This step-by-step list explains how public and private entities can encourage entrepreneurship in their cities.
This essential list created by an experienced entrepreneur will help your town grow a thriving small business community.
This article explains an important difference between fine-grained and coarse-grained types of development, which can have a big impact on whether small businesses will flourish or fail in your city.
These five tactics use Akron, Ohio, as a backdrop for exploring small business needs.
When small business wins, communities win. Strong communities need a backbone of strong small businesses, and this essay explains why.
Corner grocery stores used to be the norm in neighborhoods across the country. Where have they gone and how can we get them back? Read this essay to find out.
In this Strong Towns webcast, three local leaders from across the country discuss how they're contributing to building economic resilience in their downtowns.
Accessory dwelling units are small cottages or add-on apartments that live on existing lots. Accessory commercial units are their business cousin, filling in the gaps in residential neighborhoods with productive local businesses.
This podcast interview features friend of Strong Towns, Stacy Mitchell, who's the co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.
Small businesses won't have a chance in your town if you don't have small spaces available for them to rent. This article explains why.
Take these two steps and your city will carve out a path for local businesses to thrive.