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NWI Connect Small Business Development Services will help you leverage the efficiencies of internet technology, increase your businesses visibility,
stretch your advertising dollars and reach out to new customers.



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Inside Indiana Business
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NWI Connect Small Business Development service is like having a personal coach or to help you explore the benefits of coordinated marketing strategies that combine internet technology, online services print, direct mail and hosted applications. Using these tools you can grow your business and highlight your special services and skills in professional and creative ways. These tools are much less expensive than most "for hire" web designers, marketing companies, and content providers. Put yourself in charge of your marketing. Call for more information or a free introductory session.

An NWI Connect SBD coach will come to your business, spend time with you learning about your business, then determine which tools you would be interested in learning how to use. We work with you on your own computer equipment showing you how to master a variety of technologies including e-newsletters, web site maintenance, creation of printed mailing and marketing materials, how to use internet advertising, and lots more.


Tool Box

Online tools you can use yourself to market your own business & manage your company.
We will teach you how to use them, support you as you learn, and give you ideas on how to invigorate your business

  • E-Zine or Newsletter creation &
    address management
  • Direct mail marketing
    (US Mail)
  • Web site creation
  • Web Calendars
  • Web Scheduling & Reservations
  • Web Surveys & Forms
  • Company Intranet
  • Team Rooms
  • Logo Creation
  • Custom Screen Savers
Additional Services
  • General computer technology assistance. Installation, upgrades, troubleshooting, back ups...
  • Online advertising lessons. What are the options. How do you get started. Strategies for evaluating your advertising dollars and return on investment.
  • Marketing strategies for your business (more info)
  • Web content planning or improvement to align your web site with your business goals. (more info)
  • Interactive and innovative web site applications to help drive business to your site. (more info)
  • E-Commerce strategies, training, assistance(more info)
  • Hosted applications & services (more info)
Create e-newsletters, manage mailing lists, provide required opt -in opt out options for recipients. Track success rates.
Create an entire web site online, no programming knowledge needed. Use your own pictures, logos & text. Select from hundreds of designs.
Create custom postcards for direct mail campaigns, upload address list and have the mailing sent, all from you desk.
Learn how to get customers to your web site with online advertising
Bring together a scattered workforce or create a virtual network with HyperOffice. Create groups, calendars, schedules, shared documents, assign tasks.. access from anywhere internet is available
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