Small Business Owners Skeptical Of City's Expansion For Fine, Violation ReliefMayor Bill de Blasio announced the city is looking at eliminating fines for certain first-time violations and offering a grace period for others.
Struggling Small Business Owners Doubt Mayor Bill De Blasio's Vow To Help: 'It's Not Going To Save Us'Some business owners say they feel abandoned by the city and they worry if nothing changes, many businesses will have to abandon their neighborhood.
What Is New York City Doing About All Those Empty Storefronts?Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop talks on the vacancy problems in New York City.
Small Westchester Bookstore Thrives After Adding Space For Community GatheringsOwners say this effort is helping them stay afloat while other book shops are forced to close their doors.
NYC Lawmaker Out To Remedy Small Business Rent ProblemsMany small businesses are battling for survival in the city -- especially in the face of high rents. One city councilman says he has the answer to this crisis. But will it work?
New Technology Helps Reduces Stress In The City That Never SleepsNew York City isn't the most relaxing place to live or work. But many people are finding new ways to unwind in the city that never sleeps, thanks to modern day technology.
Pods Across NYC Offering Nap Time For AdultsNapping is no longer just for kids - now you can rent pods for a quick snooze.
Firing An Employee? Check Out These 4 Tips For Avoiding A LawsuitWhile it's no small business owner's idea of a good time, it sometimes becomes necessary to fire an employee.
Every Small Business Owner Should Know The 80/20 RuleThe law of the vital few, or the 80/20 principle, is one of the most important concepts in modern entrepreneurship.
Stop Throwing Money Away: How To Price Your Business's Products & ServicesOne of the most challenging aspects of running a small business is pricing.
Staten Island Store Offers Community For Special Needs ChildrenThe store provides goods for children with special needs -- necessities that would otherwise be hard to find without having to shop online.
Work From Home? Learn About The Home Office Deduction Before Filing Your TaxesIf you work from home, then it's very important that you know and understand how the home office deduction works. Here is a quick look at how the deduction works and when you can take it.
Report: Sandy's Fallout Affecting Small Business In Tri-State AreaA third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google SearchIncreasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.
Schwag: Top 5 Promotional Gift IdeasIf you are trying to get more recognition for your business, promotional items are an effective tool. But all schwag is not created equally.