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    Services Are Exportable

    Services Are Exportable By María Clara Yepes Many small business owners think exporting means trading tangible goods. But, in today’s global world, there is a great chance a service can be successfully exported. While small service companies are sometimes shy to explore international ventures, this […]

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    Networking with Purpose

    You might enjoy networking, meeting new people, learning about their businesses and purposes but there is more to networking than just showing up with a well intended stack of business cards.  Networking is not as much about introducing yourself or your business to others as […]

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    Young Entrepreneur Builds a True Global Company

    Success! In less than four years, Sean Hopwood started Day Translations, Inc. and hit $1.2 million in sales. He created six new jobs in the United States and 13 more abroad. With three domestic offices and five overseas, He serves clients from Argentina to Dubai. […]

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    Tricycle Studios to Grow 30 percent, each year, for the next 5 years

    Tricycle Studios, one of Tampa Bay’s first digital marketing agencies, began in the fall of 1996 when founders, Tona Bell and Randy Rosenthal, combined their expertise in advertising and video production with business assistance from the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of […]

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    Top 5 Business Financing Considerations

    Financial injections come with the territory of business ownership, as does the extensive range of methods and lenders/investors to choose from. It’s critical to take a step back and review all the considerations before diving into something that either: A. wastes your time, or B. […]

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    Promotional Analysis: What do you Present to Your Potential Customers

    When was the last time you reviewed the company’s marketing and advertising materials?  You should update your materials on a scheduled basis so they don’t present an obsolete or confusing representation of your business. 

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