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March 15, 2017

SIBOR’S Realtor Day Trade Show March 23

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (March 15, 2017) – Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) Realtor Day is set to take place March 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn, in the borough’s Bloomfield community. The trade show annually attracts hundreds of Realtors, as well as other professionals serving the real estate industry. The event will feature more than 100 […]
March 7, 2017

SCORE Staten Island Workshop to Focus on ‘Planning for Social Security Retirement Benefits’

Free seminar March 22, presented by Richmond County Savings Bank, to address a variety of vital questions (CLICK HERE TO EASILY PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (March 7, 2017) – It’s been 82 years since Social Security was created to promote the economic security of Americans –  but are you personally prepared to take best […]
February 24, 2017

SCORE Staten Island Relocates to Staten Island Advance Building

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Feb. 24, 2017) – SCORE Staten Island is relocating from Castleton Corners to Grasmere as of Feb. 28. The prominent small-business mentoring organization is resettling its operations within the iconic Staten Island Advance building, 950 West Fingerboard Road. The updated facility is conveniently located, with ample parking for visitors. Dedicated to providing cost-free […]
February 23, 2017

Emusi App’s Singing Text and Email Repertoire Expands As Consumer Demand Intensifies

App makes it easy to instantly message someone with a song that mirrors your emotion or celebrates a special occasion  NEW YORK – Whether you need a friend to drive you to the airport, want to send an attention-grabbing birthday or congratulatory message, or simply seek to stay in touch, you can do it instantly – and […]
February 16, 2017

SCORE Staten Island Suggests 5 Technologies to Give Small Businesses an Edge

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – New businesses abound throughout Staten Island – from St. George to New Dorp to New Springville to Tottenville. But as a recently published Staten Island Advance article points out, not all new enterprises succeed. The article, “7 Reasons Why Staten Island Small Businesses Fail,” addresses such common entrepreneurial errors as: Not properly […]
February 7, 2017

Staten Island REALTOR® Inaugurated as President of New York State Association of REALTORS®

Dawn M. Carpenter is a past president of the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® and chair of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Staten Island Realtor Dawn M. Carpenter took the oath of office Monday, Feb. 6, as the 2017 president of the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR). The association’s […]
January 14, 2017

Staten Island Board of Realtors Inducts 55th President

Greg A. Sokol takes helm of borough’s largest professional organization STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Greg A. Sokol of Cangiano Estates has been inducted as the 55th president of the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR). Sokol was sworn into office Jan. 12 by Dawn M. Carpenter, president of the New York State Association of Realtors and a […]
January 10, 2017

SCORE Staten Island Showcases 4 ‘Financial Ratios’ Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (JANUARY 2017) – While numerous small businesses succeed on Staten Island –  from Stapleton to Tottenville, and across the borough – there are some that seemed doomed from the start. Some of these failed businesses may have attracted a healthy flow of customers, but faltered because their owners didn’t have a handle on […]
December 7, 2016

Staten Island Small Business Mentors Spotlight 6 Tips for Content Marketing Success

The small-business mentors of SCORE Staten Island are pointing to content marketing as a powerful tool for growing an enterprise. “One of the most effective – and affordable – ways for highlighting a business is using content marketing, a way of promoting an enterprise or brand online,” said John Amodio, SCORE Staten Island first vice-chair and […]
November 22, 2016

SCORE Staten Island Underscores Importance of Vacation Time for Small-Business Owners

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – With the 2016 winter holiday season arriving, the small-business mentors at SCORE Staten Island are urging entrepreneurs to recognize the importance of scheduling their next vacation. Being your own boss has many rewards, but long hours and merciless work can affect your emotional well-being. This can result in burnout, a condition that […]
November 16, 2016

Seminar Dec. 3 to Highlight Latest Tax Changes

SCORE Staten Island free workshop is geared for tax professionals and general public alike STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2016) – A Dec. 3 seminar on Staten Island will provide guests with insight into some of this year’s latest significant tax changes, as well as the Affordable Care Act and American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. […]
October 27, 2016

HALDEY Pharmaceutical Compounding, Former WNBA All-Star Kym Hampton to Celebrate Company Milestones at Networking Event

Bronx, N.Y. (Oct. 28) – Former WNBA All-Star Kym Hampton will meet with guests during an upcoming open house wine-and-cheese celebration hosted by HALDEY Pharmaceutical Compounding. The gathering, celebrating HALDEY’S latest accreditations and expansion, will take place 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at HALDEY Pharmaceutical Compounding headquarters, 2510 Westchester Ave., Suite 207, Bronx, N.Y. […]
October 25, 2016

3 Scary Ways to Bungle a Small Business Press Release

Improve your chances of impressing newsroom decision makers by avoiding typical media-release blunders The end of October is the time of ghosts and goblins – and for many small-business owners, it’s also the time for ramping up pre-holiday marketing efforts. One of the best ways to promote your brand is to share your company’s worthwhile news with […]
October 19, 2016

Staten Island Board of Realtors Awarded Global Gold

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Oct. 19, 2016) – The Staten Island Board of Realtors’ (SIBOR) Global Business Council has been named a 2016 “Gold Council” by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Announced last week, the prestigious designation recognizes SIBOR’s outstanding accomplishments in raising members’ awareness of global business opportunities. “Our local Global Business Council, chaired by […]
September 28, 2016

Seasoned Composer-Lyricist Launches Musical App That Sends Text and Email Messages in Song

Former musical director of ‘Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding’ offers original, snappy songs   for instant messaging NEW YORK (Sept. 2016) – A newly launched app is set to become a modern-day version of the singing telegram. The Emusi App, available in both Apple and Android versions, offers easy access to an expansive library of melodic messages that […]
September 28, 2016

Relevant Public Relations in New York to Spotlight Emusi App for Apple and Android Users Worldwide

Staten Island, NYC based PR/marketing firm to fuel launch of musical-messaging app NEW YORK (Sept.  2016) – The creators of Emusi App have chosen Relevant Public Relations LLC to spearhead the marketing launch of the digital product, which provides Apple and Android users throughout the world access to a unique library of original pre-recorded singing messages. […]
September 23, 2016

VSB Bancorp, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend For 36th Consecutive Time

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (September 2016) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 7 cents per share. The dividend is payable Oct. 3, 2016 to stockholders of record on Sept. 23, 2016. “We are pleased to announce our 36th consecutive cash dividend. Our increase […]
September 1, 2016

10th Annual Global Real Estate Summit Sept. 15

Presentations to feature business leaders with international expertise in real estate sales and development, finance, economics, law, and cultures STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2016) – The Global Real Estate Summit and Expo in New York will be held for the first time in its 10-year history outside of Staten Island. The annual symposium presented by the […]