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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┬áreveals 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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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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5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating

Inc. | Mike Hofman Every entrepreneur spends some time haggling, whether it is with customers, suppliers, investors, or would-be employees. Most business owners are street smart, and seem to naturally perform well in negotiations. You probably have a trick or two—some magic phrases to say, perhaps—that can help you gain the upperhand. But, often, the […]

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