The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our region has resulted in one of the most challenging business environments we’ve ever seen.  Yet, Staten Island has an incredible way of coming together during crisis, from 9/11, to Sandy, and now “the Pause”.

SILive + Staten Island Advance recognize that the local business community is absolutely vital to our region’s economy and well-being.  It is for that reason that we have leveraged our marketing and technological assets to create, an initiative to offer a lifeline to the local business community.



  • Rally4SI-laptopProvides local businesses a FREE, easy-to-navigate advertising platform to reach customers.
  • This self-serve website allows businesses to post their logo, phone number, website URL, a link to purchase gift cards or order online as well as space to share your hours of operation, promotions and more.
  • Businesses can access the platform directly to add their free listing at  Click the “add a local listing” button in the upper right corner and follow the prompts.
  •  It is supported by a significant marketing campaign designed to drive consumer engagement with the platform and inspire our community to rally around local businesses. is a great new, free way for local businesses to promote their business as they emerge from the shutdown and beyond.   Regardless of what phase of reopening your business is in, we’re dedicated to helping you succeed. – Dan Ryan



The Staten Island Advance + SILive family has been fully committed to supporting the community.  From our newsroom and journalists keeping readers informed to the advertising and operations teams helping clients navigate this difficult time, we are focused on helping State Island residents and businesses in the most effective ways possible. – Michele Valenti

We’re Here to Help:

Our team of local marketing experts is available to consult with you to address your challenges, offering guidance.

We offer best-in-class, turn-key marketing solutions that can help you connect with your customers and reach new ones. is one of the special efforts that will help your business weather this crisis and rebound as we all move forward. We also have assembled useful marketing tips for marketing during uncertain times.

#Rally4StatenIsland is our hashtag. Please use it to help unify and energize the community around this effort.

To your success,

Michele Valenti