Business clients reguarly share their appreciation and satisfaction of the MainStreet Business Assistance Program with us. Below is a small sampling from the hundreds of positive comments over the years.
|Juan and Sherry Tejada, Owners of American Health Acupuncture
It was productive and enjoyable working with MainStreet on marketing. They helped us to revamp our marketing strategy by updating our logo, brochure, and other direct marketing approaches including a Radio series of 1 minute DIY with info tips about the medicine. They helped us to consolidate our message about the natural healing of our medicine and to tailor it to include the Spanish and English speaking patients.
|Kate Randall, Co-Owner of Antigone Books
Your consultants spent much valuable time with us brainstorming marketing ideas, as well as helping us define and "brand" our business. They then helped us design and create some absolutely gorgeous publicity material. One was a postcard to send out in a new way, and the other was a marketing "rack card" which we continue to use in many ways, including sending them to resorts to share with their guests. Both were great to work with, generous with their ideas and time. They acted as the main RTA communicator during the major Streetcar line construction project that closed our street for months and did an amazing job keeping everyone informed about each development during that scary time.
|Carolyn Finnell, Optometrist of Civano Eyecare
Many thanks to the RTA for having this wonderful program for the City’s businesses. It really is an outstanding program that helped my business thrive during the midst of road construction. Brilliantly done! Our consultant took my simple website and transformed it into a pretty nice place for my patients to explore the practice. He connected all of our social media to our site. Another consultant created our new logo and trifold business card from ideas I had, and made it all come together beautifully! Her idea of a neighborhood postcard to save on postage is another idea that we are currently pursuing. The social media guru consultant transformed our use of social media in a way that I was afraid to use all at once for fear of bringing too much business. He also educated my staff on social media and advertising to boost the number of patients. The only sad thing about this program is that many businesses are approached by MainStreet yet do not take advantage of this opportunity.
|Claire and Steve Johnson, Claire's Cafe and Art Gallery
Over the course of several months, MainStreet has provided us with invaluable marketing guidance, which has increased our business at a time when road projects usually cause serious slowdowns. The restaurant and graphic design consultations were a blessing we could not have afforded, and were a huge benefit to us. Thanks to everyone involved.
|Donna DiFiore, Owner of Delectables Restaurant & Catering
What a wonderful experience to discuss business concerns and goals with professionals that sparkled and shined every time we got together. The areas covered were Employee Manuals and Policies, Social Media, Marketing, and Web Site. Delectables benefited tremendously from the program and has put most or all recommendations into reality.
|Ruben & Felicia Bien-Willner, Owners of Furniture Creations
We had worked with three different consultants from MainStreet and the results for Furniture Creations were incredibly good. Their expertise showed in all the advise they gave us and that is part of our success. We are really thankful to them for their dedication, integrity and big heart in understanding our problems and helping us get the solutions that we needed.
|Vickey S. Fisher, President of MedLawgic Consulting
RTA's amazing MainStreet Consultants tirelessly shared their business savvy and insight to literally breathe life into my company. Their coaching, training and design ideas armed me with the necessary tools to not only propel MedLawgic Consulting, PLLC, forward into the marketplace but to also set MedLawgic uniquely apart from other legal nurse consulting firms. Priceless.
|Amber Smith, Executive Director of Metropolitan Pima Alliance
As an advocacy non-profit 501c6 organization that grew faster than our internal administrative functions over the last 18-years, MainStreet was our knight in shining armor offering the business consulting needs that we didn’t even know we needed! Our two consultants analyzed, formalized and presented a brand new Operations Manual for MPA to streamline the functions of staff and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the organization. Ultimately, their plan was presented to the MPA Board of Directors, implemented within 30-days and 6-months later the organization is stronger than ever!
|Paul Sandoval, Owner of Paul's Auto Repair
With the upcoming project on Ina and Interstate 10, MainStreet's consultants have been helping me learn new things about my business. From marketing, financial and the basics of business. Sometimes we all get caught up in the day-to-day grind. They have made me aware of simple things I have neglected in business. They are also bringing me up to date on social media and new advertising methods for our times. They’re bringing 1970’s ethics to the new ERA of 2015. Thanks to all that have been involved and those that will be involved at MainStreet.
|DeeDee Koenen, Shannon Riggs & Jennifer Radler, Owners of POPCYCLE
Our consultant was a wonderful cheerleader during troubling times. Her positive problem solving skills prove to be a huge asset to the MainStreet Consultant team.
|Joy Soler, Owner of Revolutionary Grounds Books & Coffee
Having MainStreet keep us in the loop about changes and power and water interruptions during the Modern Streetcar construction phase was immeasurably helpful. Without their consistent follow through and clear communications minor inconveniences would have become huge disasters. Their insight on social media helped us create a new campaign and get more interaction on several platforms, and we still use the insights we gained through those meetings. We also got to see that some of our business model was not working for us, leading us to make substantive changes that we never would have considered without their help and guidance.
|Kevin and Tanishia Hamilton, CEO and COO of Southwest Soul Circuit
We found the MainStreet Program was a great initiative that offered high quality value in some much-needed areas of our business. The consultants assisted us in the areas of operations, marketing (press relations), personnel management, and strategy creation.
|Emerita Shand, Owner of The Clean Image of Tucson
RTA MainStreet Business Assistance was a great asset to the administrative end of my company. Our consultant was a committed account liaison by maintaining a direct line of communication with me along with building my brand image, and defining my target market. RTA also helped me develop my Human Resources manual, Facebook page and website which now uphold THE CLEAN IMAGE OF TUCSON’s brand standards.