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January 9, 2020 – Social Media Marketing in the Southern Tier

January  9, 2020 – Social Media Marketing Presenter:  Jeannine Papelino Place:  Traditions at the Glen, 4101 Watson Blvd, Johnson City, NY 13790

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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Strategy Kick-Starter

Presenter: Laura Thorne is a Performance Improvement Specialist with 25 years of experience in management and executive board leadership, creating and managing programs, and helping others succeed. She has always been a problem-solver and a strategist unafraid to take leaps. In 2015, she spearheaded a Women in STEM group, an annual workshop now in its 4th sold-out year. Today, she…

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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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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!        

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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Keep Your Small Business Safe

There were nearly 42,000 online security incidents around the world over the past year. And about 43 percent of those targeted small businesses. That means that small businesses are more likely than any other entity to fall victim to data breaches and cyber attacks. This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, take the time to create a cybersecurity plan for your small business. Learn more