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Music Compound - Sarasota

Jenny Townsend’s passion for music gave her the idea to create a music lesson and jam space.

Javi's Salsa

Javier Nava, manufactures authentic handcrafted Mexican salsa, inspired by his mother's recipe.

Lulu's Ice Cream - Miami

Luisa Santos started her own nitrogen ice cream shop -- with some help from Florida SBDC.

Urban E Recycling - Tampa

After 25 years in the recycling business, Greg Rabinowitz joined Dell Funk to start a new company.

Small Business Basics

Starting Out
Business Ownership

Boost Innovation
Technology • Incubators • Technology Transfer • Licensing

Get Organized
Business Structure • Name • Permits • Location

Work the Plan
Business Plan Secrets

Protect Yourself
Insurance • Intellectual Property • Disaster Preparation • Cybersecurity

Follow the Laws
Labor Laws • Records and Accounting • Taxes

Growing Your Business

Financing
Equity Financing • Loans • Agency Partners • Crowdfunding • Grants

Promotion
Branding • Advertising • Media • Online • PR • Measuring Results

Expansion
Selling to Florida • Government Contracting • Exporting

Ron Stein on Sales and Marketing

These tools can help automate your marketing efforts, boost sales
Adding automation, using programming when you are marketing or selling can indeed offer an advantage to a resource-strapped company. These contemporary tools will enforce lead follow-up and increase conversions. And they can help a startup sell like a big brand.
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Small Businesses Advice

The more engaged your employees are, the more successful your business will be
Having staff engagement is so important for every business. It is critical for your profitability and customer service. Highly engaged employees are more committed to your business, its goals and its success. In short, they are better employees.
[More from Jerry Osteryoung]

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