Doing Business with State and Local Governments

Doing Business with State and Local Governments

  • Posted by Suzette Lay-Heard
  • On July 25, 2016
Conducting business with state and local governments is a viable means of developing your public sector procurement efforts.  State governments often include similar agencies as federal departments and may include state agencies such as the Secretary of State, the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Revenue, the Department of Transportation, and others.  Local governments […]
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Hiring To Win

  • Posted by Marjory Wooten
  • On July 20, 2016
Have you ever promoted someone or hired someone that did not live up to your expectations?   Did you know there are assessments that can be used to “job match” your applicants? Are you knowledgeable about the hiring process?   Learn to gain a competitive advantage by developing great talent for your business. Join us […]
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Targeting Your Customers

  • Posted by Kinsey Terry
  • On July 18, 2016
A lot of business owners feel that they have to market to the whole world – or at least their whole city/county/community.  It scares them to consciously make a decision not to market to some segment (or segments) of their universe. As small business owners, we don’t have huge marketing budgets.  So, it really is […]
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2016 SBDC GrowSMART – Atlanta

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On July 13, 2016
Whether in business for two years or twenty years, many small business owners are so busy working IN the business, they neglect working ON it. Click for more info!
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5 Tips for Using Facebook Ads

  • Posted by Kinsey Terry
  • On July 13, 2016
As of July 2016, Facebook announced the decline in your organic reach for business page. The main reason for that is because Facebook wants to show users what they want to see from their friends. Facebook has a great handle on what is important to you based on who and what you interact with most […]
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Are you a Grasshopper or an Ant?

  • Posted by Stacy Johnson
  • On July 12, 2016
A favorite of mine is the story of The Grasshopper and The Ant. If you do not recall, the premise of the fable is that the Grasshopper is enjoying the summer day, hopping, chirping and singing away when the Ant passes by, working away, storing food. The Grasshopper asks the Ant why it is working so hard when everything is so easy, foods plentiful, and states that the Ant should be enjoying the sunshine. The Ant replies that he is planning for the winter, by continuing to work when everything was going well. Of course, winter comes and the Ant is well prepared while the Grasshopper is out in the cold, starving. The moral of the story is:
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