Florida SBDC Business Blog

  • Locally-owned gym launches in Sebring

    Locally-owned gym launches in Sebring

    Prestige Fitness of Highlands County

    “We chose to launch this type of business because my business partner and my board of directors are really passionate about fitness and we wanted to provide a different alternative to the fitness industry here in the Highlands County area, by doing something that’s locally owned and operated, that’s non-corporate and that was also going to serve the millennial market,” Derek Pierce, owner of Prestige Fitness in Sebring, said.

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  • Bradenton-based restaurant utilizes bridge loan to sustain lack of tourists

    Bradenton-based restaurant utilizes bridge loan to sustain lack of tourists

    Capalbo’s Pizza of Manatee County

    Even though Capalbo’s Pizza, located in Bradenton, focuses on its all you can eat pizza, soup and salad bar, it has still felt the effects of red tide in Manatee County.

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  • Former business banker finding success with Certified Florida Farm Winery

    Former business banker finding success with Certified Florida Farm Winery

    Aspirations Winery of Pinellas County

    After working with hundreds of small business clients as a business banker, Bill Linville knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur when the time came to make a change.

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  • 20 Year Vision Comes to Life in Fresh Pet Food Company

    20 Year Vision Comes to Life in Fresh Pet Food Company

    FurBaby Fresh of Hillsborough County

    FurBaby Fresh was born out of necessity for Jay Goldstein. Twenty years ago, he wasn’t getting what he needed from his local veterinarian for his sick cat.

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  • Using social media to grow your business

    Using social media to grow your business

    by Kyle King | November 28, 2018 There is no question the impact that social media has on society and its ability to instantly connect people together. According to the PEW Research Center, 68 percent of Americans use Facebook.  As business owners, we need to […]

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  • 6 Tips to Improve Supplier Relationships

    6 Tips to Improve Supplier Relationships

    by Yolanda Cowart | Florida PTAC at PCED | December 4, 2018 Government contracting requires you to choose the right suppliers in order for you to deliver quality. This will give you a better chance of securing a contract in the future. After you have […]

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