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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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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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JAX Chamber announces 2017 Small Business Leader of the Year winners

21 December 2016

The JAX Chamber announced its 2017 Small Business Leader of the Year winners. The winners are: Melody Shacter, TerraWise Homes, Arlington Council Calvin Bryant, C7 Creative, Beaches Division Denon Perry, Town Planner Calendar, Entrepreneurial Growth Division Liz Pierce, MomentStrong, Health Council Kevin Johnson, Secure Ideas, Jacksonville IT Council Randall Smith, SBS Promotional Solutions, Mandarin Council… Read More »

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The GriggsGroup rebrands firm to better reflect business mission

05 December 2016

The GriggsGroup, CPAs of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL announced on Friday to employees, clients and stakeholders that it is re-branding the firm to better align with its core business strategy.  Managing Partner Peter Reynolds told the staff this afternoon that The GriggsGroup will be known from this point forward as Pivot CPAs, staking its claim… Read More »

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SBA Seeks Nominations for 2017

22 November 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking nominations for the 2017 North Florida Small Business Person of the Year and several other small business awards. In recognition of the small business community’s contribution to the American economy and society, the President of the United States designates one week each year as National Small Business… Read More »

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Local Comfort Keepers® Wins Award for Operational Excellence

04 November 2016

Local Comfort Keepers® franchise owner, Kathryn Murphy R.N.  was recently awarded the Operational Excellence award by CK Franchising, Inc., franchisor of Comfort Keepers in-home senior care franchise network, for consistent delivery of exceptional service to clients, employees, and the community.  Murphy was one of 13 franchisees selected from over 340 franchisees for this prestigious award.… Read More »

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Florida SBDC Network Announces 2016 Performance Excellence Award Winners

26 October 2016

The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Performance Excellence Awards. The awards, which were presented in Orlando by Florida SBDC Network CEO and State Director Michael Myhre in September as part of the network’s 40th anniversary celebration, annually recognize top personnel, volunteers… Read More »

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