Three Reasons Why You Should Buy Your First Business

  • Posted by Clare Ursillo
  • On March 10, 2017
When most “first time entrepreneurs” think about having their own business – they quickly default to the position that they have to start a new business from scratch. They feel that they must create a completely new entity, of their own design, in order to satisfy their dream of business ownership. However, the truth is […]
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Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

  • Posted by Carole Arnold
  • On January 11, 2017
Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only path to entrepreneurship —  A rapidly growing trend is entrepreneurship through acquisition. And it’s also an alternative way to grow an existing business.  Whether you are interested in becoming a small business owner or are an existing business owner looking to grow through acquisition, this program is for you! Please […]
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10 Steps to Starting a Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 3, 2017
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.
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SBDC StartSMART | March 7, 2017

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 26, 2016
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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Avoid These Three Common Cash Mistakes in Start-Ups

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 13, 2016
Everyone can appreciate the value of cash. But, a new business start-up is usually the most sensitive when it comes to the power of cash. Here are three common mistakes that can lead to major stress for a new business venture.   ONE: Overspending in the Beginning Entrepreneurs often think their business ideas deserve the highest quality expenses […]
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Why Military Veterans Should Become Entrepreneurs

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On July 5, 2016
I’m one of the 2.5 million veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan. I’m also an entrepreneur. And I’m not alone. The men and women of today’s armed services are uniquely positioned to become successful entrepreneurs. To my fellow veterans: You have what it takes. By nature of your military service, you possess the skills […]
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Starting A Business Workshop

  • Posted by Marjory Wooten
  • On June 24, 2016
Thursday, August 18 in Rabun Gap, GA Rabun Economic Development Center 400 Kelly’s Creek Rd, Suite 101   The Starting a Business workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early years. Topics for Discussion include: Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur Marketing Analysis Legal and Insurance […]
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SBDC StartSMART™ in Morrow

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On May 19, 2016
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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Three Types of Small Businesses

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 5, 2016
You have a small business but you’re not making a profit and haven’t in some time. You may have an employee or two, and you pay them before you pay yourself. You either aren’t paying yourself or are paying less than you could make working for someone else. You may be adding your own money to the business to keep it afloat. […]
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