Hilltown Small Business Survey

Hilltown CDC, Jacob’s Ladder Business Association and the Southern Hilltown Adult Education Center are working together to raise funds and develop workshops and expert consultation for small businesses in the Hilltowns region. Please complete this survey and help us design services that will best support your needs as a rural Hilltown business. The survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.
If you own or operate more than one business, please take a survey for each business.
If you don’t think you need assistance from us, please answer the survey to share your expertise regarding how we can best help local businesses in the Hilltowns. 

* 1. Contact Info

* 2. Describe your type of business? (Check all that apply)

* 3. Describe your current business status.

* 4. Of the following types of technical assistance needs, which would you identify as areas your business could benefit from? (Check all that apply)

* 5. What types of one on one business assistance are you interested in? Let us know!

* 6. What is the most that you would be willing to pay for a workshop that would help you to address the needs of your business and allow you to better manage and operate your business?

* 7. Of the topics below, which would you identify as areas of interest for future workshops?(Check all that apply)

* 8. What other needs does your business have that we may be able to help with?

* 9. Which days and times would you prefer workshops be held? (Check all that apply)

  5 pm-7 pm 6 pm-8 pm 7 pm-9 pm 8 pm-10 pm

* 10. Looking ahead from October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018, which of the following would you be interested in?

* 11. What season is the best for you to attend workshops?(Check all that apply)

* 12. What season is the worst for you to attend workshops? (Check all that apply)

* 13. What methods of advertising do you use?(Check all that apply)

* 14. What is the greatest obstacle to your success?

* 15. What is the greatest asset to your success?

* 16. How can we best help your business?

* 17. Is broadband(Wifi/Internet/DSL) important to your business?

* 18. Does your business have a website?

* 19. Does your business collaborate or partner with any other businesses in the region? (On production, promotion, marketing, sales, etc) Please list key business names and ways you have collaborated in the past.

* 20. Would you be interested in attending a focus group in person to share your thoughts about business assistance with us?

* 21. If so, how shall we contact you?(Email, Text or Phone)