Erosion Control Product Manufacturer Expands Marketing with Assistance from UGA SBDC in Covington, Georgia, Silt Saver is an American producer of performance-based sediment and erosion control products. Founded by Roger Singleton in 1999, Silt Saver is now a second-generation business with Singleton’s daughter, Stephanie Singleton, serving as president. In 2020, the Singletons and general manager Keith Potter were looking to increase their online presence and expand their […]

Get To Know Your Customers

In a world where face-to-face consumer interactions are declining, it is more important than ever to get to know your customers virtually. Taking the time to learn about your customers through social media analytics, customer profiles and surveys will improve your business marketing efforts and strengthen customer retention – enabling you to better meet the […]

Business Owners Benefit from UGA SBDC Assistance

The 2023 Economic Impact Study of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) provides solid evidence that entrepreneurs utilizing UGA SBDC assistance experience greater sales and employment growth than the state averages, despite the economic challenges brought on by the pandemic. The study found that the employment base of UGA SBDC’s existing […]

UGA SBDC Helps Senior Focused Business Grow and Thrive

SEVA ADULT DAY CARE The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC), helped Poonam Datta create a thriving adult day care center and then, thanks to continued support from UGA SBDC, she expanded into two other areas, including home care and structured family care. Each service area has experienced strong growth and UGA […]

UGA SBDC to Bolster Georgia Business Community Thanks to a $6.2 Million Federal Grant

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) has been named a sub-recipient in the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Grant. A $6.2 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Treasury and administered through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA); this grant was created to expand business assistance for small […]

Agriculture Equipment Company Expands Internationally with Assistance from UGA SBDC Manufacturing Company is a farm machinery manufacturing company located in Tifton, Georgia. With 500 dealers domestically, KMC was looking to expand into the into the foreign market and were facing challenges selling their equipment overseas. Roy Moore, director of sales and marketing at KMC, reached out to the International Trade Center at the University of […]

International Trade Assistance Opens New Markets for Surgical Garment Manufacturer

RAINEY APPAREL MANUFACTURING The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) offers a variety of ways to help small businesses grow. But what if a business wants to enter international markets? That’s when the UGA SBDC utilizes its export training program, <a href=””>ExportGA</a>. Russell Rainey, owner of Rainey Apparel Manufacturing in Clarkston, was […]