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Archives for October 2012

Is The Universe Rationally Designed?

  Thinking about the incredibly vast size of the universe seems to require us to ask why? Why does it have to be so large? How did it get that way? Where is it going? Did some thing or some entity design it? These seem, at least, philosophical or even religious questions. At the very […]

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Celebrates City’s History and 450th Anniversary with Free Performance by the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba

As part of its first tour of the United States since the Castro Revolution, The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba will perform a free, non-ticketed concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 4 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. The orchestra’s performance will be presented as a gift to the City of St. […]

A Legend Draws Tears & A Captain Receives Prayers

  A Legend Draws Tears & A Captain Receives Prayers As We Say Goodbye to the HMS Bounty   There’ll be no more killing aboard this ship, not even Captain Bligh – Fletcher Christian   There are legends in our world; historical moments, people, locations and tales that will forever be a part of our […]

Annual Adoption Day Celebration Honoring St. Johns County Foster and Adoptive Families

The St. Johns County Family Integrity Program invites the community to the 10th Annual Adoption Day Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 2 at the Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval Street. Held in conjunction with National Adoption Month in November, the celebration will honor the foster and adoptive parents and families who […]

Top Ten Reasons I love having a Home Based Business

Top Ten Reasons I love having a Home Based Business By Carolyn Walker   I am my own boss, which means I get to choose my own work hours, which means sometimes I can work crazy hours, across various time zones. “Are you kidding me, really, its 4 am in Hawaii? Sorry! Go back to […]

Sarasota Chalk Festival 2012 Has Begun

The Sarasota Chalk Festival has returned for the fifth year, and 500 artists will be gracing us with their artistic mastery.  This 10-day cultural event is being held from Oct. 28th – Nov. 6th in the Burns Square neighborhood of downtown Sarasota.  The main festivities will be taking place from Nov. 1st – 5th.  Local, […]

A Cool Trip to Xist Fitness!

    Oh, yes…the road trip was going beyond well. From the Hollywood Hills, where my daughter and I hit ‘The Cheesecake Factory’ while looking for stars; to the big city of Houston, where we walked through ‘space’ and got up close and personal with some of the most amazing snippets of history that the […]

21st Century Businesses KNOW That Social Media is the “Bottom Line”

  21st Century Businesses KNOW That Social Media is the “Bottom Line” Viral Videos   In this series of articles, the Be First Social Media team has walked businesses through various forms of digital marketing and advertising that are a must in order to increase a company’s ROI. In fact, mobile apps, interactive online marketing […]

Three Rules to Lead Generation

  We’ve heard from different marketing gurus that you have to touch the prospect anywhere from 6 to 18 times to get their attention and ultimately the sale. While the number of times may be up for debate, as there are so many contributing factors, bottom line is the opportunity to create a lead and […]

In Ten Days It’s All Over–Maybe

  In 10 days everyone will have voted. Some voted early and some not until election day. Hopefully we will all go to bed early that evening and voters will have registered a clear decision. As of today, we still have a very close election. I’m really not sure why, but that’s the way it […]