Business Insight Center

Get the competitive edge you need. No matter how big or small your enterprise is, we are here to help. Our market research services don’t just save your company time and money, we can also identify potential customers to help increase your bottom line.


Just starting out? We can provide you with examples of business plans, industry surveys, and direct mailing lists. We can also refer you to funding sources, entrepreneur assistance programs, and business mentoring.

These services are provided at no cost. Requests for research can be made by phone or email. In person consultations are by appointment only.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Demographic/Census Data (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
Contact Information
Jennifer Byrnes
Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County
115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604