The Small Business Advantage in New York City

For the entrepreneur, New York offers a stable environment, a large economy, and access to one of the world’s busiest regions. Small business owners and professionals in the state don’t expect that to change and are largely optimistic about what the future holds. The city’s growth has been fueled by the booming real estate market and construction industry, banking industry and growing technology sector, all contributing to the small business advantage in New York City. New York’s diversity is also a positive factor for small business growth. Immigrants have been setting up small businesses for well over a century. New… Read More

Reignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

If you are a small business owner, or an entrepreneur ready to take on a new challenge consider these tips to get inspired (or re-inspired) to take action to get your business moving forward again. America’s small business owners are trailblazers and leaders – there is no doubt about it. They come up with innovative products and services; they persist even during tough economic times and they employ local communities. Do not forget why you started your business; continue to take a step back and refuel your entrepreneurial spirit. Start networking. Identify and join social networks and local trade and business… Read More

Generating Sales Leads For Your Business in 2017

Learning to generate new sales leads is an essential skill for an entrepreneur. Even if you don’t consider yourself a salesperson, you need to understand that the possibilities for generating sales leads range from cold calling to buying lists of potential customers to using newer Internet techniques like search engine optimization (SEO) to drive new business to your website. A major step to involving your team in sales prospecting and growing your current customer base is to create and share your Ideal Customer. Give him or her a name. Mr./Mrs. Right is a good one. Be sure to include your… Read More