BUFFALO, NY – Like many foodpreuneurs before her, Evangeline Conley liked making her homemade salad dressing and marinade for her friends and family for special gatherings and occasions. Their positive reaction to the recipe gave her the motivation and idea to start her own business.
When Conley founded Greek Goddess Products, Inc. in 2008, she reached out early for guidance on how to get started. She learned about the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Buffalo State College from a friend who suggested she start there.
“The first thing I did was take a course through the SBDC. It was a start-up workshop allowing me the opportunity to learn about balance sheets, profits and loss, and ways to market my business,” says Conley. “As a business owner, it’s so important to learn about managing your finances and how to approach legal fees and trademark laws.”
The Buffalo District office has four different SBDC locations around Western New York and Rochester... Read More