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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Making the Dream a Reality

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On November 3, 2017
If you’re a college football fan, you can’t deny the success of Coach Kirby Smart in just year two of his tenure at Georgia. Not many people would think to look to Kirby for inspiration, but football coaches and small business owners have a lot in common. Both professions require leadership, dedication, commitment and a […]
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Small Business in Agriculture

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 13, 2017
In the 2017 edition of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center’s publication, “Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia,” the article below titled, “Spotlight Industries in Georgia: Agriculture,” was featured. Georgia is well known for agriculture. Farming has been a way of life for generations in the south, and Georgia is no different. […]
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Campaign Approach to Marketing Feeds Sales at Atlanta Pizzeria

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 5, 2017
Slice Pizzeria, tucked away on Poplar Street in downtown Atlanta, celebrated its tenth anniversary in November 2016. Its business partners Brian Agee and Karen Smiley moved from their first pizzeria in the West End to Georgia State University’s western boundary in 2006, hoping to serve more students, tourists and conventioneers. “It was a very slow […]
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40 Years of Small Business Development Center at UGA

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On August 28, 2017
Who would have thought that an idea in 1975, promoted by William C. Flewellen, Jr., former Dean of the University of Georgia College of Business Administration, would flourish into a network of almost 1,000 service centers at colleges and universities across the country. With Flewellen’s vision and former UGA President Fred Davidson’s support of what […]
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Strategy In Action: What’s Your Plan?

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On August 25, 2017
If you had your own sports team, would it be okay with you if the players only showed up on game day?  Do you go on vacation by jumping in the car and setting off randomly? These questions are slightly ridiculous, but many business owners do the equivalent with their business planning. Some may have […]
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Top 10 Jokes For Small Business Owners

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On August 16, 2017
As a small business owner, your days can be filled with tasks, stress and paperwork.  It’s important that you keep your sense of humor and avoid taking life too seriously.  The trials that a small business owner deals with on a daily basis can be hard to relate to for people that are not in the industry.  […]
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