Strategic Planning Leads to Improved Systems that Help Americus Business Expand in the Region

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On May 22, 2015
Sisters Eshonda Blue and Jessica Wright of Americus, both registered nurses, were raised in an entrepreneurial family. So when their work in nursing homes a decade ago revealed a need faced by many southwest Georgia seniors, they saw a business opportunity that led them to the University of Georgia SBDC. [tweetthis display_mode=”box”]See how this #smallbiz […]
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Accurate Accounting Reduces Costs, Spurs Growth for Restaurant Owners

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On May 21, 2015
Jacob Skelton was a sophomore at the University of West Georgia when he started working in the kitchen at South Street Station in Carrollton. When the restaurant closed in 2008, he went to work at the bottle shop next door. At that time, Skelton couldn’t have guessed that he and his friend, Chef Sean Teehan, […]
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The Business “Map:” Don’t Leave Home Without It!

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On March 16, 2015
Not many of us would study an atlas, get in our car, and head out for Chicken, Alaska, without a map, relying solely on our memory to remember all the route changes. Yet that is the equivalent of what many businesses do when “driving” their businesses. The result is usually the same for both the […]
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Writing Your Own Business Plan Critical for Success

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 12, 2012
As a small business consultant, I often hear both aspiring and existing business owners ask the question, “Where can I find someone to write my business plan?” This question comes from a fundamental misunderstanding of the purpose of the plan. Too often people who are trying to start a business and even those already in […]
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