Wednesday, May 25, 2016

05/25/2016: How Riverside Market Grew Their Business; new Overtime rules

Lisa and Julian Siegel, owners, Riverside Market

Lisa and Julian Siegel stumbled upon a business idea - selling craft beers. Their venture - Riverside Market - quickly became a popular hangout and now the couple is planning their third location in Broward County. Lisa and Julian talk about how they grew their business. 

Ken Fordik, HR Solutions and Miami-Dade SCORE
The U.S. Department of Labor released new overtime rules, which will raise the threshold for salaried employees who qualify for overtime. Ken Fordik explains the changes and the effect on small businesses. 

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

05/18/2016: How start ups gain traction and grow their business

Tsila Blomberg, consultant and Broward SCORE expert

Business traction refers to the progress of a start-up company and the momentum it gains as the business grows. Business consultant Tsila Blomberg shares her system for helping companies achieve traction and grow their bottom line.
Lesa Berg Kretschmer, Florida Reading & Vision Technology
Lesa Berg Kretschmer founded Florida Reading and Vision Technology 16 years ago to help the visually impaired access tools to help them see better. Today, the business has a retail location in Broward and a popular web-based store with customers across Florida. Lesa Berg Kretschmer tells us how she grew her business.

If you stop by Florida Reading and Vision Technology or shop online at, mention SCORE and receive a 10 percent discount.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

05/11/2016: Candidate Guru and B to B Selling

Looking for the right employee? The Weston-based Candidate.Guru developed a tool designed to help employers find the right candidate for a job. The innovative idea and the technology that makes it work helped Candidate Guru win first place in the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. Co-founder Chris Daniels tells us his startup story.

Broward SCORE sales expert Richard Lewin talks about the key to B to B sales. Richard  works with companies to create effective sales strategies. Richard will give a Broward SCORE workshop on selling to businesses on Wednesday, May 25 at Keiser University.

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Monday, May 9, 2016

05/04/2016: Is Facebook Live for Businesses? And all about Money Money Money

Evie Hernandez, XoomIM & Broward SCORE
Facebook Live is the latest social media tool to gain traction. Social media expert Evie Hernandez tells us why it's good for business. It's simple to use if. First make sure to update the Facebook app on your phone. Then hit "record," and you're off. 

Paul Bosely, Broward SCORE Finance Expert
Broward SCORE hosts MONEY, MONEY, MONEY, a free half-day financing workshop Saturday at Nova Southeastern University. Financing experts like Paul Bosely will lead workshops about financing options available to small business. Joining Paul will be representatives from the SBA, ACCION, Hispanic Business Initiative Fund and MetroBroward Development. The event is free of charge. Register now!

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Sponsored by Florida Reading and Vision Technology