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3 Simple Ways to Increase Word of Mouth Referrals

Ask the most successful small businesses how they have achieved success in the internet age and the answer may surprise you. Word of Mouth...
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Where Small Business Owners Spend Their Time Matters

Small business owners have an immeasurable number of day-to-day responsibilities and are often pulled in many directions at once. A common question I get...
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8 Ways to Encourage Readers to Comment on Your Blog

Everyone always talks about how important it is to use your blog to develop and facilitate a community. Getting comments and a personal investment...

How TAG is Bridging the Diversity Gap in Georgia’s Tech Sector – Jacque Rushin, HR & Diversity Chair

According to the latest research from Small Business Trends, women now make up 56 percent...

Why You Need to Stop Trying to Hire Good Salespeople – Mike Gomez, Allegro Consulting

 On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we sit down with Mike Gomez,...

From Trailer to Triumph: How Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn BBQ Became a Favorite Among Foodies – Anita & Howard Hsu, Owners

 According to the Georgia Restaurant Association, industry sales are predicted to exceed $25 billion by...

Friend of a Friend: 2 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Invest in Networking – David Burkus

 On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show we sit down with David Burkus,...

How to Choose the Right Mindset for the Success of Your Business – George Deeb, Red Rocket Ventures

 Every successful founder has a unique entrepreneurial mindset that contributes to their prosperity, but more...

How 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Richard Makerson Built a Successful Mobile Technology Firm

 For over a decade, Richard Makerson, CEO and Managing Partner of Atlanta-based BlueFletch, has taken...

Has Your Business Considered Government Contracting and Procurement? – Mark Collier & Cynthia Harper

 Did you know that the Federal government spends more than $500 billion in contracting dollars...

The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS46 and Peachtree TV: Episode 20 – [08.10.19]

Want your business featured on The Atlanta Small Business Show? Tell us your story! And if you...

Reduce: How This Atlanta-Based Company is Capturing a Piece of the Sustainable Drinkware Market – Ken Kreafle, Founder & CEO

In today’s business climate, consumers are showing that they prefer to spend their hard-earned dollars...
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How TAG is Bridging the Diversity Gap in Georgia’s Tech Sector – Jacque Rushin,...

According to the latest research from Small Business Trends, women now make up 56 percent of the professional workforce in the U.S. however, they make up less than 20 percent of the country’s tech jobs as well. And while...
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How to Improve Your Staff’s EQ to Deliver a Top-Notch Customer Experience – Joseph...

 Giving consumers an excellent customer experience on a consistent basis is not as easy as it sounds. And while we all know that product quality, convenience, speed, and brand are important factors...empathy, understanding, and creating memorable moments are equally...
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Why You Need to Stop Trying to Hire Good Salespeople – Mike Gomez, Allegro...

 On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we sit down with Mike Gomez, Founder and President of Allegro Consulting to talk about the importance of implementing a solid sales process within your business and the type of...
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From Trailer to Triumph: How Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn BBQ Became a Favorite Among Foodies...

 According to the Georgia Restaurant Association, industry sales are predicted to exceed $25 billion by the end of this year with 50% of restaurant owners saying their business is stronger than it was two years ago. Two of these...
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Friend of a Friend: 2 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Invest in Networking – David...

 On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show we sit down with David Burkus, best-selling author of "Friend of a Friend" and leadership expert, to discuss the importance of networking and ways to grow your network and improve...
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How to Choose the Right Mindset for the Success of Your Business – George...

 Every successful founder has a unique entrepreneurial mindset that contributes to their prosperity, but more often than not, those mindsets lead business owners down two distinct paths. Here to tell us how to choose the right one for your...
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How 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Richard Makerson Built a Successful Mobile...

 For over a decade, Richard Makerson, CEO and Managing Partner of Atlanta-based BlueFletch, has taken the company from a small tech startup to a full-fledged mobile technology firm whose clients include Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Home Depot. His...

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How to Forge an Ironclad Brand for your Business – Lindsay...

 Every business owner knows that building a company brand is more than choosing a color scheme and logo. Truly effective branding creates distinction among...

The Advantages of Adopting a Franchise Model for Your Business –...

Many entrepreneurs dream of expanding their business concept to multiple locations, and franchising could be the perfect opportunity to scale up. But how do...

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...
word of mouth

3 Simple Ways to Increase Word of Mouth Referrals

Ask the most successful small businesses how they have achieved success in the internet age and the answer may surprise you. Word of Mouth (WOM) advertising is significantly more effective than other traditional business development methods. WOM speaks to...
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Where Small Business Owners Spend Their Time Matters

Small business owners have an immeasurable number of day-to-day responsibilities and are often pulled in many directions at once. A common question I get from my business clients is "how can I avoid the hamster on the flywheel syndrome...
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8 Ways to Encourage Readers to Comment on Your Blog

Everyone always talks about how important it is to use your blog to develop and facilitate a community. Getting comments and a personal investment from readers helps you to develop a loyal audience and makes a blog more interesting...
customer experiences

Companies are Still Struggling to Improve Customer Experience According to New Survey

Today, 86 percent of customers are willing to pay a premium for exceptional customers experiences. As we move into 2020, customer experience will overcome price and product as a key differentiator for shoppers. So, developing stellar customer experiences for...
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Remain Competitive by Delivering These Personal Benefits in Your Marketing

The Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo, which was held on April 29 to May 1, 2019, in San Diego, has offered valuable insights on how incredibly intertwined remaining competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace is with efforts to help customers, both...
social media

9 Tips to Help Your Small Business Do Well on Social Media

Social media can help small businesses reach out to both existing and potential customers. When you make use of it in the right way, social media can help boost sales. Some entrepreneurs have built entire companies and customer bases...
successful entrepreneurs

These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs Share What NOT to Do in Business

According to the SBA, as of 2018, there were over 30 million small businesses in the United States. Collectively they employ almost 60 million individuals. It is no secret that small businesses are a huge economic driver to the...
content publishing

8 Questions to Consider When Planning Your Content Publishing Schedule

Content marketing can be a viable way to generate a higher number of leads, create a larger repeat customer base, and improve your company's standing as an expert in their specified field. One of the most important things in...
sales reps

6 Mistakes to Avoid to Help You Close Your Deals

Sales reps make their quota by upselling to existing clients, and by signing on new ones. Talk to any sales representative about what the most challenging part of their job is, and they will usually say that it's closing...

Early-Stage Funding: Everything You Need to Know for Your Startup –...

In order to achieve early-stage funding interest for your startup, you need to first understand the motivations of the investor. You might ask yourself,...

How JumpFund is Evening the Funding Scales and Setting Their Sights...

ASBN is pleased to welcome Kim Seals, General Partner at JumpFund, into the studio to talk with us about small business funding, specifically how JumpFund...

How This Atlanta FinTech Disruptor Pushes the Boundaries of Small Business...

 Georgia is home to over 160 FinTech companies and organizations, making the state a global industry leader in FinTech innovation and execution. Recently, we...

Three Simple Steps To Discover Your Next Funding Opportunity – Kedma...

 Funding a startup in its early stages is an incredibly important, however, somewhat daunting task. Between meetings, pitches, and proof of concepts, there are...
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