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Four Ways Your Small Business Can Leverage the Gig Economy

Thirty-five percent of the U.S. workforce is engaged in the gig economy as freelancers, according to a 2016 study commissioned by Upwork and the...

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees Technology is changing everything from the cars we drive to the ways we gather and share...
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Four New Atlanta Development Projects That Impact the Business Ecosystem

As the rankings have down, entrepreneurship and innovation in Atlanta are on the rise. More and more startup and small business owners are making...

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How to Maintain Your Influence in Business Relationships – Bob Burg, Co-Author of the “Go-Giver” Series

As an entrepreneur, you have numerous business relationships to manage on a daily basis. They...

How to Forge an Ironclad Brand for your Business – Lindsay Pedersen, Brand Strategist and Best-Selling Author

 Every business owner knows that building a company brand is more than choosing a color...

How this Atlanta-Based Logistics Startup is Building a Global Distribution Network – Sean Henry, Founder & CEO, STORD

One of the fastest growing industries in Atlanta, Supply chain logistics is a complex flow...

Capital Access, Counseling, and Contracting: How Georgia Works to Supports Small Businesses – Mark Collier & Terri Denison

On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Network we welcome Terri Denison, Georgia District...

Just Add Honey: How Brandi and Jermail Shelton Turned Their Passion for Tea into a Thriving Business

 For a lot of us, hobbies usually just stay hobbies. But at its core, entrepreneurship...

What to Prioritize When Selecting Healthcare Plans for Your Business – Katie Mahoney, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 At first glance, choosing a healthcare plan for your business looks increasingly complicated and expensive,...

Three Simple Steps To Discover Your Next Funding Opportunity – Kedma Ough, Author of Target Funding

 Funding a startup in its early stages is an incredibly important, however, somewhat daunting task....

Marc Gorlin, Roadie Founder & CEO Explains What Sets His Entrepreneurial Success Apart From the Rest

 Recently in the ASBN studios, we had the pleasure of speaking to one of Atlanta’s...

How Wlaa Weeks Found a Niche in the World of Fitness – CYB Atlanta, a Personalized Fitness Experience

Advances in technology continue to change consumer demands and business models are having to adapt...
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How to Maintain Your Influence in Business Relationships – Bob Burg, Co-Author of the...

As an entrepreneur, you have numerous business relationships to manage on a daily basis. They could be employees, vendors, or clients, and you need to figure out ways to maintain your influence and operate with courtesy and compassion. Here...
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Finding Affordable Insurance That’s Right for Your Small Business – Todd Kohout, T. Hudson...

 Every single business needs insurance, but it's often difficult to find affordable insurance that is right for your company. Here to talk about the variety of options that small businesses have when choosing and paying for insurance is Todd Kohout,...
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How to Forge an Ironclad Brand for your Business – Lindsay Pedersen, Brand Strategist...

 Every business owner knows that building a company brand is more than choosing a color scheme and logo. Truly effective branding creates distinction among your competition and occupies valuable real estate in the mind of your customer. To learn...
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How this Atlanta-Based Logistics Startup is Building a Global Distribution Network – Sean Henry,...

One of the fastest growing industries in Atlanta, Supply chain logistics is a complex flow of synchronization and teamwork that requires continuous innovative solutions. And with the influx of e-commerce, warehousing and distribution solutions are at the forefront of...
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Capital Access, Counseling, and Contracting: How Georgia Works to Supports Small Businesses – Mark...

On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Network we welcome Terri Denison, Georgia District Office Director at the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Mark Collier, Business Consultant at UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County. They share...
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Just Add Honey: How Brandi and Jermail Shelton Turned Their Passion for Tea into...

 For a lot of us, hobbies usually just stay hobbies. But at its core, entrepreneurship is about turning a passion for a product or idea into a full-fledged business, and that’s exactly what our guests today did. We’re pleased...
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What to Prioritize When Selecting Healthcare Plans for Your Business – Katie Mahoney, U.S....

 At first glance, choosing a healthcare plan for your business looks increasingly complicated and expensive, however, it doesn’t have to be. Here to lend us some insight and guidance about this important topic is Katie Mahoney, Vice President of...

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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...
gig economy

Four Ways Your Small Business Can Leverage the Gig Economy

Thirty-five percent of the U.S. workforce is engaged in the gig economy as freelancers, according to a 2016 study commissioned by Upwork and the Freelancers Union. At the time, this amount represents roughly 55 million people. They, along with...

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees Technology is changing everything from the cars we drive to the ways we gather and share information; innovation has had a particular impact on the hiring process. From the ability to...
development project

Four New Atlanta Development Projects That Impact the Business Ecosystem

As the rankings have down, entrepreneurship and innovation in Atlanta are on the rise. More and more startup and small business owners are making the city their own. Much of this is due to Atlanta's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. From...
strategic planning

Effective Strategic Planning for Small Businesses at the Midyear Point

We recently closed out the 1st half of the year and many small businesses are currently in the process of forecasting for the balance of 2019. Savvy small businesses understand the value of revisiting their strategic plan at the...
cybersecurity

Why Your Small Business Needs to Worry About Cybersecurity

"I'm not a target; it won't happen to me." These are the words most individuals and small businesses probably say when they think about cybersecurity if they even think about it. Most small businesses think that cybercriminals and hackers...
inventory management

Inventory Management: Five Ways to Ease the Process and Reduce Costs

If you are a retail business or are selling a product of any kind, inventory management is likely a considerable part of your business operations. From ordering and shipping to handling storage, inventory can bring much complexity to your...
media interview

The Media Interview: How to Make the Most of Your Press Opportunities

Let’s say that out of the blue, you receive an invitation to be interviewed by a member of the press. What’s the first thing you do? Panic? Hastily turn it down? Run for the hills? Not so fast. PR opportunities...
traits of successful entrepreneurs

15 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Do you have the vision, the tenacity, and the skills to turn your dream into reality? Many people want to be entrepreneurs. Few have the personal qualities to...
physical location

Physical Location or Online Store? How to Decide Which is Better for Your Retail...

One of the most important decisions you will make as you launch your business is where you choose to house it. Today, entrepreneurs have the luxury of deciding whether to own a building or to sell products and services...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Selling Your Business – Michael Ramatowski,...

Selling your business often takes as much planning and careful consideration as starting it does. It’s never an easy or simple process, but the...

How Atlanta-Based Cardlytics is Improving Customer Loyalty for Banking Institutions –...

ASBN recently caught up Shannon Johnson, Group President of Financial Institutions at Cardlytics, at the 2019 FinTech South Conference at Mercedes Benz Stadium in...
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