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Four Business Trends That Will Define the Atlanta Market in 2020

A decade has come to an end. Nevertheless, every end signals a new beginning and nowhere is this truer than in business. Every year...
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Narrow Your Focus to Increase Your Sales

One of the questions most often asked of sales representatives is how are you going to increase sales next quarter? If you've been in...
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Using Brand Strategy to Scale Your Business

Excerpted from Forging An Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide. Copyright © 2019 by Lindsay Pedersen. Published by Lioncrest Publishing. When you scale, you must empower...

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Why Business Owners Should Expand Their Range of Skills – David Epstein, NYT Best-Selling Author

When it comes to being an expert in any given field, many often believe that...

The 5 Step Growth Strategy This Entrepreneur Developed After Selling Her Company to Bill Gates

As an entrepreneur, one of the most important tasks to learn is how to successfully...

Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One for Your Startup – Mark Buffington, BIP Capital

On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one...

A Guide to Revamping Your Customer Experience Strategy for 2020 – Micah Solomon, Best-Selling Author

Companies nationwide have quickly learned over the decade that quality customer service is the driving...

How to Streamline Your Employee Health Benefits and Attract Better Talent – Marcy Heath, InoVentive Solutions

  When making the selection to work for a company, having great benefits, like healthcare, has...

Re-Thinking Your Business Strategy in the Digital World with Mark Collier & Montina Portis

  The pace of change in our ever-increasing digital world is now exponential. Forward-thinking organizations recognize...

The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS46 and Peachtree TV: Episode 35 – [1.10.20]

Happy weekend Atlanta! Today on The Atlanta Small Business Show, we start things off with...

5 Common Recruiting Mistakes Business Owners Must Avoid – Ira S. Wolfe, Author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization

  Every business owner understands the importance of having a rock-solid recruitment strategy, and that means...
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Why Business Owners Should Expand Their Range of Skills – David Epstein, NYT Best-Selling...

When it comes to being an expert in any given field, many often believe that placing a laser focus on that field alone will propel them into success. Our guest today is David Epstein, who claims quite the opposite...
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The 5 Step Growth Strategy This Entrepreneur Developed After Selling Her Company to Bill...

As an entrepreneur, one of the most important tasks to learn is how to successfully scale your business to new heights. However, this can serve as a challenge for many small business owners that don’t have a solid growth...
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Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One for Your Startup...

On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background is in mathematics and econometrics which came in handy during his time on the west...
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How the Georgians First Commission is Working to Address the Issues Facing Business Owners...

  It wasn’t too long ago that only 1 in 20 workers needed a license or a permit to pursue their chosen occupation. According to the Institute of Justice, today nearly 1 in 3 workers need a license to pursue...
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A Guide to Revamping Your Customer Experience Strategy for 2020 – Micah Solomon, Best-Selling...

Companies nationwide have quickly learned over the decade that quality customer service is the driving force for customer loyalty. Regardless of the product or service, if a business takes exceptional care of its consumers, they’re more likely to retain...
InoVentive Solutionsvideo

How to Streamline Your Employee Health Benefits and Attract Better Talent – Marcy Heath,...

  When making the selection to work for a company, having great benefits, like healthcare, has become an important factor for potential employees to consider. However, understanding and managing those benefits, even for companies, can be challenging at times. Our...
digital worldvideo

Re-Thinking Your Business Strategy in the Digital World with Mark Collier & Montina Portis

  The pace of change in our ever-increasing digital world is now exponential. Forward-thinking organizations recognize digital transformation as being a long-term investment in their growth. Recent studies estimate that global spending on the technologies and services that enable digital transformation...

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5 Essential Truths to Understand Before You Buy a Franchise

A growing number of entrepreneurs are buying franchise businesses instead of launching their own company from scratch. According to data from Statista Research, there...

How Lisa Amundsen Found Her Entrepreneurial Niche as a Le Macaron...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Lisa Amundsen and Leslie Kuban. Leslie is a franchise industry expert, and owner of FranNet Atlanta, and...

Looking to Franchise Your Business? Learn How Franchise Genies Can Help...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Greg George, Co-Founder of Empire Franchise Group and Franchise Genies. Greg and his partner Dennis McKinley have...
business trends

Four Business Trends That Will Define the Atlanta Market in 2020

A decade has come to an end. Nevertheless, every end signals a new beginning and nowhere is this truer than in business. Every year brings new business ideas, economic fluctuations, and emerging trends. However, these aspects are even more...
sales

Narrow Your Focus to Increase Your Sales

One of the questions most often asked of sales representatives is how are you going to increase sales next quarter? If you've been in the same job for a while, it can be hard to come up with a...
brand strategy

Using Brand Strategy to Scale Your Business

Excerpted from Forging An Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide. Copyright © 2019 by Lindsay Pedersen. Published by Lioncrest Publishing. When you scale, you must empower others to make decisions, because as a leader, you cannot be everywhere. The more you...
diversity

5 Simple Ways You Can Make Diversity and Inclusivity Part of Your Company Culture

Diversity represents, all other things being equal, strength. The power of a different perspective cannot be underestimated. It can give your business much-needed perspective and can lead your company down paths that a homogenous viewpoint will miss entirely. However,...
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2020 Vision for the New Year Begins and Ends with Effective Strategic Planning

The beginning of each year is always full of promise and high hopes but promise and high hopes alone will not effectively drive a company to profitability. Savvy business owners understand the important distinction between promise and planning. Setting...
social media strategy

How to Spring Clean Your Social Media Strategy for 2020

Social media may be fun and informal, but effective marketing over the channel takes organization. As the New Year rolls around, it's the perfect time to give your social media strategy a spring clean. A little tidying up will focus...
search engines

SEO in 2020: 3 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Rankings

In the year 2020, the best content and the best strategies win. There isn't much room for dabblers. If you don't want to be left in SEO dust, here are three mistakes you must avoid at all costs. Mistake #1...
team members

The 5 Team Members a Startup Must Have Before Seeking Funding

Your startup will not be judged by its idea alone. Investors will also want to see the team responsible for bringing that idea to life. If you don't have a good crew manning the office, it won't matter how...

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 gather applications and qualify applicants with ease to...

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Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One...

On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background...

The 5 Team Members a Startup Must Have Before Seeking Funding

Your startup will not be judged by its idea alone. Investors will also want to see the team responsible for bringing that idea to...

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...

How This Georgia Based FinTech Company is Revolutionizing Fundraising – Matt...

The economic impact of Georgia's non-profit sector is large. 501(c)(3) and 501(c) charities employ 216,100 workers which is just under 10 percent of the...
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