Day: July 2, 2021

On-campus residence hall beginning of a new era at DSC

Daytona State College kicked off construction of the new student residence hall with a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this year. Projected to open in August 2022, the facility will be located on the Daytona Beach Campus and will begin a new chapter in the life of the college. The four-story hall will provide 52,505 square feet […]Read More

Bailey Rowland Crème de la Cocoa, St. Augustine

What does your company do? We have a dessert retail store, sell wholesale desserts and currently service 300-350 weddings a year.  What is your background and what motivated you to start a business? I was born in Gainesville and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Hospitality Management and Marketing. I […]Read More

Lou ParisKonkeros and Mamuto, Volusia County

What do your companies do? Konkeros is a business ranking system that helps international students identify viable employers in the United States. It works with a proprietary algorithm that estimates the likelihood that a business will pursue a work visa, based on the student’s profile and the company’s past behavior with these kinds of immigration […]Read More

Working With A SEO Company

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, the practice by which the quality of and visits to your website are increased via organic search engine results. The goal of SEO is to attract customers who are actually interested in what you specifically have to offer. The quantity of visitors to your website increases once you have […]Read More

To succeed in business, think like a journalist

With vaccination rates increasing and pandemic restrictions easing, commercial activity is picking up and more would-be entrepreneurs and small-business owners are wondering if now is the time to take that leap of faith and strike out on their own. But before they do, they may want to take a page from the news media as […]Read More

Did you know the United States Census Bureau can help

While Census Bureau statistics might seem to be of interest to government agencies, academics and mathematicians, small-business owners, entrepreneurs and startups can take advantage of tailored programs designed to assist businesses in understanding their markets and planning for the future. The data is organized so businesses can take advantage of specific demographic elements of their […]Read More

Jayne FiferVMA – Volusia Manufacturers Association

Jayne Fifer is the president and CEO of the Volusia Manufacturers Association, a position she has held for 15 years. One hundred percent of the organization’s revenue comes from clients in Florida, with 95% coming from Volusia County. What implications do you see for your business resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and how are you mitigating […]Read More