Funding Your Small Business

Funding Your Small Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 23, 2018
Cash is to a business what oxygen is to a human…necessary for survival. Finding the needed cash for your business can be challenging, but with the growth of alternative lenders, there are more options available now for established companies.  Startups on the other hand, may find it more difficult to gain access to cash without […]
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5 Steps to Strengthening Your Cyber Presence

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On February 19, 2018
“If you are not concerned about cybersecurity, you don’t know enough about the topic yet.” – Raef Meeuwisse Strengthening your online, cybersecurity presence is a balancing act along a continuum: On one end lies convenience, using technology to manage our lives by the simplest and quickest method possible and, at the other extreme, security, protecting our […]
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Professional Website Analysis Available

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On February 15, 2018
Learn more about a professional website analysis conducted by our SBDC consultants at no cost! Call (706) 622-2006 for more information or email “I want to set up a web analysis” to rome@georgiasbdc.org.      
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Student Opportunities

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 9, 2018
As most people know (or at least we hope), the University of Georgia  Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide provider of management consulting and training for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. As part of a nationwide network of SBDC programs, the UGA SBDC has offices in 17 locations across the state. With […]
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Best Franchise Opportunities for 2018

  • Posted by Susan White
  • On February 5, 2018
Did you know there are nearly 4,000 franchise opportunities available in North America spanning over 90 industries? Franchising is much more than fast food. Leslie Kuban of FranNet in Atlanta, GA has owned multiple franchises since 1996 and has helped over 400 first-time business owners evaluate and buy a franchise opportunity. Leslie co-authored Amazon Business […]
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SBDC StartSMART | March 6

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 5, 2018
In this multi-session program, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience.
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Feb. 22nd, 2018: Strategic Planning Tools for Sustainable Success

  • Posted by Susan White
  • On February 1, 2018
 “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.”  It’s no wonder why many small businesses still struggle to grow, considering these statistics:    95% of a typical workforce doesn’t understand its organization’s strategy   90% of organizations fail to execute their strategies successfully  86% of executive teams spend less than one hour per […]
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Facebook Zero is Coming!

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 26, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg’s goal with Facebook has always been to bring people together. Over the years though, Facebook has accidentally shifted away from being consumer focused and has taken on the roll of being a quick, inexpensive, and targeted vehicle for digital marketing, as well as for gaming and online shopping. I don’t know about you, […]
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