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

Entrepreneurial Development Training for Veteran Women

09 November 2012

The U.S. Small Business Administration has partnered with Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, to provide veteran women with a unique training opportunity to start or grow a business. This training is open to current veteran women, active-duty women who are transitioning out of the military in… Read More »

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Leadership Jacksonville Announces First Video Airing of the Jacksonville Legacy Series

08 November 2012

Fran Kinne to be featured on WJCT on Nov. 15 Leadership Jacksonville announces the first airing of a video from its Jacksonville Legacy Series, an ongoing video series showcasing some of the region’s most prominent leaders who positively impact the First Coast community. The video, which will air on WJCT at 8 p.m. on Thursday,… Read More »

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World’s Top Professional Poker Players Descend on Jacksonville

08 November 2012

bestbet Jacksonville Hosts World Poker Tour Tournament, Drawing Poker Celebrities, Legends and Leading Up-and-Comers Several of the world’s top professional poker players—including this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) champion—will be in Jacksonville this week, competing for a half-million-dollar prize at a World Poker Tour (WPT) tournament Nov. 9 – 13, at 201 Monument Road, Jacksonville. bestbet Jacksonville, Florida’s top poker… Read More »

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Fighter International LLC to Appear on “The Balancing Act®” on Lifetime TV

07 November 2012

The producers of the popular morning show, “The Balancing Act®” on Lifetime TV are pleased to welcome new partner Fighter International, producers of Fighter Energy drink, to the Balancing Act®’s “Balance Your Life Road Tour™”. Fighter Energy is a new energy drink that is free of the crash usually experienced when consuming most energy drinks.… Read More »

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Attorney Charles Jimerson assumes presidency for First Coast Chapter of Risk Management Association

05 November 2012

Attorney Charles Jimerson, managing shareholder of Jimerson & Cobb, P.A., has assumed the presidency for the First Coast Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA). His term will continue through the fall of 2013. The First Coast Chapter of RMA will host events during the upcoming year including a Guest Speaker series, mixers for professional… Read More »

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Massey Services acquires Greenfrog Services

05 November 2012

Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Fla.-based Massey Services, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of GreenFrog Services, a pest management company headquartered in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. GreenFrog specializes in residential and commercial pest prevention and termite services, and serves the Jacksonville Beach and Ponte Vedra areas. “We are pleased to welcome David… Read More »

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The Hoffman Agency marks 20 years

01 November 2012

The Hoffman Agency LLC, a full-service marketing and communications firm based in Jacksonville, Fla., marks 20 years in business. According to agency owner and company president Jeffrey R. Hoffman, he and his team have worked with a number of companies and organizations throughout the years including local clients and clients based in Chicago, New York,… Read More »

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Hampton Golf announces the acquistion of the course and club at Palencia

01 November 2012

Hampton Golf in partnership with Randy Frankel, former Wall Street executive and partner of the Tampa Bay Rays, have acquired the golf course and club assets at Palencia, a 2,350-acre master-planned community in St. Augustine, Fla. The closing was finalized today. The 33,000-square-foot clubhouse and Arthur Hills championship golf course will remain a private, membership-driven… Read More »

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North Florida District Office to Celebrate Local Businesses

30 October 2012

The U.S. Small Business Administration will celebrate the graduation of the 2012 Emerging 200 (e200) class on November 7, 2012 at Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville at 6:00 P.M. The Emerging 200 (known as e200) is an intensive training initiative to accelerate high-potential small businesses’ growth in select cities. Developed by the U.S. Small Business… Read More »

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How to Start or Grow a Business Online Live Event: November 9th-11th

30 October 2012

“In Just One Weekend You’ll Discover Everything You Need To Start Or Grow Your Business Using The Internet…”   The secret to more customers, more sales, more website traffic, more free time, and more money is LITERALLY at your fingertips… and it’s WAY easier than you think! (We’ll show you how to get it!) Join… Read More »

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