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Looking to Sell Your Company? Here are the Next Steps – Ted Jenkin

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Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show we're joined once again by Ted Jenkin, CEO and founder of oXYGen Financial. In this segment we get Ted's feedback on a question often asked on ASBN, I want to sell my company. What are the next...

36 Illegal Interview Questions to Never Ask a Job Candidate

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You should be careful about what questions you ask during your next interview. A CareerBuilder survey found that one-fifth of employers had asked an illegal interview question before. Furthermore, one-third of employers were unsure of the legality of specific questions. Hiring managers should be...

Five Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Recession Survival

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During times when the economy is on the upswing —like right now—it is easy to forget the cyclical nature of markets. They are almost as certain as gravity, because just like the invisible force, what goes up eventually has to come down. Now, things...

Is It Time To Update Your Website? Ten Indicators That Point To A Revamp

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Nowadays, the first impression that your audience has of your business, comes almost exclusively through your website. So, the design and functionality of your website can play a huge role in terms of retention and conversion rates. Redesigning your website for it to be...

Health Plans and Benefits for Attracting and Retaining Talent – Jessica Moser, MetLife

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With today's competitive employment market, employee perks, proper benefits, and work-life balance have become a major priority to the current workforce. For small business owners understanding what policies are best for attracting and retaining talent has never been more important. Jessica Moser, Senior Vice...

How to Build a Target Audience from Nothing

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Most reputable digital marketing agencies no longer resort to paid lists, as they're ineffective at best and spammy at worst. Instead, they have to build their target market or audience from scratch. While this can seem like an impossible task, there are a variety...

The Present and Future of FinTech in Georgia – JP James, President-Elect TiE Atlanta

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According to a report by the Technology Association of Georgia, an estimated 120 Fintech firms are either headquartered or have a significant presence in Georgia. The top-10 Georgia based Fintech companies generate an annual revenue of $72 Billion dollars, not including the other 110...

The Business of the Super Bowl: What Can the Atlanta Business Community Expect?

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On February 3, 2019, most of the country will be sitting in front of a television, smartphone, or tablet to watch two teams battle for the Lombardi Trophy. Downtown city streets —except for some restaurants and sports bars—will likely be empty while football fans...

Technology Start-Ups: Challenges and Resources in Atlanta – Sanjay Parekh

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Atlanta continues to be a hotbed for technology start-ups with Atlanta ranked the fourth best tech hub in the U.S. by InfoWorld. Joining us today is Sanjay Parekh. Sanjay is a serial technology entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Prototype Prime, a start-up incubator...

8 Important Research Findings on Employee Productivity and Motivation

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Ensuring optimal workplace conditions does not necessarily have to break the bank. Simple tweaks to a conventional office routine, for example, can help strike a balance between enhanced productivity and high employee engagement without risking burnout. Consider these findings from various studies on factors...
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Are These 4 Mistakes Hurting Your Google AdWords Campaigns?

If you've ever run pay-per-click ads on Google AdWords, then you can probably attest to the initial frustration that can come when you first...
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The Impact of Women in Business – TiECON Panelists Dr. Felicia Phillips & Dani...

If you haven't heard about the upcoming TiECON Conference, you must be living under a rock. TiECON Atlanta is one of the most comprehensive...
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SEO Tips For Online Marketplace Platforms

Amazon, Etsy, eBay, and even Alibaba all have one huge thing in common: They're all run by optimized search engines trying to find the...
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What Does it Mean to Be a Maverick? 3 Leadership Lessons from John McCain

When John McCain died, scores of praise for the "maverick" politician spread across the internet. But what exactly made McCain such a maverick leader?...
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Looking to Sell Your Company? Here are the Next Steps – Ted Jenkin

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show we're joined once again by Ted Jenkin, CEO and founder of oXYGen Financial. In this segment we...
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