Find Economic Relief for Your Business in the Wake of COVID-19 with These Resources from the SBA – Ashley Bell, White House Advisor

In today's special segment, we're pleased to welcome back Mr. Ashley Bell, who is the White House Policy Advisor on entrepreneurship and innovation. Ashley also serves as Regional Administrator for SBA Region IV, and today he discusses the federal and state resources that small...

IRS Defers 2020 Tax Payments by 90 Days Due to Coronavirus

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COVID-19: Should You Close Your Business Doors?

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COVID-19, a novel form of the CoronaVirus, is rapidly changing how we interact on many levels. From social distancing to canceled events, our lives are being restructured from the ground up.  Three Categories of Consideration There are three categories of small businesses making tough calls right...

The Trump Administration Provides Economic Relief for Small Business Owners Through Low-Interest Loans

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5 Tips for Working from Home During a Quarantine

If you're staying at home to promote social distancing or as a way to help minimize the spread of a virus, it's important to remember that working from home can be very different from working in an office setting. Many successful professionals enjoy working...

Four Thriving Industries in Metro Atlanta in 2020 and Beyond

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In 2018, Georgia came in as the top state in the U.S. for small business climate by the National Federation of Independent Business. In 2019, Atlanta ranked as the ninth-best city to start a business by WalletHub. Georgia and the Metro Atlanta area has a lot going for...

Four Business Trends That Will Define the Atlanta Market in 2020

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A decade has come to an end. Nevertheless, every end signals a new beginning and nowhere is this truer than in business. Every year brings new business ideas, economic fluctuations, and emerging trends. However, these aspects are even more pronounced when we begin to...

How the Georgians First Commission is Working to Address the Issues Facing Business Owners – Scott Hilton, Executive Director

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  It wasn’t too long ago that only 1 in 20 workers needed a license or a permit to pursue their chosen occupation. According to the Institute of Justice, today nearly 1 in 3 workers need a license to pursue their dream career. The Georgians...

10 of Atlanta’s Best Places to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are just around the corner and this year, the nationwide chains and big-box retailers are pulling out all the stops. However, instead of giving your business to the big names, we here at the Atlanta Small Business Network hope...

Five Ways to Increase Employee Satisfaction from Atlanta’s “Best Places to Work”

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If you could create your ideal place to work, what would it look like? What benefits or perks would you include for workers? How would you facilitate a healthy culture? Well, others have thought about this question, and have done something about it. Every...

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