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Sequestration – What Is It and How Could It Impact Atlanta Business

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sequestration – What Is It and How Could It Impact Atlanta Business

“Sequestration”. That’s the word that many Atlanta business owners are hearing more and more these days.  But what is Sequestration?  How much money is involved? When does it start? And how could it impact you and your business? Here’s What Congress Means When They Talk About ‘Sequestration’ One of the most significant issues coming up […]

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A Hands-On Look at Google’s Chromebook Pixel

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Hands-On Look at Google’s Chromebook Pixel

Google’s Chromebook Pixel is the latest version of the popular Chromebook laptops.  This premium edition, manufactured by Google, comes with a much higher price tag and Apple MacBook ambitions. Could Google’s Chromebook Pixel be a viable option for Atlanta businesses owners on the go? Hands-on with Google’s Chromebook Pixel Stephen Shankland goes hands-on with Google’s […]

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Introducing Facebook Graph Search to Atlanta

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Introducing Facebook Graph Search to Atlanta

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently unveiled their latest product innovation, Facebook Graph Search to much fanfare and worldwide buzz. Although only released in limited beta – Facebook has over a billion users, so it’s no wonder that this announcement has created quite a stir among both consumers and the overall Atlanta small business […]

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How Health Care Reform Could Impact Atlanta Small Businesses

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
How Health Care Reform Could Impact Atlanta Small Businesses

CNN Money | Jose Pagliery The Supreme Court is due to release their decision regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act before the end of the month; possibly within the next few days.  How this impacts Atlanta small businesses is of no small concern. There are three main outcomes that the Court could make.  Health […]

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23% of Small Business Owners Forgo Pay For At Least A Year

| June 15, 2012 | 2 Comments
23% of Small Business Owners Forgo Pay For At Least A Year

A new nationwide survey by Citibank reports that 23% of small business owners went without pay for at least one year to keep their small business running – with the majority of respondants (54%) reported going without at least one paycheck. “Business owners are wearing more hats, working more hours and taking less profit” to keep […]

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Five Branding Mistakes that Small Business Owners Should Avoid

| June 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
Five Branding Mistakes that Small Business Owners Should Avoid

Washington Post | Anthony Pappas As any small business owner knows – running a successful business is a juggling act.  Theres hiring, firing, supervising, negotiating, creating, innovating, and last but not least, Marketing.   Marketing Expert  and small business owner Anthony Pappas tells of his extensive experience with world-famous brands – and gives five branding […]

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Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

Marketwatch.com Dell and Intel have teamed up to release new research that reveals a bright local outlook for Atlanta and Miami startups and small businesses despite the tough broader economic environment. The optimistic picture shows a favorable view of the local economy and local organizations supporting businesses as well as healthy expectations for growth. “The confidence […]

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Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

| May 15, 2012 | 3 Comments
Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

Atlanta Ranked #5:  Powerful Indicator for Atlanta Small Business The Kaufman Foundation and Thumbtack.com recently surveyed over 6,000 small business across the U.S. to determine a particular city or state’s appeal to businesses.   Georgia received a grade of "A" – placing it among the top states in the Southeast, and No. 6 among the other […]

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Is Google+ Better for Atlanta Small Business?

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Is Google+ Better for Atlanta Small Business?

Is Google+, a new social networking platform from the industry giant – really something that Atlanta small business owners should have in their tool box to better connect with their customers and prospects? And how does Google+ compare with social media leaders Facebook and Twitter? TastyPlacement, a search engine marketing firm recently did a study called […]

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An “Amazon Tax” for Georgia. Could It Impact Your Atlanta Business?

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
An “Amazon Tax” for Georgia.  Could It Impact Your Atlanta Business?

Referred to as an "Amazon tax" or the "Internet tax", an Affiliate Nexus tax provide local governments, such as Georgia, with additional streams of revenue.  Says New York accounting firm Marks Paneth & Shron: "States are moving to tax online businesses that sell in their territory. The so-called "Amazon Tax" demands that online businesses collect state […]

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