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From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and...
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The What, Who, and How of Business Bootstrapping

A thought that likely entered your mind after you considered the potential of that innovative new business idea was,” how am I going to...
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Cleaning Up a Toxic Corporate Culture

Backstabbing. Cliques. Passive aggressiveness. Abuses of power. These are all signs of a toxic culture. In corporate environments, it is easy for cutthroat competition...

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The Benefits of Creating a Customer Service Mantra at Your Business – Shep Hyken, NYT Best-Selling Author

We’re pleased to welcome back customer experience expert and New York Times Best-selling author, Shep...

Rand Fishkin: Expert SEO and Content Marketing Tactics For Your Small Business

Knowing how to properly manage SEO is crucial to your small business's digital marketing strategy....

Scaling Up: How to Take Your Business from Startup to Empire – Verne Harnish, Best-Selling Author and CEO

Every entrepreneur dreams of transitioning their business from startup to empire. But scaling a company...

Create a Remarkable Work Culture with These Four Principles from Dr. Randy Ross

Most of us have probably heard the famous saying, "You hire an employee, and a...

How Mogul is Connecting Women Worldwide to Empower Change and Inspire the Next Generation – Tiffany Pham, CEO

Social media is a powerful tool for sharing knowledge, inciting change, and connecting to others...
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The Benefits of Creating a Customer Service Mantra at Your Business – Shep Hyken,...

We’re pleased to welcome back customer experience expert and New York Times Best-selling author, Shep Hyken. Creating a customer service mantra is an essential and powerful part of any service culture. It’s a statement that describes the type of...
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How This Atlanta Startup Is Matching Customers with Same-Day Home Services – Christian Ries,...

The Atlanta Small Business Network recently sat down with Christian Ries, Founder, and CEO of Jonny On It, on location at Atlanta Tech Village, one of the country's largest startup incubators. Jonny On It is a mobile app that...
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Rand Fishkin: Expert SEO and Content Marketing Tactics For Your Small Business

Knowing how to properly manage SEO is crucial to your small business's digital marketing strategy. It determines how easy you are to find on search engines like Google, and how effective your online marketing will be. On today's show, we’re...
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Learning How to Build A Good Business Credit Score

As a small business owner, you are busy each day just managing everyday operations. It's important, however, that you find time for one more detail: building your business credit. If you hope to expand your business anytime soon, you...
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Mentoring and Investing in Women-Led Businesses [TiE Atlanta Live Panel]

In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, TiE Atlanta's monthly meeting brought together a powerful collection of Atlanta based female entrepreneurs including our own ASBN host Bridget Fitzpatrick. Panelists Included: Bridget Fitzpatrick, Atlanta Small Business Network (Moderator) Stefanie Diaz,...
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Scaling Up: How to Take Your Business from Startup to Empire – Verne Harnish,...

Every entrepreneur dreams of transitioning their business from startup to empire. But scaling a company isn’t an easy thing to do, and the necessary changes have the potential to derail your previously successful business. There are, however, plenty of...
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Create a Remarkable Work Culture with These Four Principles from Dr. Randy Ross

Most of us have probably heard the famous saying, "You hire an employee, and a human being walks in". Having a positive company culture is easy to talk about, but difficult to create and maintain. It's easy to get...

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How Franchise Business Ownership is Attracting the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs...

The franchise business model has solidified its place in our economy as a stable producer of ownership and employment opportunities. It has the potential...

How to Choose the Right Franchise for Your Future – Leslie...

Owning your own business is a big undertaking, but with hard work, you can be rewarded ten-fold. If you’re not interested in creating a...

3 Growing Industries With Franchise Opportunities in Metro Atlanta

As 2018 quickly comes to a close, our sights are now set on finishing out the year strong and embarking on new business ventures in...
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From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and business to health and motivation, there is endless advice available for women wanting to take...
bootstrapping

The What, Who, and How of Business Bootstrapping

A thought that likely entered your mind after you considered the potential of that innovative new business idea was,” how am I going to fund this?” Concerns about attracting business funding make absolute sense. Entrepreneurs have to face the...
corporate culture

Cleaning Up a Toxic Corporate Culture

Backstabbing. Cliques. Passive aggressiveness. Abuses of power. These are all signs of a toxic culture. In corporate environments, it is easy for cutthroat competition to plant roots among employees, sowing seeds of discord and disorder. Pettiness or worse can...
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Did you say “Free Money”? 4 Upcoming Contests Small Business Owners Can Bank On

Small business ownership is on the rise in the United States. Unfortunately, funding can be hard to come by, especially money with no strings attached. So, businesses that have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs move forward have stepped...
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Four Common Struggles Female Business Owners Face and Tips to Overcome Them

In the past 20 years, the number of female-owned businesses in the United States has risen 114 percent. While this statistic is an excellent milestone for business-minded women, the story behind this number reveals some startling truths. According to...
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Motivation Through Appreciation: The Science Behind a Happy Workplace

Forget costly company trips and lavish awards ceremonies. It’s possible to motivate your employees at the cost of only a few words. According to the Center for Talent Innovation, what really drives workplace enjoyment and productivity is a sense...
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Influencer Marketing: How to NOT Get Duped By This Hot Marketing Trend

One of the ‘hottest’ areas of digital marketing these days involves the use of influencers, who are great for building boost sales and building awareness. These influencers have what you often do not, which is a built-in audience of...
female business owners

Five Pieces of Advice from Some of the World’s Most Successful Female Business Owners

We have come a long way when it comes to creating a healthy ecosystem for women-owned businesses. Thirty years ago, there were close to four million women-owned companies, and today there are over 11 million. Also, between 2007 and...
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The Importance of Providing the Up-to-Date Tools for Employees

Most organizations devote a lot of resources to attracting and retaining the best talent. Unfortunately, many organizations fail to devote the same attention to technology and other tools that will ensure these highly qualified and trained individuals will be...

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Learning How to Build A Good Business Credit Score

As a small business owner, you are busy each day just managing everyday operations. It's important, however, that you find time for one more...

The What, Who, and How of Business Bootstrapping

A thought that likely entered your mind after you considered the potential of that innovative new business idea was,” how am I going to...

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Applying for business loans can be complicated. There is no standard credit scoring model in existence yet that is commonly accepted by banks, finance...

The Five Hard Truths Angel Investors Wish Startup Founders Knew

Accessing investment capital is a top priority for many startup founders. The survival of your company often depends upon your ability to convince backers...
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