Small Business Resources:
We love hearing about all the positive outcomes from 2018! If you want to share your business success story send to our emails listed below.
We have been busy promoting our downtown businesses for Valentine Day sales through our Facebook Page; Downtown Farmington: A MainStreet project
. Please like and follow our page for cross promotion opportunities.HubSpot:
HubSpot is a developer and marketer of software products for inbound marketing and sales. It was founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006. Its products and services aim to provide tools for social media marketing, content management, web analytics, and search engine optimization. However, they have a free marketing blog that is very informative and they even offer free webinars on a variety of subjects including social media, marketing, sales, and business development. They also have tons of downloadable PDFs that you can read at your own pace. You can even subscribe via Facebook Messenger and get their blog directly to any device for easy access and convenience. Here is the link to their blog: https://blog.hubspot.com/
Scroll down to subscribe.Crime Watch meeting:
As a Downtown Business owner, FPD has invited you to the next Crime Watch meeting to be held at Sycamore Park Community Center at 1051 Sycamore St on Thursday, February 28th, at 8:30am. Please be aware that this meeting discusses highly sensitive topics relating to crime and loss prevention. Your discretion is requested and advised.
However, HQ at 119 W. Main will host Officers K. Chavez and M. DeLese in March and in October this year. We will discuss crime prevention and crime trends specific to downtown. Look for those dates soon. Business Resiliency Project (BRP):
Back by popular demand, the Business Resiliency Project trainings have resumed. We will be scheduling classes a bit differently this semester. We will be holding one or two classes per month from February through October. Most classes will be on Monday mornings at 8:00am like before and we will be including some Monday evening classes too. Registration will be thru our Facebook page
and so far, all classes are FREE. Registration is highly recommended for a headcount.
All classes will be held at HQ at 119 W. Main. Mark your calendars!
- March 18, 2019 - Social Media - A Deeper Dive with Robyne Beaubien
- April 15, 2019 - Digital Marketing with Forte Digital
- May 6, 2019 - Real Estate Matters
- May 20, 2019 - Email Marketing & Desktop Publishing
Other topics may include Crime Prevention, Real Estate and Marketing your Property, Desktop Publishing, Customer Service, Market Research, Business Credit, Marketing Plans, Business Plans, and Crime Watch. If you have a specific need for a training in an area not listed here, please contact us.