LaunchPad Long Island, has opened a new co-working space on the campus of Stony Brook University to help students convert their great ideas into real businesses.
Looking to turn your great idea into a business? Need help getting started? Check out some of the great resources available through BIZLINK. You’re going to need a business plan. Visit the Small Business Resource Center to see more than 400 actual business plans. The plans are from real businesses in the service, retail and manufacturing industries. […]
Here at the Miller Center we are all big fans of infographics. What is a infographic you ask? An infographic is a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to show information or data in a concise and conspicuous way. Many people might think creating an infographic may be something only a designer […]
We love surveys and the data that is gathered from them here at the Center. One of my favorite sources is Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. It’s especially helpful when thinking about creating new programming and workshops. The sort of things that small businesses and consumers in general are interested in and […]
We have a week packed with fantastic programming. All programs are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there! Here’s what’s coming up:
This fall, the MBRC presents a special series of workshops, each 1 hour or less, focusing on doing research using our vast array of subscription databases. Attendees will learn over three sessions how to access of databases, use them to do research, and then create marketing lists. The Business Bites series presents each step concisely […]
As you gather with your family and friends on this holiday, where we are thankful for so many things (including a holiday where no gifts are exchanged with aforementioned family and friends, and eating a huge meal of scrumptious food is the priority!) let’s take a look at some Thanksgiving Day statistics from the folks […]
Sarah Santacroce, social media, internet marketing, and virtual event specialist recommends that new entrepreneurs start out by living in two worlds. She explains why it is wise to pursue your dream of starting a business while keeping your day job in her allbusiness.com article, “5 Reasons to Start your Small Business on the Weekends”.
If you are like most people, you are often searching for the right words when writing a difficult work email or letter. Mashable’s Email Templates for 27 of Your Toughest Work Tasks is what you have been waiting for. Included are scripts for those tough situations such as asking for a referral, addressing a workplace […]