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Driving Traffic to Your Website: What You Need to Know

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Virtually all businesses have one thing in common: they want to make money. To do this, they need to attract customers. Marketing to customers has changed a lot in the past decade. In the past, sales representatives may have gone door to door or used the phone to get a hold of customers. They… Read More »

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When Non-Compete Agreements Go Too Far

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When you think of non-compete agreements, you may think of them being used by technology companies with trade secrets. While that may have been the situation in the past, companies in virtually every industry are now using these agreements not only to protect themselves, but also limit employees’ ability to work. Companies large and… Read More »

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Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Industry Third in the Nation

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If you’re looking for a great place to invest in commercial real estate, consider Florida. Florida ranks third in the nation for money contributed to the state’s economy, at $189.4 billion in 2017. Only Texas and California contributed more. Florida also ranked third for spending on commercial real estate, at just under $100 billion…. Read More »

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Startups in South Florida Are Finally Seeing the Money

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Entrepreneurs are in the business to make money, but this is often easier said than done. Getting a deal from an investor is no easy feat, even if you go on “Shark Tank” and pitch to investors. Investors want to make sure they are investing in a company that can make them money for… Read More »

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Florida Restaurants Battle Over Name in Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

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What’s in a name? A whole lot, if you’re an entrepreneur. Your company name is how consumers identify you. Many names become so popular that they become household names, like McDonald’s, Walmart and Target. When naming a company, some choices are more popular than others, and even if trademarked, they can still be duplicated… Read More »

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The Sheik Sandwiches Expands Franchise

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Franchises are always looking for ways to expand their services and offerings to nearby locations. Fast food restaurants are typically easy to expand, since they require little space and already have proven processes and a solid customer base in place. The Sheik Sandwiches, a popular sandwich shop in Florida, recently expanded. It opened its… Read More »

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Amazon in Search of Commercial Real Estate in Florida

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The world’s largest online retailer is looking to set up shop for its second headquarters location, and South Florida is in the running. Amazon is currently looking at commercial real estate in the state. It is currently reviewing several proposed property locations in the area, including one in Palm Beach County, two in Broward… Read More »

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Florida Ale House Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

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When you hear music piping in through the sound system at a local tavern or ale house, you may not think much about all that is involved in the process. But that music is not simply coming from a stereo system. Establishments must pay for that music through an agreement they have with the… Read More »

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Florida Printer Suing Tumbler Company for Disclosing Trade Secrets

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There is so much competition in the retail space today. Even some companies who work together may want to take each other’s secrets to make a profit. That is what a Florida company is claiming happened to them. Trinity Graphic, a printer from Manatee County, is suing drinkware company Tervis for breaking a non-disclosure… Read More »

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Make Sure Your Startup Has the Right Technology

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Many Florida entrepreneurs are looking to start new businesses in the Sunshine State. In fact, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area ranks #1 for startup activity. However, when it comes to growing and sustaining a business, Florida is much further down the list. Keeping a business startup afloat is no easy task. There is immense competition,… Read More »

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