Customer Service: A Tale of Two Corporate Giants

  • Posted by Allison Willis
  • On June 15, 2017
As a SBDC Consultant, I consider myself a “business nerd,” someone that studies the best practices in business development, marketing and sales to try and offer my clients cutting edge advice to help them successfully start and grow their companies. Because of this, it is intriguing to me when I encounter exceptionally good or bad […]
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Increase Local Google Search Results in Four Easy Steps

  • Posted by Allison Willis
  • On June 15, 2017
What is Google My Business and why should you care? Google My Business is the most important building block for any businesses local marketing campaign. It is free, easy to set up and increases the likelihood of your business coming up in a search result organically. One of the most critical elements of Google being […]
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Networking Tips From a Wallflower

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On May 8, 2017
I have a confession to make.  I am an introvert.  For people with my particular type of personality, networking can be anywhere from exhausting to downright terrifying.  Unfortunately, networking is an essential part of any organizations marketing plan, especially in a town like Savannah where it’s all about who you know.  So, what is a […]
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13 Seconds…

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On November 29, 2016
By Mark Lupo, CBCP Back in the late fall of 2014, our UGA SBDC team conducted a tour of our service area of 11 counties in southwest Georgia.  Traveling through several counties, our travels put us in Meriwether County for the lunchtime hour and we decided to have lunch at the Bullock House. Many of […]
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Mark Your Calendars for Small Business Saturday: November 26th!

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On October 31, 2016
The changing of the seasons is marked not only by changes in weather, but changes in activities.  Autumn brings brilliant leaf viewings, plenty of pumpkin to sniff, sip and carve, as well as the realities of retail.  November is historically known as the month when many retailers aim to break even.  Black Friday got its […]
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5 Items to Review on Your Facebook Page

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On September 21, 2016
Does you Facebook Page layout for desktop look different than it did before? In early August 2016, Facebook launched the new Facebook Page layout for desktops! Here are FIVE items to review for Page owners: Review your COVER IMAGE. You now no longer have to take into account the profile picture or other content overlay. […]
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Targeting Your Customers

  • Posted by Emily Ambrose
  • On July 18, 2016
A lot of business owners feel that they have to market to the whole world – or at least their whole city/county/community.  It scares them to consciously make a decision not to market to some segment (or segments) of their universe. As small business owners, we don’t have huge marketing budgets.  So, it really is […]
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