A Business Owner’s Most Important Skill

A Business Owner’s Most Important Skill

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On December 14, 2017
Most people start a business because they are good at something. They are good cooks, they are good at making or repairing things, or they simply have a specialized skill set in an area of value to customers. They often think that their advanced knowledge or ability in their chosen profession will propel them to […]
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Aid in Securing USDA Loan Places Southwest Georgia Product on Store Shelves Across the U.S.

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On December 6, 2017
Ray Crosby knows his bees and honey. A third-generation farmer who lives with his family in Omega, a rural southwest Georgia town, he understands what makes his product—packaged as pure, unfiltered raw honey— unique. His knowledge, in fact, resonates with the customers from coast-to-coast who buy Weeks Honey. “Working with Ray, I’ve learned a lot […]
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UGA Outreach Program Helps Farmers Build a Better Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On December 6, 2017
Dennis Hollingsworth was fresh out of college the first time he tried running a farm.  It was the early 1980s in south Georgia, and he stuck with it for four years in some of the roughest economic conditions since the Great Depression. Then he left for an IT job. “I went to Atlanta and I […]
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Cybersecurity & Cybercrime for Small Business

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On November 27, 2017
I recently attended a presentation made by a manager from Microsoft.  The topic was cybersecurity and cybercrime.   It was eye opening and scary. She talked about what she called Level 100 and Level 200.   Level 100 Level 100 is what most business owners are pretty much aware of.  It involves protection, detection, and response.   […]
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Create a Marketing Plan for 2018

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On November 13, 2017
On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your business’s marketing efforts this past year? Did you get a good return on investment for every marketing dollar spent, or could resources have been used more efficiently? What did you plan on doing in 2017 that you just never got around to doing, and why […]
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