Business Lessons Learned from Imagine Tallahassee (so far)

I recently had the privilege of volunteering at the first two rounds of community meetings for the Imagine Tallahassee project, a privately funded grassroots initiative to help the residents of Tallahassee come together to think about the future of the community.

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Tallahassee Business Success: An Inside Look at Verity Health Center

Dr. Isaac Montilla, a chiropractor at Verity Health Center in Tallahassee, Fla., is more than a doctor.

He is a teacher who focuses on the bigger picture — educating others on how they can achieve true health and reach their potential through a healthy lifestyle – that is Dr. Montilla’s Big Idea.

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How Can Local Business Owners Blog Effectively? Experts Weigh In.

Having a website for your local business simply isn’t enough by itself to get the attention online you need to build your business. To get more visitors to your site, generate more leads and convert those leads into sales, there must be a compelling reason for them to visit — and come back.

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Why I Love Local Business

April 26, 2013


There is nothing cooler than owning a business.

There also is nothing more frustrating or scary or unsure. There is no one else to blame, excuses don’t matter and when clients don’t pay or you don’t have enough customers coming in, your family eats beans and rice. That is, if you even have customers — or a family.

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Local Business Internet Marketing: 3 Website Improvements to Generate More Local Leads

One of the benefits of my work as a content marketing strategist is the opportunity to review websites for local businesses wanting to use Internet marketing strategies to get more attention online. As someone who supports “shop local,” it’s exciting to see how big brands are marketing online and seeking opportunities to translate those strategies […]

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