SCORE Staten Island

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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
October 29, 2018

Cybersecurity Authority Patrick Buono to Take Spotlight at SCORE-Staten Island Workshop Nov. 15

Head of West Brighton-based Aurora Computer Technology to discuss vital safety measures all business owners need to know STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  (Oct. 29, 2018)– If you own or manage a business, the adequacy of your cybersecurity should be a major concern. According to the FBI, the collective impact of cyber intrusions is staggering. Hackers have taken […]
February 9, 2018

Staten Island SCORE Member Named District’s Mentor of the Year

From left, Mark Rothenberg, director, New York Metro Area SCORE, and Anthony DeFazio, immediate-past chairman of SCORE Staten Island, share the moment as Bart Sharp, a member of the Island chapter, receives the district’s Mentor of the Year Award. In addition to Staten Island, the district includes Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties, […]
October 5, 2017

John J. Amodio Takes Helm as Chairman of SCORE Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Staten Island business leader John J. Amodio has taken the helm as chairman of SCORE Staten Island. The organization, dedicated to fostering a vibrant small-business community within Staten Island, provides cost-free mentoring and education to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Amodio was appointed to the position during a recent general meeting of […]
July 5, 2017

SCORE Staten Island: Small Businesses Have Advantages Over Bigger Competitors

STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. – As an entrepreneur, not every day may go as smoothly as you’d like, but that’s OK. As you face obstacles while building your enterprise, experts emphasize the importance of reflecting upon the many advantages small businesses have over their bigger competitors. “Keep the pluses of business ownership in mind – not only during […]
June 14, 2017

9 Prerequisites of Turning a Hobby into a Business

If you are considering to transform your hobby into a money-making enterprise, the small-business mentors of SCORE Staten Island are sharing this sound advice: Don’t rush into things. Running a successful business centered on doing something you love is the dream of many entrepreneurs. What could be more gratifying than making a living sharing your talents […]
April 17, 2017

Small Business Workshop May 2: ‘Breaking Through Online – Making Digital Marketing Work’

Free seminar to highlight brand-building strategies, tactics for connecting with customers, and tips for driving traffic   (CLICK HERE TO EASILY PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (APRIL 17, 2017) – An upcoming Staten Island seminar featuring two leading marketing experts will explain how established businesses and startups can greatly enhance their online presence. The […]
April 12, 2017

4 Ways to Reduce the Angst of Writing a Business Plan

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A business plan is not only important for starting your business, it’s also an indispensable tool for helping you manage and grow your enterprise. SCORE Staten Island, an organization providing cost-free mentoring and education to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs, describes a business plan as a road map for the operation of a […]
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 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 […]
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. […]
June 30, 2016

SCORE Offers 11 Steps to Starting a Business on Staten Island

Local small-business mentors, dedicated to providing free guidance, cite a business plan as the first item on a start-up checklist  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you speak with some business owners on Staten Island, you may get a sense that launching and operating a commercial venture in the borough is different than in others parts of […]