National Entrepreneurship Week 2017

National Entrepreneurship Week 2017

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 20, 2017
Each year, over six million new businesses launch and millions more grow. Join us in celebrating entrepreneurs as a community supporter.
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2017 SBDC StartSMART™ in Augusta

  • Posted by Rebecca Kruckow
  • On February 15, 2017
Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools.  SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach.  
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Becoming a Camera Ready Vendor: Quick Tips

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On February 14, 2017
If you’ve ever lingered at the close of a movie to watch the credits, you may have noticed a Georgia peach embedded at the end.  The presence of that logo has grown to represent over $7 billion of economic impact in Georgia for the fiscal year 2016 alone.  Georgia currently ranks third behind Louisiana and […]
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To My Employees With Love

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 14, 2017
Today is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. What better way to make your employees happy and productive than to declare your love for them? Not that kind of love–that’s creepy–but, rather, the platonic love that makes your employees feel cared for and appreciated–that’s your goal for this week. After all, without your employees, would […]
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WHAT’S YOUR STRATEGY?

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 9, 2017
by Alisa Kirk Many businesses conduct strategic planning by the calendar year.  The new/revised plan is implemented in January, and individual assignments and deadlines are handed out.  Small businesses should always have a plan, but often the owners are too busy to create one, or don’t see the need for one.  When I hear a […]
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HOW TO GET FINANCING FOR NEW & EXISTING SALONS

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 8, 2017
Undercapitalization is cited as the #1 cause of failure for companies with fewer than 500 employees, and salons are especially prone to underestimating working capital needs.  You’ve worked hard to build your salon business and can’t afford to miscalculate the next steps for growth. Come and find out how much money you need, who’s lending, […]
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BUSINESS PLANNING BOOTCAMP – APRIL 2017

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On February 8, 2017
PROGRAM DETAILS This class is for current and potential business owners who need a plan for stability and growth. Attendees will be able to write a usable and flexible business plan and develop the financials to support it. Audience members will learn the elements of a business plan and how to use research to improve the success of […]
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Roundtable Recap – Nuggets from GSR January 2017

  • Posted by Nathan Arnold
  • On February 3, 2017
Wow, for those of you that were able to join us for the January edition of the GrowSmart Roundtable, what a great way to not only start off our new monthly series but what a great way to start 2017 as we look at how to make our businesses better. KJ Wari our local Chick-fil-A […]
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