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Stepping Out of the Cubicle

A co-working space for their employees involves sharing common areas by different departments, multi-functional spaces, less individual space, and more collective workspace. While it may not sound glamourous, 70 percent of companies with co-working employees reported an increase in productivity, connectivity, confidence, and ability to focus. Add to that, half reported more income with co-working.
The Co-working Industry
Among the thriving scene of the global co-working initiative, 40 percent exists in North America, an increase from one in 2005 to nearly 800 today. Co-working space is thriving, with a 117 percent membership …

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[30 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on New CEO’s Are Taking Their Companies Public | ]
New CEO’s Are Taking Their Companies Public

The new trend in corporate culture seems to be taking companies public. Opening companies up to the IPO arrangement takes quite a bit of rearranging, and perhaps quite a lot of courage as well. But once successfully accomplished, going public can certainly bring more than its share of financial vindication. CEO’s are being newly appointed to companies at an unprecedented rate for the specific purpose of taking their companies public, and this seems to be a trend that is not scheduled to pass away any time soon.
Going Public In A …

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[8 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Commercial Mortgages Surge in Florida | ]
Commercial Mortgages Surge in Florida

Commercial mortgages have increased substantially in southern Florida from 2009 to 2014. Results from a study released by a Miami-based mortgage lender show that business loans in this category have tripled in volume over this time period.
Counties Involved in Upswing
In 2014, commercial mortgages that were financed reached over $11 billion. Three of the counties that generated the highest volume are:

Miami-Dade County at 57 percent
Palm Beach County at 23 percent
Broward County at 20 percent

Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County is located in the southeastern tip of Florida. It has the largest population in Florida, …

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[4 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 6 Effective Promotion Ideas for Your Business | ]
6 Effective Promotion Ideas for Your Business

Promoting your business is essential if you want to succeed. You can’t just set it up and hope for the best; why would you sit back and expect people to come to you? You would get nowhere, fast! Here are 6 effective promotion ideas for you business:
Build a Website
If you haven’t got a website yet, you need one! Every day you don’t have a website your business is missing out. That doesn’t mean you should rush to build one. Websites take a lot of time if they’re going to be …

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[18 May 2015 | Comments Off on Growing Pains: Creative Financing for Your Expanding Business | ]
Growing Pains: Creative Financing for Your Expanding Business

What happens when money and a good marketing plan get together under the sheets? Record sales, that’s what. But, many businesses can’t handle explosive growth. They need too many new employees, new equipment, and all of their money just went into a blockbuster ad campaign. Here’s how to finance that growth so you can knock it out of the park.
Get a Loan
A business loan is the most obvious choice, but a lot of banks won’t fund expansion projects unless they’re modest and you already have a proven track record. If …

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[24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tips for Networking Effectively Offline | ]
Tips for Networking Effectively Offline

Most people think that nowadays, to network properly and to form new, lasting business relationships, it all needs to be done online. And whilst there is a lot of truth to this; after all, online digital marketing and networking plays a huge part in the success of businesses today; there is also a huge importance in turning off the computer and actually meeting people in person. We’ve come up with some tips for the best ways to network effectively and efficiently offline.
Attend various events
It’s such a good idea to attend as …

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[23 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Brand Recognition- Why It’s Crucial For Your Business | ]
Brand Recognition- Why It’s Crucial For Your Business

When it comes to marketing your company, there are efforts that work in the short-term, and there are those that breed long-term results. Establishing and maintaining a consistent brand identity falls into the latter category, and is one of the most important steps any business must take to differentiate themselves from the competition, and perhaps more importantly, remain relevant. We live in an instant-gratification obsessed society, so unless you take care to use cohesive colors, designs, and logos, and maintain a similar tone throughout all your communications with your customers, …