Where can I network with other small business owners?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services hosts regular events and forums to promote networking between merchants. The schedule for these events is posted here.


Where can I learn about the steps to establish a business and obtain a commercial lease?

Merchants can learn the basics of establishing a business through courses from the Department of Small Business Services.


Where can I learn about how to improve my business credit?

Merchants can learn about improving their credit through courses from the Department of Small Business Services.


Where can I find suitable employees for my business?

The NYC Economic Development Corporation provides a free service called HireNYC that connects workers to appropriate companies.


Where can I learn about using social media to better market my business?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services offers free courses on online marketing. Additionally, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers a program called GoDigital. GoDigital provides onsite social media training … Continue Reading →