A UGA-Assisted Doggy Day Care and Dog Treat Bakery in Savannah is Thriving

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 23, 2019
When Tonya and Nick Rintye decided to open a day care and boarding facility for dogs, they went to the UGA Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) in Savannah for assistance. They learned right away that they needed more than an idea to start a business. “I didn’t have any money to put down on a […]
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Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Georgia’s Sugar Bowl Loss

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 2, 2019
Let’s be honest… most of Dawgnation is waking up this morning like: But you know what? Failure happens. It happens to us all… especially to entrepreneurs… it’s inevitable. The worst part about failure is the feeling of being crushed, defeated, and as if you’ll never be a successful entrepreneur (or a National Championship winning football […]
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Customer Service for the Holidays

  • Posted by Geoffrey Loften
  • On November 21, 2018
It’s that time again. The most wonderful time of the year. With kids jingle belling (and cash registers too hopefully) and everyone telling you be of good cheer- just like the famous song. And within all of that – your customers are busy searching for the best deals, the greatest gadgets, and the hottest new […]
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Small Business in Music

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On November 16, 2018
In the 2018 edition of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center’s international award-winning publication, “Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia,” the article below titled, “Spotlight Industries in Georgia: Music,” was featured. Georgia isn’t always the first place that comes to mind when someone thinks of the music industry. Cities like Nashville, Los Angeles, […]
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Top 5 Considerations Before Starting a Business

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On November 2, 2018
Deciding whether or not to start a new business can be one of the most difficult decisions a person faces in life. Every month over 540,000 new businesses are started in the U.S. according to the 2017 Kauffman Index.  Georgia is consistently one of the highest-ranking entrepreneurial states and remains among the top for new […]
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SBDC Publication Wins International Business Award

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On August 16, 2018
The UGA SBDC’s 2018 Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia publication was recognized as a Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the Other- Government category in The 15th Annual International Business Awards®. The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large […]
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