As an Entrepreneur, What Does Your Financial Plan to Retire Look Like?

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If you love the business you’ve built, you might want to work forever. At least, that’s what you think now. Be it due to age or ability, or if you’ve been working towards financial freedom, retirement is almost inevitable. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEyqcBzfQmk] Here’s a scary statistic. Fortune.com...

How This Georgia Based FinTech Company is Revolutionizing Fundraising – Matt Pfaltzgraf, Founder of Softgiving

The economic impact of Georgia's non-profit sector is large. 501(c)(3) and 501(c) charities employ 216,100 workers which is just under 10 percent of the state’s workforce. They also generate more than $57.5 billion in annual revenues and give over $1 billion annually. However, like every...

Successful Tax Planning Strategies for Your Small Business – Barbara Weltman, Big Ideas for Small Business

Called "the guru of small business taxes" by the Wall Street Journal, our next guest lends us her insight into successful tax planning, and what small businesses can expect when they go to file their taxes this year. On today's show, we welcome Barbara Weltman,...

Choosing The Right Crowdfunding Platform

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Crowdfunding, or soliciting multiple small contributions online instead of relying on a single investor, is an increasingly popular way for entrepreneurs to raise the capital necessary to launch a company. Many entrepreneurs see success stories and think they can do the same thing by...

Choosing the Right Merchant for Your Payment Processing – Carol Braund, SpotOn Transact

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The Atlanta Small Business Network was on-location at the Six Flags Haunt After Hours hosted by Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. ASBN’s Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Carol Braund, business consultant for SpotOn Transact, to discuss digital marketing platforms that help small businesses minimize...

Four Essential Tips for Networking with Investors (And Where to Meet Them in Atlanta)

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Congratulations! You have an excellent idea that you are ready to mold into a startup. You’ve found your co-founder, started the process of creating a prototype, built your website, and might have even secured an impressive number of sales. You are ready for the...

How to Pitch Your Business to Investors

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Pitching to investors is an unavoidable part of securing funding for many businesses. If you've got a great idea, it's your job to sell it to the people with the cash. Your pitch can be instrumental in securing a great financial deal for your...

Four Technology Industries Where Small Business Owners Can Thrive in Atlanta

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Typically, when someone mentions the hottest locations in the United States for technology and innovation, the West Coast comes to mind. The Bay Area, Seattle, and even New York —an East Coast outlier— have long been the established locations for technology companies large and...

The Importance of Transparency in Business Transactions – Suneera Madhani

Today Suneera Madhani, founder of small business Fattmerchant, joins ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick. They discuss Fattmerchant's rapid growth in a competitive market and the importance of transparency in your business transactions. Based on Suneera's experiences, it is such a vital tactic for business growth, yet often...

What Financial Steps Should You Take With Your New Business? – Ted Jenkin

Ted Jenkins sits down with ASBN to discuss what it means as a business to get a 1099 and what financial action you should take when starting out with your business. Ted Jenkin is the founder and CEO of Oxygen Financial and he helps...
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The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS: Pilot Episode

On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we took a look at Shep Hyken’s Seven Powerful Strategies for Creating Loyalty at...
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How to Better Identify and Reach Your Target Consumers – Laurie Hood, Mobilewalla

ASBN recently caught up with Laurie Hood, at Georgia’s largest annual technology showcase, The Summit, hosted by TAG (Technology Association of Georgia). Laurie is the...
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How to Personalize Customer Engagement with Search Messaging Platforms – Dennis Zakas, Zuzu Inc.

The Atlanta Small Business Network was on site at The Summit Event, Georgia’s largest annual technology showcase hosted by TAG (Technology Association of Georgia),...
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Why the SBA is America’s Best-Kept Secret for Economic Development – Ashley D. Bell,...

The SBA, also known as the U.S. Small Business Administration, might just be the best-kept secret in the Federal Government. This agency provides support...
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Finding Business Partners That Complement You, Not Clone You

Entrepreneurs know the value of having the right business partner. Those who've developed an idea into a business understand that no person can do...
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