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

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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...

Why Investors are Flocking To Georgia and How To Find One for Your Startup – Mark Buffington, BIP Capital

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  On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background is in mathematics and econometrics which came in handy during his time on the west coast working in the hedge...

Driving Growth vs. Driving Profitability: Which One is Right For Your Business? – George Deeb, Startup Expert

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In an ideal world, startups would be able to drive business growth and profitability in tandem. However, our guest today implores business owners to mitigate their expectations and either choose a rapid growth phase with no little to no profit, or a maximizing profit...

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

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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...

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

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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...

How to Choose the Right Mindset for the Success of Your Business – George Deeb, Red Rocket Ventures

 Every successful founder has a unique entrepreneurial mindset that contributes to their prosperity, but more often than not, those mindsets lead business owners down two distinct paths. Here to tell us how to choose the right one for your business is George Deeb, Managing...

What Type of Person Makes a Great Entrepreneur? Rand Fishkin, Author of Lost and Founder

Rand Fishkin made a name for himself in the world of SEO, but he cemented his legacy as a prolific tech entrepreneur by founding the two powerhouse ventures Moz and SparkToro. We caught up with Rand once again to discuss navigating the tricky world...

Early-Stage Funding: Everything You Need to Know for Your Startup – Ashish Mistry, BLH Venture Partners

In order to achieve early-stage funding interest for your startup, you need to first understand the motivations of the investor. You might ask yourself, “What are they looking for? How much should I ask for? Where should I even begin?” To answer these questions...

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...

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...
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Four Benefits and Perks in Using an Instagram Business Account

Each month one billion people use Instagram. Along with that, 63 percent of Instagram users log in at least once per day. This data...
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How the SBDC Can Help Your Business Win in International Trade – Mario Gonzalez...

The economy today is truly a global one. Studies have shown that consumer markets outside the United States will grow far faster than consumer...
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Overcoming Common Challenges of Digital Advertising at Your Business – Maria Weaver, Comcast Advertising

Digital advertising is continuing to reach greater heights by the day. And with innovation climbing, it is becoming easier to reach targeted audiences across...
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How to Properly Conduct Market Research for Your Business Plan – George Deeb, Startup...

One of the first and most important steps in the business planning process is doing the proper market research for your product or industry....
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Tips for Improving Employee Retention in 2020

Turnover is a problem in every line of business. It costs time, money and productivity to get new employees ready for their positions. In...
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