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Promoting Dynamic Women in Leadership – Robbin Jorgensen, Women Igniting Change

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On today's show ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Robbin Jorgensen, founder and CEO of Women Igniting Change, a forward-thinking organization committed to fully leveraging the strategic potential of women leaders. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim Fitzpatrick: Welcome to The Atlanta Small Business Show. We're glad you could join us...

8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Networking Skills

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In today's expanding economy, it's critical that business people maintain a strong network of personal and business connections. Unfortunately, many people reduce their networking efforts when business is good that can lead to relationships eroding or even ending altogether. Nevertheless, building and nurturing your...

Is That Franchise Opportunity the Road to Riches or the Road to Ruin?

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Whether you are tired of working for someone else, getting ready to embark on a new career or recently retired, you may be looking for franchise opportunities in your neighborhood. Franchises can provide the best of both worlds, combining an established brand with the...

Choosing the Right Merchant for Your Payment Processing – Carol Braund, SpotOn Transact

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The Atlanta Small Business Network was on-location at the Six Flags Haunt After Hours hosted by Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. ASBN’s Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Carol Braund, business consultant for SpotOn Transact, to discuss digital marketing platforms that help small businesses minimize...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Scott Soder, StaffMetrix and PayMetrix

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On this week’s episode of Atlanta Small Business Profile with Ted Jenkin, Ted talks to Scott Soder, CEO of StaffMetrix and PayMetrix, a staffing and payroll company respectively. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Ted Jenkin: Hey, this is Ted Jenkin, small business expert right here with the Atlanta Small Business Profile...

How to Turn Rejection into Awesomeness

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How many times have you had to deal with rejection when trying to turn a prospect into a customer? How many times have you been unable to get someone else to do what you wanted them to do? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4InmaVLctpg] As an entrepreneur, your success depends...

How to Boost Referrals from Your Loyal Customer Base – Mike Wittenstein, Storyminers

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Every business owner knows that your brand is only as strong as the experience you give your customers. Having the capabilities to provide excellent customer service will generate a loyal customer base, referrals, and reliable profitability. On today’s show, we talk to Mike Wittenstein,...

How Blockchain Technology Can Benefit Your Future Marketing Campaigns

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Most of the news about blockchain tech these days refers to Bitcoin and other electronic currencies. If you look deep, you might see that currency and tokens may only serve as the first applications of technology that can dramatically change many industries. You should...

Thad Oviatt of ParkENT Cycles on Being Atlanta’s First Electric Bike Startup

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The Atlanta Small Business Network was on-location at the Atlanta Corporate Innovation Summit hosted by The Bridge Community and Metro Atlanta Chamber. ASBN’s Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Thad Oviatt, CEO of ParkENT Cycles, to discuss meeting Atlanta's growing need for more efficient and environmentally...

Stumbling Blocks to Avoid on the Road to Startup Success

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Atlanta is named the 3rd best city for startups in 2018 and scores an A-grade for small business friendliness. Yet, the American statistics ring true for even a dynamic economy like Atlanta. According to the Small Business Association, roughly a third of startups last...
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The Benefits Of Using Cloud Computing At Your Business

Cloud computing allows your business to store its data on secure internet-based servers. This affords your business many benefits when compared to storing and...
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How You Can Increase Productivity By Making a Few Simple Changes in Your Company...

Welcome to another edition of the Small Business Show. Take a moment to think about what kind of work environment you are creating. Is...
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Grow Your Small Business with the Help From a Coach – Joyce Bone, Bone...

Every small business owner knows that increasing profitability is easier said than done. Sometimes you need the help of a professional to get on...
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The Essential Rules of Phone and Email Etiquette for Your Office

Business communications are a totally different animal than just a decade ago. Former methods of communication included snail mail and telephone with just a...
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Promoting Dynamic Women in Leadership – Robbin Jorgensen, Women Igniting Change

On today's show ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Robbin Jorgensen, founder and CEO of Women Igniting Change, a forward-thinking organization committed to fully leveraging...
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