Entrepreneurship: 5 Critical Success Factors

  • Posted by Stacy Johnson
  • On June 19, 2017
Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Do you have what it takes to own your own business? Below are 5 critical success factors every entrepreneur should have to successfully run their own business.   Sacrifice – Are you willing to sacrifice short term to benefit in the long term? Don’t be fooled into […]
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Economic Impact of The UGA SBDC

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On December 21, 2015
The annual economic impact study of the University of Georgia SBDC, published in August of 2015, provides solid evidence that entrepreneurs utilizing SBDC assistance experience employment growth significantly greater than the state average. All clients who received five or more hours of consulting in 2013 received a questionnaire that inquired as to the benefit of […]
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Customer Service is Easy Money

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 9, 2015
It’s gone! It has disappeared! It doesn’t exist anymore! “It” is customer service, or just plain service. Calling it nonexistent is a little bit of stretch, because there are still some companies that do practice this art, but there are a lot fewer than there used to be. That’s sad for two reasons: Lack of […]
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Manufacturer Shows ‘Made in America’ Benefits Bottom Line

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On January 20, 2015
Small Business Development Center comes through big. John Anker has a question for U.S. retailers: What if you could outsource to an American company at the same cost as an overseas provider? Anker, owner of Columbus-based manufacturer and distributor Ankerpak, says he frequently poses this question to buyers. Anker sees it as his mission to […]
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