Retaining Staff Isn’t as Hard as You Think. Take it From Chef Hugh Acheson

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While attending the Small Business Master Class in Atlanta hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ASBN host Jim Fitzpatrick had the pleasure of chatting with Chef Hugh Acheson. Hugh is the chef/owner of 5&10 and The National located in Athens, GA, as well as Empire State South, Spiller Park Coffee, and Achie’s in Atlanta. Acheson was the keynote speaker for the small business-themed event and delighted attendees...

The Importance of a PR Strategy for Your Business – Chad Shearer, Caren West PR

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Every small business owner knows the importance of having a great PR strategy. However, most don't know how to go about creating one. On today's show, we are joined by Chad Shearer the co-founder and creative director of Caren West, one of Atlanta's hottest PR agencies. Chad helps us navigate the challenges in developing a winning PR strategy for your business,...

The Business of Freelancing – Chanell Turner

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If you're thinking of starting your own business one day, but not sure what kind of business to start, listen close, you may be able to launch sooner than you thought. Freelancing is one of the easiest and least expensive home-based businesses you can start. To talk about the business of freelancing, we're joined by one of ASBN's freelance...

How to Live Life Inspired and Find Success in Everyday – John O’Leary, NYTimes Best-Selling Author

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Today, Atlanta Small Business Network is joined by inspirational speaker, best-selling author, and contributor, John O’Leary. John shares with us his story of tragedy, triumph and overall self-betterment that ultimately lead him to travel the country in hopes to inspire you and your self-worth. At just nine years old, John was severely burned over 100% of his body and was...

The Atlanta Small Business Show: Fix Your Business with Melinda Emerson?

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On today's edition of The Atlanta Small Business Show, Melinda Emerson joins Jim Fitzpatrick to chat about her book "Fix Your Business". Her book is based on the 12 P's of running a successful business. Each chapter is another P word. Some notable chapters include preparation, purpose, people, profit, and processes. Tune-in to find out more about Melinda's new book...

The Atlanta Small Business Show – Building a Solid Foundation with Dayna Thomas, Esq

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On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we get legal Advice and marketing tips from Atlanta based lawyer and author, Dayna Thomas. In this segment, Jim and Dayna discuss social media, protecting your ideas, trademarks, and business entity structure. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Jim Fitzpatrick: Hi, everyone, and welcome to another edition of The Atlanta Small Business Show on ASBN. I'm...

The Atlanta Small Business Show: Video Marketing Success with Rett Harmon

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On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim sits down with Rett Harmon of Century 21 in Carrollton, Georgia to discuss video marketing. Rett has found tremendous success using video to capture an audience for his business. Tune-in to find out more. Check out some of Rett's videos on the Century 21 YouTube channel. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Jim Fitzpatrick: Hi everyone,...

3 Things That Will Improve Your Business Health in 2018

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Mike Gomez, President of Allegro Consulting has 15 years experience consulting private businesses in growth, sales, and marketing. He joins ASBN today to discuss the 3 most common errors he sees businesses make and how to solve them. Mike believes that defining a plan for your business, knowing who you created your business to target, and having a defined sales...

Where To Spend Your Marketing Budget – Rory Vaden

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Your small business has $15,000 to spend on marketing and advertising. You ask around to find out where you should spend that money. You get back answers like: billboards, Facebook ads, buy an ad in a magazine, radio is still relevant...Use that. You get lots of answers. So, which one should you go with? ASBN asked this question to Rory...

Rejection Proof Your Business – Jia Jiang

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Jia Jiang, an entrepreneur, blogger, TED speaker and an author joins ASBN to chat about his book Rejection Proof and the experiment that inspired the book. Jia is an expert in facing and handling rejection and has great advice for entrepreneurs that struggle with rejection in business. You can find Jia's TedTalk that has received over 4 million views...
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What You Need to Succeed to Reach Your HR Goals – LaSonya Berry

Today on the Atlanta Business Show we welcome LaSonya Berry. She's the CEO of HR Consulting Firm; McPherson, Berry & Associates. She's an author,...
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A Crash Course in Entrepreneurship: Four Certificate Programs Offered in Georgia

Scouring YouTube and Google for entrepreneurial tips is a great way to get a general idea of what you need to do to become...
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JOBS Act 3.0 Passes in the House, Potentially Fueling Small Businesses

Tuesday night, the United States Chamber of Commerce released a statement indicating that the House of Representatives had passed the JOBS Act 3.0, which...
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How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture...
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Atlanta’s New Frontier: A Thriving Hub for Innovation

The former chief operating officer for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Brian McGowan, stated that all of the corporations establishing innovation hubs in Atlanta...
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