Donate to the Raffle for Small Business Saturday

Donate to a small gift certificate or item from your store or place of business for the Small Business Saturday raffle. all donations will be put together for one large prize! Call Danielle, HBA Chair, by 11/21/17 to donate and submit gift by 9 am Saturday morning the latest. Call Danielle: 518-325-3505

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Small Business Saturday

We will be on the porch of The Hillsdale House from 10-4 on Small Business Saturday. Everyone will be shopping in our wonderful stores. We will have coffee provided by Passiflora, food donated by area businesses, promotional material, information on local businesses and the HBA and our ELF will be visiting the stores. Come out and Shop Small on Saturday, November 25th, 2017.  

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Strategies for Winning the Google Wars in 2018

Things are changing in the on-line world. If you want your business to be found, you need to up your game – starting now. Google RankBrain?  Mobile-first Index?  Video content?  The 2-Second Rule? Brian Dean of BACKLINKO has provided a great starting point in his recent blog post, “The Definitive Guide to SEO in 2018.” Who is Brian Dean? Inc recently said: “Brian is a really smart SEO guy who knows what’s he’s talking about because he lives it every day.”  We…

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Contact us for Chamber of Commerce and Shopper’s Guide ads

Chamber Advertising & Marketing Opportunities Now that the HBA is a member of the Chamber we have many opportunities to advertise. The Chamber Connection: A mailer that reaches over 750 businesses. $40-$50 if enough businesses participate. A MID HUDSON CABLE ad. Price will vary. Packages with The Register Star Free Radio advertising The Columbia Paper feature Capital Region Living discount Shopper’s Guide Columbus Day Ads and more! Ads due to me by 10/1/17 for Columbus day. $35 Weekly Hillsdale page Opportunity! Price TBD depending on…

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Getting Stronger

All Hillsdale businesses are invited to an HBA event on August 30th, 2017 at Four Brother’s in Hillsdale at 6pm. Carol Patterson, Membership director of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will be giving a presentation. She will provide an overview of member benefits for HBA. Find how the HBA membership can be more valuable to your business, now that we have joined the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Light appetizers and soda will be provided. A cash bar and…

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Exciting News for All Members!

We are proud to announce that we have joined The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce! Save the date 8/30/17 for a welcoming event. All Hillsdale businesses should attend. Time and place to follow. Carol Patterson will be in town to tell us about all of the benefits the HBA can receive from this membership.

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Play Small Business Bingo May 1 - 7, 2016, in Hillsdale, NY

Hillsdale Businesses Celebrate Small Business Week with BINGO!

The Hillsdale Business Alliance (HBA) invites shoppers to play Small Business Bingo for a chance to win $100, $50 or $25 gift certificates.  Twenty-four stores and eateries around town are participating. “The game is being held to celebrate National Small Business Week (May 1 – 7) and to show off our local businesses in Hillsdale during that week,” said Julie Kane, chair of the HBA. “Bingo cards are available at all participating stores and restaurants in Hillsdale. Each spot on the card is…

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Mirror Mirror Herrington's Catamount Ski Best of Columbia County 2015

Three Hillsdale Businesses Win 2015 Best of Columbia County Awards

The Hillsdale business community was well-represented at the 2015 Best of Columbia County awards on June 18th. Mirror Mirror Clothing Shop was named 2015 Best Consignment Shop in Columbia County on June 18 by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Ed Herrington’s, Inc. scooped the Best Building Supply Store honors, and Catamount Ski Area walked away with the Best Outdoor Recreation – Fall/Winter award. A large crowd watched as Columbia County Chamber of Commerce president David Colby, Columbia-Greene Media publisher Mark…

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An array of home-grown tomatoes from Double Decker Farm, Hillsdale NY

HBA member Double Decker Farm gets some much-deserved publicity.

If you don’t want to make the trip to Great Barrington, you can find their great products right here in town – 1989 County Rt 11, Hillsdale, NY Culinary Adventures – Double Decker Farm (The Berkshire Edge)

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Hillsdale was given the star treatment in the May issue of Berkshire Homestyle Magazine with articles on both the Town and the newly opened section of the Rail Trail. With our new sidewalks, public parking and street lighting in the hamlet, the opening of the Rail Trail at the bottom of Anthony Street, our growing Farmers Market in the beautiful Roe-Jan Park, and the pending development of the Berkshire Mountain Club just up the road at Catamount, Hillsdale finds itself on the cusp of new business growth.

Hillsdale and the Taconic Valley Rail Trail featured in Berkshire Homestyle Magazine

Hillsdale was given the star treatment in the May issue of Berkshire Homestyle Magazine with articles on both the Town and the newly opened section of the Rail Trail. With our new sidewalks, public parking and street lighting in the hamlet, the opening of the Rail Trail at the bottom of Anthony Street, our growing Farmers Market in the beautiful Roe-Jan Park, and the pending development of the Berkshire Mountain Club just up the road at Catamount, Hillsdale finds itself…

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