Navigating the Internet for Government Opportunities for Small Businesses

Navigating the Internet for Government Opportunities for Small Businesses

  • Posted by Suzette Lay-Heard
  • On April 29, 2016
Government organizations and corporations are directing suppliers and/or vendors to their website to register for business opportunities and to determine requirements for doing business.  Suppliers and vendors must now navigate electronic media to identify opportunities for their business. This session will show you: how to make use of tools to navigate the Internet, how to […]
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How to Prepare the GSA Schedule Contract for Small Business Opportunities

  • Posted by Suzette Lay-Heard
  • On April 28, 2016
LUNCH & LEARN This workshop is geared towards existing small businesses, and its focus is on the GSA Schedule Contract, which is one of the most popular contracting vehicles in the federal marketplace for commercial products and services.  Attending this session will provide a unique opportunity for small businesses and/or vendors who are interested in […]
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SBDC Clients Earns 2016 Small Business Person of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On April 26, 2016
Catherine Downey didn’t find an easy way to success. She did find what works: hard work and dedication to a vision. Catherine Downey started her first business with “a pen and a legal pad” so she could work at home after her first child was born. Today, she has four grown children and one of the fastest growing companies in Atlanta. She’s also garnered a hard-earned honor: she […]
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Business Consultant (Savannah)

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On April 21, 2016
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Savannah seeks an experienced management professional with strong skills in financial analysis, business budgeting, small business lending practices, and problem solving to serve the Savannah area as a business consultant. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of all business functions, including: financial analysis, business research, marketing, and accounting. Knowledge of the Savannah area economic development community, prior banking or accounting experience and the ability to network is a plus. Candidates must have a Master's Degree in business or a related field.
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Using a VRI Analysis for Strategic Planning

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On April 19, 2016
Why do some companies perform better than others in the same industry? A large portion of the answer lies in understanding what sets businesses apart from each other by looking at their resources and capabilities. Being able to identify how businesses that offer similar products or services are different, allows for consumers to distinguish and […]
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Dead-On Financial Projections Lead to Success for Atlanta Movie Tours Start-Up

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On April 19, 2016
Moving a small business from start-up to growth mode requires a leap of faith, hard work and difficult, strategic decision-making. Carrie Sagel Burns has the” leap of faith” part down, regularly suspending disbelief in thousands of visitors who ride around Atlanta in buses guided by former zombie extras, an actress portraying author Margaret Mitchell or character actors from The Hunger Games.
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The Business of Filmmaking: A Workshop for Newbies

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On April 19, 2016
If you want to learn more about the business of filmmaking and how it works, this workshop is for YOU!   Take this class to get a better understanding of how the industry is structured, an idea of the kinds of business and career opportunities that exist, and an inside scoop to help you decide if you want […]
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How do you lead – a choice of style

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On April 19, 2016
Recently I was teaching a class that was in part centered on organizational leadership. Of course, we had the all familiar discussions that an organization is only as good as its leaders’ vision and direction must trickle down from the top, great leaders are made not born, etc. We then went on to discuss different […]
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Esri Helps Redevelopment Organization

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On April 19, 2016
If you aren’t aware of the UGA SBDC’s Applied Research Department, you’re missing out! We have access to four different databases including ESRI, IBISWorld, ReferenceUSA, and RMA. These databases allow our consultants to gather location based information about your neighborhood geography. Here’s a great example of how the SBDC can work for you: Recently, the SBDC […]
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Facebook and the Power of Video

  • Posted by Susan White
  • On April 18, 2016
78% of Americans have one or more social media accounts, which means no matter who your customer is they’re probably on social media. In an age of exponential digital and mobile growth, it’s increasingly difficult to grow your business without social in your marketing mix. There’s no doubt Facebook is King of the social media roost, and that video is the fastest growing type of viral content. But how can your business use video and Facebook to reach customers and make a digital splash? This class is a hands-on, practical guide to getting started with Facebook and video content.
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