Five Reasons Atlanta’s FinTech Industry Is Putting the City on the Map

When people think of commerce in Atlanta, thoughts of Coca-Cola, CNN, and maybe even peaches might cross their minds. It would make sense, as these are the companies and items most marketed within and outside of Atlanta. However, the days of soda and broadcasting...

JOBS Act 3.0 Passes in the House, Potentially Fueling Small Businesses

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Tuesday night, the United States Chamber of Commerce released a statement indicating that the House of Representatives had passed the JOBS Act 3.0, which is formally known as the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018.”  The 406-4 vote was a welcomed consensus in...

Atlanta’s New Frontier: A Thriving Hub for Innovation

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The former chief operating officer for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Brian McGowan, stated that all of the corporations establishing innovation hubs in Atlanta are “shining a big, bright light on the city” and helping the city become recognized as a “major innovation hub.”...

How a Chinese Trade War Could Affect Small Business

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Love him or hate him, Pres. Donald J. Trump doesn’t hesitate to take action. With a heavy focus on securing borders and bringing jobs back to the United States, Trump is taking actions that draw heavy applause from staunch supporters and heavy criticism from...

Five Startups Proving Atlanta’s Small Business Ecosystem is Thriving

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According to FitSmallBusiness.com, Atlanta is the top-ranked city outside of New York and San Francisco, for “fresh and exciting startups.” While Atlanta is known for its burgeoning music and movie scene, this city is also catching the eye of aspiring business owners. It is...

Two-Thirds of Americans Dream of Opening a Small Business

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A recent UPS Store Survey indicates that an overwhelming 66 percent of respondents dream of opening a small business. The survey was part of an annual initiative driven by The UPS Store to celebrate National Small Business Week. The survey captures Americans attitudes toward...

Facebook to Provide Digital Skills Training to 1 Million People Small Business Owners

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In 2017, the Small Business Association (SBA) reported that there were almost 30 million small businesses in the United States employing almost 58 million people, which makes up almost half of the U.S. workforce. According to George Carey-Simos of WeRSM, Facebook has taken note...

Should We Thank Amazon? – Numerous Companies Add Jobs to Atlanta’s Workforce

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If you thought Metro Atlanta’s only shot at major employment growth was the Amazon HQ decision, think again. The City of Atlanta houses many companies that are deciding to not only physically expand their offices but increase their staffing. Don’t believe us? According to...

Facebook Supports Small Businesses in Atlanta

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Good news for Atlanta small businesses. Facebook has announced that Atlanta will be one of 30 markets to host Facebook’s “Community Boost” program. The program will debut in Atlanta September 24-26 to assist small businesses, entrepreneurs and potential employees in growing their business and...

Five Reasons Atlanta is Ideal for Start-ups

Atlanta finished 19th in WalletHub’s Best Places to Start a Business Study. The city’s business environment, access to resources, and business costs were factors in the ranking. Over the years, Atlanta has become a significant hub for large corporations who have moved their headquarters...
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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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