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The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers Network Honors 13 Exceptional Clients

Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 02, 2014

A celebratory tradition of the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network is to honor its small business clients who have achieved strong growth and are passionate about what they do at The Annual Small Business Growth Success Awards luncheon to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township.PNC Bank and PSE&G are the primary financial sponsors of the event.

“This event is important because it brings all of us together to hear very special success stories about our small business clients around the state. They took a dream in the business world and made it happen with the expert guidance of our key management consultants of America’s SBDC New Jersey. Our financial sponsors help assist our small business assistance activities,” said Brenda Hopper, NJSBDC CEO/State Director.

“This event is all about recognizing our network’s small business clients’ business leadership and growth,” Hopper continued.

This years 13 award recipients represent broad sectors including, a company that is a leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated steel and joists in the Northeast; a tech company that has developed an app that has been downloaded 4 million times; a tech company that leverages High Performance computing and big data; a company that sells cooking tools and ingredients; a health food store; a cleaning company; an ecofriendly classic auto body repair shop; a womans clothing boutique; a limo service; a real estate services company; a company that specializes in asbestos and mold remediation, a tech company that provides off site backup and a promotional products firm.

“These client success stories only come to fruition due to client perseverance, assistance by our network experts, funding from the national program through Congress and financial support enacted by the State Legislature and administration each budget cycle as well as the financial support we receive through diverse private and public sector partners,” said Deborah Smarth, NJSBDC COO/Associate State Director.

“Our recognition of state legislators who have helped us maintain state funding and potentially increase the state’s investment is another key aspect of our annual event. We are glad to recognize our 2014 business advocates since their support is necessary to a growing small business assistance program that generates jobs,” Smarth continued.

Recipients of the NJSBDC Network 2014 Legislative Business Advocate Awards are Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (parts of Morris, Somerset counties); Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer (parts of Burlington, Monmouth, Ocean counties); Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (part of Hudson County) and Senator Linda R. Greenstein (parts of Middlesex and Mercer counties).

Im always proud to work on behalf of the NJSBDC because small businesses are the engine of our economy, Assemblyman Bucco said. I believe that every dollar invested in the growth of small businesses in this state is returned to us many times over. Senator Cunningham indicated that Through the ongoing commitment and work of NJSBDC, many of our small businesses are not just surviving, but thriving through very tough economic times.

Assemblyman Dancer credited the NJSBDC and added We must invest in our business community, leading the way to more jobs and a better economy.

The work done by the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers in fostering a welcoming environment for small business really is crucial to our states overall economic health, Senator Greenstein underscored.

Certain members of the media are being acknowledged for “Truth in Media” reporting for their coverage of the SBDC programs mission and its funding plight at important junctures in the life of the SBDC network. They include: Keith Ryzewicz, Editorial Page Editor of the Courier News, Home News Tribune and Daily Record; Kevin McArdle, State House Correspondent for Townsquare Media, New Jersey 101.5 radio; and Kevin Post, Business Editor of The Press of Atlantic City.

The 13 Success Awards Winners are:

Tap Factory, LLC (Taseen Peterson, Mark Petersen, Cameron Smith) A client of the SBDC network E-Business Program. A boutique app developer, the company has developed an application named which has been downloaded more than 4 million times and ranked as high as the top three in the entire Apple App Store; located in Newark.
Optimal Solutions, Inc. (Vijay Hanagandi, Ph.D., CEO) A client of the SBDC network Technology Commercialization Program. Delivers customized software applications that model, optimize and simulate industrial processes including manufacturing, supply chains, research and development projects to help companies optimize efficiencies and increase profitability; located in Lyndhurst.
Glazer Promos, LLC (Trish Glazer, President/Owner) A client of SBDC at Bergen Community College. A full service promotional products source where creativity, personal attention and value come together. The mission is to translate the needs of the companys clients into products that give them voice to their message in a customized approach; located in Mahwah.
Shore Cake Supply, LLC (Jennifer K. Welter) A client of the SBDC at Brookdale Community College. Sells cooking tools and ingredients in addition to cake, cupcake, cookie and an array of candy making and decorating supplies; located in Ocean.
Advanced Built Structures, Inc. (Deidre McCarthy) A client of the SBDC at New Jersey City University. Employs between 45 and 75 workers (depending on contracts) and has positioned itself as a leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated steel walls and joists in the Northeast; located in Jersey City.
Technical Integration Services, LLC (Shawn and Brian McDonough) A client of SBDC of Northwest Jersey. Has expanded its client base to include small businesses providing them with the same high-quality, cost effective data center solutions and services that it has provided to medium and large size companies; located in Fairfield.
Healthy Balance (Jane Bowers) A client of SBDC at Raritan Valley Community College. Specializes in gluten-free foods, herbs, and a vast inventory of supplements that support a healthy balance; located in Lebanon.
Pilanis Womans Boutique Stores (Bharat and Pallavi Aggarwal) A client of SBDC at Richard Stockton College. A womans boutique offering imported designs, unique clothing, handmade accessories, gifts and more, striving to produce the perfect mix of clothing, accessories and gifts; located in Atlantic City.
Shade Environmental, LLC (Diana and William Lynch) A client of the SBDC at Rutgers-Camden. A highly regarded firm by their peers, they specialize in asbestos and mold remediation and mechanical insulation services and employ from 20 to 25 employees; located in Maple Shade.
The Mavins Group, LLC. (Susan Devaney, CEO) A client of the SBDC at Rutgers-Newark. A move management company that focuses on serving seniors and provides concierge-style services, frequently related to lifestyle transitions that employs 17, full and part-time; located in Westfield.
A. Harrington Limousine Service, Inc. (Jonathan Wilner, President/CEO) A client of SBDC at Rutgers-New Brunswick. Owned for three generations, the Limousine Service offers luxury service and innovative ideas to maintain and exceed client satisfaction; located in Edison.
AJ Cleanness Corporation (Alvaro Lopez) A client of SBDC at the College of New Jersey. Provides cleaning services for gymnasiums, pharmaceutical companies, general office buildings, restaurants, hotels, events, car dealerships. Government facilities and more; located in Princeton.
Marios Classic Auto Body (Mario Tommolillo) A client of SBDC at William Paterson University. A successful auto body repair company in business for more than 20 years that stresses being eco-friendly; locate

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Care Wisconsin Rapidly Implements Casenet TruCare to Support Its New Medicaid Supplemental Security Income Business

Bedford, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014

Casenet, LLC, a leading provider of extensible care management solutions, today announced that Care Wisconsin selected and implemented the Casenet


LI Advantage to Participate in Accounting Business Events

Freeport, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014

May 9, LI Advantage sponsored the Nassau County Chapter of New York State Society for Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) Installation Dinner. The NYSSCPA is one of the largest state accounting organizations with more than 20,000 members. The society aims to develop and distribute knowledge concerning CPAs.

June 9-10, Long Island Advantage will be sponsoring NYSSCPAs Foundation for Accounting Educations NextGen Conference. The conference is aimed at new and emerging accounting professionals looking to grow and develop essential business skills needed to further their careers in the profession and will feature multiple experienced guest speakers.

On June 24th and 25th, A LI Advantage will be sponsoring NCCPAPs Accounting Technology Forum. The conference features an agenda that will cover important topics, tools and strategies in technology brought to attendees by experts, thought leaders, pioneering practitioners and key industry players.

Finally, to cap off its summer CPA events sponsorships, Advantage will be sponsoring FAEs CFOs, Controllers, and Financial Executives Conference. Which features talks by industry leaders on topics like Long Term Challenges and Opportunities in the Economic Environment and Global Value Equity Investing Lessons from the Past 30 Years. The conferences objective is to have attendees leave enlightened, educated, and inspired about topics that confront leaders under all business conditions, including the current challenging economic climate.

CPAs and financial professionals are important keys to our continued success, LI Advantage President and Co-Owner Rob Basso said. We are proud to be able to support the growth and advancement of these professionals who in turn support small businesses like ourselves and our clients.

Headquartered in Freeport, New York with an additional office in Hauppauge, New York LI Advantage Payroll is the New York/Long Island metropolitan region’s largest independently owned payroll and HR service provider. The company has grown each year since it was founded by President Rob Basso in 1996. Today the company has a staff of close to 50. Each year the company processes over $ 1 Billion in payroll. Servicing the region for seventeen years and the nation for more than thirty, Advantage Payroll is strongly committed to delivering the best in customer service, payroll, human resources and time and attendance management, while playing a pivotal role in various community outreach initiatives. LI Advantage Payroll has the highest customer satisfaction rating among payroll providers in the region. For more information contact LI Advantage Payroll at (516) 931-8400 or visit Advantage online at


cleverbridge Named to 2013 Chicago Business Journal’s 2013 Best Places to Work List

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 02, 2014

cleverbridge, a global full-service e-commerce provider for software and SaaS companies, announces that the company has been named to Chicago Business Journal’s 2013 Best Places to Work Awards list. With 13 honorees, the list recognizes the area’s leading employers those companies that go beyond the norm to foster an engaged and meaningful work environment for their employees.

In order to be considered for the list, Chicago employers must have a minimum of 20 employees, falling in three categories: Small Businesses (20-100 full-time employees), Midsize Businesses (101-500 full-time employees) and Large Businesses (more than 500 full-time employees). Companies were evaluated based on the results of an employee survey administered by Quantum Workplace. The survey evaluated team effectiveness, retention, employee alignment with company goals, trust with co-workers, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement and people practices.

Unique to the Best Places to Work program, the evaluation focuses on employee engagement across the company, because it believes an engaged workforce is far more predictive of a companys success than any other measure. Engagement is the byproduct of wildly successful relationships in the workplace, said Greg Harris, CEO, Quantum Workplace. Engaged workplaces enjoy higher productivity, lower turnover, and stronger financial performance.

We are thrilled and honored to be recognized by Chicago Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Chicago, said Craig Vodnik, vice president of operations, cleverbridge. Since the beginning, we have always focused on fostering a strong company culture that ensures our employees can grow at both a personal and professional level. The Great Place to Work ranking solidifies the importance we place on our culture as a global organization.

cleverbridge was also recently named to Brill Streets 2013 list of Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago and the 2013 Lead411 Technology 200 List of the fastest growing tech companies in the United States. cleverbridges German office was also named #11 on the 2013 Great Place to Work list by Great Place to Work Institute, which recognizes the top 40 IT companies in Germany with exceptional workplace cultures based on a benchmark survey.

The Chicago Business Journal’s 2013 Best Places to Work Awards list is available online at To learn more about cleverbridge, please contact inquiry(at)cleverbridge(dot)com or visit

About cleverbridge

cleverbridge is a global full-service e-commerce provider for companies that sell software and SaaS solutions. The companys flexible cloud-based platform and experienced client service drive the performance of B2C and B2B businesses around the world, enabling the complete optimization of their global online sales and marketing initiatives. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Tokyo, cleverbridge provides a customized, multi-channel e-business solution to more than 300 international corporations like Acronis, Avira, Dell, Malwarebytes and Parallels, supporting their traditional, SaaS and subscription-based e-commerce needs. For more information, visit or the Building Keystones blog.

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BAASS Business Solutions Inc. Presents a Cloud Uncovered Webinar Series

(PRWEB) September 19, 2013

BAASS Business Solutions Inc. (BAASS), a distinguished North American Sage ERP partner, is hosting a series of informational webinars discussing the benefits of Cloud computing technology for both small and medium sized businesses.

The first webinar,Move to the Cloud with Deltek, will be presented by Jason Choo, Manager of Channel Sales at Deltek, on September 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST. This webinar is open to the public and will discuss the advantages of Cloud solutions while highlighting important Cloud-based project accounting and project collaboration tools.

The second webinar,Navigate your way through Netsuite, will be presented by Manny Buigas, Vice President of U.S. and Caribbean Operations at BAASS, and Mukesh Mistry, Regional Sales Manager at NetSuite, on September 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST. This webinar is open to the public and will discuss the five Ws the Who, What, Where, When and Why of Cloud computing along with how NetSuite can help businesses reach their goals.

Cloud computing is transforming conventional software and giving business owners a new, and more efficient way of doing business, said Joseph Arnone, President of BAASS. BAASS is excited to collaborate with Deltek and NetSuite to give businesses the tools they need to succeed where Cloud computing is concerned. Our goal is to raise awareness about Cloud Computing while highlighting ground-breaking Cloud solutions designed to help businesses reach their goals for success.

About BAASS Business Solutions Inc.

Established in 1988, and now celebrating its 25th year in business, BAASS has been successfully assisting small and medium sized businesses improve their business processes, increase productivity and efficiency and become more profitable. Our dedicated team of professionals have earned a reputation for their expertise, professionalism, and integrity serving clients throughout North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. BAASS has been recognized within the industry on numerous occasions for excellence in customer service and has earned top 1% in net promoter score. However the real proof is what our many satisfied clients have to say about us. As a full-service technology consulting firm, we can offer, implement, and support end-to-end solutions that work for our clients now, and in the long term. Our comprehensive range of services includes needs assessment, management consulting, system design and configuration, software training, and technical support in accounting, ERP, CRM, HRIS, e-business, business intelligence, and custom solutions.


Webinar Attempts to Demystify the Process of Building an Affordable Business Website

Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 27, 2013

ResponsePoint, a Raleigh, North Carolina based marketing agency specializing in Business-to-Business (B2B) lead generation solutions has added another webinar to their monthly webinar series. This webinar entitled Building an Affordable Business Website focuses on the technologies, processes and solution available to SMBs when researching options for building their companies website.

With so many technologies, services and products available that promise to make the whole process simple, its surprising that so many companies find themselves doing nothing rather than trying to filter through the hype and false promises, says Brian Gossett, CEO of ResponsePoint. This webinar will not only explain, but also demonstrate how simply and affordable building a professional looking website can be.

As part of ResponsePoints marketing webinar series, this webinar Building an Affordable Business Website will look beyond the smoke and mirrors of website development and demonstrate how easy building an affordable business website and regularly updating it can be. It will also provide information vital to choosing the right website package for your company based on the following factors:


The Business Finance Store Highlights Considerations for Upgrading a Credit Card Terminal

Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) Might 19, 2012

VeriFones SAIL credit score card swiper could be a little way too close to Squares cell technological innovation, Bloomberg Businessweek noted. Whilst VeriFones SAIL looks bodily various, the arrangement and use terms and conditions are remarkably comparable, this kind of that Square might think VeriFone copied their merchant agreement. No matter of whether these VeriFone copied sq., the information is demonstrative of the fact that credit score card swiping technological innovation is continually altering. With consistent changes in merchant terminal technologies, little businesses may be questioning regardless of whether it is really worth it to update. In the current blog site submit Must You Upgrade Your Credit score Card Terminal?, The Company Finance Retailer highlights some issues to seem for when taking into consideration upgrading a credit card terminal.


The Business Finance Store Provides Tips for Small Business Austerity Plans

Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) April twelve, 2012

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos expressed considerations that the impending elections in Greece may well compromise the austerity plan that the country’s one hundred thirty billion Euro bailout relies upon on, Bloomberg Businessweek noted. The next government will need to suggest about twelve billion in paying cuts for 2013 and 2014. As international locations battle to meet up with their financial commitments by implementing austerity plans, they prepare to decrease fees and perform on a bare-bones finances. Running a small enterprise is not that various. In the modern blog article An Austerity Strategy for Little Company Owners, The Enterprise Finance Store supplies some suggestions for little businesses to implement their individual austerity programs and reduce expenses.

Even though getting company financing aids a new business to get off the floor, new entrepreneurs ought to consider quick steps to build a budget and put their individual austerity program in place. Examine much more about how little corporations can be profitable by chopping their budgets at The Enterprise Finance Store Website.

The Enterprise Finance Store is a business funding and consulting company that offers tailored Enterprise Monetary Answers. Seasoned experts supply guidance in a assortment of monetary remedies to assist small companies do well such as: Business Monetary Solutions, Lawful Remedies, and Accounting Answers.


The employees at The Organization Finance Retailer understands that starting up and growing a enterprise is an interesting time. They maintain it interesting by using treatment of some of the most hard aspects, by offering authorized assistance, helping with important tasks like accounting &amp bookkeeping, and by getting enterprise finance. They can swiftly and effortlessly guidebook entrepreneurs by way of numerous various difficult procedures and set them on the path to results.

For ten several years The Company Finance Shop has been aiding startups and other small businesses legally framework their businesses, discover the proper franchises, get the funding they want, and accomplish the American Aspiration of possessing their personal profitable organization. Given that expanding nationwide in 2007, they have served thousands of firms and have funded more than $ 60 Million in enterprise credit score lines, not which includes SBA loans. The Business Finance Store sees limitless likely in the current local weather, and looks forward to several strong many years of progress to occur. Acquire some time to critique their providers, and give them a phone.


For more data, or a cost-free, no-obligation analysis of your organization demands, visit The Organization Finance Store site: A member of their specialist employees will make contact with you to go over your business’ small and long-phrase objectives. What ever you need, The Enterprise Finance Shop is there.



Webinar-Sean McKay, VP of Business Development at American IRA-A National Provider of Self Directed IRAs, Invites All to The ABCs of Self-Direction on March 26th

Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2012

Sean McKay, VP of Enterprise Advancement at American IRA-a Countrywide Provider of Self Directed IRAs, invitations all to a free of charge Webinar ‘ABCs of Self-Direction’ on March 26th. This is a simple webinar created for people that would like to find out about Self-Directed IRAs.


Sean McKay claims, “This is our ‘basics’ presentation for people seeking to find out about the overall flexibility available to them inside Self-directed IRAs. We supply these webinars free of cost as element of our mission to educate the community that their retirement account can invest in a range of belongings these kinds of as true estate, non-public lending, restricted liability firms, precious metals and considerably much more!”


Right here are just some of the several matters that will be coated in this webinar:

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-Genuine Estate

-Tax Lien Certificates

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*People Constraints

*Varieties of IRAs and who they are for

*Investing in Genuine Estate

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*Account funding alternatives


Cost: These webinars are open to the public and free of charge to all.


American IRA, LLC was established in 2004 by James C. Hitt in Asheville, NC.

The mission of American IRA is to supply the highest stage of client support in the self directed retirement business. Mr. Hitt and his team have developed the organization to in excess of $ 250 million in property underneath administration by educating the public that their self-directed IRA account can invest in a assortment of property these kinds of as true estate, personal lending, restricted liability firms, treasured metals and considerably a lot more!


To discover more about American IRA, LLC and self-directed IRAs/self-directed Solo 401(k)s, be sure to contact our business office at one-866-7500-IRA(472).


As a self-directed IRA administrator they are a neutral third celebration. They do not make any recommendations to any individual or entity associated with investments of any form (such as fiscal reps, investment promoters or businesses, or workers, agents or associates connected with these corporations ). They are not liable for and are not bound by any statements, representations, warranties or agreements produced by any these kinds of particular person or entity and do not offer any suggestion on the top quality profitability or reputability of any investment, person or company. The expression “they” refers to American IRA, situated in Asheville, NC.