This post contains links to the articles and information referenced in our latest FAB BIZ BLAST communication; you can subscribe to future Biz Blasts here.
NYC HEALTH DEPT. SAYS CBD IS PROHIBITED FOR FOOD + DRINK
New York City's health department has ordered restaurants to stop adding CBD to food and drinks. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations prohibit CBD's use as an additive. The embargo begins July 1, and on October 1, violations and fines will come for those establishments who are not in compliance with the ban. Learn more from the Health Department here.
IMPROVE YOUR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT IN 5 MINUTES!
You've got followers, you get likes, what more can you do? Check out this quick tip list that will help improve your business' Instagram account!
Is your address in your IG profile? Your phone number (especially if you deliver)? Don't make potential customers have to look up your info; give them everything they need in your profile!
Social media is a two-way street! Don't just look for likes and comments, leave some of your own as well! And remember to like or reply to the comments left on your feed.
It's not a must to post every day, but update your feed. If your latest post still bears New Year's or Valentine's wishes, you might want to share something new soon! Get additional tips from Small Business Trend blog here.
POP-UP WITH US!
There's still time to sign up to rep your business at a FAB event this year! Our schedule gets underway in a couple of months, and there are many pop-up opportunities for sampling and tabling (handing out coupons, flyers, etc.), to reach the communities of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Best of all, there's no fee and FAB will mention your business via promotion for the events! Learn more and contact us today!
GET HELP FROM NYC SBS SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATES
Navigating government to open and maintain your business can be hard. NYC Small Business Service's Small Business Advocates will help you understand and follow key City rules andrequirements, coordinate plan reviews and inspections, and help you understand how to resolve any issues or violations. Sign up now, here.
SAVE THE DATE!
Our next FAB Merchant Mixer is set for Mon., Apr. 22, from 4:30-6: 30 pm! We'll be in a Fort Greene location this time, so stay tuned for more details and get ready to meet more of your neighboring business owners and entrepreneurs!
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