The Long Road To Building A Business – Chad Shearer, Caren West PR

ASBN is joined by Chad Shearer, the co-founder, and COO of Caren West PR. Chad has developed his PR company into a major player in the lifestyle and entertainment market in Atlanta. He shares his experiences and what it takes to build a successful...

11 Things Startup Entrepreneurs Should Seriously Never Do

Steering a startup to success takes a rare combination of drive, talent, perseverance, and at least a little luck. However, no matter how gifted you are as an entrepreneur, you can increase your long-term prospects by learning from mistakes that others have made before....

5 Low-Cost Franchises in Growing Industries

The benefits of operating your own business are many.  When you own your business, you get to follow your passion on a schedule of your choosing.  Business ownership means selecting the employees and suppliers who work best with your leadership style. In general, entrepreneurship...

Locating Small Business Masterminds: Five Places in Metro Atlanta That Offer Business Coaching and Mentorship

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If you have been an entrepreneur long enough, there will be a time when you will realize you can use some coaching. Maybe sales have dropped off a bit, your marketing is not creating leads, or your hiring decisions are not going the way...

The Business of Freelancing – Chanell Turner

If you're thinking of starting your own business one day, but not sure what kind of business to start, listen close, you may be able to launch sooner than you thought. Freelancing is one of the easiest and least expensive home-based businesses you can...

How to Start Your Own Successful E-Commerce Store

Not too long ago, starting an e-commerce business was a difficult and costly endeavor. The time and cost to set up a store and deal with inventory prevented many aspiring entrepreneurs from getting involved. Running a successful e-commerce store is by no means easy...

Two-Thirds of Americans Dream of Opening a Small Business

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A recent UPS Store Survey indicates that an overwhelming 66 percent of respondents dream of opening a small business. The survey was part of an annual initiative driven by The UPS Store to celebrate National Small Business Week. The survey captures Americans attitudes toward...

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...
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SEO Tips For Online Marketplace Platforms

Amazon, Etsy, eBay, and even Alibaba all have one huge thing in common: They're all run by optimized search engines trying to find the...
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Are These 4 Mistakes Hurting Your Google AdWords Campaigns?

If you've ever run pay-per-click ads on Google AdWords, then you can probably attest to the initial frustration that can come when you first...
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Looking to Sell Your Company? Here are the Next Steps – Ted Jenkin

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show we're joined once again by Ted Jenkin, CEO and founder of oXYGen Financial. In this segment we...
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36 Illegal Interview Questions to Never Ask a Job Candidate

You should be careful about what questions you ask during your next interview. A CareerBuilder survey found that one-fifth of employers had asked an...
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The Impact of Women in Business – TiECON Panelists Dr. Felicia Phillips & Dani...

If you haven't heard about the upcoming TiECON Conference, you must be living under a rock. TiECON Atlanta is one of the most comprehensive...
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