Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) – A Game Changer for DOD/Government Contracting Businesses

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On October 16, 2019
Here is a brief update on something called the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).  This is a game changer for government contractors dealing with DOD in either a prime or sub contracting capacity and goes into effect January 2020 (timeline below).  For those aware of the significance of CMMC, there is a true sense of […]
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Continual Learning Leads to Continual Growth for Columbus Sign Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On August 21, 2017
Richie Grantham first came to the UGA SBDC in Columbus in 2008. He had purchased Sunshine Banners and Signs and was seeking guidance on how to best structure this business and prepare it for growth. The SBDC’s GrowSmart program was accepting applications, so Grantham applied and was accepted. After attending the five-week program, Grantham learned […]
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Four Factors to Consider When Expanding your Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 2, 2015
There will come a time when you will saturate the market and have to consider growing your business by entering a new location. While there are many factors to consider, current relationships could play a major role in the success of the new location. As you and your team begin searching and planning, remember to consider […]
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Playing the Matching Game

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 12, 2015
Small businesses have so much to keep track of that many times tracking inventory is easily overlooked. Many small businesses use the Cost of Goods Sold account to record all purchases of merchandise and never make any adjustments for what merchandise is still on the shelves or in the stock room at the end of […]
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