Category: Featured

Aug 26
Member Spotlight: Gabriel Marques

This month Gabriel Marques is featured in our member spotlight. Gabriel is a JD/MBA, licensed to practice law in New York State and the United States Supreme Court. The Gabe can be found on Facebook and Twitter. Interview Question: What is your business or profession? Answer: Attorney, Professor, Public Figure Question: What professional accomplishment are […]

Aug 20
Should Your Business Be Sponsoring Events?

Are you looking to get more exposure for your business? Have you already tried traditional print and online advertising mediums but feel like you’ve hit diminishing returns? It might be time to step things up a notch and consider the tried and true Hosting or Sponsoring approach. Hosting or Sponsoring a local event or meetup […]

Jun 12
Why, I Learned WordPress

Why, I Learned WordPress My Initial Reason Once upon a time, I had a website professionally created for my business. I was happy with the final product. However, I soon realized that making even the smallest of changes to the website was a process.  I could not do anything without my website developer.  I remember […]

Jun 10
Member Spotlight: Rich Rivkin

It is only appropriate that Rich Rivkin is our first Member Spotlight. For those of you who don’t know Rich, he was our previous meetup organizer and was excellent!  Professionally, Rich, is the president of Enviro-Disposal Group and has managed more than 3,000 projects involving transportation & disposal of contaminated soils. When Rich is not […]

May 27
Can A Facebook Page Be A Substitute For A Business Website?

There are companies that do business without a website.  The owners of these companies may not see the value in building and maintaining a website.  Some businesses have set up a Facebook page as an alternative to creating a website. Why not?  I mean Facebook is the largest social media platform. It is easy to […]

May 24
Get Your Local Business Found Online

RIP Phone Books! Nowadays, when people search for a product or service, they “google it.” To illustrate, if a pipe is damaged, I would google “plumber” or “mineola plumber,” and in seconds, I have a list of local plumbers.  Access to this information is great for me and the plumber who gets my business.  But, […]

May 22
Why Join Our Meetup Group

About Meetup ( Meetup is a service used to organize online groups that host in-person events for people with similar interests. Joining a meetup group is equivalent to joining a network or community.     Long Island Professionals Meetup Group Is a Long Island based group that meets on the last Thursday of every month […]