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 the Metro Atlanta Chamber is Fostering the Local Innovation Community – Alex Gonzalez

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ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick was on location at the Atlanta Corporate Innovation Summit, and caught up with Alex Gonzalez, who is the new Chief Innovation Officer for the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce to discuss the future relationship between the chamber and entrepreneurial innovation. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim...

Top 10 Entrepreneur Associations in the U.S. You Need to Know About

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One of the things that helps you truly succeed in business is finding other small business owners and entrepreneurs who are willing to share their experience with you. Entrepreneur associations are filled with such individuals, and the benefits that such organizations provide are invaluable....

Treat Your Vendors Just As Well As Your Customers

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Vendors are people too! But in all seriousness, building strong, supportive relationships with your vendors is critical in maintaining excellent quality for your product or service. Trying to low-ball your vendors on price and force a tense power dynamic is not a sound strategy. This relationship...

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...

Creative Ways To Cut Costs At Your Small Business

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Every dollar counts while running a small business. If you are concerned that the operating costs at your business are too high, there are many creative ways that you can cut costs without negatively impacting the quality of your products and services. Here are...

An Organization for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneurs – TiE Atlanta

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There is no doubt that the business scene is thriving in and around metro Atlanta. With the number of small businesses growing rapidly among us, having organizations that support entrepreneurship is vital. One of those organizations, TiE Atlanta, provides resources to entrepreneurs through every...

ASBN is Proud to Partner with TiECON 2018: An Event for Entrepreneurs Lead by Industry Leaders

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Entrepreneurs have an opportunity to improve their business by learning how to create new avenues for revenue, learn from industry leaders and network at TiECON 2018. This annual event takes place Sept. 28 at The Hotel at Avalon in Alpharetta. The Atlanta Small Business Network...

Report: Over Two-Thirds of Small Business Owners Positive About Business

Roughly 70 percent of small business owners are upbeat about their company and the overall small business environment in the United States. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHsVkHoClDU] The number comes from the Q3 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index released today that reported a record...

Five Metro Atlanta Conferences Happening in October for Small Business Owners

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As the end of 2018 approaches, you may think your chances for networking, education, and business marketing are drawing to a close. While it is true that the opportunities for business learning are a little less plentiful in the last part of the year...
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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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