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I was Interviewed by The Pitch Queen

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I was interviewed by Michelle Weinstein, The Pitch Queen. Michelle is great at what she does, and this interview was a lot of fun. Phil Smith, born in Port Jefferson, New York, is a serial entrepreneur who is a visionary and an intelligent businessman who came from a humble childhood. While he has held the title of CEO for many …

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Build A Loyal Client Base With These 11 Retention Tips

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I was quoted in a Forbes article, click here to read article on Forbes.com New York’s entrepreneurial scene is highly competitive, with hundreds of local businesses in any given neighborhood. Between customer review sites like Yelp and word-of-mouth recommendations from their networks, your potential client base has countless choices in your product or service category. Why should they choose you? …

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Six Signs Now Is The Right Time To Start Your Business

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I was quoted in a Forbes article, click here to read article on Forbes.com You may have an amazing business idea, but actually following through with it can feel impossible. You may doubt your own abilities or the sustainability of your potential business, or perhaps you’re too afraid to leave the stability of your full-time gig. Whatever the reason, you …

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How To Grow A Small NY Business Organically

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I was quoted in a Forbes article, click here to read article on Forbes.com When growing your first business, there are many factors to consider, and juggling all the necessary startup tasks makes it hard to prioritize which elements of your business you should concentrate on or push to the back burner. Luckily, you don’t have to do it alone. …

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12 Tips To Avoid Pitfalls When Starting A Business In New York

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I was quoted in a Forbes article, click here to read article on Forbes.com Entrepreneurship is a constant process of trial and error. However, too much error may lead to significant pitfalls, or even failure. About 50% of small businesses fail in their first four years, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Main causes of failure …

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Inc.com Article: 4 Steps to Launch a Lead Broker Business

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Below is an article that I published on Inc.com, which you can also read here   If you want to start a new business or revenue stream, research lead flipping — also known as lead brokering. Leads are in high demand across industries. Think about companies in the following verticals: mortgage, insurance, home improvement, solar, personal, business, auto loans — …