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How to Start a Business in Massachusetts

By Bonnie Zappacosta | September 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thinking of starting a business? Here are the nuts & bolts from a recently-published article in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Resource Guide for Massachusetts. Learn more about startup logistics, market research, how to register your business, zoning, patents & trademarks and so much more in this informative article. The Startup Logistics Even if you’re…

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Port People: Khone Sanasy of Thai Lily Kitchen

By Bonnie Zappacosta | September 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

With over 20 years in the Thai food business, Thai Lily Kitchen owner Khone Sanasy brings a collection of family recipes steeped in memories to one of Newburyport’s newest restaurants, located on Pleasant Street. Not only is the food selection healthy and fresh, the service is impeccable, and the staff is friendly and full of…

Spice Up Your Storefront with Fall Favorites

By Bonnie Zappacosta | September 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did you know that an estimated 70 percent of first-time sales are based on curbside appeal? That’s right; it’s all about presentation. Even if you’re not a retail business, curb appeal relays a message to passers-by about the quality of your work. In an effort to drive more sales and increase profits, spice up your storefront…

Top 10 Ways to Drive Back-to-School Business

By Bonnie Zappacosta | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Back-to-school season is officially in session! Parents and kids alike are adjusting to new schedules and new routines, and many may have a case of the summertime blues. Your business can keep the momentum going by offering back-to-school specials to make the transition easier. How can your business leverage this time of year to fuel…

Port People Week 15: Elaine Devereaux of Salon Bellisimo and Barbershop

By Elisabeth Hurley | August 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Courtney Ryan, Marketing Intern Recently, I visited Elaine Devereaux, the owner of Salon Bellisimo and Barbershop. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry! Courtney: How long have you owned Salon Bellisimo and Barbershop?…

Port People Week 14: Jim Barbere of Jim Barbere Photography

By Reception Desk | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Julie Wilmot, Intern Recently, I visited Jim Barbere, the owner of Jim Barbere Photography. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry! Julie: When did you start your photography business? Jim: I’ve been…

Port People Week 13: Bob Keller of Seacoast Medical Massage

By Reception Desk | July 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently, I visited Bob Keller, the owner of Seacoast Medical Massage of Keller Therapeutics, located in the Meridian Body Therapies office at 166 Water Street, in Newburyport, MA. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce…

Port People: Week 12 – John P. Wells of Wellsco Realty

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Lucy Gagnon, Intern Recently, I visited John P. Wells, the owner Wellsco Realty located at 40R Merrimac St in Newburyport, MA. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #portpeople campaign which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry! Lucy: How long has…

Dr. Ilya Bogorad – North Shore Neurology & EMG, LLC

By Mark Iannuccillo | June 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Medical School: Tufts Medical School Residency: Neurological Institute at Columbia University Fellowship: EEG/Epilepsy Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dr. Bogorad is board certified in Neurology and specializes in the diagnosis and management of conditions related to seizures/epilepsy and various spells. He also treats a variety of general neurological conditions, such…

Port People: Week 11 – Sacha Fossa of Sacred Temple Arts

By Reception Desk | June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Nora Cronin, Marketing & Communications Intern This week, I interviewed Sacha Fossa of Sacred Temple Arts. Below is the interview for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s #PortPeople campaign, which is a weekly profile of members of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry! Nora: What inspired you to open your practice? Sacha:…