A Big Thank You To Our 2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur Sponsors!

The Florida SBDC at FGCU wants to extend our thanks to all of our wonderful and generous sponsors for the 2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur of SW Florida Celebration on May 19th – Seats are still available and on sale now at https://clients.floridasbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=900350028

International Marketing Plan – CPR Tools


On Thursday, April 16, Consultant and International Trade Specialist, Kevin Brady presented CPR Tools with their International Marketing Plan.  Thank you CPR Tools for the opportunity to help you grow your business internationally.

QuickBooks Class a “Success” thanks to Fifth Third Bank


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Business owners gathered to learn about shortcuts and tips to help improve their QuickBooks processing.  We had some great feedback and look forward to the next workshop in the Summer-Fall 2015.

-Workshop Attendee –  “Thanks Amanda! – I’m very glad I stayed this morning and that we were able to get through Classes (Codes).  Those 2 hours will definitely save me lots of time setting up my clients company file.” 

Fifth Third Bank


Mobilegeddon Has Arrived – How Google May Drop Your Website…in search rankings


MobileReady“Mobilegeddon” is a new term of reference regarding Google’s new algorithm announced February 2015.  Some developers and marketers have known about the mobile friendly requirement prior to this, but April 21, 2015 – POOF – if your site is not mobile friendly, Google practically unfriends you and search engine rankings will drop, at least that is the word that is out.

Click on this link to test if your website meets Google’s standards: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

To find out some ideas of how to get your website mobile ready (if you edit your own site), here is a good article to read: http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/how-to/2398591/-mobilegeddon-is-coming-on-april-21-are-you-ready#