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Emotional cocktail when selling your business

Scared- Excited-Worried-Optimistic-Nervous-Joy-Sadness-Anticipation Yes to all those. If you are selling or buying a business, chances are you will feel all the emotions above sometime in the process. Bianca Evans, consultant with Transworld Business Brokers explains that it’s rare that a business owner doesn’t feel some cocktail of emotions when selling a business. “I’ve only had a… Read More »

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JAX Chamber Announces 2018 Small Business Leader of the Year Winners

The JAX Chamber announced its 2018 Small Business Leader of the Year winners. The winners are: ·      Lisa DiFranza, DiFranza Law, P.A., Beaches Division ·      Clyde Yandell, Intelligent Office of Jacksonville, Downtown Council ·      Kimberly Deas, Murphy Business & Financial Services, Entrepreneurial Growth Division ·      Kathryn Murphy,… Read More »

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Does Your Attorney Know Transaction Law?

When you’re selling your business, you need a good team to help you make it happen. That team should include your business broker, your accountant and your attorney. While many attorneys have a great skill set, it’s essential to have one with specific expertise in transaction law. Why? As a business broker, I’ve seen deals… Read More »

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First Coast CPA Firm Begins New Year with a New Name

A long-established, North Fla. CPA firm begins 2018 with a new name, marking only its third brand change in more than three decades. Patrick & Robinson CPAs became Patrick & Raines CPAs Jan. 1 when Adam Robinson left for an opportunity with Hartman, Blitch & Gartside, P&R announced in its blog, “Profit Statements.” P&R was… Read More »

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Top 40 Business Students 2017

Community Leaders: It is with great pride I introduce to you the 2017 TOP 40 business students of the JU Davis College of Business. With the program in its 5th year thanks to our generous sponsors Brown and Brown Insurance and Predictive Results, Advantage Business Magazine gave well deserved recognition to some of the finest… Read More »

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iDeal Gas Partners with GreenSky Financing in Residential Propane Tank Ownership Program

As many homeowners are seeking to better control their propane gas energy costs, there is one important caveat that many don’t know. When a specific propane provider owns your underground storage tank (UST), you are required to purchase your propane gas from that provider. The homeowner has no flexibility to shop providers for a better… Read More »

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Cowford Chophouse Announces Opening Date of October 26

Jacques Klempf, owner of the Cowford Chophouse, today announced October 26, 2017 as the restaurant’s opening date. Reservations can be made at CowfordChophouse.com and through OpenTable. “When I purchased this building in 2014, I had a vision for a restaurant that would reflect Northeast Florida’s history, cuisine and culture. I am thrilled to share that… Read More »

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How good record-keeping helps you sell your business

How do your books look? When you are aiming to sell your business, it’s worthwhile to take a close look at your record-keeping through the eyes of a potential buyer. You’ll want to understand how your tax-saving strategies will look to a prospective buyer, for example. An accountant can view your records based on generally… Read More »

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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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