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September 26, 2019

Neglecting SEO Puts a Barrier Between Your Business and New Nearby Customers

Staten Island marketing and public relations firm with nationwide reach spotlights SCORE data supporting importance of strong ‘Search Engine Optimization’ to local businesses NEW YORK – With the 2019 winter holiday season quickly approaching, businesses across the U.S., from Staten Island, N.Y., to Chicago, Los Angeles, Anchorage and Honolulu are gearing up for their busiest, and […]
September 25, 2019

13th Global Real Estate Summit NYC Set for Nov. 4 at New York Marriott Marquis

Annual event will be presented by five major Realtor associations for the first time in its history NEW YORK — The annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC will mark a major milestone Nov. 4, hosted for the first time by five major Realtor associations with a combined membership of more than 51,000 real estate professionals. Spotlighting […]
September 19, 2019

Victory State Bank Celebrates Grand Opening of Meiers Corners Branch

September 19, 2019

Staten Island Real Estate Pros are 1st in State To Embrace New Consumer-Support Tool

Quigler App provides transparency for Realtors’ clients during the real estate transaction The Staten Island Board of REALTORS® (SIBOR) is offering consumers and Realtors a new tool for achieving greater transparency during transactions. SIBOR is the first real estate association in New York state to utilize Quigler (www.Quigler.com), an App that keeps consumers abreast of an […]
September 12, 2019

Staten Island Chamber of Commerce: 2nd Annual ‘Downtown Staten Island Weekend Walk’ is Set for Sept. 22

Street will be closed to traffic and open for fun during family-friendly event STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Tompkinsville will be buzzing on Sunday, Sept. 22, when the 2nd annual “Downtown Staten Island Weekend Walk” kicks off at 1 p.m.   Minthorne Street — home to Flagship Brewery, Daddy O’s BBQ, and Flour + Oak – will be closed to traffic and filled […]
July 15, 2019

Threat to Wildlife Prompts Open House ‘Balloon Ban’ By Weichert, Realtors® – Evolution Group

New Springville-based real estate agency enacts eco-friendly policy for its open-house celebrations across Staten Island STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (July 15, 2019) – Balloons have long been used to mark the locations of open houses. Their bright colors and breeze-generated movements are effective nationwide in catching the attention of homebuyers – but there is a tragic downside […]
June 20, 2019

Weichert, Realtors® – Evolution Group Tags Staten Island PR Firm Relevant Public Relations as Marketing Rep

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (June 20, 2019) – Weichert, Realtors® – Evolution Group, a Staten Island, N.Y.-based real estate agency, has chosen Relevant Public Relations LLC as its marketing and public relations representative. “I’m looking forward to building a long and beneficial relationship with Weichert, Realtors® – Evolution Group, a family business headed by native Staten Islanders whose combined […]
June 13, 2019

VSB Bancorp Declares 47th Consecutive Cash Dividend

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (June 13, 2019) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 13 cents per share, payable on July 1, 2019, to stockholders of record on June 21, 2019. “We are pleased to announce our 47th consecutive cash dividend,” said Joseph J. LiBassi, […]
May 31, 2019

Free SCORE-Staten Island Workshop to Spotlight ‘Diversity and Inclusion for Competitive Advantage’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –  “Diversity and Inclusion for Competitive Advantage” is the theme of a SCORE-Staten Island business seminar set for Tuesday, June 18. The free “lunch & learn” workshop, hosted by the Northfield Bank Foundation, will guide attendees toward acknowledging, understanding and leveraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The seminar’s featured speaker will be […]
May 30, 2019

Staten Island Realtors Advocate in Washington on Behalf of Critical Legislative Initiatives

President Trump addresses audience at 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 30, 2019)  – Members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) recently gathered with thousands of Realtors® and guests from across the nation in Washington, D.C. While attending the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13 through 18, SIBOR […]
May 13, 2019

Staten Island Realtors® Seek Assistance in Albany for First-Time Home Buyers

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Representatives of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) were among REALTORS® from across New York state who gathered in Albany in early May to highlight important real estate-related issues. The Realtors® were there to ask state senators and Assembly members to support initiatives that are vital to the industry, advocating for […]
May 6, 2019

5 Vital Tips for Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy

By Barton Horowitz, President of Relevant Public Relations LLC STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Some aspects of running a business in the 21st Century haven’t changed since time began. Goods or services offered in Biblical times, like those provided today, require a seller and a buyer. Supply and demand. It’s that simple – or is it? Your […]
April 18, 2019

Free Workshop May 9 is Geared for Women Seeking Financial Command

Notable speakers to include attorney, financial advisor and accountant STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – “Women: It’s Time to Take Charge!” is the theme of an upcoming free seminar conducted by women, specifically for women, with the aim of guiding attendees toward financial know-how and secure futures. The SCORE-Staten Island event, presented in collaboration with the Staten Island […]
April 2, 2019

Staten Island’s Open House Weekend, April 6-7, Launches Premier Home Buying Season

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Everyone shopping for a Staten Island home is invited to participate in the borough’s upcoming Open House Weekend. The event, presented by Realtor members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7, is the largest coordinated initiative of its type on Staten Island, providing home buyers with a […]
March 12, 2019

SCORE-Staten Island, MassMutual to Hold Free ‘Simple Steps for Exiting Your Business’ Workshop March 26

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (March 12, 2019) – A free workshop March 26 presented by SCORE-Staten Island, in partnership with MassMutual, will focus on a vital concern often overlooked by business owners:  Having plans in place for exiting their businesses — either by choice, or involuntarily. During the “Simple Steps for Exiting Your Business” workshop,  Ronald C. […]
January 22, 2019

VSB Bancorp Inc. Concludes 2018 With Net Income Jump Exceeding 216 Percent

The only community-based commercial bank in Staten Island, N.Y., experiences 27 percent increase in annual earnings STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Nov. 22, 2019) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) had a net income of $1,017,813 for the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of $696,277, or 216.6 percent, from the fourth quarter of 2017, according to recently […]
November 28, 2018

9 Tips for Repurposing a Press Release as an Advertorial

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – When used as part of a branding and growth strategy, press releases can assist in building the visibility and reputation of a business, especially when repurposed for blogs, emails and other avenues of digital media. One particular opportunity for press-release repurposing is to create an advertorial, or advertisement, crafted in the fashion […]
November 7, 2018

Staten Island Realtors® Offer Voice-Enabled Searches for Homes

Consumers can now ask Alexa and Google Home to help them find their next house STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you are shopping for a home on Staten Island, your search has just gotten a bit easier thanks to a cutting-edge technology embraced by the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR). The organization, provider of the […]