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...

The 4 Pillars of the Invest Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Monica Hooks, the new Executive Director of the Invest Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. Monica first became involved in the Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative as a participant, when her boutique marketing firm, m-oracle graduated as part of the program's...

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