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Prime to Disrupt The How-To How much does optimizing delivery routes REALLY help? How your summer vacation reveals the health of your business How hospitals can benefit from digital marketing Why it Pays to Keep Your Online Store Safe
 
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Prime to Disrupt

Ideal Gas: 100 years in the making- the propane gas industry is about to change Thousands of homeowners and businesses rely on a steady supply of propane to do everything from taking a hot shower in their home to cooking a pizza at their favorite restaurant. What started as an industry with hundreds of suppliers… Read More »

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The How-To’s on Social Listening

You need to listen In the healthcare industry, there’s no lack of conversation taking place on social media. Consumers are producing and sharing articles/blogs, discussing healthcare changes, expressing their opinions concerning their experience with your hospital, and that’s just the beginning. Are you listening to what is being said about your hospital on social media… Read More »

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How much does optimizing delivery routes REALLY help?

Jim starts his day at 7am. After a cup of coffee and catching up with the fellas in the break room, he is handed a few sheets of paper printed from an excel spreadsheet. It’s how this company has always done things. For the next 6 hours, Jim will make stops all over the city… Read More »

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How your summer vacation reveals the health of your business

As a business broker, I like to hear that a business owner is taking a vacation. My prospective buyers like to hear it too. When a business owner is able to take a vacation, it’s a good sign that there’s infrastructure in place. That links directly to the health of the business and the health… Read More »

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How hospitals can benefit from digital marketing

There is an undeniable shift happening in how patients enter and engage with hospital systems. I’m not talking about the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care), I’m talking about consumer choice and how it has finally caught up to hospital systems. There was a day in the recent past when hospitals didn’t have to market themselves… Read More »

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Why it Pays to Keep Your Online Store Safe

Expanding your business to include the Internet is an excellent opportunity to reach new markets and grow your consumer base.That said, there are challenges involved in running an e-commerce website, including the responsibility of developing strong cybersecurity provisions. Keeping your customers – and your business – secure from cyber threats is no easy feat, but… Read More »

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Jacksonville based AutismTravel.com to Provide Families With Certified Travel Options

14 August 2017

Families with special needs now have customized vacation and travel options at their fingertips through AutismTravel.com. Created through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), AutismTravel.com is the first comprehensive online resource to help parents understand their options for travel with special needs in mind. “Our goal with AutismTravel.com is to help… Read More »

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American Association for Justice Honors Wayne Hogan with Lifetime Achievement Award

08 August 2017

Wayne Hogan, president of the Terrell Hogan Law Firm, received the American Association for Justice 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual convention in Boston on July 25. The Lifetime Achievement Award is one of the organization’s highest honors that recognizes a dedicated AAJ member whose courtroom advocacy has significantly advanced the rights of… Read More »

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One Spark Welcomes Guidewell Innovation as HealthSpark* Zone Sponsor

26 July 2017

One Spark, Inc. is pleased to announce GuideWell Innovation as the sponsor for the HealthSpark* Zone at the upcoming One Spark 2017 event in October. The HealthSpark* Zone, dedicated to health and wellness, will be one of up to five zones for Creators to showcase their innovations, receive real market validation, promote individual crowdfunding platforms… Read More »

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Most Reputable Bank in America Chosen

19 July 2017

As chosen by the American Banker magazine and the Reputation Institute, Synovus Bank has been named the most reputable bank in America. See the research results. Northeast Florida Division Market Executive, Damon B. Olinto was quoted as saying, Our company’s continued success depends on the strength of our reputation…with customers, non-customers, and in our communities.… Read More »

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IKEA seeking 250 coworkers to join Swedish family at store opening

11 July 2017

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that coworker recruitment is underway for its future Jacksonville store, opening Fall 2017 along the northwestern corner of Interstate 295 and Gate Parkway, approximately 10 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville.  Candidates interested in working at the future IKEA Jacksonville should be monitoring and applying online at… Read More »

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How to find an experienced and aggressive business broker to sell your business

17 May 2017

A small business owner can benefit when they hire a business broker to sell their business. Not only will the business broker work on their behalf to find qualified buyers, they will do so confidentially. When you want to sell your business, what should you look for in a broker? First of all, ask a… Read More »

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Coastal Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville Opens for Business

09 May 2017

Coastal Conference Center located 225 Water Street, Suite 2000 in downtown Jacksonville announced that they are officially open for business and taking reservations. The 15 dedicated conference and meeting room space is a first for Jacksonville. Leveraging the need for temporary meeting space, founder Lisa Gufford, has been fielding inquiries and  taking reservations even before… Read More »

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Ross Hughes & Associates, CPA’s Promote John Murk

02 May 2017

Ross Hughes & Associates (www.rosshughescpa.com) announced today that CPA, John Murk has been promoted to a partner of the firm.  “In the many years that John has worked with the firm he has demonstrated superior technical knowledge and dedication to his co-workers and clients. He is well deserving of this promotion. We are excited to… Read More »

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Franklin Street Secures New First Watch Location for Brooklyn Station

24 March 2017

Franklin Street, the exclusive leasing representative for First Watch Restaurants, announces the popular, Tampa-based breakfast-brunch- lunch concept is opening three new locations in the area, the newest to be located in the former site of Corner Bakery at Brooklyn Station on Riverside Avenue. Construction on the Brooklyn Station location will commence this summer. The building… Read More »

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Top SBA Lenders Named for FY16

03 March 2017

North Florida’s economy continues to improve and small business lending is at the center of that recovery. SBA guaranteed 1,128 loans through its North Florida District Office, valued at nearly $572 million in loans for small businesses in Fiscal Year 2016.  The following lenders have made an extraordinary contribution to small business lending in Fiscal… Read More »

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