Bradenton Local Business Forum

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How Can I Connect With Mortgage Brokers and Start a Referral Partnership?
Asked by Brandon, Southlake, TX on Sep 18, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I have had zero luck getting any of them to contact me, I am in desperate need of how I can do this. I want to grow my book of business and protects everyone I can... (more)

    Dave McConnell from Florida Strategic Insurance LLC
    Bradenton, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Hi, Brandon - here's my two cents worth, based on 39 years of sales and marketing:

    Join the Chamber of Commerce and attend every mixer and business-after-hours. Hand... (more)

Recovering from Irma Damages?
Asked by Andrew, Bradenton, FL on Sep 15, 2017 • in Bradenton FL

I hope everyone made out well with Irma. It sure was crazy here this past week.

Does anyone have damages to their building/home, and need help finding a company to... (more)

    Kristina Edstrom from Kristina Edstrom Designs
    Bradenton, FL • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, September 18, 2017

    Hello! Hope all is well with you after Irma. We made out pretty well, thank God. If you have connections with contractors and repair people, those folks might need a... (more)

What Is the Best Way to Aquire Working Capital for a Growing Business that Hasn't Hit the 2yr Mark Yet?
Asked by Anthony, Raney, John, Josiah, Greenville, TX on Sep 14, 2017 • Tagged in Loan/Lending
    John Poindexter from Flightstar Capital Partners
    Bradenton, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 16, 2017

    You gotta tap into private capital comet private investors or professionally manage money normally by attorneys or smaller funds. There some on the West Coast of... (more)

    Chad Cox from 4C Drone Solutions LLC
    Bradenton, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    We have been assisting business owners by shooting footage of the interior contents of their offices/businesses for storage on SD cards. It will be easier to prove... (more)

    Susan Pace from Gulf Coast Canvas, Inc
    Bradenton, FL • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    We have offered our employees the afternoon off with pay to leave work and collect the supplies that they need. Everyone here is securing the building in hopes that... (more)

What Is the Best Way to Promote an Event on a Limited Budget When You're Establishing Business in the Area?
Asked by LaTonya, Springdale, AR on Sep 01, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

We are hosting our 2nd public event and it is similar to another event in the area with different speakers presenters. Our price is lower with shorter time... (more)

    Melissa Dedloff from Suncoast Cuisine
    Bradenton, FL • 5 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 2, 2017

    Door to door to sales. Get out There on your feet and use your voice...go and talk to people. Let them know what you're doing and don't stop until you've reached... (more)

I'm Looking for an Online Marketing Company.
Asked by Scott, Newtown, PA on Sep 01, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

Hey folks. I run a Web Dev/Design company (since 2005). Am launching a new service based around the same industry. Would love to connect with some marketing folks... (more)

    Jonathan Glatt from WebSearchFX
    Bradenton, FL • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Friday, September 1, 2017

    Hi Scott,


    Just a thought, but i think its better if you start engaging with another company, that they are from the US. You run the risk of having marketing run by... (more)