10 Things You Need to Know Before You Start a Business

Starting your own business is something that many people dream about. You can be your own boss, work when and where you want to, and you will reap all the rewards of your efforts. On the flip side, though, you will find that your...

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 to Properly Conduct Market Research for Your Business Plan – George Deeb, Startup Expert

One of the first and most important steps in the business planning process is doing the proper market research for your product or industry. This relevant data is necessary in order to develop effective marketing strategies and prepare for challenges you might have down...

How Atlanta Tech Village is Fostering The City’s Thriving Startup Ecosystem

The Atlanta Small Business Network recently visited the Atlanta Tech Village to see for ourselves what this startup hub is all about. Located in the heart of Buckhead, ATV is a technology incubator home to over 100 different startups. We had the pleasure of...

The Difference Between Mentors and Advisors and How to Find the Right One – Mike Gomez, Business Growth Specialist

For many aspiring entrepreneurs, once they've chosen a solid business idea, moving forward with early-stage development can be daunting and confusing. However, investing mentors to advise and consult you during these initial phases could set you on the path to success. No one knows...

Business Growth Advisor Mike Gomez Shares What Makes a Good Business Idea and How to Launch It

For many aspiring entrepreneurs, deciding on a business idea and moving forward with early-stage development can be challenging and time-consuming. However, investing in a mentor to advise and consult you during this planning phase could make all the difference. No one knows this better...

LawnTap: How This Atlanta Startup is Using AI to Make Lawn Care Hassle-Free – Wilkinson Egwu, Co-Founder & CEO

The Atlanta Small Business Network recently caught up with Wilkinson Egwu, CEO of LawnTap, on location at Atlanta Tech Village, one of the country's biggest incubators for all things tech. LawnTap is an on-demand, automated service for lawn care. Will says that LawnTap is the Uber...

Creating an Excellent Business Pitch: 5 Tips from Investors and Venture Capitalists

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Congratulations! You have reached the phase in your business development process where you are ready to start seeking out funds. In between your days of meetings with staff, marketing your business, and handling operations, you are researching pitch competitions and venture capitalist to reach...

How Much Do You Need to Start Your Business? It May Be Less Than You Think!

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According to a survey by Kabbage, an Atlanta-based global financial service, 58 percent of small business owners who were polled launched their company with $25,000 in the bank. Also, a third of those surveyed started with much less, approximately $5,000. While this is beginning...

ATDC at Georgia Tech: Everything You Need to Know – John Avery, Director

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We recently traveled to the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, where we spoke with John Avery, the new Director for ATDC Georgia Tech, a start-up accelerator that helps Georgia technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful companies. John provided a detailed look at the initiatives,...
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Security Protocols to Help Protect Your Business in Online Communication

For modern businesses, the increased influence of technology makes them more susceptible to security risks more so than ever before. Your business may also...
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Business Efficiency 101: The What, When, and How of Outsourcing

So, your client list is growing. Congratulations! This is exactly what you want to happen. However, can you handle the new amount of work?...
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Does Your Work Ethic Match Your Customer’s Expectations? – Paul White, Psychologist and Best...

Dr. Paul White, psychologist, business coach, and best-selling author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, is welcomed back to the Atlanta Small Business...
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How to Conduct a Competitive Analysis in 4 Simple Steps – Mark Collier, Small...

 On this edition of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we caught up with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center...
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How This Local FinTech Company is Making Private Vehicle Transactions Safer – Paul Brobson,...

 ASBN was recently on-location at FinTech South with Paul Brobson, Founder and CEO of Trusted Sale. Trusted Sale is the first ever anti-fraud and...
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