Thursday, December 20, 2012

12/12/2012: Surviving Superstorm Sandy

Cocoa Bakery in Jersey City, NJ was on the verge of opening its first location when Sandy hit, flooding the store with nearly six feet of water. Owner Eric Fleming talks about how he and his wife are managing to get back in business despite financial and construction setbacks.

12/05/2012: Featuring 'Shattering Images'

11/28/2012: Small business feature: How Score can help

Small business feature: Let's Get Laced and owner Summaya Newman
Hear how Score can help you in your small business by listening to how they helped 'Let's get laced', a Miami small business.

11/21/2012: Score facilitates international partnership

Eric Thompson - Broward SCORE mentor 
Marc Mendelson - Viewbrite Safety Products
Stephen Donnelly - Star Instruments Ltd.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

10/10/2012: Encore Entrepreneurs

10/03/2012: Women for the Planet Recycling

Miriam Samateh talks about her efforts in pursuing crowd funding to finance her startup that focuses on electronic recycling, refurbishing and resale.

09/19/2012: Crowd Funding

09/12/201: How Affordable Care Law affects small businesses.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012

09/05/2012: Creating Buzz on a Budget

Ms. Gibson discusses how small business owners can reach out to editors at the Small Florida Business Journal about their businesses. She will also be part of the Free and Low Cost Publicity for Your Business workshop at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Best Buy in Davie. 

Quan Chhieng, Franchise Sales Manager, 7-Eleven
Mr. Chhieng tackles our business question about the kind of research you should do on a company when you're interested in buying a franchise.

Monday, August 27, 2012

8/22/2012: Strategies Using LinkedIn to grow Your Business

VAnessa Mc Govern, Leverage LinkedIn Now
Ms McGovern shares her strategies for using LinkedIn to grow your client database. She gives a workshop called Leverage LinkedIn Now for BrowardScore.

George Gremse, Chair, Broward SCORE: Mr. Gremse answers your business questions. 

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

07/25/2012: Everyday Business Law and Legal Documents

Ronnie Savar, Esq., Keiser University
Ms. Savar hosts a new workshop for Broward SCORE that covers what small business owners need to know about contracts and other legal documents that they might deal with in the course of their business.

07/18/2012: How the Affordable Care Act affects Small Businesses

Matt Stein, Health Insurance Expert for Broward SCORE   

Mr. Stein will give a workshop at 5 p.m. on Thursday about how the Affordable Care Act affects small businesses. He has more than 30 years of experience in health care administration and health fund management. Mr. Stein has worked for numerous companies, hospitals, and most recently for the University of Miami overseeing the medical and dental insurance programs for the faculty and staff.

07/04/2012: New Trends in the Finance World

Paul Bosley, First Financial and Broward SCORE
Broward SCORE's finance expert Paul Bosely discusses the latest lending trends. He also fills in for Bill Reicherter, answering a listener's question about when it's time to close a business.  

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

06/20/2012: How SCORE can impact your Business

Bryan Pasley, Gold Tone Products  
Pasley and his staff have been working with Broward SCORE's Turnaround Team to set a new direction for the company, the largest manufacturer of reusable coffee filters and accessories in the country.
 He talks about the process and Gold Tone's new direction with SCORE's help. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

05/23/2012: On Debt, Grace and Happiness

On Debt, Grace and Happiness, or How to Become Debt Free

Jeannie Henderson, SCORE client and author, Debt, Grace and Happiness: How to Become Debt Free on Your Terms  Ms. Henderson shares her tips on marketing a self-published book. She picked up her strategies at Broward SCORE workshops.  

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05/16/2012: Are Online Campaigns actually Working? - Part 2

Are Online Campaigns actually working? (Part 2)

Neil Tortorella, Internet Marketing Expert, Author
Neil fills us in on how to gauge whether your online campaigns - advertising and social media - are actually working. 

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To listen to part 1, click on our podcast from May 9, 2012 !

05/09/2012: Are Online Campaigns actually working?

Are Online Campaigns actually working? 

Neil Tortorella, Internet Marketing Expert, Author
Neil fills us in on how to gauge whether your online campaigns - advertising and social media - are actually work

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04/25/2012: Marketing for Small Businesses

Althea Harris,  Assistant District Director of Marketing & Outreach, U.S. Small Business - Miami
Ms. Harris answers a listener's question about whether the Jobs ACT will help small businesses. 

Neil Tortorella, Author & Internet Marketing Expert
Mr. Tortorella provides his tips for staying on top of business trends for a SCORE listener.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

05/02/2012: Websites and Search Engine Marketing

Seth RandSEO Marketing Expert
Seth has the highest qualifications when it comes to SEO - search engine optimization. He's a Google Certified Partner, licensed Google Advertising Professional and Yahoo Ambassador, along with being a member of SEMPO and the  eMarketing Association. Seth knows his stuff and now he'll share some tips to get you starting on doing your own SEO. 

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

04/18/2012: Growing a Family Business

Guest: Luis Capo from El Dorado Furniture
talking about the success, starting and growing their family owned furniture business, after immigrating to the US in the 70s


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

03/07/2012: Part 2: Export for Small Businesses

Mary Hernandez, Regional Manager of Export Solutions for the Small Business Administration in Miami 
Ms. Hernandez is back this week to continue our discussion about how small businesses can grow by exporting with the help of the Small Business Administration.
Althea Harris, Assistant District Director Marketing & Outreach, Small Business Administration in Miami
Ms. Harris shares success stories of small businesses that have expanded when they started to export. 

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

02/29/2012: Export is an Opportunity for Small Businesses

Mary Hernandez, Regional Manager of Export Solutions for theSmall Business Administration in Miami 
Ms. Hernandez details the array of programs and loans available to small businesses interested in exporting their goods and services.

Althea Harris, Assistant District Director Marketing & Outreach, Small Business Administration in Miami
Ms. Harris explains how many small business could be exporting but don't because they think it's out of reach.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

02/01/2012: Vets SCORE Opportunities in Business

Hal Finkelstein, Chair, South Palm Beach SCORE
The South Palm Beach SCORE Chapter has created the Pathway to Business Success Foundation to help veterans of the Post-Sept. 11 Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Vets living in Florida can apply for grants to start a business or for an existing business. Hal Finkelstein tells us how the program works and how it's funded.

George Gremse, Vice Chair, Broward SCORE
Broward SCORE, like SCORE chapters across the country, offer special programs, tools and discounts to all veterans, serving or retired, military personnel and their families. Mr. Gremse fills us in on the details of the Veteran Fast Launch Initiative

Thursday, January 26, 2012

01/25/2012: Broward Score Workshops, Mentoring in Spanish

Learn About Broward SCORE Workshops, Mentoring in Spanish
How to Land Your First Big Client

01/18/2012: Increase Your Revenues Without Spending A Dime

Mark Gibbons
Mr. Gibbons is the lead business developer for MYM Business Services, LLC. For the past 20 years, he has helped small to medium sized businesses increase revenues and profits into the tens of millions of dollars. 

01/11/2012: Top Online Marketing Trends & the Do's and Don'ts of Partnerships
Dr. Susan Amat, The Launch Pad
Dr. Amat, co-founder and executive director of The Launch Pad at the University of Miami, talks about how to set up successful partnerships.

Friday, January 6, 2012

01/04/2012: - From Start Up to Multimillion $ Business - Learn from a Pro

Bill Reicherter, owner and founder, BR Signs International
Mr. Reicherter started his multimillion dollar sign business from his garage. His key to success: networking. Learn Mr. Reicherter's innovative approach to working a room and finding new clients.