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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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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!        

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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Small Business Informationals

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN? THEN COME TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONALS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR UPCOMING SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING PROGRAM:     You need to attend only one session. SEPTEMBER 10TH at 6 PM or SEPTEMBER 11TH at 1 PM or SEPTEMBER 12TH at 9 AM  WHERE:  DELTA MARRIOTT…

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Business Smart Workshop Webinars Announced

Learn what it takes to have a successful startup UTICA, NY – JULY 5, 2019 – The Women’s Business Center of New York State and the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center is pleased to present a LIVE online workshop developed specifically for the education and growth of current and aspiring entrepreneurs! The Business Smart Workshop will be presented in…

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WBC Client Wins SBA Small Business Excellence Award

22 Shades of Gray photo caption from left to right: James Conroy, NYBDC; Dr. Pat Laino, Women’s Business Center of New York State; Donna Rebisz, Women’s Business Center of New York State; Peggy Gray, 22 Shades of Gray; Patricia Badgley, Women’s Business Center of New York State; and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA. ALBANY, N.Y. – One local small business was…

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