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How hospitals can benefit from digital marketing Why it Pays to Keep Your Online Store Safe One Battle VC’s and Start-ups Have to Win to Survive! How can I sell my business without everyone knowing about it? Do you really need a blog on your website? How to find an experienced and aggressive business broker to sell your business
 
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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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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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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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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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Jacksonville Mayor, City Officials to Help Break Ground for Future IKEA Store

20 October 2016

WHAT: IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, will break ground on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, on its future Jacksonville store. The 290,000 square-foot store opens Fall 2017 on 25 acres along the northwestern corner of Interstate 295 and Gate Parkway, and will employ 250 coworkers. In addition to nearly 10,000 exclusively designed items, this future… Read More »

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John Peyton Named 2018 JAX Chamber Chair

14 October 2016

The JAX Chamber Board of Directors on Friday morning selected John Peyton as 2018 Chamber Chair. Peyton, a former Jacksonville mayor who is now president of GATE Petroleum Company, currently serves on the Chamber’s board and will begin as Chair-elect in January 2017. “In the ever expanding global marketplace, we must continue to aggressively tell… Read More »

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IKEA secures contractors for its future Jacksonville store

14 October 2016

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced contractors are hired for building its future Jacksonville store, the fifth such store in the State of Florida.  Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking next month and a store opening in Fall 2017,… Read More »

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