5 Things That Can Affect the Success of Your Business Loan Application

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Applying for business loans can be complicated. There is no standard credit scoring model in existence yet that is commonly accepted by banks, finance companies, and other lending entities. Each one of these entities uses a different scoring model and set of information sources...

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Atlanta Entrepreneurs to Keep You Going Through Hard Times

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To say that entrepreneurship comes with a fair share of challenges, and twists and turns is an understatement. There are days where you will feel as if you can conquer the world; while there will be other times where you barely have the motivation...

10 Low-Investment Business Startup Ideas with No Inventory Requirements

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1. Affiliate Marketing There are numerous ways to make money sitting behind a computer from the comfort of your own home. First, you need to have a product or items that people want to buy, and then you need to know how to put it...

6 Idea Generation Methods That May Be Better Than Brainstorming

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Most people know all about brainstorming: people sit in a room and come up with as many ideas as they can. They don't censor themselves for idea quality or feasibility. Some simply put out ideas off the top of their head, while others use...

The Five Hard Truths Angel Investors Wish Startup Founders Knew

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Accessing investment capital is a top priority for many startup founders. The survival of your company often depends upon your ability to convince backers to invest in you and your team. But successfully raising capital is only your first step. Once you have accepting...

Five Factors that Lead to a Stellar Company Culture

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According to Entrepreneur.com, company culture can be defined as a blend of “values, beliefs, taboos, symbols, rituals, and myths that all companies develop over time.” Simply speaking, it can be seen as how “companies do things,” and also how the operation of the organization...

7 Reasons Why Your Business Videos Aren’t Getting Views 

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Your business has created a video, you've posted it online, and you're hoping for lots of views. When that doesn't seem to happen, however, how do you address the situation? The answer is, you look at various possibilities why people aren't looking at your...

What Types of Insurance are Best for Your Small Business?

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The world of insurance can be confusing and overwhelming. You work hard for your business to succeed, and insurance is there to protect you and your business in the event something goes wrong. But what kinds of insurance are best for your particular business? There...

Hundreds of Women Find Business Empowerment at Visa’s She’s Next Event in Metro Atlanta

On January 30th, 2019, a sold-out crowd of hundreds of female small businesses owners attended Visa’s inaugural business empowerment workshop event. The She’s Next, Empowered by Visa event featured Rebecca Minkoff, fashion designer and owner of the Female Founder Collective, a network of women-led...

Instant Social Media Turnoffs: 6 Types of Content That Drive Away Followers

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Social media is a quick and easy way of communicating with your customers. But that speed can have its downsides. A hasty post can have devastating consequences in the time it takes to realize the damage it's causing. Posting the wrong kind of content alienates...
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The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS: Pilot Episode

On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we took a look at Shep Hyken’s Seven Powerful Strategies for Creating Loyalty at...
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How to Better Identify and Reach Your Target Consumers – Laurie Hood, Mobilewalla

ASBN recently caught up with Laurie Hood, at Georgia’s largest annual technology showcase, The Summit, hosted by TAG (Technology Association of Georgia). Laurie is the...
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How to Personalize Customer Engagement with Search Messaging Platforms – Dennis Zakas, Zuzu Inc.

The Atlanta Small Business Network was on site at The Summit Event, Georgia’s largest annual technology showcase hosted by TAG (Technology Association of Georgia),...
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Why the SBA is America’s Best-Kept Secret for Economic Development – Ashley D. Bell,...

The SBA, also known as the U.S. Small Business Administration, might just be the best-kept secret in the Federal Government. This agency provides support...
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Finding Business Partners That Complement You, Not Clone You

Entrepreneurs know the value of having the right business partner. Those who've developed an idea into a business understand that no person can do...
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