Planning Ahead for Disasters

Hurricane season started on June 1.  Now would be a good time to think about your business continuity plans and how well they will keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind: natural disasters, power failures, IT system crashes, supply chain problems, loss of key employee(s), and more.   The SBA recently […]

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 […]

Small Business Owner’s Checklist for Year-End

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a Business Consultant with the UGA Small Business Development Center, I spend a lot of time with business owners looking ahead and planning how to implement improvements.  So, with two months left in 2017, here are some thoughts for year-end planning and positioning yourself for 2018.   Year-end taxes Get with (or at least […]