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Expert Accountant Andrew Poulos Discusses How COVID-19 has Changed Tax Season for Small Businesses

It’s that time of the year again. Americans are filing their taxes after what seemed like a tumultuous year, but no need to panic if you haven’t done so already, as the deadline has been extended until May 17. Our next guest is going...

Is There a Future for Your Small Business in the Gig Economy?

It is certainly no secret that the gig economy has been growing at a fast pace for a decade now due to the availability of bandwidth and the Internet. While this trend has caught the attention of entrepreneurial-minded people, many have hesitated to leave...

How the Georgia Department of Administrative Services is committing to creating small business engagement in the state

Welcome to the first episode of The Playbook, a brand new series on the Atlanta Small Business network. Every week, host and UGA SBDC consultant Mark Collier sits down with some of Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned small business owners, and resource experts. In this...

Why You Should Think About the Customer Experience Rather Than Sales

The day of the hard sell is over. These days, customers are wary of companies who try the same tactics over and over again to force a product or service down their throat. With the rise of social media, consumers have become savvier, and...

Maximizing the Return on Your Small Business Marketing Spend – George Deeb, Red Rocket Ventures

Investing in your business’ marketing is essential for growth, especially as a startup business. So how do you determine how much to spend and what can you do to maximize this return on your investment? To discuss this further, we caught up with George...

Creating That Spotless Content Calendar to Boost Social Media Engagement of Your Brand

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A content calendar, also known as a publishing schedule or an editorial calendar is used for publications control on multiple channels: social media platforms, newspapers, blogs/videoblogs, emails, etc. The primary goal of any content calendar is ensuring that all relevant types of posts appear...

Are You Doing Enough to Promote Your Small Business Branding? – Sela Missirian, Brown Bag Marketing

Are you searching for that one thing that sets your small business apart from the competition? It often starts with branding. On today’s show, we welcome Sela Missirian, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Brown Bag Marketing, who discusses what you need...

Chick-fil-A franchisee Kevin Williams discusses the value in failure and other lessons from his best-selling book ‘Irrational Kindness’

Finding value in the lessons learned from failed business ventures is a skill that many entrepreneurs work on throughout their careers. On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Kevin Williams, a triple Chick-fil-A franchisee and best-selling author of Irrational Kindness: The Crazy Pursuit of...

3 Crucial Ways Blog Writing Positively Benefits Your Small Business

No, blogging is not dead. If you don't have a blog on your business website, you are sending your current and potential customers to your competitors.  That's right- read that again.   If you don't have a blog on your business website, you are sending your current...

7 Productivity Tips from the World’s Most Successful People

Have you ever wondered what sets the high achievers of this world apart from the rest of us? How do they manage to accomplish more in a day than many of us manage in a week? To find some answers, we decided to look...

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Get it Right so You Don’t Have to Make it Right – Scott McKain

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, best-selling author and business consultant, Scott McKain discusses how to consistently get it right for every single customer. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: One...

What Attendees Can Expect From this Year’s Virtual TEDxAtlanta Conference – Jacqui Chew, Organizer

Between new businesses and the unexpected challenges, Atlanta continues to thrive as a city with a rich entrepreneurial spirit that drives many people here....
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Why Dwight Glover Decided to Purchase an ACE Hardware Store in the Middle of...

2020 was a year of change, pivot and resilience for small businesses across the globe. Many small businesses had to assess and recalibrate by...
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Is Your Small Business Losing Customers to Poor Website Speed?

Have you ever visited a website that was so slow that you immediately clicked off the page? It happens all the time, and it...
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Georgia’s Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan Discuses the State’s Vaccine Rollout and PPP Funding

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show, we're joined once again by the Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, Geoff Duncan, who discusses the all-important PPP...