How Employee Ownership Can Reshape the Economic Outlook of South Atlanta’s Minority Neighborhoods

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When it comes to small businesses and entrepreneurship, Atlanta is where business owners go to thrive. However, the story is not as bright for all of the city’s citizens. While Atlanta boasts a booming economy for most, the city became the number one most...

What to Prioritize When Selecting Healthcare Plans for Your Business – Katie Mahoney, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 At first glance, choosing a healthcare plan for your business looks increasingly complicated and expensive, however, it doesn’t have to be. Here to lend us some insight and guidance about this important topic is Katie Mahoney, Vice President of Health Policy for the U.S....

Digital Ignition: Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Celebrates Alpharetta’s Newest Co-Working Space

 Recently, ASBN was on-location in Alpharetta, Georgia for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the metro area’s latest co-working space, Digital Ignition. Built for entrepreneurs and emerging tech businesses, Digital Ignition works to provide its members with a stimulating environment full of innovation, creativity, and...

Banking on Opportunity Zones: How the SBA and HUD are Revitalizing Clayton County’s Business Landscape

Earlier this month, ASBN was on-location in Clayton County, Georgia for the 2019 Opportunity Zones Summit, an event dedicated to encouraging the growth and expansion of the county’s small business community. As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, opportunity zones were...

How to Conduct a Competitive Analysis in 4 Simple Steps – Mark Collier, Small Business Development Center

 On this edition of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we caught up with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County, one of 17 centers around the state that provides support to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Jim...

How the SBDC Continues to Help MokiPops Popsicle Company Grow and Succeed – Amber Khan & Mark Collier

The idea of starting your own business might sound daunting at first, but the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. There are nearly 1,000 small business development centers across the country that provide resources at no cost to your business....

The 9 Essential Components of a Winning Business Plan – Mark Collier, Small Business Development Center

We recently spoke with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County, one of 17 centers around the state that provides support to entrepreneurs and small business owners. We discussed the nine essential components of a winning business...

How the Small Business Development Center Supports Entrepreneurs in Georgia – Mark Collier, Business Consultant

Today we speak with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County. The UGA SBDC is one of 17 small business development centers around the state. Centers like this one provides support to entrepreneurs and small business owners...

From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

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More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and business to health and motivation, there is endless advice available for women wanting to take the risks of starting a...

Why the SBA is America’s Best-Kept Secret for Economic Development – Ashley D. Bell, Region lV Administrator

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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 exclusively to entrepreneurs and small businesses by offering opportunities for business education, mentorship, and capital lending. If you haven’t heard...

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The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS46 and Peachtree TV: Episode 24 – [09.21.19]

Want your business featured on The Atlanta Small Business Show? Tell us your story! And if you would like to advertise with ASBN, give us a call...
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Create a Remarkable Work Culture with These Four Principles from Dr. Randy Ross

Most of us have probably heard the famous saying, "You hire an employee, and a human being walks in". Having a positive company culture...
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5 Habits of Top Sales Reps

What sets the best sales representatives apart from the rest? It all boils down to the habits that they make. Here are five characteristics...
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The Importance of Prioritizing Your Employees’ Emotional Well-Being – Mark Crowley, Leading from the...

Are you finding it difficult to inspire and motivate your employees on a consistent basis? Well, our next guest has some excellent strategies to...
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Are You Losing Too Many Superstar Employees? Find Out Why

Hiring great new people isn’t easy. There’s so much competition for the best talent today! It takes a lot of time, effort, and, yes,...
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