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SINCE 2005 ~One Community source for everything in Coles Today - 21,125  Information links - Current news-events and search engines too - see what's happening every day!
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What we do and why...
First this website is a "Portal", a compilation of direct links to locally established area Businesses, Agencies, Organizations, and Informational Websites. If a company or organization does not have a website you will not find them here. A Portal demonstrates the advantages of the Internet as the number one source of information in the 21st century.

ColesToday, like a "port", was created to provide an entry point to a  comprehensive Area Visual and Informational Directory for access by the World, to Central Illinois, the Coles County Area Communities, Businesses, and Individual websites. We offer information resources with a high potential for creating awareness of our Community Assets.

This website assists and contributes to our local businesses, organizations, and individual citizens  enhancing the quality of life and commerce in our area by adding another dimension to our community through the means and use of the Internet.

WHY a Portal ? Our Goals, Objectives, Advantages, and Opportunities - for Coles
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Explore our area
on this site, discover our natural assets, shop our local Businesses FIRST, and visit their online webs often.

This Portal adds
to the entire area's social, economic, and business community by contributing to the recognition and utilization of our resources to all. Now you can: Learn all about our area's resources, organizations, and services. Shop Local Merchants from home!..  Start YOUR OWN Web Business.. Sell in the local Coles County Classifieds!..

Help the Coles County area prosper and receive earnings through the internet too... or just Browse your favorite Restaurant Menus, see Weather, News, School Closings, Movie-showtimes, Stocks, Fuel prices, and scores of vital information links to local agencies and business sites too.
...What do you want to see today?


Also,  each day BEAMSCO features a different area's Business-Services website link or Advertising Banner, at no charge to the owner.
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Today's site.

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Visit these new websites of area businesses joining the Internet's Information Super Highway. Support of these area Businesses makes this site possible. Please use these businesses, and tell them you visited their websites -

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21st & Broadway Mattoon

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or 217 258 8616

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What we offer to help everyone prosper

In addition to an area wide Portal, BEAMSCO offers the local community Website production for any budget. Sophisticated Internet Marketing Techniques including Catalog-inventory shopping carts, Software, Hardware and related computer services. Interactive (User Interface) Web sites, Shopping Carts, Online Menus, Community Surveys, Product and Service Polls, Instant Wireless Order Fulfillment, and computer Wireless networking in Businesses and homes are but a few of our existing services, including tutoring.

Whether your Businesses is large or small, in a business park or at home, we can place your products and services online... we make it easy for Local Shoppers to find your products and handle all the transactions and even arrange deliveries, (no need for credit cards, or expensive shipping) .

Active Home Entrepreneurs will find a platform from which to display, sell, or trade your home made products and services. And you can place all your unneeded items in our Classifieds Ads.

Coles Today. COM is created by as a contribution to Central Illinois, and Coles County Illinois. BEAMSCO coordinates & maintains this site free of charge. Links to all area websites are provided free of charge. Also of great support are the Contributors of links, photographs, posted input and other valuable volunteer input. BEAMSCO is a Coles County Illinois Website Developer, providing Internet Marketing Strategies, Website Hosting Services, Web Redesigns~Updates, and Area Internet Portals Development.
BEAMSCO Services, WEBSITE INFORMATION and FAQs About this Portal

A Simple Over View of this Site's Navigation-
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How to “navigate” (find what you are looking for on this site)?

First, each
link is actually self explanatory: Please take time to read the links tour following:
About the Coles County Area Great links to our areas' assets with lots of pictures- too,- then Latest NEWS Sources A live news marquee - then all radio and newspapers links go direct to that media’s website. We do not include newspaper headlines or lead paragraphs due to possible copyright infringements, then... Financial ~ Stocks Page Links to several resources and a stock ticker, then...

Live Weather Radar & Picture of the Day then... Coles County Area Pictures
A favorite set of links to scenes, buildings, are events archives, then
Useful Links Great links from Auto Values and Zip codes to Sex-offenders and Yellow & White pages for Illinois, then ...

ACROSS THE TOP All Websites - Agencies, Orgs, Non Biz Links to our whole area’s services, agencies, organizations, governments , not for profits, etc, then next to this, Area Events Today ~ This Week Updated daily, then Current Weather and Central Illinois Radar & Details , then...

Below these are...
Popular Links: *Business Index by Company Name *Forum Introduction *Area Pictures *News Sources & Area Information *Classifieds *Message Board *Fuel Prices These are our most popular links from the previous months in order of clicks, then...

Below these are ...

Next row is Contact Us Form and Total Area Information Index This Information Index is big because it goes to many categories of non-biz websites with drop down boxes on the page (on that page, just click the arrows at the right of each category to select), they lead to lists of lots of website's links.

The last top link is very important -
[Click here for All Area Business Categories Quick Search Links] This goes to more than a hundred business categories to click-on, from Accountants to Yard Work.



This Portal's Info & FAQs

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Coles County Area Pictures
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Useful Links

Automobile Values Kelly Blue Book

Interest - Payments Calculator

Look Up any Zip Code

Join National Do Not Call List
Telephone area codes
How to make this page your internet start up page (has no affect on getting your email) -
Convert Currency Values
Who Is? (Owner of a web URL)
Report suspected Internet fraud to FBI & LATEST SCAMS
Free Annual Credit Report
IL Area Yellow-White pages
Area Registered Sexual Offenders
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