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...

How to Do a Competitive Analysis When Starting a Blog or Online Business

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Competitive analysis is important for any business, including blogs and e-commerce sites. By analyzing your competition, you get to know how your competitors work, anticipate a pattern of behavior, and stay ahead of the game. Having a solid competitive analysis allows you to have...

Five Associations for Small Business Owners in Atlanta

Becoming an entrepreneur can be a fulfilling experience, but it also brings a unique set of challenges that only other small business owners would understand. Networking with other entrepreneurs can create opportunities for collaboration, the establishment of a support system, or the sharing of...

How to Get a Loan to Start Your New Business

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Starting a business can be expensive. Depending on your industry, it is not unreasonable to spend the equivalent of your first several years’ profits just to cover equipment and other startup costs. Unless you are independently wealthy, this can be a daunting task. You...

Five Questions To Ask Yourself When Selecting An Incorporation Type

In the United States, there are approximately 543,000 businesses established each month. While there are a lot of factors that play into the decision to become a business owner such as budget, location, where to seek funding, and a host of others; one of...
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Remote Working in Metro Atlanta: Six Work-Friendly Coffee Shops to Visit

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...
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How to Get a Larger Audience For Your Facebook Page

If you want to reach more followers on your Facebook page, you can do it. There's nothing that stops you from using tactics like...
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6 Effective Tools for Running Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Influencer marketing has changed the way many businesses promote their products online. Unlike some other promotional techniques, though, influencer marketing works best when you...
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DIY Website Options for Entrepreneurs: Pros and Cons of Three Popular Tools

Congratulations! You have decided to take on the fulfilling and sometimes unpredictable world of entrepreneurship. You have gotten all the legal stuff out of...
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5 Powerful Ways to Use Short Videos for Marketing and Branding

Video marketing has exploded across social media over the last year or two. Study after study has shown that a compelling video can generate...
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