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Online Marketing for Your Small Business: A Three-Part Series

PRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHER A. LORENCE PR & MARKETING SERVICES This three-part seminar series starts with the basics of online marketing before exploring tools and strategies for making the most of your marketing efforts on each of the major social media platforms. Register for individual seminars or attend the full series for a comprehensive understanding of online marketing techniques and trends. …

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Writing a Business Plan: Your Roadmap to Small Business Success

By Allen Gutierrez on December 12, 2019 Category: SBA News and Views If you’re ready to take the next step and become a small business owner, jot down your ideas on paper and start writing your business plan. This December, we’re celebrating National Write a Business Plan Month and encouraging you to take the first – and most important – step on your…

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10 Things to Do to Close Out Your Year

By Barbara Weltman on December 04, 2019 Category: Industry Word In the final days of December, here are some actions that can help you comply with the law, obtain tax benefits, and position yourself for 2020. During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to focus on sales to customers (for many businesses this is the peak selling season) and spending time with…

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American Express’ 10th Annual Small Business Saturday® Hits a Record High with an Estimated $19.6 Billion in Reported Spending

AN ESTIMATED 110 MILLION SHOPPERS, UP FROM 2018, POSITIVELY IMPACTED COMMUNITIES BY CHOOSING TO SHOP SMALL® ON NOVEMBER 30TH NEW YORK As the holiday shopping season kicks off, shoppers from coast to coast made an impact at small businesses on the 10th annual Small Business Saturday, held on November 30, 2019. New data released today found U.S. shoppers who shopped at…

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Funding Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

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AARP Foundation Self-Saver

Self-Saver is a self-employment tax tool that helps with calculating, withholding and submitting quarterly payments. Regardless of industry, this tool makes it easy for your clients who are earning self-employment or 1099 income to manage and automate tax calculations, expense itemization and withholding — all in one place. Encourage your clients and entrepreneurial friends to sign up for Self-Saver today…

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National Veterans Small Business Week November 4-8, 2019

  Each year the SBA celebrates, connects and empowers service members during National Veterans Small Business Week, November 4-8, 2019. This marks the sixth annual NVSBW. This year’s theme is Mission #VetBiz Success, where we will highlight the tools and resources used to help veterans on their journey to small business success. 

Small Business Saturday – Nov. 30, 2019

Don’t forget to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday!        

Upcoming Events

“Social Media, Is It Really Changing the Way We Do Business?” Women TIES Greater Binghamton Event Sponsored by the Women’s Business Center of New York State Featuring: Jeannine Papelino, Creative Director & Info. Management Specialist IntreXDesign & Associates When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Traditions at the Glen, 4101 Watson Blvd, Johnson City, NY…

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Small Business Saturday is November 30, 2019

Hi Shop Small Supporter, We’re excited to announce that you can now download customizable marketing materials in the Shop Small Studio, compliments of American Express. In about 2 minutes, you can create personalized profile pics, an email template, a poster, and more to promote your business and help attract even more customers on Small Business Saturday® on Nov 30. VISIT STUDIO After you customize and…

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