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A Guide to Revamping Your Customer Experience Strategy for 2020 – Micah Solomon, Best-Selling Author

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Companies nationwide have quickly learned over the decade that quality customer service is the driving force for customer loyalty. Regardless of the product or service, if a business takes exceptional care of its consumers, they’re more likely to retain them for a longer period...

2020 Vision for the New Year Begins and Ends with Effective Strategic Planning

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The beginning of each year is always full of promise and high hopes but promise and high hopes alone will not effectively drive a company to profitability. Savvy business owners understand the important distinction between promise and planning. Setting a clear 2020 vision for...

How to Streamline Your Employee Health Benefits and Attract Better Talent – Marcy Heath, InoVentive Solutions

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  When making the selection to work for a company, having great benefits, like healthcare, has become an important factor for potential employees to consider. However, understanding and managing those benefits, even for companies, can be challenging at times. Our next guest has 20 years...

How to Spring Clean Your Social Media Strategy for 2020

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Social media may be fun and informal, but effective marketing over the channel takes organization. As the New Year rolls around, it's the perfect time to give your social media strategy a spring clean. A little tidying up will focus your energies, and help you...

Re-Thinking Your Business Strategy in the Digital World with Mark Collier & Montina Portis

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  The pace of change in our ever-increasing digital world is now exponential. Forward-thinking organizations recognize digital transformation as being a long-term investment in their growth. Recent studies estimate that global spending on the technologies and services that enable digital transformation will reach almost $2 trillion...

SEO in 2020: 3 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Rankings

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In the year 2020, the best content and the best strategies win. There isn't much room for dabblers. If you don't want to be left in SEO dust, here are three mistakes you must avoid at all costs. Mistake #1 - No Content Strategy The lack...

5 Common Recruiting Mistakes Business Owners Must Avoid – Ira S. Wolfe, Author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization

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  Every business owner understands the importance of having a rock-solid recruitment strategy, and that means identifying and adjusting to the latest workforce trends. Here to discuss the competition for Gen Z talent, higher expectations for company culture, and new innovations in HR technology is...

The 5 Team Members a Startup Must Have Before Seeking Funding

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Your startup will not be judged by its idea alone. Investors will also want to see the team responsible for bringing that idea to life. If you don't have a good crew manning the office, it won't matter how good an entrepreneur you are...

How Important Is It to Understand Your Customer’s Changing Expectations? Blake Morgan Has the Answer

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When it comes to customer experience many companies are changing the way they do business to place a stronger focus on the customers' needs. Research shows that there's a strong correlation between a company’s customer experience and a customer’s loyalty to that brand. The...

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees

Technology is changing everything from the cars we drive to the ways we gather and share information; innovation has had a particular impact on the hiring process. From the ability to gather applications and qualify applicants with ease to the increased insights that automated...

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The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS46 and Peachtree TV: Episode 36 – [1.17.20]

We kick things off this week on the Atlanta Small Business Show, with Pat Rains and Brian Borngesser, co-founders of Gate City Brewing Company...
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Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One for Your Startup...

  On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background...
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Using Brand Strategy to Scale Your Business

Excerpted from Forging An Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide. Copyright © 2019 by Lindsay Pedersen. Published by Lioncrest Publishing. When you scale, you must empower...
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How the Georgians First Commission is Working to Address the Issues Facing Business Owners...

  It wasn’t too long ago that only 1 in 20 workers needed a license or a permit to pursue their chosen occupation. According to...
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5 Simple Ways You Can Make Diversity and Inclusivity Part of Your Company Culture

Diversity represents, all other things being equal, strength. The power of a different perspective cannot be underestimated. It can give your business much-needed perspective...
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