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Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down

| September 6, 2011 | 4 Comments
Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down

Atlanta Small Business Bankruptcies Down Small business bankruptcies fell 15.3 percent nationally, from Q1 2010 to Q1 2011, according to Atlanta-based Equifax, Inc.  While an improvement, this is 30.03 percent higher than the small business bankruptices during the pre-recession period of Q1 2008.  How did Atlanta small business fare? Locally, 228 small businesses in the […]

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Amazon Kindle Tablet: Here’s a First Look

| September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
Amazon Kindle Tablet:  Here’s a First Look

Amazon Kindle Tablet The long-awaited, much-rumored Amazon Kindle Tablet device has been called "a Game Changer", an "iPad Killer" and a "Tech Must-Have".  More details have recently been released about the Amazon Kindle Tablet, that has both consumer and industry-watchers buzzing.  Anticipated to be released in the October/November 2011 timeframe, this Android powered device has […]

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Hip Hop Mogul Offers Tips to Small Business Owners

| July 28, 2011 | 4 Comments
Hip Hop Mogul Offers Tips to Small Business Owners

CNNMoney.com Russell Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Recordings and the Phat Farm clothing empire says making money is easier than you think.  The business mogul has a net worth of $340 million.  How does his success relate to you as an Atlanta small business owner?  Well, Simmons says small business owners over think their […]

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Georgia Tops In Entrepreneurial Activity

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Georgia Tops In Entrepreneurial Activity

TechJournal South Georgia and Nevada tied for the top spot for the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity in 2010, according to a report by The Kauffman Foundation. Both came in at a .51 percent rank, meaning 510 people per 100,000 created businesses each month during the year in the two states. We have noted in […]

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Your iPhone is Keeping Track of You

| July 28, 2011 | 1 Comment
Your iPhone is Keeping Track of You

CNET News Many iPhone users say they wouldn’t be able to keep track of their lives without their iPhone, but users should know their handheld helper is keeping track of them.  It’s not a paranoid scheme, there is proof the iPhone is a bit like big brother watching your moves. Researchers discovered these files hidden […]

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Cops Can Seize a Website?

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Cops Can Seize a Website?

CNET.com | Greg Sandoval With the abundance of websites online, there is no doubt some sites are up to no good.  Authorities have created entire online divisions to deal with online crime, including cracking down on companies that are trying to sell counterfeit or pirated goods.  Cops shutdown the website, but then what do they […]

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Are You Trapped On The Technology Treadmill?

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Are You Trapped On The Technology Treadmill?

Management-Issues | Myra White Does your life involve jumping from email, to tweets, to instant messages, to texts, to voice messages, to incoming mobile calls? Do you feel that you must stop what you are doing every few minutes and take a quick look at that text message clanging on your mobile or check the […]

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Why Edgy Conversations Will Make You a Better Business Owner or Better Salesperson

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Why Edgy Conversations Will Make You a Better Business Owner or Better Salesperson

Score More Sales | Lori Richardson So many people surround themselves with “me-too” people and “yes” men and women. Do you? Do you have a friend or business colleague who actually challenges you? I don’t mean that they try to undermine you or yell at you – but they express an opinion that they know […]

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Why Your Business Owes Taxes When it Didn’t Generate Cash

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Why Your Business Owes Taxes When it Didn’t Generate Cash

American Express Open Forum | JoAnne Berg   Your business has several silent partners: Uncle Sam and his state and local cousins. Many of the decisions you make on a daily basis will impact their take, so it’s wise to be at least somewhat familiar with the tax laws when you run your own business. […]

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12 Ways To Build Your Business While Keeping Your Family First

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
12 Ways To Build Your Business While Keeping Your Family First

Dumb Little Man | Andy Fogarty Trying to raise a family the best way you know how is really hard work. It takes a lifetime of loving, understanding, forgiving, supporting, and caring; and there's no real guarantee of anything. Building a business is also incredibly hard work. It takes hours and hours of planning, stressing, […]

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