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How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On June 13, 2022
  “What do people need to know about you?”    This basic question should underlie every decision you make about what to include on your LinkedIn profile.    User surveys show that the two most popular uses of LinkedIn are to look at somebody’s profile before and after they meet with them.    What does […]
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Lawn care company exceeds yearly projections with help from SBDC

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On June 6, 2022
  Kyle Flanagan’s roots are in lawn care – the Florida native started mowing lawns in his parents’ neighborhood when he was just 11. He moved to Athens in 2002 to attend the University of Georgia and worked for a regional chem-lawn company to pay for tuition.   As he built connections in the community […]
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Tasting Success

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On May 27, 2022
A family-owned farm in metro Atlanta finds new life as a vineyard   Tucked behind a residential neighborhood near Cobb Parkway in Acworth, this 500-acre farm is an anomaly in an area where builders scoop up available land.     “My grandmother Betty Gilbert bought it back in 1963,” said Emilee Gilbert. “Her father told […]
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Is My Company Export Ready?

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On May 19, 2022
  The opportunities for selling products and services abroad are greater than ever for U.S. businesses. Statistics show that most consumers live outside of the U.S., and U.S. products are by and large revered for their quality. International trading is becoming more accessible than ever. Does this mean your business is ready to start exporting? […]
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CAREER POSTING: BUSINESS CONSULTANT, GAINESVILLE

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On May 5, 2022
Join an environment that has been named by Georgia Trend as a “Best Place to Work”.  Our team consist of a well-respected and collaborative group of professionals committed to using their areas of expertise to enhance the economic well-being of the small business community. As a trusted Business Consultant, you will enjoy applying your knowledge […]
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CAREER POSTING: ADMIN ASSOCIATE I, ALBANY

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On May 5, 2022
The position of Administrative Associate I is the first point of contact for the public. This person answers inquiries regarding the services that are available and directs individuals to the appropriate training or technical assistance provider and provides information regarding other resources available. This position provides administrative and program assistance for the UGA SBDC in […]
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