Five Critical Takeaways from August’s NFIB Business Optimism Index Report

Is the fear of recession and economic shake-up impacting small business confidence and optimism? The numbers coming from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reveal that business owners are still feeling secure in today’s economy. Each month, the NFIB releases a report on the...

Meet Brother Moto: The Motorcycle Lifestyle Shop That Offers Something For Everyone – Jared Erickson, Co-Founder

Whether you need a place to work on your motorcycle, grab a coffee, or you just want a cool shared space to hang out at, then you have to check out Brother Moto in the Atlanta neighborhood of Cabbagetown. Recently, we had the opportunity...

How Transparency and Trust Became the Foundation for this Successful Atlanta Based Digital Agency – Jeff Hilimire, Dragon Army

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 ASBN welcomes Jeff Hilimire, CEO and Co-Founder of Dragon Army, to discuss what inspired him to begin Dragon Army and the steps that the business takes in building a positive company culture in order to give a better customer experience. Jeff describes Dragon Army as...

Survey Finds That 44 Percent of Business Owners Not Ready for a Recession

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News reports continue to discuss the success of the U.S. economy. From a relatively stable GDP to unemployment that is the lowest it’s been since 1969, things are looking great for small businesses and the professionals they employ. However, even amid this positive news,...

How Generate Your Value is Helping Entrepreneurs Overcome Crucial Challenges – Andy McDowell, Founder

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One of the fastest and most effective ways to learn how to start a business is to seek out the advice of someone who has already done it. Business coaches and consultants can bring a lot to the table in terms of insight, knowledge,...

How Passion Can Either Hurt or Help Your Entrepreneurial Ventures – Brad Stulberg, Author of The Passion Paradox

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Every entrepreneur is passionate about their vision, but what happens when passion clouds judgment and causes business owners to make poor decisions? To find out, we recently spoke to Brad Stulberg, Health, and Human Performance expert and Co-author of ‘The Passion Paradox: A Guide...

What Local Company MaxRewards is doing to Alleviate the Stress of Credit Card Management – Anik Khan, Co-Founder

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If you are a frequent credit card user in Atlanta, then chances are you’ve heard of MaxRewards, a free app that helps users manage their credit cards and maximize on the rewards they offer. Recently, we spoke to the co-founder and CEO of MaxRewards,...

How Georgia-Based Cannabiz is Providing an Alternative to Traditional Medication with CBD – Alison Owen Greene, Owner

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According to the Nutrition Business Journal’s recent Hemp and CBD study, the CBD market grew by 57 percent and generated over $283 million dollars in sales for 2018. This industry is growing rapidly and it’s showing no signs of slowing down, which means there...

How Andrew Nguyen Defied Expectations and Created a Multi-Million Dollar Branding Agency

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 No matter what you sell or how large your business is, developing an unforgettable brand for your business is one of the best ways to establish yourself as an industry competitor. And no one knows that better than our next guest, Andrew Nguyen. Andrew...

Fab’rik: How Dana Spinola Built a Fashion Empire Fueled By Passion and Purpose

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On today’s show, we take a look at Bridget Fitzpatrick's conversation with Dana Spinola, Founder, and CEO of Fab'rik. With over 40 locations nationwide, including 10 in the metro Atlanta area, Fab'rik has quickly become one of the country’s leading fashion retailers. Born out of...
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Who’s Playing on Your Team? Five Individuals Who Should be on Your Personal Advisory...

"Who is playing on my team" is a question that every entrepreneur should ask themselves. Much like the staff or team you have created...
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Google’s New Changes for Nofollow Links: What it Means for You

Since its inception in 2005, the nofollow attribute has remained unchanged. It's used by webmasters to denote links that search engines shouldn't follow or...
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Brand Mapping Strategies: The Seven Core Elements of a Powerful Business – Karen Leland,...

If you’re a first-time entrepreneur, you might think of company branding as a logo, website, or product packaging. Others think of branding as a...
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Where Do We Go From Here? Traditional Banks vs. Financial Technology

Finance is not a new market, not even close. Next to the world's other "oldest profession" it stands as one of the oldest markets...
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Taking Flight: How Atlanta-Based Xeo Air is Staking Its Claim in the Commercial Drone...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Bronwyn Morgan, Founder of Xeo Air Inc. and Airversity Drone Pilot Academy. Bronwyn also sits on the...
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