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...

Alpharetta Named a Top U.S. City to Start a Business

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Looking to start a business in metro Atlanta? Alpharetta is the place to go. That’s according to a report from Verizon which ranked Alpharetta number 15 out of 50 cities nationwide to start a business. The study gathered data from roughly 300 cities across...

Report: Over Two-Thirds of Small Business Owners Positive About Business

Roughly 70 percent of small business owners are upbeat about their company and the overall small business environment in the United States. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHsVkHoClDU] The number comes from the Q3 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index released today that reported a record...

Third Quarter Small Business Confidence Hits National Record High, how is Georgia Fairing?

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If you are a small business owner, the chances are that you are pretty confident about your opportunity to make a livelihood. CNBC and SurveyMonkey teamed up to survey more than 2,000 business owners from July 27 through August 5 of this year. The...

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...
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Neil Patel on Digital, Social, and Content Marketing Trends and Insights for 2019

We’re excited to welcome to the show one of the most recognized influencers in marketing today, Neil Patel. He has an impressive reach of...
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The State of Startups: What It Is Really Like to Run a Startup Today

Does it seem like technology startups have become increasingly popular over the years? If so, it is not your imagination. A 2017 study revealed...
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Startup Central: 5 Marketing Basics for Your Small Business

Welcome to Startup Central, the place for entrepreneurs and first-time business owners to hear tactics, techniques, interviews, and commentary. So they can beat the...
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How to Re-Energize Your Employees and Retain the Very Best Talent – Marshall Mosher,...

The most successful and memorable team-building activities are ones that don’t feel like a normal day at the office. They build trust, manage conflict,...
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8 Strategies to Survive Periods of Low Revenues

If you are running a thriving business, you are in a happy situation. But, every business encounters speed bumps. Sooner or later, you are...
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