Effective Strategic Planning for Small Businesses

We recently closed out the 1st half of the year and many small businesses are currently in the process of forecasting for the balance of 2019.  Many savvy small businesses understand the value of revisiting their strategic plan at the mid-year point. Those small businesses are asking themselves relevant questions such as what went right during […]

Sound Business Planning Produces Runaway Sales In Global Markets

Roswell equipment makers Andal and Balu Balasubramanian are feeding the foodie revolution now raging from coffee shops to craft breweries: an explosion of bean-to-bar dark chocolates. And their equipment empowers chocolate makers to control the process every step along the way, from the single origin, ethically traded cocoa bean to the final chocolate bar.   […]

SBDC Clients Win Flavor of Georgia Contest

Since 2007, Flavor of Georgia has launched new products into success and garnered more publicity and sales for products already in the market. From rural farmers to urban businesses, successful and talented food artisans have emerged from all over Georgia to create delicacies from the abundant agricultural products our state has to offer. Over 1,400 […]

Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy

Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He leaves behind a national legacy for business education and small business assistance as he was the driving force behind the creation of the national Small Business Develop Center (SBDC) program. Flewellen, who was named dean of […]

SBDC GrowSMART in Atlanta | May 2019

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Customer Service for the Holidays

It’s that time again. The most wonderful time of the year. With kids jingle belling (and cash registers too hopefully) and everyone telling you be of good cheer- just like the famous song. And within all of that – your customers are busy searching for the best deals, the greatest gadgets, and the hottest new […]

SBDC Startup Boot Camp | January 2019

UGA SBDC Credit School

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] GET YOUR BUSINESS IN SHAPE FOR THE NEW YEAR! Join the UGA SBDC in DeKalb at the AEI Startup Factory in Stonecrest for our first SBDC Startup Boot Camp! This series is for prospective and early stage business owners looking to shore up vital aspects of their business to begin experiencing sustained growth […]

2018 Support Staff of the Year

Without our Support Staff, the UGA SBDC wouldn’t be able to function as efficiently as we do. Throughout the year, there are many support staff members that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their office runs smoothly and will occasionally also assist other offices with special projects if needed. And […]