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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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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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WBC Helps Career Changer Launch Framing Startup

After a 30-year career in quality management for small and large manufacturers, Shari Morin was ready for the next chapter in her life. With her husband’s encouragement, Morin decided to hire herself, blending sole-proprietorship with her passion for the arts in a new custom framing company.  In the fall of 2016, Morin discovered the Women’s Business Center of New York…

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Build a Website for Your Business

  “Build a Website for Your Business” is the first of 4 upcoming seminars starting on Thursday, September 6th from 6 to 9pm at the Delta Hotel by Marriott (formerly The Radisson) in downtown Utica, NY. Participants will be provided with a step-by-step guide for the small or new business, group or organization who wishes to build their own simple…

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Small Business Training Program begins Sept. 18th

The Business Training Institute and the Women’s Business Center of New York State proudly announce their 2018 Small Business Training Program beginning on September 18th. This annual live seminar series is designed to help local entrepreneurs in the planning and launch of a new business. The Small Business Training Program is a 14 week series of classroom sessions taught by…

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Albany Seminar: Build a Website for your Business

Building your own website for your small business or nonprofit used to be difficult, but now, there are many solutions available to establish your presence on the Internet. From choosing your domain name and the right platform, to website content and search engine optimization; we will give you everything you need to know to build and maintain your own website….

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