Five Pieces of Advice Every Entrepreneur Should Hear

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It is almost impossible to go about your day without hearing some type of advice. Whether it be a motivational quote from Twitter, dialogue on a day-time talk show, or a conversation with a friend, we live in a world where everyone is ready...

Remote Working in Metro Atlanta: Six Work-Friendly Coffee Shops to Visit

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Contrary to what you might believe, Atlanta is a remote work hub. According to Forbes, Atlanta was number one for job-seekers who were searching for telecommuter positions. The traffic and long commute times would make any professional want to retreat from the office. However,...

Don’t Let Fear Run Your Business: Get Rid of These 3 Limiting Beliefs

A few doubts are normal if you run a business. All entrepreneurs worry they might not be skilled enough and will face unbeatable setbacks. As a businessperson, you can learn and grow. Equally, though, you'll meet opportunities to fail, and fear of doing so...

Successful Atlanta Based Companies and How They Can Inspire Your Business

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Running your own business, no matter the size or industry, has never been easy. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting to find your way into the world of business ownership, the fear of failure in the face of so much competition is...

The Best Business Start-Ups for Young Entrepreneurs

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In today’s internet driven world,  the idea of becoming a successful entrepreneur is quickly developing into a real, hard goal for many students and young adults. If you’re a motivated self-starter than turning your money-making dreams into reality may be easier than you thought....

How to Start a Consultancy Business with Zero Funds

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Becoming an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. That’s why the work must ignite a fire in you. You need strong convictions about your ideas. This is critical, because when you start a consultancy business – particularly without funds – these convictions...

Developing the Right Mentality for Business Leadership

Owning a small business is a significant milestone in your professional life. It is a great feeling to be able to start each day and be as productive as possible in growing and maintaining your start-up. One step to building it is to develop...

How to Handle Your New Company’s Financials

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Many entrepreneurs have the business savvy and communications skills needed to launch a start-up, but when faced with their new company's financials, feel completely overwhelmed. Even if your financial knowledge is rudimentary at best, you can still launch a wildly successful company, provided that...

Five Co-Working Spaces for the Metro Atlanta Urban or Suburban Entrepreneur

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Start-up solo entrepreneurs have a lot to think about as they begin the journey of establishing a business. One primary factor is location. While it may be possible to spend the early days working at home, there may come a time when entrepreneurs need...

Launching a new business website? Here are your options…

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Before putting a public face to any company, a clean and complete website is an absolute must-have. Here are two preliminary pointers before we talk about the options of creating your webpage. 1.) Have a single-pointed focus. If your business encompasses many different projects or...
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How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture...
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How the U.S Chamber of Commerce Helps Your Small Business – Tom Sullivan, VP...

ASBN recently attended The Small Business Master Class in Atlanta hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and had the pleasure of speaking with Tom...
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JOBS Act 3.0 Passes in the House, Potentially Fueling Small Businesses

Tuesday night, the United States Chamber of Commerce released a statement indicating that the House of Representatives had passed the JOBS Act 3.0, which...
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The Rising Digital Workforce: Six Tips for Small Business Owners Managing Remote Workers

Remote work is on the rise. A report from Flexjobs projects that 3.9 million Americans work from home at least part-time. This is a...
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Atlanta’s New Frontier: A Thriving Hub for Innovation

The former chief operating officer for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Brian McGowan, stated that all of the corporations establishing innovation hubs in Atlanta...
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