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Learning How to Build A Good Business Credit Score

As a small business owner, you are busy each day just managing everyday operations. It's important, however, that you find time for one more detail: building your business credit. If you hope to expand your business anytime soon, you will need good business credit. How...

Scaling Up: How to Take Your Business from Startup to Empire – Verne Harnish, Best-Selling Author and CEO

Every entrepreneur dreams of transitioning their business from startup to empire. But scaling a company isn’t an easy thing to do, and the necessary changes have the potential to derail your previously successful business. There are, however, plenty of techniques to scale up your...

The What, Who, and How of Business Bootstrapping

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A thought that likely entered your mind after you considered the potential of that innovative new business idea was,” how am I going to fund this?” Concerns about attracting business funding make absolute sense. Entrepreneurs have to face the sobering truth that 30 percent...

Create a Remarkable Work Culture with These Four Principles from Dr. Randy Ross

Most of us have probably heard the famous saying, "You hire an employee, and a human being walks in". Having a positive company culture is easy to talk about, but difficult to create and maintain. It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day...

Cleaning Up a Toxic Corporate Culture

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Backstabbing. Cliques. Passive aggressiveness. Abuses of power. These are all signs of a toxic culture. In corporate environments, it is easy for cutthroat competition to plant roots among employees, sowing seeds of discord and disorder. Pettiness or worse can lead to disruptions in productivity...

Change Behaviors and Resolve Conflicts Before They Start with These Resolution Skills – Dr. Marcia Reynolds

Today we are joined by Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning, LLC, best-selling author of Outsmart Your Brain: How to Master Your Mind When Emotions Take the Wheel and leadership expert. In this segment, we’ll learn more about Marcia’s entrepreneurial journey and how you can...

Did you say “Free Money”? 4 Upcoming Contests Small Business Owners Can Bank On

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Small business ownership is on the rise in the United States. Unfortunately, funding can be hard to come by, especially money with no strings attached. So, businesses that have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs move forward have stepped up to the plate. A...

How to Use Social Media Effectively at Your Business – Daniel Weiner, Vehicle Media

Leveraging the power of social media marketing can increase your audience and consumer base in a dramatic way. But putting together a strategy without any previous experience or knowledge can be challenging. Here to help us understand the social media marketing fundamentals is Daniel...

Four Common Struggles Female Business Owners Face and Tips to Overcome Them

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In the past 20 years, the number of female-owned businesses in the United States has risen 114 percent. While this statistic is an excellent milestone for business-minded women, the story behind this number reveals some startling truths. According to a 2018 Inc. article, the...

LawnTap: How This Atlanta Startup is Using AI to Make Lawn Care Hassle-Free – Wilkinson Egwu, Co-Founder & CEO

The Atlanta Small Business Network recently caught up with Wilkinson Egwu, CEO of LawnTap, on location at Atlanta Tech Village, one of the country's biggest incubators for all things tech. LawnTap is an on-demand, automated service for lawn care. Will says that LawnTap is the Uber...
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The Benefits of Creating a Customer Service Mantra at Your Business – Shep Hyken,...

We’re pleased to welcome back customer experience expert and New York Times Best-selling author, Shep Hyken. Creating a customer service mantra is an essential...
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From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and...
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How This Atlanta Startup Is Matching Customers with Same-Day Home Services – Christian Ries,...

The Atlanta Small Business Network recently sat down with Christian Ries, Founder, and CEO of Jonny On It, on location at Atlanta Tech Village,...
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The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS: Episode 4 – [03.16.19]

Want your business featured on The Atlanta Small Business Show? Tell us your story! And if you would like to advertise with ASBN, give...
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Rand Fishkin: Expert SEO and Content Marketing Tactics For Your Small Business

Knowing how to properly manage SEO is crucial to your small business's digital marketing strategy. It determines how easy you are to find on...
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