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8 10, 2013

Three Must-Know Tips to Giving the Perfect Sales Presentation

By: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist & Author

We’ve all heard the advice of old school sales trainers telling us that a great presentation is about sharing features and benefits, being enthusiastic, rehearsing like crazy, and finally, using your prepared close. There was a time when all of those ideas were great, but over the past eighty years prospects have become very […]

7 10, 2013

Business to Business “Matchmaking” a First for New York Business Expo and Conference

New York, NY – (October 7, 2013) – When the sun sets on this year’s New York Business Expo and Conference with its impressive line-up of keynotes, seminars, exhibitors’ booths and presentations, there’s more business opportunities and fun to be had at the NY City-wide Chamber of Commerce Matchup.

Taking place 4:30p.m. – 7:30p.m on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Jacob […]

25 09, 2013

The Sign Guy

About The Sign Guy
Our mission is to produce the highest quality signs at a discounted price, while giving the customer the extra attention they deserve. We strive to maintain a pleasant working environment for our employees, to promote and practice good business ethics and values, to give back to our community and finally to generate adequate income to our investors.


4 09, 2013

Event Management Announces the 2013 New York Business Expo & Conference

New York, NY – (September 4, 2013) – The Ninth Annual New York Business Expo & Conference (NYXPO) is again expected to draw more than 10,000 business owners and executives to a full day of exhibits, educational seminars and unlimited networking. The largest and most comprehensive business conference in the Northeast, NYXPO will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. […]

1 08, 2013


About Smallbiztechnology.com
Smallbiztechnology.com educates small business professionals, owners and entrepreneurs how they can use technology as a tool to grow their business. Led by Ramon Ray, technology evangelist and editor, Smallbiztechnology.com ensures that business professionals know what technology and best practices can help drive their business to SUCCESS and GROWTH!


31 07, 2013

6 Ways to Achieve That Elusive Work-Life Balance

Brian Moran, Publisher, At Home with Century 21 Magazine via OPEN Forum

In theory, work-life balance sounds ideal. In practice, it’s hard to achieve. These six steps will help you strike a better balance.

JULY 18, 2013

What do Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and perfect work-life balance have in common? All three are great mysteries that everyone talks about but no one can […]

30 07, 2013


About Co-Communications
At Co-Communications, we believe in the power of the message. We use it to drive creative and compelling PR and Marketing campaigns. We use it to attract new audiences and break into new markets. We use it capture lead intelligence and gain prospects. By integrating traditional communication techniques with cutting-edge technologies, we help clients get the right messages to […]

30 07, 2013

20 Tips for Better Business Blogging

Download 20 Tips for Better Business Blogging

Looking to spruce up your business’ blog? New to the world of blogging? Co-Communications can help!

Download 20 Tips for Better Business Blogging to learn:

Tips for making your blog posts search engine-friendly
How to use your blog to drive action
Blogging best practices

Use these 20 tips to engage audiences, drive action and share your business’ expertise with the […]

29 07, 2013

Top Customer Facing Mobile Apps for SMBs Today–and the Trajectory for Tomorrow

By: Laurie McCabe, Partner, SMB Group

How are SMBs using mobile solutions to interact with their customers, suppliers and partners? What are top mobile apps that SMBs offer for their external customers, partners and supplier to use? Just as important, what mobile applications are they planning to deploy?

We found out in our recently completed SMB Group 2012 SMB Mobile Solutions Study, in […]

29 07, 2013

10 Ways to Build Your Brand Reputation Online

By: Deborah Shane, Author, Media Host, Speaker, Business/Career Brand Specialist

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”(Warren Buffet)

Great quote from a very wise and successful man, who has seen this play out in many different ways over many years!

The questions I get asked most frequently, when working […]

29 07, 2013

How to Qualify the Best Marketing Help

By: John Follis, President/CD, Follis Inc.

With so many great options on the marketing landscape has there ever been a better time to market a business or product? In fact, a recent CMO survey reports that almost every industry anticipates “a hiring increase of marketers during the next year.” And yet, while there’s never been a better time, there’s also never been […]

29 07, 2013

Why Your Business Should Practice ‘Random Acts of Coolness’

By: The Small Business Authority

Southwest Airlines just wrapped up a deal to buy AirTran Airways, which will bring the airline for the first time into Atlanta, a well-known Delta Airlines stronghold, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The planes haven’t been painted and Southwest Airlines isn’t even in the Atlanta market yet. But in advance of a full-scale marketing effort, Southwest has […]

29 07, 2013


By: Empire State Development


The New York State Surety Bond Assistance Program provides critical credit, training and technical assistance support to qualified New York small businesses or Minority Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to help them secure surety bonds for State contracting. 

Who is Eligible

New York State small businesses or MWBEs bidding on construction […]

26 07, 2013

Remembering Steve Jobs

By: Meny Hoffman, CEO Ptex Group

Like many other corporations across America who benefit daily from the technology that he helped create, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

As a foremost visionary, he led a mobile computer revolution with the creation of popular devices such as the iMac computer, iPod portable music player, the iPhone […]

26 07, 2013

5 Ways to Compare Franchise Opportunities in Really Crowded Sectors

By: The Franchise King, Joel Libava

When you’re investigating franchise business opportunities in a highly competitive sector of franchising, it can be quite challenging to figure out which one you should buy.

For example, if you’re looking into buying a pizza franchise, there are hundreds of choices, if you count all the local franchises that have 5 or 6 franchises in their areas. That’s a lot […]

26 07, 2013

Eight Ways to Communicate Your Strategy More Effectively

By: Grow your Business, Ink From Chase

A frustrated CEO recently shared with me that her employees had lost their edge. They were internally focused, their speed-to-market was down, and they couldn’t find a good balance between serving customers well while making healthy margins. The result was slow progress against the company strategy and an inability to profitably deliver on the value […]

26 07, 2013

The Not-So-Obvious in Building Energy Efficiency

By: Stephen Finkle, Senior Project Manager, New York State Energy Research Development Authority

When maximizing the green potential of a project, building owners often consider incorporating high efficiency lighting fixtures, extra insulation and a high efficiency boiler or chiller. For some, the next thing that comes to mind is solar, but this can be like putting a pony before a two […]

26 07, 2013

Community Reinvestment Fund, USA Pilots New Loan Program for Green Business Improvements

By: Small Business Trends

Minneapolis (PRESS RELEASE – August 21, 2011) – To save money and improve operational efficiency, Minnesota businesses are thinking “green.” Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF), a nonprofit organization that helps small businesses gain access to capital, has launched the Green Loan for Businesses; a pilot loan program for small businesses in Minnesota seeking to reduce energy costs and […]

26 07, 2013

How to Avoid a Credit Downgrade on Your Small Business

By: Grow your Business, Ink From Chase

What do Walt Disney, Milton Hershey, and Henry Heinz all have in common? They all, at one time, filed bankruptcy. There are scores of famous people who have survived bankruptcy and gone on to become wildly successful.

That’s the good news. The bad news is that once it happens, it’s both a lengthy and expensive […]

23 07, 2013

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce

About New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce
The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (NYWCC), the only women’s chamber of commerce in the city and state of New York, is a not for profit charitable 501c3  tax exempt organization dedicated to assisting women, minorities and other disadvantaged individuals, achieve success and economic independence through business, micro-enterprise ownership and self-employment. Furthermore, NYWCC […]

23 07, 2013

New American Chamber of Commerce

About NACC
NACC is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2005 to advance, promote and facilitate the success of New American Businesses. The backbone of the NACC is the diversity of its member entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The NACC mission is accomplished by the following:

Implementing and strengthening local and national programs that assist the economic development of New American firms;
Increasing business relationships […]

23 07, 2013

Staten Island Chamber of Commerce

About Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
Mission Statement
The Chamber acts to improve the economic climate and expand business opportunities on Staten Island.


23 07, 2013

Queens Chamber of Commerce

About Queens Chamber of Commerce
“A Better Business is our Business”

Mission Statement
To promote the general welfare of the borough of Queens, City of New York, and to foster its commerce.


23 07, 2013

NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce Inc.

About NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce
Mission Statement
To advocate, promote and facilitate the success of Hispanic and Non-Hispanic business.

We are the voice & bridge of LGBT in business in the NYC Area.The 1st ever gay/lesbian Chamber of Commerce in NYC.To help secure business loans & help you obtain SBA Certification & The NY State Certification & much more!


23 07, 2013

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

About Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) is a vibrant business membership organization comprised of a cross section of 10,000 business members and subscribers ranging from sole proprietors to large corporations and multi-national firms. Connect with entrepreneurs, leaders and executives by becoming an MCC member today and help your business grow. The Chamber supports the business community through advocating […]

23 07, 2013

Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce

About Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce
For more than 50 years, the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce has served as the leading voice of business in our communities. The Chamber is actively involved in promoting a business climate that encourages growth and prosperity, ensuring the future vitality of our world famous neighborhoods. The Chamber focuses on such diverse areas as government […]

23 07, 2013

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

About Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1918, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based, business assistance and economic development organization that leverages the collective strengths of the Brooklyn business community.

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce provides a wide range of promotion, support and advocacy services to assist Members, attract new investment to the borough and improve local business conditions.


23 07, 2013

Bronx Chamber of Commerce

About Bronx Chamber of Commerce
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce was established to strengthen the economic viability and improve the quality of life for the Bronx. Empowered with distinguished leadership, the chamber plays an active, significant role in the economic development of the borough, and formed initiatives and partnerships that have made immeasurable strides in the crucial fields of education, employment, […]

23 07, 2013


About herematch
herematch is the ultimate business networking tool! A must have app for anyone attending conventions, conferences, trade shows, seminars, business networking groups, and business networking events.

herematch location based services help you make new business connections in real time where you are now.

herematch is free to download, free to use, and available for immediate download for iPhone and Android.

Check in with herematch, check out with business!


23 07, 2013

Expos Your Business

About Expos Your Business
Expos Your Business is a marketing company that specializes in promoting its clients through Business Expos and Tradeshows. Our core belief is that while we value electronic marketing, face to face interaction with a handshake is the most effective way to build business relationships and trust.

In addition to our expos, we create strategic meetings of non-competitive businesses […]

23 07, 2013


About SobelMedia
Bill Sobel, the Chief Connections Officer of SobelMedia has been described as a media powerhouse and a master connector. Sobel uses his massive network as a tool to both build his popular events, which draw 150-200 per month and to connect others in the media and technology space. Most people and companies that Bill consults with have a great […]

23 07, 2013

Empire State Development

About Empire State Development
The Office of Community Economic Development focuses on economic development for disadvantaged communities, including small businesses, minority- and women-owned businesses, and economically distressed neighborhoods.


23 07, 2013

Adrian’s Network

About Adrian’s Network
Adrian’s Network is an immensely successful business networking community that offers members the MOST networking opportunities per month, with the MOST scheduling flexibility and at the LOWEST cost of any networking group in the marketplace. 8-10 opportunities per month, morning, noon and night, access to the entire group and much more makes A’s Net the networking group of […]

21 06, 2013

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

By: Adrian Miller, President, Adrian Miller Sales Training

Sales professionals who can proudly point to a handful of high profile “top rung” clients may feel that they’ve reached the Promised Land, yet this is not always the case.  No, wait; let’s put this more directly.

Sales professionals who exclusively cater to and cultivate their top rung clients are playing a dangerous game with potentially […]

21 06, 2013

How to Use Twitter Without Losing Your Mind

By: Melinda Emerson, “SmallBizLady”, President, MFE Consulting, LLCd

Depending on which group I am speaking to, I can’t always say that too loudly. There are some crowds that get it. There are other rooms, many of them filled with small business owners and solopreneurs who don’t get it – yet.

LinkedIn makes sense. Facebook is starting to make more sense. Twitter still […]

21 06, 2013

3 Easy-to-Overlook Legal Issues for Small Businesses

By: Lindsay Tigar, Editorial Assistant at The New York Enterprise Report

With so many demands on an entrepreneur’s time, important- but-not-urgent legal issues may sneak beneath the radar.

The following topics are relevant to a wide range of industries and fields, according to Charles Torres, partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC (and Attorney of the Year in NY Report’s 2010 Best […]

21 06, 2013

Are You Guilty of Committing the Top Incorporation Mistakes?

By: Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet for Small Business Trends

Now more than ever, forming a corporation or LLC can be a pretty quick and painless process. Yet while the process may be straightforward enough, small business owners can unknowingly make some common missteps that can have a significant impact on the business.

Are you guilty of any of these top incorporation […]

21 06, 2013

Is Your Small Business Ready to Export to Foreign

By: The Small Business Authority

The rise of business technologies has broken down most barriers to entering the global marketplace for even the smallest of businesses. It’s never been easier, or more secure, to market and sell products to the most remote corners of the globe right from your home office. In fact, out of all U.S. exporters, roughly 70 percent […]

21 06, 2013

Resources for Going Global

By: Lindsay Tigar, Editorial Assistant at The New York Enterprise Report

These government agencies can help grow your business internationally

Financing Foreign Projects

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) Small Business Center (SBC) offers direct loans to qualified small businesses with annual revenues less than $35 million. Loans range from $100,000 to $10 million with terms from three to 15 years. Small businesses […]

19 06, 2013

Daily News Digital Solutions

About Daily News Digital Solutions
Daily News Digital Solutions (DNDS) is a branch of the NY Daily News that offers a full suite of digital marketing products to small and medium sized businesses in the NYC metropolitan area.  DNDS helps to increase and optimize your current web presence by focusing on how people search for your product or service online from […]