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Do you really need a blog on your website?

Seemingly everywhere you turn, you may hear about how businesses can benefit from adding a blog to their website. In fact, some sources may even tell you that a blog is a veritable necessity for business websites. Blogging can seem like a lot of work for busy entrepreneurs and professionals, and you may not think… Read More »

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

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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Pulled over for DUI? What happens next?

First of all, I hope you are never in this situation. But here are some important things that people wish they’d known before they are stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence. People are often confused about what happens next when blue lights come up behind them. It’s helpful to understand a typical DUI… Read More »

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2017 Small Business Leader of the Year

Leading with Verve, Courage and Boldness: Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails Owner Sarah Marie Johnston By Susan Burnell There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes before a perfectly-plated entrée reaches the table. Likewise, a vast amount of unseen effort goes into starting and sustaining a successful restaurant business. Sarah Marie Johnston will tell you… Read More »

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If nothing changes, nothing changes

The story goes something like this. Bob is a moderately successful corporate type. He has put in the time and has sat through enough corporate meetings for a lifetime.  Somewhere along the way, he became unfulfilled, hit his max pay rate and now doubts why he sold the last 20 years of his professional life… Read More »

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What your employee background checks may not be telling you

By Kate Mesic For most hiring managers, performing a criminal background check is part of the hiring process. We all want to make great staff decisions because the emotional and economic cost of a bad hire can be enormous. While performing a background check is very well accepted and prudent practice, it’s important to understand… 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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Amelia Toffee Lands Sweet Deal with Gate Stores

21 February 2017

Amelia Toffee Company has expanded its product line to enter the convenience store market. The artisan toffee company is now selling three newly-developed products at 26 GATE retail stores: Southern Heat Peanut Toffee, Bold Brew Peanut Toffee and Salty Bean Coffee Toffee. Amelia Toffee continues to offer a separate line of innovative artisan toffees at… Read More »

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Downtown Vision Announces 2017 #DTJax Award Winners

14 February 2017

Downtown Vision, Downtown Jacksonville’s non-profit Business Improvement District announced today the winners of the second annual #DTJax Awards who will be celebrated at the upcoming #DTJax Gala: River of Dreams. The #DTJax Awards recognize community leaders who work to create a vibrant environment, who support economic revitalization efforts through the activation of underutilized resources, job… Read More »

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Akerman’s Christian George Named President-Elect of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division

08 February 2017

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas and the largest law firm in Florida, today announced litigation Partner Christian George has been elected by the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) to serve as president-elect in 2017. He will be sworn in as president-elect… Read More »

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Pivot CPAs Promotes Several to Senior Positions

01 February 2017

Pivot CPAs’ Managing Partner Peter Reynolds announced the promotions of several key employees.  Pivot CPAs, formerly known as The Griggs Group until a rebrand in December, is one of the largest independently owned and operated CPA firms in Jacksonville.  Said Reynolds, “Our company is built not simply on people who are good at their jobs,… Read More »

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Jumbo Shrimp add four to front office staff

12 January 2017

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are opening the new year with four recently added staff members, and two continuing staff in new positions, as the club prepares for the 2017 Southern League season and the first Jumbo Shrimp game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Wednesday, April 12, at 7:05 p.m. New to the Jumbo Shrimp… Read More »

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