How this Atlanta-Based Logistics Startup is Building a Global Distribution Network – Sean Henry, Founder & CEO, STORD

One of the fastest growing industries in Atlanta, Supply chain logistics is a complex flow of synchronization and teamwork that requires continuous innovative solutions. And with the influx of e-commerce, warehousing and distribution solutions are at the forefront of every retailer’s mind. On today’s...

Effective Strategic Planning for Small Businesses at the Midyear Point

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We recently closed out the 1st half of the year and many small businesses are currently in the process of forecasting for the balance of 2019. Savvy small businesses understand the value of revisiting their strategic plan at the mid-year point. Those small businesses...

Capital Access, Counseling, and Contracting: How Georgia Works to Supports Small Businesses – Mark Collier & Terri Denison

On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Network we welcome Terri Denison, Georgia District Office Director at the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Mark Collier, Business Consultant at UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County. They share with us the way in...

Three Simple Steps To Discover Your Next Funding Opportunity – Kedma Ough, Author of Target Funding

 Funding a startup in its early stages is an incredibly important, however, somewhat daunting task. Between meetings, pitches, and proof of concepts, there are a lot of moving parts that entrepreneurs need to take into consideration. To shed more light on this crucial topic...

Five Creative Ways to Launch Your Business

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Congratulations! You are finally at the finish line of setting up your business. You have followed your business plan, incorporated, raised money, marketed, and are now ready to launch officially. Awesome! However, did you know that you can go beyond a social media post...

How This Recruiter Built Her Company Around Atlanta’s Booming Tech Industry – Melissa Davis, Elev8 Hire Solutions

 ASBN welcomes Melissa Davis, CEO and Founder Elev8 Hire Solutions. Melissa shares with us what it is that got her into the recruiting business and what it was that drove her to become an entrepreneur herself. While working as a recruiter for a larger...

How to Take your Product or Service from ‘Nice to Have’ to ‘Need to Have’ – George Deeb, Red Rocket Ventures

 George Deeb, startup expert and Managing Partner of Red Rocket Ventures, sits down with ASBN to talk about the difference between being a 'vitamin' startup versus a 'painkiller' startup. George says that while a vitamin is nice to have a painkiller is something that...

How to Conduct a Competitive Analysis in 4 Simple Steps – Mark Collier, Small Business Development Center

 On this edition of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we caught up 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. Jim...

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...
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8 Ways to Encourage Readers to Comment on Your Blog

Everyone always talks about how important it is to use your blog to develop and facilitate a community. Getting comments and a personal investment...
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Companies are Still Struggling to Improve Customer Experience According to New Survey

Today, 86 percent of customers are willing to pay a premium for exceptional customers experiences. As we move into 2020, customer experience will overcome...
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How a Genuine Belief in Health Inspired Arden’s Garden to Become a Thriving Company...

All over the country, Americans are going to great lengths to eat a healthier diet, often opting for raw, organic, and unprocessed ingredients. From...
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How TAG is Bridging the Diversity Gap in Georgia’s Tech Sector – Jacque Rushin,...

According to the latest research from Small Business Trends, women now make up 56 percent of the professional workforce in the U.S. however, they...
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7 Mistakes to Avoid When You Buy A Business

Buying a business can be complicated. There are details to think about, papers to sign, and people to talk to. It's easy to forget...
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