Quarterly Articles & Economic Scene

Marketing & Strategy

July is Independent Retailer Month

July 13, 2022

Did you know July is Independent Retailer Month? Independent retailers are a cornerstone of every local economy. They serve as the foundation for thriving, sustainable communities by creating jobs and providing services.

Economic Scene

5 Tips for Finding & Reaching the Right Audience Within Year One of Launch

July 13, 2022

Having a digital presence is critical for any business looking to reach new audiences. Search Engine Optimization (SEO), social media and paid search are three powerful opportunities to get your products or services in front of more customers.

Webinars, Workshops & Forums

Two Webinars Focused on Financial Literacy

July 13, 2022

Score Volusia/Flagler is hosting two webinars with a focus on getting started with QuickBooks and building your financial plan.

Economic Scene

UCF Economists says the U.S. is Headed Toward a “Pasta Bowl” Recession

July 13, 2022

In the latest U.S. Economic Forecast, Director of UCF’s Institute for Economic Forecasting Sean Snaith has stated that the country is in for a year-long “pasta bowl” recession.

Workforce Updates

Freedom First Budget Prioritizes Workforce Training and Education

July 05, 2022

CareerSource Florida highlighted the commitment to workforce education and training in the 2022-2023 state budget, recently signed by Governor Ron DeSantis, which will help more Floridians and businesses prosper as the state’s economy continues to grow.

Workforce Updates

State of the Global Workplace: 2022 Report

July 05, 2022

The State of the Global Workplace: 2022 Report by Gallup highlights the most recent employee data and workplace trends that act to represent the collective voice of the global employee.

Webinars, Workshops & Forums

How Do I Start a Home-Based Business in Florida?

July 05, 2022

SCORE Volusia/Flagler will host a webinar at 5:30 p.m. July 7 discussing the types of businesses you can (and cannot) operate from your home.

Grants & Funding

Amber Grants for Female-Owned Animal Services Businesses

July 05, 2022

In 1998, the Amber Grant Foundation was founded by WomensNet to honor the memory of Amber Wigdahl, who passed away at a young age before realizing her business dreams. WomensNet offers a business specific category grant of $10,000 Amber Grant each month in addition to other grant opportunities. For the month of July, the category is animal services businesses and organizations.

Marketing & Strategy

Creating a Marketing and Sales Guide

July 05, 2022

Marketing your business takes time and preparation. One of the best ways to stay on schedule and on budget is to make a marketing plan.

Business News & Resources

Which Metro Areas Have Fared Better in the COVID-19 Rebound?

July 05, 2022

Between February and April 2020, the U.S. economy shed 22 million jobs—nearly 15% of total employment.

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