ExportGA Expands Woodstock Business’s Global Reach

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On April 6, 2018
Georgia’s 2016 SBA Exporter of the Year for 2016, Carl Hazenberg, enjoys telling potential customers that his Woodstock Company, Everlast Synthetic Products, has done business on six of the seven continents. When someone asks where they haven’t sold their seawall product, the joke is on. “We haven’t been able to find a client in Antarctica,” […]
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Improved Accountability Drives Success For Middle Georgia Retailer

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On April 6, 2018
Savings and sustainability go hand-in-hand in Brad Bishoff’s Cartridge World. Any business that uses printer toner or ink –from retailers to legal offices and hospitals– can save up to a third of their costs on these items at his three stores. His customers also help the environment by recycling toner and printer cartridges that would […]
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Improved Financials Position Savannah BBQ Owner for Rapid Growth

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
Bryan Furman was a laser operator at the JCB manufacturing plant in Pooler, GA when he decided to start a small BBQ business on the side.   “I have a passion for cooking and felt like there was no good BBQ where we stayed. And I wanted to be able to leave something for our kids.”  He tried to open a small place in Savannah in 2012, […]
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GrowSmart® Brings The Business Long View To An Atlanta Production Company

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
Wendy Eley Jackson possesses the creative credentials eagerly sought by film and television production companies. She developed her artistry while working at TriStar, Sony and TBS. After a while in the industry, though, 60-hour weeks and a desire for a balanced lifestyle led her to form her own company, Golden Street Entertainment, in 1999. She had […]
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Learning Business Basics Leads To Success For New Winder Medical Practice

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
Dr. Maria Clarissa Visitacion moved from Buffalo, New York, to Winder in 2011, recently graduated from residency training. She joined the local hospital and began sharing her ideas for better patient care with management, but a steady rotation of new CEOs made it difficult for any idea to gain traction. “Dr. Claire,” as her patients call her, listed […]
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New Management Practices Promise A Bright Future For Established Middle Georgia Business

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
Small, start-up businesses are not the only type of company that can learn from experts at the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center.   Associated Paper is a case in point. A successful family-owned distributor of industrial packaging, shipping, janitorial and sanitary maintenance supplies, Associated Paper serves more than 3,000 clients in middle Georgia, South […]
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New Processes Recharge Profits For Cornelia Business

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
A&A Electric has supported the needs of Cornelia and the town’s surrounding counties since Herschel and Runette Ansley opened it in 1969. When Hershel retired in 1991, the next generation of Ansleys stepped in, running the multi-pronged business while their mom continued as comptroller. Greg Ansley took over as general manager of A&A Electric’s HVAC […]
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