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...

How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture of the founder's expectations and helps others see their vision. The financial section of the plan provides the proof behind...

5 Free Financial Tech Tools for Small Business Owners

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The managing of your company’s finances can become complicated pretty quickly. You are gaining clients, you need to hire a freelancer or two, and you have to navigate new tax laws. These changes alone are enough to begin looking past an Excel spreadsheet for...

5 Things Small Business Owners Should Do to Maximize Financing Rounds

Like everything involved in running a small business, maximizing your financing efforts is possible. Just blindly looking for investors may work, but it would be the exception rather than the norm. Here are a few things you can do to maximize the effectiveness of...

How Much Should I Pay Myself? – Being Your Own Boss

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Entrepreneurs just starting out have a hard time deciding how much to pay themselves or even if they should. Here’s why. You’re putting every dollar you earn back into the company to make it more successful. You should have a salary, though, and figuring...

Hiring an Accountant for Your Small Business: What to Expect

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Hiring an accountant may be the single best decision any business owner can make. It is tempting for small business owners to try and handle the details of accounting by themselves, but this could be a huge mistake. Accountants can do much more than simply...
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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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