What is Ratio Analysis and Why is it Important for Small Business Owners? – Dr. Eric Bonaparte

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The old adage is true, what cannot be measured can not be improved, and businesses who take the time to measure what matters gain a clear competitive advantage in today's marketplace. On this week's episode of The Playbook, host Mark Collier, business consultant for...

How SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman is Making Sure Small Businesses Have the Resources They Need to Thrive

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The United States Small Business Administration plays a vital role in the growth, development, and advancement of small businesses across the country. On this week's episode of The Playbook, host Mark Collier, business consultant for the UGA Small Business Development Center, is joined by...

How the Georgia Department of Administrative Services is committing to creating small business engagement in the state

Welcome to the first episode of The Playbook, a brand new series on the Atlanta Small Business network. Every week, host and UGA SBDC consultant Mark Collier sits down with some of Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned small business owners, and resource experts. In this...

Critical Information for Small Business Survival During and After COVID-19

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According to a Forbes Financial Council post from October 25, 2018, more than 80% of small businesses thrive the first year. However, each year after that is a struggle to continue to grow and prosper. The COVID-19 crisis is making it even harder to...

How to Advertise Your Small Business Digitally in a Post-COVID Economy – Drew Tonsmeire & Mark Collier, UGA SBDC

This pandemic has been the most transformative event in recent memory. And our, now, the post-COVID economy is very different from the economy we knew prior to 2020. There will be additional seismic structural shifts across nearly all sectors of the economy where digital...

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...

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