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Expose and Close: How to Successfully Promote Your Brand – Charlie Cina

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Every business owner knows that exposure to their product or service is crucial in generating consumer interest, but how do you turn that interest into sales? ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick recently sat down with sales expert and marketing consultant, Charlie Cina. Charlie has mastered sales...

5 Popular Franchises with Projected Growth in 2019

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Are you ready to go into business for yourself, and open a franchise? Well, there a lot of different things to consider when choosing the right franchise for you and your future. Below are five franchises that represent either the steadiest or most growth...

11 Tips for Organizing Your Year-End Records and Minimizing Your Taxes

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Being self-employed is an adventure, but dealing with your taxes shouldn't be. As the end of the year approaches, it is time to get serious about tax planning. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Agt2v_wfU] Before you know it, the IRS will be knocking at your door, and the April 15...

Going the Extra Mile for Seasonal Workers

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An outlandish amount of retail business is done during the holiday season. Roughly between Thanksgiving and Christmas, 19.2 percent of the year’s annual retail transactions are completed. Keeping up with the booming sales requires companies of all sizes to increase their workforce. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phyVDEiXPm8] One of...

Use Social Media to Fulfill Your Clients Wants and Needs – Jeff Sheehan

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Are you one of the many business owners or managers who find it difficult to manage your online reputation? According to the latest PEW Research analytics, social media usage continues to trend upwards with nearly 70 percent of the public using some type of...

Where to Learn, Network, and Seek Funding: Atlanta’s Startup Resources

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Atlanta has become a vibrant ecosystem for startup owners. Over the past decade, many organizations, universities, and corporations have embraced the “startup culture” and have joined together to provide a variety of resources for aspiring innovators who want to try out their next idea....

Georgia State University’s Commitment to Entrepreneurial Education – Jackie Davis

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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 Jackie Davis, associate director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at Georgia State University, to discuss the...

10 Places You Should Visit on Small Business Saturday

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November is finally here, and along with cooler temperatures and changing leaves, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Most, if not all shoppers, are already familiar with major shopping holidays like “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, but what about “Small Business Saturday”? [youtube...

4 Important Factors to Consider in a Content Marketing Campaign

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It is virtually impossible to run an online business and not be aware of content marketing. Developing engaging content is one of the best ways to build trust with an audience, leading consumers towards a defined goal. Content marketing can also increase brand awareness,...

Why Innovative Tech Startups are Finding Success in Atlanta – Geoff Wilson, 325 Inc.

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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 one of the sponsors of the event, Geoff Wilson, president and founder of 352, Inc., a digital product development...
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Stumbling Blocks to Avoid on the Road to Startup Success

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...
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The Growing Environment for Green Startups in Atlanta – Brian Sutherlin Jr., Green-Go-Box

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Brian Sutherlin Jr., founder and CEO of Green-Go-Box, at the Gwinett...
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Why Building Good Content Strategies Improves Your Brand Recognition – Skot Waldron, Multiple, Inc.

In today’s segment of the Atlanta Small Business Show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks to Skot Waldron, creative direct at Multiple, Inc., branding coach, marketing consultant,...
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The Art of Staying Focused: Five Ways for Selecting Your Best Business Idea

We live in a world that embraces 24-7 information sharing. Social media puts everyone’s ideas, strategies, and thoughts on display, while blogs and articles...
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Expose and Close: How to Successfully Promote Your Brand – Charlie Cina

Every business owner knows that exposure to their product or service is crucial in generating consumer interest, but how do you turn that interest...
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