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“Women Entrepreneurs Rock” Female Founders Event at the Legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ on October 20, 2014

On October 20, 2014 the America’s Small Business Development Center New Jersey at Brookdale Community College will present the inaugural “Women Entrepreneurs Rock” female founders event at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ from 6pm and run through 9pm (with networking until 10pm). This free event is […]

September 23rd, 2014|Categories: All, Events, Press Release, Small Business Blog|Tags: |

AMERICA’S SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NEW JERSEY AT BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE WINS NATIONAL PITCH PLAN COMPETITION

OVER $20,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES AWARDED TO FURTHER CENTER’S OFFERINGS TO THE SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES

In the photo (from left to right): Pasqualina DeLucia – America’s SBDC New Jersey at Brookdale Community College, C. Edward “Tee” Rowe, III – President/CEO America’s SBDC and Jackeline […]

September 18th, 2014|Categories: All, Press Release, Small Business Blog|Tags: |

NJSBDC Client Highlight – September: Environmental Infrastructure Solutions LLC

Environmental Infrastructure Solutions, located in Brick NJ, is owned by Jeanette and Charles Schlapfer. EIS provides the highest quality construction materials and services to projects which focus on storm water management, drinking water quality, brownfield development, open and public recreational space enhancements and reductions in carbon based energy consumption. For six […]

September 4th, 2014|Categories: All, Client Highlights|Tags: |

Social Media for Business – 7 Steps to Create Your Strategy

One of the most common statements I hear from businesses is “I know we need to use social media in our marketing, but we don’t know where to start.” One of the tools I use in my Social Media Strategy Workshop is a worksheet that helps businesses use a […]

September 4th, 2014|Categories: All, Small Business Blog|Tags: |

NJSBDC Client Highlight – August: The Stone Hut

 
Mary McDonnell first opened the well-known and well-loved store, The Stone Hut, in 1990 in Brooklyn, New York. Since that time, she and her staff have been providing beautiful sterling silver and semi-precious stone jewelry and unique home accents in Point Pleasant Beach, Manasquan, Hoboken, and currently in Pier […]

TIPS: Simple SEO for blog posts

Adding new blog posts to your website is an easy way to increase your visibility in the search engines and lure prospects to your website.

One tactic of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is to optimize each page or blog post around a keyword phrase that a person — your prospect […]

July 31st, 2014|Categories: All, Small Business Blog|Tags: , |

Digital Blueprint Certificate Provides Essential Digital Strategies For Small Businesses

The America’s Small Business Development Center New Jersey at Brookdale Community College has released a certificate program focused on digital strategies and implementation for small businesses. This program encompasses the fast-moving essential skills all small businesses require to succeed and grow in today’s changing marketplace. The Digital Blueprint Certificate […]

July 15th, 2014|Categories: All, Small Business Blog|Tags: |

NJSBDC Client Highlight: Manda’s Music Together

 

The NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College Client Highlight for July
Amanda Munice, owner of Manda’s Music Together, first was in contact with America’s SBDC of New Jersey at Brookdale Community College in March of 2013 as a Sandy impacted start-up.

Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement […]

7 Steps To Declare Your Independence – Small Business Start-ups

As Independence Day quickly approaches, I have been giving thought to how this special day celebrates the American spirit to break free, and not only in the political sense. We are a nation built on “start-ups” and entrepreneurship. Our forefathers, and in many cases our grandfathers, grandmothers, parents or great grandparents […]

July 3rd, 2014|Categories: All, Small Business Blog|Tags: |

The Importance of a SWOT Analysis in Marketing

Due to profound changes over the past 10 years in the business environment, today, as never before, companies face a host of challenges as well as opportunities in terms of survival, profitability and growth.  Marketing plays a key role in addressing these challenges. Financial success of a business typically […]