Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On March 26, 2019
Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He leaves behind a national legacy for business education and small business assistance as he was the driving force behind the creation of the national Small Business Develop Center (SBDC) program. Flewellen, who was named dean of […]
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Targeted Marketing Campaign Leads Atlanta Video Marketer to New Heights

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 31, 2018
Creative Internet Authority is more than a name for Montina Portis’s Roswell-based video marketing business. Establishing one’s authority and creating a reputation for knowledge and opinions that are respected by one’s peers has been so essential to her success that she speaks on the topic at industry conferences around the country. Portis knew she’d need […]
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2018 Flewellen Award Winners

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 9, 2018
Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their clients are taken care of and succeed. Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names deserving consultants, “Flewellen Award Winners.” This recognition is named for Dr. William Flewellen, who is considered to […]
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Strategic Planning Tools for Sustainable Success | April 10th |

  • Posted by Telisha Jackson
  • On March 7, 2018
 “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.”  It’s no wonder why many small businesses still struggle to grow, considering these statistics:    95% of a typical workforce doesn’t understand its organization’s strategy   90% of organizations fail to execute their strategies successfully  86% of executive teams spend less than one hour per […]
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Why Small is Great

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 28, 2018
Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Small businesses not only supply principal income for families, but they also meet unique needs for part-time employment, temporary employment, supplementary income, or, particularly for many young people, that first job opportunity. The innovation and creativity that entrepreneurs deliver […]
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Best Franchise Opportunities for 2018

  • Posted by Telisha Jackson
  • On February 5, 2018
Did you know there are nearly 4,000 franchise opportunities available in North America spanning over 90 industries? Franchising is much more than fast food. Leslie Kuban of FranNet in Atlanta, GA has owned multiple franchises since 1996 and has helped over 400 first-time business owners evaluate and buy a franchise opportunity. Leslie co-authored Amazon Business […]
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