Archive for 2011

Time to start networking…

Now that you’ve taken the basic steps to building your new business it’s time to get out there and meet people that can help you get clients, come up with new ideas, build relationships and expand your brand. Business networking is the best way to do this. Get the word…

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Naming your business

What’s in a business name? A lot, in fact. Naming a business can be a tricky undertaking. The name you choose says a lot about the product and services you are selling along with goals and values of your company. After all, you’re trying to convey the expertise and uniqueness…

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How to secure funding

Now that you’ve written a business plan it’s time to move onto the next step: securing funding for your new venture. There are many ways to do that and I will talk about most if not all of them today. However, it is trickier to secure funding for a small…

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Writing a business plan

Now that you’ve come up with your idea it’s time to move onto the next step: writing a business plan. A company’s business plan is what lenders use in deciding whether or not to loan you the money needed to start up your new venture. It is the most important…

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Is entrepreneurship right for you?

What is the first question you should ask yourself when starting a new business? Simply put: Is entrepreneurship right for you? You might also want to ask yourself: Am I prepared to spend the time, money and resources needed to get a company up and running? In terms of time,…

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Welcome to “Business in the City!”

Welcome to ‘Business in the City!” I am here as a resource for all your small business needs whether you are an established company looking to grow or a young entrepreneur just starting out. I am your inside source to all things NYC and will go beyond just business and…

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