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Why Small is Great

Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia 2018

Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Small businesses not only supply principal income for families, but they also meet unique needs for part-time employment, temporary employment, supplementary income, or, particularly for many young people, that first job opportunity. The innovation and creativity that entrepreneurs deliver […]

Reference USA Has a Lot to Offer Small Businesses

The UGA SBDC has used the reference service ReferenceUSA for a number of years. It has proven time and time again what a useful resource it is for SBDC clients and communities. The SBDC’s current subscription to Reference USA includes the following business databases: U.S. Businesses, U.S. Historical Businesses, and U.S. Job/Internships. The SBDC also has access to two consumer databases: U.S. Standard White Pages and U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles.

Sound Business Practices Help Athens Medical Practice Expand Into Underserved Areas

Reddy Medical Center Small Business Development Center

Dr. Ram K. and Aru Reddy are in the business of “helping people feel better when they need it the most.” Partners in an enterprise that adds urgently needed medical care to underserved communities in northeast Georgia, this husband and wife team is also steadily adding to the employment rolls of the small cities and towns they serve.

Esri Helps Redevelopment Organization

Georgia Neighborhood Demographics

If you aren’t aware of the UGA SBDC’s Applied Research Department, you’re missing out! We have access to four different databases including ESRI, IBISWorld, ReferenceUSA, and RMA. These databases allow our consultants to gather location based information about your neighborhood geography. Here’s a great example of how the SBDC can work for you: Recently, the SBDC […]

UGA SBDC Acquires Access to Powerful Industry Data

The University of Georgia SBDC recently acquired access to data from the largest provider of industry information in the U.S. known as IBISWorld. With over 40 years of experience, IBISWorld has constructed economic, demographic, and government data into 700+ industry reports and profiles. Each report is updated at least annually so that the most current facts and figures are included. The UGA […]