How Small Business Owners Can Qualify for PPP Funding Round 2 – Glenn Kruse & Mark Collier, UGA SBDC

The COVID pandemic brought most businesses to an abrupt halt and standstill, and many looked to the federal government for help. Fortunately, the Small Business Administration or SBA stepped up and answered the call with two core small business relief programs, which delivered lifesaving...

How the DOAS is Working to Expand the Number of Entrepreneurs Doing Business with the State – Commissioner Alex Atwood

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On today’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show show, we’re pleased to welcome Commissioner Alex Atwood, who is the Commissioner for the Georgia Department of Administrative Services. In this segment Jim and Alex discuss the what the DOAS does and the services they operate,...

Five Reasons Outsourcing Should be on the Mind of Every Business Owner Right Now

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Thirty-percent of companies in the United States are outsourcing their positions. While India remains one of the most popular places to outsource, the United States is actually the third largest supplier of freelancers and online workers. So, as a business owner, you don't have...

How Much Should Your Small Business Spend on Web Development?

One of the core questions most small to medium-sized businesses need to consider, especially when they're just getting started, is how much of their limited budget they should allocate for web design. Investing in your online presence is an important consideration. No modern business...

Ten of The Best Small Business Resources in Atlanta

The Metro Atlanta area has become an exceptional hub for entrepreneurs and small business owners. There are a variety of small business resources in Atlanta to help you grow your endeavors and reach your goals. Even amid the current COVID-19 crisis, many local organizations...

Guidance for Employers Facing the Hardships of Coronavirus – Wendy Patel, HR Solutions Atlanta

On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we continue our coverage of the coronavirus by speaking with Wendy Patel. Wendy is the founder and CEO of HR Solutions Atlanta. Jim and Wendy cover the following topics; reassuring and comforting your staff, communication,...

What You Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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On April 1st, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect. The act addresses the concerns of many employees who need to take leave related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In a press Department of Labor press release, Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said...

Eight Relief Programs and Resources For Atlanta-Based Small Businesses and Staff Impacted by COVID-19

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There have been a variety of unforeseen effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. For some, it has been the increased feelings of isolation due to social distancing. For others, it's having to move from the office to working remotely. Unfortunately, the impact for small businesses...

Thinking of Launching a Franchise Business? Leslie Kuban Reveals the Process and How She Helps Her Clients Find Success

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Franchising businesses can easily be the ideal dream for most entrepreneurs and business owners in today’s market. With the increase in business owners today, compared to previous years, it has also become much more attractive to the average owner as a means over substantial...

2020 Vision for the New Year Begins and Ends with Effective Strategic Planning

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The beginning of each year is always full of promise and high hopes but promise and high hopes alone will not effectively drive a company to profitability. Savvy business owners understand the important distinction between promise and planning. Setting a clear 2020 vision for...

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Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing...
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5 Quick Ways to Improve the Value of Your Zoom Meetings

Zoom meetings have become a more regular occurrence since the pandemic of 2020. However, most people are not adept at making sure those meetings...

Why Small Business Owners Cannot Afford to Neglect the HR Department

Human Resources is one of the most vital contributors to overall company success. The old adage is true. A company is only as good...
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Five Ways to Improve Omnichannel Customer Experience

The rapid march of technology means that consumers are no longer satisfied with the traditional 'in-person' shopping experience. It is now expected that services offer...

Working From Home vs. the Office—Is One Better Than the Other?

Many companies transitioned to a work-from-home model as the coronavirus progressed across the country. Today, more than a year later, some have returned to...