- Serve businesses of all sizes – from the smallest home-based
business to Dish Network – that request services. Businesses must be
physically based within the city and registered with the tax department.
- Run its world-renown Economic Gardening Program, which includes:
- Market analysis, strategy, qualified leads, business plans and a variety of customized business questions;
- A toolbox – including database research, search-engine
optimization, geographic information systems, social media, temperament,
systems thinking and complexity science;
- A monthly business newsletter, Economic Notes;
- Promotion of businesses through ribbon cuttings, which are publicized in The Littleton Report, Economic Notes, and local newspapers;
- A website for start-ups,
which takes a business owner through some basic aspects of a business
plan and then refers him/her to B/IA’s staff for one-on-one assistance.
- Respond to businesses wishing to relocate to Littleton with
lists of available space, vacant property, services available, and
introductions to relevant departments with explanations of what they
need to know, explanation of city codes, and relevant demographics.
- Host seminars on business best practices and issues.
- Meet with business owners that drop in or call to make appointments.
- Make field calls on businesses to introduce the services of the B/IA Department.
- Connect businesses with complementary businesses.
- Keep businesses informed through Littleton Hotmail, Facebook, Twitter and Economic Notes monthly electronic newsletter.
- Provide updates, alerts and ongoing research to businesses with which we’ve worked.
- Call all new businesses to welcome them and provide information about B/IA services.
- Host lunches to demonstrate B/IA services.
- Attend monthly meetings of the down merchants and Woodlawn Shopping Center.
Last updated: 2/4/2013 2:53:11 PM