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Littleton Economic Development

March, 2018 Newsletter

Free Google Tool ‘Test My Site’ Assesses Your Mobile Website Load Speed

Most mobile sites lose half of their visitors while loading. See how fast your site is and get tips on how to make it faster with Google’s free “Test My Site” tool.   Using the tool is simple; simply type your company’s url into the tool’s search box.   Google then scans your mobile site using a standard connection and rates the time it took for your site to load.  Once your site is scanned, Google provides a free report.


Find time and work smarter with these 5 tools

We’re busy. All the time. We have a million and one things vying for our attention, to-do lists that expand as rapidly and mysteriously as our solar system, and attention spans at the very brink of collapse. What can help? A little structure. Productivity tools allow you to manage your time, so the demands of your life and work don’t manage you. The options are as limitless as the applications. Try each on for size, and see which can save your workday. Read more about some great tools on the denversouthedp.org website.


City Announcements

Downtown Wayfinding Signage
Merchants operating a retail store or restaurant facing Prince, Nevada, Curtice, or Rapp streets between Powers to the north and Church to the south are eligible for placement on city-sponsored side street signs. Eligible businesses can apply for placement on the signs, and applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-serve basis.  All signs can list up to 6 businesses, with the business name featured on both side of the sign; below is listed the number of spaces available for a business on each sign.  If a sign is full, businesses will be waitlisted and applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-serve basis when there is a vacancy. Downtown Side Street Sign Application

Littleton Plans
Littleton has several community planning efforts getting underway this year. To encourage citizens and interested stakeholders to get involved in these community planning efforts, a new online tool, LittletonPlans.org  has been set up. This one-stop hub has detailed information regarding each project: associated documents, maps, upcoming events, and frequently-asked questions, together in one accessible online location to keep the community involved and informed.

Grants
The city has several grant opportunities available to the community, including: the Revitalization Incentive Grant, the Main Street Historic District Grant, and the Place-Making Grant.  For more information visit the Grants page on the Littleton website. 

Development Activity List
The Development Activity List has been made to track projects throughout the city.  Visit the Development Activity List to learn more.

Business Resources
Know anyone looking to open a business in Littleton, or who could utilize the business services offered by the city?  The City has a number of resources and can assist businesses in a variety of ways including: marketing and social media strategies, networking strategies, demographic information, and more. Visit the Economic Development webpage for more information.
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