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The UGA SBDC Partners with Southeastern Universities to Bring Business Education Programs to Rural Communities with Support from SBA Grant  

Business Consultant Robbie Parks teaches UGA SBDC Digital Marketing Bootcamp in Carrollton, GA

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to bring the popular Digital Marketing Bootcamp program to more rural towns across Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. In partnership with the Small Business Development Centers hosted by the University of Alabama and […]

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.   […]

Ready, Aim, Fire! Social Media Workshop

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][block_title style=”column_title” inner_style=”inline_border” title=”Beginner”][/block_title][vc_column_text]Ready, Aim, Fire! (BEGINNER) is a program is designed to help business owners better focus their marketing efforts and expenditures by accurately identifying their specific target customers and cost-effectively communicating to them through social media.   KEY ELEMENTS OF TRAINING: How to identify target client Where to find market research Which […]

You just cannot buy advertising like this

As small business owners, we are always looking for ways to get our product or message out in front of our target audience.  It is hard work, with some hits and a lot of misses.   But, sometimes you get a gift in the form of free promotion and you need to take advantage of […]

5 Items to Review on Your Facebook Page

Facebook Business Page

Does you Facebook Page layout for desktop look different than it did before? In early August 2016, Facebook launched the new Facebook Page layout for desktops! Here are FIVE items to review for Page owners: Review your COVER IMAGE. You now no longer have to take into account the profile picture or other content overlay. […]

What Business Can Learn from Pokemom GO

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pokemon GO is the new internet phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. While I was on vacation last week I downloaded the app to play with my 13-year-old daughter. I confess that I have never played a game on my smartphone before, so why now? I admit I was a little curious as […]

5 Tips for Using Facebook Ads

Facebook Advertising

As of July 2016, Facebook announced the decline in your organic reach for business page. The main reason for that is because Facebook wants to show users what they want to see from their friends. Facebook has a great handle on what is important to you based on who and what you interact with most […]