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1 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BusinessDecision Empower small business at your library www.businessdecision.info Toll free: (888) 606-7600

2 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Small and mid-size businesses remain one of the most underserved of library segments Seniors Children Families Adult career development General adult population Literacy Foreign language collections Teens/ Young Adults Small and mid-size businesses

3 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. But local businesses provide… Tremendous value to our communities: Jobs Services And they look to the library, as THE trusted intermediary for reliable information. Politica l input Economic stability Tax base

4 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. What do local business patrons want… Add more customers Cross and up sell existing customers Identify new store locations Evaluate competitors Focus direct mail Target media buys Too name a few… They want to KNOW where the information resources are that can help them do these things. They want to GROW

5 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. But libraries have a limited offering… Investment databases D&B Standard & Poor Mergent Morningstar Others B-2-B databases D&B ReferenceUSA Others “Just data” databases StatsUSA EDD BLS Others

6 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Workforce Investment Boards (WIB) And other government resources… …provide regulatory assistance, tax incentives, loan guarantees, employee sourcing and training, counseling, and encouragement… Small Business Administration (SBA) City or County Economic Development Small Business Development Council (SBDC)

7 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. But they do NOT provide the consumer market and market segmentation data local businesses need to GROW…

8 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. That’s why we developed BusinessDecision… …a subscription database, reporting, and mapping service …that combines extensive consumer household, market segmentation, and demographic data with GIS mapping technology

9 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. …will have an instrumental role in the economic vitality, development, and sustainability of your community. With BusinessDecision, your library…

10 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The next time your city manager or county administrative officer asks what you’ve been doing lately for small business, you won’t let her finish the question.

11 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. But what’s in it for your business patrons? And, tell them you’ll be putting them on the same footing as Fortune 4,000 companies – which use the same data, reports, and maps as in BusinessDecision. Tell them you’re going to give them a tool to help them find their next 1,000 customers.

12 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. …your business patrons will have exactly the information they need to:  Grow their business  Across any range of industries  Regardless of their size  Anywhere in their MSA

13 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Because your business patrons will be getting the data they need so fast they’ll have more time to apply it. Apply the data Interpret the results Develop an action plan Leverage their own data Undertake a competitive analysis Best utilize the media No, because we provide specialized support patrons need to: Will that put more pressure on your reference staff?

14 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. What are the key questions you need to have answered? Will it benefit your patrons? Will it add strategic value to your city or county? Is the value it contributes worth the price?

15 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Our customer list is growing… Glendora, CA Contra Costa County Ventura County, CA St. Charles County, MO Burlington County, NJ Greensboro, NC MCLS Pasadena Los Angeles Public Forsyth County, GA Beverly Hills, CA

16 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Features Private “My Accounts” page Unlimited reports and maps Unlimited simultaneous users Remote access Easy to learn and use Get started fast Add your own data Easy to set up Unlimited tech support Staff web training included 15 month first year subscription

17 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Data Data and hosted solution provided by ESRI Business Information Solutions 30-year history of excellence in market intelligence Features Tapestry segmentation Current year population estimates Running five year forecasts National consumer spending potential index Diversity Index Annual data updates

18 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Versions: Pro and Basic The only difference are the reports provided:

19 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Subscription Annual automatically renewed Geography limited to the MSA the library is in List pricing tiered to population by version TierBasicPro Small <25,000 people$1,500$4,500 Medium 25,000 to 250,000 people$2,500$7,500 Large > 250,000 people$4,000$11,000

20 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Cost recovery Additional maps and reports can be purchased by the end- user with a credit card independently of the library We can return a portion of that to your library as a cost recovery fee

21 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Informing local business We help you inform your constituents with: A model press release Customize flyer

22 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Is BusinessDecision right for your library? What are the key questions you need to have answered? Will it benefit your patrons? YES. Will it add strategic value to your city or county? YES. Is the value it contributes worth the price? YES. Its time to subscribe.

23 Copyright. 2005-2006. CIVICTechnologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information… Marc Futterman, president/ceo Toll free: (888) 606-7600 maf@civictechnologies.com www.businessdecision.info


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