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

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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October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a perfect time to highlight the many accomplishments of women entrepreneurs and small business owners across the nation, as well as right here in our own community. As the Director of a women’s business center (WBC) located in Utica, NY.  I want to highlight what the Women’s Business Center Program does for entrepreneurs….

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Business Training Institute Inc. 2nd Annual Alumni Dinner Meeting

Join us on August 29, 2016 for our Second Annual Alumni Dinner Meeting at Seymour’s Diner & Grill. Past Graduates of the Small Business Training Programs, Women’s Business Center Clients, Business Training Institute, Inc. Clients, Friends & Family are all invited, but please no children Come and enjoy Seymour’s All American BBQ, catch up with us, and learn about“How to…

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2017 Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Sponsored by First Source Federal Credit Union Entrepreneur Boot Camp will be held the following four Tuesday evenings in March. March 7, 2017: Strategies for Opening or Expanding Your Business March 14, 2017: Financing Your Business: Presentation by First Source Federal Credit Union March 21, 2017: Developing and Implementing Your Business Plan March 28, 2017: Identifying Individualized Support Services Classes…

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30% Discount on QuickBooks

Intuit is working hard to bring Small Business influencers the best accounting solution with an exclusive discount. They are offering a 30% discount on QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier or QuickBooks Online to our WBC Clients..  Discount is only valid by calling (800) 498-7401 ext. 1478 to place your order and be sure to mention WBC when you call to get…

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Coffee, Conversation & Counseling

Have questions? Just need to talk about a problem with your business? Join us ANY THURSDAY for Coffee, Conversation & Counseling  starting June 2, 2016. No appointment necessary.  Just stop in and have coffee with us and get your questions answered! Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: WBC of NYS Office, Radisson Hotel Conference Centre, 200 Genesee Street, Utica, NY