Client Corner - Drive Group, Ormond Beach


Learn about Florida Small Business Development Center ( and Client Bill Payne from Drive Group, LLC(

1. Drive Group LLC was started in 2005 by Bill Payne with a focus on providing web design, search engine optimization and online advertising services to companies large and small. Today, the company works with clients from all over the country from their office in Ormond Beach. Drive Group’s goal is to help you succeed in business through your website using measurable results.

2. Drive Group has been working with Van Canada and George Tewari from the FSBDC at Daytona State College since 2013. Van provided Bill the push he needed to expand his business and clarified what he needed to do to make it happen. This included helping Bill secure an intern from Daytona State College who still works for the company today. George helped Bill with improving workflow processes and refining the company’s value proposition with clear messaging. Bill highly recommends FSBDC Daytona because the assistance helped him recognize the areas where he actually needed help.

3. Bill encourages other entrepreneurs to fully understand the number of different hats you’ll be wearing when you get started. He recommends the book “Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager” to help with bench-marking and identifying triggers for when things might be going south in your business.