Dedicated to training and assisting women in business or those who want to start a business.

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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Training Workshops Coming to Albany, NY

The Women’s Business Center of New York State and Mathias Marketing Inc. will be having three training workshops in Albany, NY at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, 44 Wolf Road.The second workshop will be on March 27, 2018 from 11am to 2pm.  The topic is Email Marketing Quickstart. REGISTRATION DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED!  REGISTER TODAY! We understand that kick starting…

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Here are four great resources for “Business Plan” Tools

1.   Palo Alto Software – LivePlan. Helps businesses to Pitch, plan, and track their business. Anywhere! Visit liveplan.com 2.   Guided Business Plan – An entrepreneur education firm that publishes books to simplify business plans and growth strategies. Visit guidedbusinessplan.com 3.   DreamBuilder – A free online learning program for women who want to start or grow their own small business. Establishes the building blocks needed for a Business Plan….

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IRS Offers Small Businesses a One-Stop Resource Center for Help Preparing, Filing and Paying Taxes

IR-2017-192, Nov. 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — Small businesses across the country are preparing for their special day — Small Business Saturday – taking place on Nov. 25. The Internal Revenue Service wants new small business owners, including those involved in the sharing economy, to know that IRS.gov has an online resource center to help them learn all they need to…

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Blogging Success Strategies for 2018

This program was done by speaker Jenna Caputo in Albany last year and it was FANTASTIC! We had so many excellent reviews we wanted to bring it to the Mohawk Valley and appreciate Jenna driving in from Albany to deliver it. The blog was independently invented by Ian Ring, in 1997 and became more popular around 2001. Fifteen years later…

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WHAT IS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY?

Small Business Saturday® was created in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers. Falling between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. It has since become a well-known, celebrated event on the nation’s calendar with support from elected officials and…

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11 Surefire Ways to Save Time on Social Media

Social media is powerful for small businesses.  But while it may be free to use the majority of social media features, there’s still a cost. That cost is time. It can eat hours every week of your time or that of someone on your team. Here are 11 surefire ways you can save time on your social media marketing and…

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