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8 Business Tasks You Can Easily Outsource to Boost Your Productivity

How can you expand your business's team without needing to pay for extra office space and train new employees? Outsourcing. Many companies are now...

Stumbling Blocks to Avoid on the Road to Startup Success

Atlanta is named the 3rd best city for startups in 2018 and scores an A-grade...

The Growing Environment for Green Startups in Atlanta – Brian Sutherlin Jr., Green-Go-Box

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Brian Sutherlin...

Why Building Good Content Strategies Improves Your Brand Recognition – Skot Waldron, Multiple, Inc.

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Skot Waldron,...

The Art of Staying Focused: Five Ways for Selecting Your Best Business Idea

We live in a world that embraces 24-7 information sharing. Social media puts everyone’s ideas,...

Expose and Close: How to Successfully Promote Your Brand – Charlie Cina

Every business owner knows that exposure to their product or service is crucial in generating...

5 Popular Franchises with Projected Growth in 2019

Are you ready to go into business for yourself, and open a franchise? Well, there...

8 Steps to Buying a Franchise

Many people dream of one day running their own business. However, many have come to...

The 5 Things You Should Research Before Purchasing a Franchise

For some people, putting up their own business and shouldering all the risk is an...
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The Growing Environment for Green Startups in Atlanta – Brian Sutherlin Jr., Green-Go-Box

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Brian Sutherlin Jr., founder and CEO of Green-Go-Box, at the Gwinett Small Business Summit hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the unique startup...
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Why Building Good Content Strategies Improves Your Brand Recognition – Skot Waldron, Multiple, Inc.

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Skot Waldron, creative direct at Multiple, Inc., branding coach, marketing consultant, and speaker at the Gwinett Small Business Summit hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce,...
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Expose and Close: How to Successfully Promote Your Brand – Charlie Cina

Every business owner knows that exposure to their product or service is crucial in generating consumer interest, but how do you turn that interest into sales? ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick recently sat down with sales expert and marketing consultant, Charlie...
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Use Social Media to Fulfill Your Clients Wants and Needs – Jeff Sheehan

Are you one of the many business owners or managers who find it difficult to manage your online reputation? According to the latest PEW Research analytics, social media usage continues to trend upwards with nearly 70 percent of the...
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Georgia State University’s Commitment to Entrepreneurial Education – Jackie Davis

The Atlanta Small Business Network was on-location at the Atlanta Corporate Innovation Summit hosted by The Bridge Community and Metro Atlanta Chamber. ASBN’s Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Jackie Davis, associate director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at Georgia...

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Four Essential Tips for Networking with Investors (And Where to Meet...

Congratulations! You have an excellent idea that you are ready to mold into a startup. You’ve found your co-founder, started the process of creating...

How to Pitch Your Business to Investors

Pitching to investors is an unavoidable part of securing funding for many businesses. If you've got a great idea, it's your job to sell...

Four Technology Industries Where Small Business Owners Can Thrive in Atlanta

Typically, when someone mentions the hottest locations in the United States for technology and innovation, the West Coast comes to mind. The Bay Area,...
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Stumbling Blocks to Avoid on the Road to Startup Success

Atlanta is named the 3rd best city for startups in 2018 and scores an A-grade for small business friendliness. Yet, the American statistics ring true for even a dynamic economy like Atlanta. According to the Small Business Association, roughly...
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The Art of Staying Focused: Five Ways for Selecting Your Best Business Idea

We live in a world that embraces 24-7 information sharing. Social media puts everyone’s ideas, strategies, and thoughts on display, while blogs and articles are written by industry thought leaders. It would make sense that the average entrepreneur would...
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5 Popular Franchises with Projected Growth in 2019

Are you ready to go into business for yourself, and open a franchise? Well, there a lot of different things to consider when choosing the right franchise for you and your future. Below are five franchises that represent either...
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11 Tips for Organizing Your Year-End Records and Minimizing Your Taxes

Being self-employed is an adventure, but dealing with your taxes shouldn't be. As the end of the year approaches, it is time to get serious about tax planning. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Agt2v_wfU] Before you know it, the IRS will be knocking at your...
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Going the Extra Mile for Seasonal Workers

An outlandish amount of retail business is done during the holiday season. Roughly between Thanksgiving and Christmas, 19.2 percent of the year’s annual retail transactions are completed. Keeping up with the booming sales requires companies of all sizes to...
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Where to Learn, Network, and Seek Funding: Atlanta’s Startup Resources

Atlanta has become a vibrant ecosystem for startup owners. Over the past decade, many organizations, universities, and corporations have embraced the “startup culture” and have joined together to provide a variety of resources for aspiring innovators who want to...
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10 Places You Should Visit on Small Business Saturday

November is finally here, and along with cooler temperatures and changing leaves, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Most, if not all shoppers, are already familiar with major shopping holidays like “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, but...
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4 Important Factors to Consider in a Content Marketing Campaign

It is virtually impossible to run an online business and not be aware of content marketing. Developing engaging content is one of the best ways to build trust with an audience, leading consumers towards a defined goal. Content marketing...
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Recognizing Stagnancy in Your Employees and 4 Ways to Address it

Maybe it was the lag in sales, or it could have been the gradual decline in performance, but somewhere along the line, you could sense a growing sentiment of disengagement. Stagnancy can happen anywhere. It could be that employees...

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Stumbling Blocks to Avoid on the Road to Startup Success

Atlanta is named the 3rd best city for startups in 2018 and scores an A-grade for small business friendliness. Yet, the American statistics ring...

The Growing Environment for Green Startups in Atlanta – Brian Sutherlin...

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Brian Sutherlin Jr., founder and CEO of Green-Go-Box, at the Gwinett...

Why Building Good Content Strategies Improves Your Brand Recognition – Skot...

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