Attendees will learn:
- What’s involved in Starting a Small Business
- The Emerson Planning System
- Funding Your Start-up
- Developing a Niche
- 5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail
For more information and to register please click HERE
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Today Google released its latest development in wireless technology, announcing it’s pay as you go wireless data service. The tech giant has teamed up with U.S carriers Sprint and T mobile to revival companies like At&T and Verizon, by offering customers the option to pay as you use. This simple means that when you use data for a YouTube video, or data to listen to Pandora that’s what you’ll be charged. Google is expected to launch this service soon. Currently it’s being said that Google is still in a testing phase for this new wireless service. If you can’t wait til the full launch of this service go out and get yourself the Good Nexus 6 smartphone.
Microsoft appears to have introduced to us its new digital personal assistant named Cortana. Visionz Of Success would like to share some key features for this new digital personal assistant finally introduced by Windows.
– She will be available on your Windows device. Check your device settings for updates.
– She can keep you updated on current events or help you manage your busy day
-She has a notebook where she takes notes about you and the tasks ahead. This feature is called Cortanas Notebook
– Cortana can help you learn about music. Just let her listen and she will reveal the information via the phones browser
– Cortana can be paired with the Bluetooth system in your car just pair your device and let Cortana do the rest
Remember, you must have a device running Windows 8.1. If you are unsure click here for the exacts on how to get Cortana on your device today.
The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) offers FREE business consulting in Jacksonville Florida at the UNF Herbert University Center. They provide free consulting to small businesses in all stages of business.
The stages that the SBDC serve are:
Established & Growing Businesses
Visit the SBDC online at by clicking HERE | 904.620.2476
12000 Alumni Dr Jacksonville, Florida 32224
UNF Herbert University Center
Did you know that Jacksonville Florida is considered to be one of the best cities in our country to start a small business? It’s ranked # 51 on Wallethub . When you’re done reading this article feel free to go and get all the specifics. Let’s go ahead and jump right into the goodies for those that want to start or grow their business but just don’t know how to get it accomplished. Start at your local library. That’s right, the Jacksonville Public Library! They pride themselves on sharing information, because that’s what libraries are for. Let’s have a close look at what they offer……….
*Information: Being in the center of the city and partnering with local businesses they are the source of information. Start your information search by speaking directly with a librarian. When it comes to you business questions you can contact Kate Holmes, she works in the business outreach department. Tell her that we sent you!
*Workshops: The Jacksonville Public Library offers FREE workshops that aim to educate. Some topics include business, computers, computer software, and even foreign language. Yes, you can learn a new language for free at the local library. This month it’s French. See our event calendar for more detailed information
*Reference Materials: The Jacksonville Library offers business books, periodicals, market research, economic indicators and even information about other companies so that you can scope your competition. The best part of this is that most of this information can be accessed from home via your computer. Your library card gives you free access to online databases. Click here to check out our article on how to access those databases.
*Collaborative Space: Need a place to brainstorm or go over projects with your business partner and others? Look no further, you can rent space inside the library for free and away from everyone else as you discuss important ideas. All you have to do is head over to your nearest library or give them a call to check for availability at 904.630.2665
This is just the tip of the iceberg and it’s up to you to go and find the unlimited possibilities located at the local library for free at your disposal. Don’t wait to manifest your vision of success and don’t forget we can help. Contact us using our contact form for more information.
Are you interested in learning Linux? Well soon enough our Jacksonville Public Library will be hosting a free computer class. This free computer class will be an introduction to Linux. The event will be held at the Main Library on December 28th @ 1:30pm . No RSVP is required just show up and be ready to learn. I definitely will be attending this event so that I can add to my working knowledge of computer software. Don’t meet me there, beat me there. For more detailed information click here
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it’s Small Business Center Orientation event. The event will be held in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville, see below for address and time details. The event will cover the following information
- Expanding or starting a business
- Business library services
- Counseling sessions
- Business workshops
- Financing options
- Contracting with the government
- Gaining certification from government agencies
- Building mentor relationships
I recommend this event to anyone interested in starting or growing their business. The Jacksonville Chamber of commerce serves as a direct link to getting started on your vision. Click the link for official details
Time & Location Details are as follows.
Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) started operations in November 2004 to advance the success of women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Both aspiring and existing business owners gain access to education, capital, resources and networks to help them become more successful. Programs are designed to deliver these benefits in support of women as they launch and grow their businesses. The JWBC serves clients in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties.
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs at Every Step
Jacksonville Women’s Business Center is committed to supporting the woman entrepreneur at every stage of business development as she faces all types of business challenges while becoming increasingly successful.
- Aspiring – Has an idea and a commitment to explore it
- Emerging – Engaged in defining a market, developing products and services and building a business organization
- Growing – Has experienced dramatic expansion success with evidence of developing professional management and systems
- Accomplished – Proven processes, effective management and continuous profitable growth