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Maximizing the Return on Your Small Business Marketing Spend – George...

Investing in your business’ marketing is essential for growth, especially as a startup business. So how do you determine how much to spend and...

How COVID-19 Challenged the Senior Services Industry in 2020 – Matt Pletcher, Optimus Senior Living

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How One Atlanta Restaurant Pivoted its Business Strategy to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Tom DiGregorio, AquaGuard

On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert...

How COVID-19 Challenged the Senior Services Industry in 2020 – Matt Pletcher, Optimus Senior...

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with...
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How One Atlanta Restaurant Pivoted its Business Strategy to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with...
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Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many Aspiring Entrepreneurs –...

Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However, franchised businesses offer aspiring entrepreneurs, a tested and proven business model with an often clearer...

How Do Small Business Owners Really Feel About Their Current Position in the Economy?...

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show, we're pleased to welcome back Tom Sullivan, Vice President of Small Business Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this segment, Sullivan breaks down the highlights from the latest MetLife and...
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Do You Want to Buy a Business, But Don’t Know Where to Start? Check...

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is helping you navigate the world of entrepreneurship by taking a look at independent and franchise opportunities. The University is hosting an upcoming event titled, How to Buy a Business, which...

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How One Atlanta Restaurant Pivoted its Business Strategy to Survive the...

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource...

Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many...

Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However,...

7 Tips for Writing Amazingly Irresistible Product Descriptions

Even the most sought-after products don't sell themselves. Product descriptions are what your audience looks for to decide if your product can solve their problems. Questions such as, "Is this a quality product?" or "Does it have all of...
productivity

Six Metrics That Can Help Small Business Owners Track the Productivity of Remote Workers

If you are anxious about managing a remote workforce, you are not alone. The collective conversation surrounding remote work has included many concerns by business owners about working remotely. Your workflow processes, communication systems, and leadership style are accustomed...
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7 Top Online Business Tasks to Consider Outsourcing

It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that goes into running an online business. From planning to execution, numerous elements require your attention. Online companies may have an office with a team of staff, but it is...
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How to Provide Great Customer Service on Social Media

Businesses are increasingly offering customer service on social media sites. Twitter, in particular, is getting to be a platform where customers and businesses interact. This presents some challenges, especially when customers aren't satisfied. The following are some ways to...
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5 Ways to More Effectively Deal with Unhappy Customers

Is the customer always right? Maybe not, but in their own mind, they are. If you've ever had to deal with angry or unhappy customers, then you know how difficult and upsetting that encounter can be. When a customer...
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3 Ways Technology Can Help SMBs In Our New Remote Reality

Life as an SMB is more challenging than ever before. Not only are these companies faced with the typical issues of managing consistent growth and scalability, they now find themselves dealing with dilemmas that are unique to their situation...
psychological safety

How to Create Psychological Safety for Your Small Business Staff

Psychological safety is important for a company's success. What is psychological safety? It's the ability of an employee or group of employees to speak up in the workplace about issues that concern them without fear of payback or stigma....
finances

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Keep Their Finances Properly Managed

The way you manage your money as an entrepreneur will determine much of your success. If you cannot ensure that your finances kept healthy, you will have trouble getting your startup to work. Fortunately, there is much you can...
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Is Your Small Business Losing Customers to Poor Website Speed?

Have you ever visited a website that was so slow that you immediately clicked off the page? It happens all the time, and it drives away readers and customers and can even lower your rankings in the search engines....

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Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource...

Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many...

Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However,...

How Do Small Business Owners Really Feel About Their Current Position...

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show, we're pleased to welcome back Tom Sullivan, Vice President of Small Business Policy for the U.S. Chamber...

7 Tips for Writing Amazingly Irresistible Product Descriptions

Even the most sought-after products don't sell themselves. Product descriptions are what your audience looks for to decide if your product can solve their...