What Will the Future of Retail Business Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World? – Dr. Patrick Fulbright

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta’s emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. On today's show, we welcome Dr. Patrick Fulbright, area director at the UGA SBDC...

How Small Business Owners Can Position Themselves to Increase Online Sales – Melinda Emerson, Quintessence Group

Many businesses are now operating online and in today's digital marketplace it is critical to capture your audience quickly. On today’s show, we’re discussing online sales and some of the marketing avenues available at your fingertips. We're pleased to welcome Melinda Emerson, also known as the Small Biz Lady. Emerson is also the Founder and President of Quintessence Group,...

How Your Small Business Can Benefit from Pandemic Relief Programs

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Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta’s emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. On today's show, we welcome back Glenn Kruse, area director at the UGA Small...

Business Growth Strategist Cory Mosley Discusses ‘5 Strategies Profitable Business Owners Use To Thrive In Any Economy’

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On today’s show we’re pleased to welcome Cory Mosley, Founder of Mosley Strategy Group, business growth strategist, and best-selling author. He joins the show today to discuss his latest ebook titled, 5 Strategies Profitable Business Owners Use To Thrive In Any Economy. Transcription: Jim Fitzpatrick : Thanks so much for joining us once again on the show, Cory. Cory Mosley: Hey, always happy to...

How COVID-19 Challenged the Senior Services Industry in 2020 – Matt Pletcher, Optimus Senior Living

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. On today's show, Matt Pletcher of Optimist Senior Living shares his story of...

How One Atlanta Restaurant Pivoted its Business Strategy to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. The restaurant industry was one of the most visibly impacted sectors of the...

Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Jon Ostenson, FranBridge Consulting

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Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However, franchised businesses offer aspiring entrepreneurs, a tested and proven business model with an often clearer path to success. Joining us today to discuss this further is Jon Ostenson, CEO of FranBridge Consulting, which represents 300...

How Do Small Business Owners Really Feel About Their Current Position in the Economy? – Tom Sullivan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show, we're pleased to welcome back Tom Sullivan, Vice President of Small Business Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this segment, Sullivan breaks down the highlights from the latest MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index. Additionally, he discusses continual improvements to the PPP loan program, and other COVID...

Do You Want to Buy a Business, But Don’t Know Where to Start? Check Out This Upcoming Event from the UGA SBDC – Leslie Kuban, FranNet of Atlanta

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The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is helping you navigate the world of entrepreneurship by taking a look at independent and franchise opportunities. The University is hosting an upcoming event titled, How to Buy a Business, which will be completely virtual on May 5. In this segment, we're pleased to welcome Leslie Kuban, who is a franchise...

Founder Focus: How Curiosity Drove Justin Davis to Create $425M Startup

Welcome to another episode of Founder Focus with Steve Greenfield, founder of Automotive Ventures, This ASBN original series dives into the inside stories behind some of the most impressive entrepreneurial journeys. In this segment, Greenfield sits down with Justin Davis, who is the founder and CEO of BacklotCars, an online wholesale marketplace for vehicles in the auto retail industry....

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