Can you tell a “professional visitor” from “someone who really wants to get business done?”
Have you ever met someone, had a brief discussion, then afterwards wondered . . .
· What was her/his name again?
· What did he/she say she did?
· Why would I care?
· Did he/she want something?
There are those that dive into a well-rehearsed elevator pitch....like a runaway train, full speed ahead without regard or understanding of where they are going.
Some people believe in the “throw enough crap at the wall something will stick” approach to selling. But when you are selling yourself, what you do or how you get it done, this method can just leave a real mess to clean up later.
Many business professionals look for business in an Apple Orchard when they should be in the Orange Grove. Would you know if you were in the right place?
When marketing your business to your peers, associates and potential clients they need to be excited to do business with you. Not just know what you do.
In this 3.5 – 4 hour workshop:
· You will learn how to market your business and build a team of strategic sales professionals that work together.
· Take a quick tour of where you are at now.
· Map out your business and strategic partners - creating clarity like never before.
· Create a concise marketing plan and set goals.
· Learn how to effectively work an event and capitalize on every opportunity.
· Many people think business networking is Facebook, LinkedIn or You Tube what role do they play in making connections?
· We will tie in Social Networking with Business Conventional Networking and how they work together.
We will learn how to capitalize on the 78% peer recommendation for your products and services.
After this workshop you will have a clear, concise understanding of how to market and communicate your business.
Because Knowledge Is Your Power,
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Scott, Bush push Florida Senate to pass immigration tuition bill Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.
The highly unusual move came a day after Senate budget chief Joe Negron announced he would not hear the bill next week, a decision that could doom the plan, a priority of House Speaker Will Weatherford. The issue has divided Republicans in Florida and across the country.
"Students who have spent…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:02:00 +0000 Details to be revealed soon on eateries to replace Hue, Urban ReThink Downtown’s foodie scene may soon learn what will replace the Hue restaurant and the Urban ReThink co-working/cultural meeting space in Thornton Park.
The trendy downtown Orlando neighborhood this afternoon tweeted to its 490 followers to be on the lookout for news on from the Thornton Park Restaurant Group for what’s happening in the shopping and dining district. See the tweet below.
Hue closed in May 2013 and Urban ReThink closed its doors a few months later in October 2013.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:12:00 +0000 Taking off: Closer look at Orlando airport's $103M in construction projects The next time you have to stop a conversation thanks to the noise from a 747 landing at Orlando International Airport, don't get annoyed. That's just the sound of economic impact.
In addition to being the backbone of Orlando's $50 billion tourism industry, Orlando International Airport has six projects going on right now with a budget more than $1 million. Those projects alone are valued at more than $103 million.
Hit the slideshow to get an update on the projects, based on information presented…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Fitch: Orlando Health expects $36.4M profit in 2014, gets A rating Orlando Health Inc. is expecting to make $36.4 million in profit in 2014 — and Fitch Ratings thinks the hospital system can beat that.
Orlando Health, which owns and operates seven hospitals, received an A rating from Fitch on its $848 million in debt April 17, and the outlook is stable. While the hospital lost money on operations in 2013, its last quarter showed a big improvement.
“Through the three-month interim period (Dec. 31, 2013; unaudited), operational performance has been at the…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 Baldwin Park VA could create up to 600 jobs Keeping the Baldwin Park VA open could create up to 600 new jobs for Central Florida's economy, VA officials said April 18.
The Orlando VA Medical Center in Lake Nona is expected to be finished by the end of the year. That facility is a replacement facility for the Baldwin Park facilities, leaving them vacant. U.S. Rep. John Mica held a press conference this week encouraging VA officials to keep the facility open.
The budget for facilities, maintenance and engineering would be $8 million per…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:04:00 +0000 1st United Bancorp boosts loans $25M in Q1 1 st United Bancorp grew its loans by $25 million in the first quarter, although its profits dipped slightly.
The Boca Raton-based bank holding company (NASDAQ: FUBC), which owns the largest bank based in Palm Beach County, posted net income of $2.7 million, down from net income of $2.8 million in the fourth quarter. That was still improved from net income of $1.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.
The bank’s loans grew by $25 million during the first quarter to reach $1.16 billion on March…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Students show off entrepreneurial skills at ‘Shark Tank’-like competition Just days after the One Spark festival took over Downtown last week, Jacksonville University held its own version of a creators showcase.
“Dolphin Pitch,” which offered cash prizes to the top three projects, was presented for the first time by JU’s Davis Entrepreneurship Organization Thursday.
A panel of local business leaders selected the winners, with first place and $500 awarded to the “JU App,” created by Alexandra Roberson-Dudley.
Among the 14 projects presented: “Dolphin Water,”…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Tips on tapping into the multibillion-dollar Hispanic tourism market Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries and is the No. 1 industry in Central Florida and the Sunshine State. In fact, there are cities in the U.S., and countries like Mexico, Spain, Costa Rica and many others in South America that have been even transformed by this great economic resource.
In the U.S., Hispanic travel is growing at a faster rate than the general market and has an estimated annual economic impact of more than $56 billion. While travel and tourism in the U.S. have taken…
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:59:00 +0000 See where South Florida stands as a top U.S. destination A popular travel website recently released its Top 25 U.S. destinations based on community reviews.
TripAdvisor took a look at the reviews of nearly 500 destinations and compared the ratings of hotels, attractions and restaurants over a 12-month period.
The results included two Florida destinations: Miami and Orlando. Miami was on the list last year, but dropped significantly in the rankings this year.
See where Miami stands in the attached slideshow.