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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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Most Reputable Bank in America Chosen

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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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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One Battle VC’s and Start-ups Have to Win to Survive!

Values Versus Value It can be an exciting and exhilarating time. Imagine how it must feel to be a confident entrepreneur armed with your ambition and a venture backed war chest. Rules be damned, it’s time to change the world. …and this is a good thing, until of course, it’s not. For a fortunate minority,… Read More »

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IKEA seeking 250 coworkers to join Swedish family at store opening

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 can I sell my business without everyone knowing about it?

When a business owner decides to sell a business, information leaks are a big concern. Owners worry about confidentiality. They don’t want it to be public knowledge until the deal is done, because if word gets out that a business is for sale, there are multiple exposure worries: What if my employees find out? If… Read More »

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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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Life After Layoff Could be Better Than Ever

By Marshall Reddy When Rick Graham was laid off from a 23-year career in health care, it was a gift, he’ll tell you. “Had the layoff not happened, we would have missed out on our dream,” says the 53-year-old. He is now president of Club Pilates in Jacksonville, a franchise opportunity that I helped him… Read More »

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Coastal Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville Opens for Business

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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