How the SBDC Helped This Entrepreneur Scale Her Senior Living and Care Business – Mark Collier & Stephanie Fiber-Sutton

 Stephanie Fiber-Sutton, CEO at Senior Advisory Services, joins the Atlanta Small Business Network along with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at UGA SBDC. Stephanie tells us about her company and how she got started and together they discuss the close relationship that their two businesses...

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...
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Who’s Playing on Your Team? Five Individuals Who Should be on Your Personal Advisory...

"Who is playing on my team" is a question that every entrepreneur should ask themselves. Much like the staff or team you have created...
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Google’s New Changes for Nofollow Links: What it Means for You

Since its inception in 2005, the nofollow attribute has remained unchanged. It's used by webmasters to denote links that search engines shouldn't follow or...
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Brand Mapping Strategies: The Seven Core Elements of a Powerful Business – Karen Leland,...

If you’re a first-time entrepreneur, you might think of company branding as a logo, website, or product packaging. Others think of branding as a...
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Where Do We Go From Here? Traditional Banks vs. Financial Technology

Finance is not a new market, not even close. Next to the world's other "oldest profession" it stands as one of the oldest markets...
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Taking Flight: How Atlanta-Based Xeo Air is Staking Its Claim in the Commercial Drone...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Bronwyn Morgan, Founder of Xeo Air Inc. and Airversity Drone Pilot Academy. Bronwyn also sits on the...
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