Business Resource Toolkit

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The Economic Alliance's Business Resource Toolkit provides members with programs, services, consultants and more to help grow their business. The Toolkit can be used at members' convenience and provide quick, easy access to vital information.

We are proud to partner with the Cedar Rapids Public Library to offer several of Lynda.com's training resources as part of the Toolkit. For additional information and to access these resources, please read more below!

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Leadership: Developing leaders in the region is a critical initiative to keeping talent here and growing our workforce. The resources below are designed to help professionals grow!

* To log in to Lynda.com with your Cedar Rapids Metro Library Card Number & Pin, click Sign In, then click Sign In with your Organizational Portal, type www.crlibrary.org, then type in your library card number and pin, and click log in.


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Sales: Increase the bottom line with sales technique! The resources below will help develop and strengthen the valuable selling skills your business needs.


* To log in to Lynda.com with your Cedar Rapids Metro Library Card Number & Pin, click Sign In, then click Sign In with your Organizational Portal, type www.crlibrary.org, then type in your library card number and pin, and click log in.

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Marketing & Advertising: Finding clients and customers is an ever-present necessity in business. Learn more about the appropriate channels and techniques for your business or organization by exploring resources below.

* To log in to Lynda.com with your Cedar Rapids Metro Library Card Number & Pin, click Sign In, then click Sign In with your Organizational Portal, type www.crlibrary.org, then type in your library card number and pin, and click log in.

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Finance: Dive deeper into the nuances of financial services and accounting for your business or organization.


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Human Resources & Workforce: Workforce is critical to the growth of our region, and human resources in organizations play a big role in retention. Find helpful information with the resources below.

* To log in to Lynda.com with your Cedar Rapids Metro Library Card Number & Pin, click Sign In, then click Sign In with your Organizational Portal, type www.crlibrary.org, then type in your library card number and pin, and click log in.


The resources listed here are not an exhaustive list. The content featured is subject to change without notice by their respective owners. Views expressed within these articles are not necessarily the views of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance.

Search our Member Directory or Events Calendar for a complete list of member resources.

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