What Every Successful Business Needs to Do
Whether your business is a startup, a growing mid-size company or a Main Street “mom-and-pop” store, we welcome you to get started with Peabody business today. Below are the steps to get you started, and we look forward to this opportunity to meet with you in person to learn more about your company. Thank you for doing business in Peabody!
Research Your Business Idea
Speak with the Community Development Department at Peabody City Hall about your idea to see how it would fit into Peabody. Contact the Business Liaison at 978-538-5775.
Develop a Business Plan
Contact the Small Business Development Center at Salem State University or SCORE or other Business & Professional Service companies listed in the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Directory.
Contact local banks and credit unions, including those listed in the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Directory under Banking, Financing and Insurance, along with the Small Business Administration for business loans. You can also contact the Community Development Department at City Hall for various local loans including Community Development Authority Business Loans.
Market Your Business
Contact local businesses, including those listed in the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Directory under Advertising and Media, for assistance with logo design, advertising & promotion, website design, signs, window dressing, etc.