2014

Tips for Maintaining Professionalism


Do you think your professional image may need polishing? Being professional is an essential part of promoting an effective business image. Your behavior reflects on your business and affects how others relate to you. Several factors play a role in …
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Molly Brown

Feb 18 2014

How To Network Your Way Through Your Next Social Event


Whether you are a business owner, real estate agent, or a banker; walking into a room full of people can feel a little overwhelming. Networking is a skill that is learned, and the more you practice the better you will …
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Brad Joens

Jan 28 2014

LinkedIn 101

LinkedIn 101

Have you received an email asking you to connect on LinkedIn? If so, you are like many business men and women in the Corridor. LinkedIn’s slogan is “World’s Largest Professional Network,” and they have become the online chamber of commerce …
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