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BRANDING YOU: THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR HEADSHOT

By Joe Anzalone When you think of branding, you might think of the basics: a fantastic logo, a clever tagline, a carefully chosen color palette. But in reality, branding goes way beyond your marketing “stuff.” It’s the emotional connection you create with your clients. In case you didn’t know it, YOU are your brand. Here’s… Read More »

Keep Options Open With Networking

Carey Hepler was comfortable in Corporate America. He had formed fruitful relationships as he had ascended through giants such as Citibank and Florida Blue—or so he had thought. Like countless counterparts across corporations nationwide, it was only after he was laid off in 2009 that he realized he concentrated too much on his work to… Read More »

2015 Top 40 Talent

As a college, with enrollment growing 23% since 2011 and currently more than 900 graduate and undergraduate students, the Davis College of Business (DCOB) has created an award to recognize our students for their performance. We have selected 40 students who have excelled in the classroom while continuously developing their leadership skills. After three years… Read More »

Pursue Your Passion…Money Will Follow

If you’re going to take a chance, take a chance on yourself. If you see a problem that needs solving, solve it yourself. It is always better to be the catalyst for change, than a consumer of the byproduct. This is how Automotive Broadcasting Network became the nation’s leading automotive digital signage network, providing quality… Read More »

An Artfully Crafted Duo

You can grow your business by helping other entrepreneurs grow theirs. Partnering with a provider of complementary services can create mutually beneficial opportunities by positioning you to better serve customers together. Artist Steve Williams and art procurement firm HAS Art Solutions provide customers with additional value by engaging them in the creative process. Customers can… Read More »

Don’t Get Lost in the Shuffle – The Importance of Branding

By Katrina Davis Branding is the lifeblood of a business. It is the personification of a company to a customer and answers the question, “Why shop here?,” from a psychological perspective. Branding is why people spend their money with one company as opposed to another. It is the foundation for the look and feel of… Read More »

Jacksonville Business Elite Parking Itroduces Downtown Parking Shuttle Service

13 October 2015

Jacksonville based Elite Parking Services of America (Elite Parking), a national parking and transportation management company, announced the launch of its new Downtown Business Employee Parking & Shuttle Service Program.  The service is a privatized employee shuttle program developed to help bring companies into the downtown marketplace, by providing a coordinated solutions for their employee… Read More »

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3D Digital Solutions acquires Dorsey Media Group

09 October 2015

A Jacksonville digital marketing and printing company continues to grow its business through acquisition and now offers video services. 3D Digital Solutions acquired Jacksonville’s Dorsey Media Group in a deal announced today. 3D Digital Solutions is experiencing nearly 500-percent year-over-year growth, according to company executives. The agency provides targeted display ads, digital visibility packages, social… Read More »

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Stellar begins construction on Tom Bush automotive facility projects totaling more than $6.4M

06 October 2015

Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has started construction on a $1.4 million Tom Bush Collision Center, converting a former retail store into a collision repair shop. Upon completion of the project, Stellar will build a $5-million BMW dealership in the prior collision center location. Located at… Read More »

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Jacksonville’s 2015 Alphabet Soup Social Mixer

06 October 2015

Jacksonville’s seven top marketing, advertising and communications organizations are coming together for the 7th Annual Alphabet Soup Social on November 5th from 5:30 – 8 PM at Unity Plaza located at 220 Riverside Avenue. The professional members and guest of the local chapters of AAF, AIGA, FPRA, IABC, JAMA, JOMM and PRSA come together every… Read More »

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FreshMinistries awarded $1.98 million federal grant for aquaponics project in U.S. Virgin Islands

02 October 2015

FreshMinistries Inc., a humanitarian non-profit organization based in Jacksonville, Florida, has been awarded a $1.98 million federal grant to launch an agribusiness center to support aquaponics farming and entrepreneurship in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The project will be funded by the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. According to this week’s announcement… Read More »

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Ameris Bancorp Signs Definitive Merger Agreement to Acquire Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc.

02 October 2015

Moultrie, GA and Jacksonville, FL, October 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq- GS: ABCB) (“Ameris”), the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Ameris will acquire Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq- CM: JAXB) (“Jacksonville Bancorp”), the parent company of The Jacksonville Bank, Jacksonville, Florida. Upon completion… Read More »

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Shamika Baker named BSEC Managing Director

01 October 2015

Shamika Baker, former director of the City of Jacksonville’s Small and Emerging Business Program, has been named Managing Director of FreshMinistries’ Beaver Street Enterprise Center. In her new role, she will manage tenant services, programs and community relations for Beaver Street Enterprise Center, Jacksonville’s only core- city business incubator. “It’s a great opportunity of course,”… Read More »

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Local Nonprofit CEO honored by the NFL, The Jaguars and The Hispanic Heritage Foundation for Leadership Award

23 September 2015

Annie Grogan, President and CEO to The Hispanic Institute for Life and Leadership (The H.I.L.L.) was the recipient of the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award during the September 20, 2015 game against the Jaguars and the Miami Dolphins.. The award recognizes the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market and is a joint partnership… Read More »

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Naturally Smart Foods Begins International Distribution

14 September 2015

From a small commercial kitchen in Jacksonville Beach, to grocery chains across the globe, Naturally Smart Foods is expanding distribution of its protein enriched frozen desserts.  This month, a shipment is headed to Bahrain in the Middle East. “This is an amazing opportunity for the continued growth and success of Naturally Smart,” said Mark Patterson,… Read More »

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Local Nationally Acclaimed Cardiologist Takes Center Stage During Hispanic Heritage Month

11 September 2015

The Hispanic Institute for Life and Leadership (The H.I.L.L.) will hosts its LAS VOCES Guest Speaker program with award winning Dr. Gladys Velarde M.D.  The talk will take place on Thursday, September 17 at the UNF, Adam W. Herbert University Center from 6-8 P.M. With nearly 1 in 5 employees in Jacksonville working in healthcare… Read More »

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