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Why Your Small Business Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

No matter how organized and efficient you are as a small business owner, the mountains of paperwork and constant customer demands can really overwhelm...
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Is Your Small Business Using Collaborative Software? If Not, Should It Be?

For larger established teams, collaboration software is indispensable, but for early-stage start-ups with few or no employees, there may not yet be a need....
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Bolstering Economic Growth by Closing Gender Gaps between Entrepreneurs

Women can play a pivotal role in a nation’s economy. However, they face many gender bias constraints when they try to create new businesses....

How These Two ATL Small Business Owners Made It Onto Oprah’s List of Favorite Things for 2021

Two small businesses right here in Atlanta are getting a little bit of help from...

Elevate Your Startup’s Growth Strategy with These Methods from Diana Kander

If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur looking for growth, it’s important to understand...

3 Critical Questions Entrepreneurs Need to Ask About Their Marketing Plans with Mike Michalowicz

Are you struggling to effectively market your business? If so, Mike Michalowicz, serial entrepreneur, leader...

Sales Trainer Jeff Shore Discusses Finding Your Business Stride During the Holiday Season

As a salesperson or business owner, it is easy to get discouraged during ‘the most...

Building a culture of trust in your small business with CultureWise’s David Friedman

The last time we spoke to David Friedman, Founder, and CEO of CultureWise and author...

The Atlanta Small Business Profile – Tiffany Lopez, Barista Lab

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host Ted Jenkin has a conversation with Tiffany...

Bridge for Billions Co-Founder Pablo Santaeufemia Discusses Mentorship Program for Black Entrepreneurs

Bridge for Billions is one of the largest networks of entrepreneurship programs globally, connecting early-stage...

VC Expert George Deeb on the Four ‘Ms’ of Evaluating Startups

At some point in your startup journey, you're going to need some capital to expand....

Why Atlanta’s Talent Pool Makes the City a Powerful Startup Hub – Burunda Prince, COO of RCIE

We are continuing to explore the angel investing scene here in Atlanta, and where it...

Alex Goldfayn on How to Overcome Entrepreneurial Hardships and Thrive in Business

When you become the leader of an organization, start a business, or take any kind...

How to Negotiate the Lease For Your Franchise Storefront or Office Space

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and tips for their franchise...

The Best Practices for Buying or Selling a Small Business with Karl Barnham

Starting a new business is the traditional path to entrepreneurship, but prospective entrepreneurs shouldn't discount the option of purchasing an existing business. On this week’s episode of The Playbook, host Mark Collier, business consultant for the UGA Small Business Development...

How These Two ATL Small Business Owners Made It Onto Oprah’s List of Favorite...

Two small businesses right here in Atlanta are getting a little bit of help from Oprah and Amazon this holiday season. StepStitches and The Chai Box were selected as part of Oprah’s annual Favorite Things 2021 list on Amazon....
Diana Kander

Elevate Your Startup’s Growth Strategy with These Methods from Diana Kander

If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur looking for growth, it’s important to understand how to compete effectively and that may require some innovation. On today’s show, we’re learning from someone who has spent her career as a...
Mike Michalowicz

3 Critical Questions Entrepreneurs Need to Ask About Their Marketing Plans with Mike Michalowicz

Are you struggling to effectively market your business? If so, Mike Michalowicz, serial entrepreneur, leader of two new multi-million-dollar ventures, and author, recommends asking yourself three critical questions which can be found in his latest book titled, Get Different:...

Why Community Service is at the Heart of this Franchise Brand

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and tips for their franchise...

How This Atlanta-Based Entrepreneur is Taking Energy Infrastructure to the Next Level

Energy consumption, costs, and efficiencies are at the forefront of everyone's mind. I'm joined today by a true pioneer in the energy consumption solution space. On this week’s episode of The Playbook, host Mark Collier, business consultant for the UGA...

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How to Negotiate the Lease For Your Franchise Storefront or Office...

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is...

Why Community Service is at the Heart of this Franchise Brand

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is...

How Long Does Opening a Franchise Actually Take?

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is...
virtual assistant

Why Your Small Business Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

No matter how organized and efficient you are as a small business owner, the mountains of paperwork and constant customer demands can really overwhelm you. If your small business is running you ragged, you may be thinking about hiring...
software

Is Your Small Business Using Collaborative Software? If Not, Should It Be?

For larger established teams, collaboration software is indispensable, but for early-stage start-ups with few or no employees, there may not yet be a need. Somewhere in the evolution from early-stage to mature company however a leader will need to...
gender

Bolstering Economic Growth by Closing Gender Gaps between Entrepreneurs

Women can play a pivotal role in a nation’s economy. However, they face many gender bias constraints when they try to create new businesses. This keeps economies from realizing their maximum potential and growth. To address this gender gap...
high-pressure work

Helping Your Employees Cope with a High-Pressure Work Environment

A high-pressure work environment can be a sign that your company is ambitious and productive. A high-pressure work environment can drive your employees to become their best. However, it can also lead to employee burnout and a high turnover...
accelerator program

Considering an Accelerator Program to Launch Your Venture? Here’s What You Need to Know

Startup accelerators are a great way and an excellent resource for ventures to quickly move into the next phase of their careers. In essence, startup accelerators are a support system with a network and resources to help startups and...
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How to Create a Compelling Elevator Pitch

Whether you are a freelancer, accountant, entrepreneur, or business developer, you will always be selling in some form or the other. This is because if you are not selling a product, you will be selling your skills and attributes...
employees

How to Endure America’s Resignation Wave and Retain Your Best Employees

Workforce turnover has always been an issue in the modern job market, but it's getting serious these days. America is in the midst of a resignation wave and it affects industries of all kinds. How can small businesses adapt...
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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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Five Ways to Prepare to Unplug for the Upcoming Holiday Season

The holiday season is right around the corner. Dinners with family or end-of-year vacations are just a few weeks away. This upcoming season can be a fun time, but it seems to sneak up on most of us. In...

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