Our Entrepreneur Academy is a collection of helpful articles designed to inform and inspire current and aspiring small business owners. Browse the articles listed below and click on the heading to read on! If you want to learn more about starting or improving your own business, let us know how we can help by sending us an email or giving us a call today at 912.232.4700.
Money is the lifeline of any business, so whether you’re starting a business or running an existing one, securing financing is a major factor, especially for small businesses. Many budding entrepreneurs find the task daunting and don’t even know where to begin.
Here’s a simple yet practical guide on how to go about preparing to apply for a small business loan…. Continue reading
Trying to find a bank and lender that works best for your business can be frustrating and overwhelming. There are often several to choose from, but its important to understand that your choice can have a huge impact on your success….Continue reading
For many, networking at a business function is typically the last thing in the world they want to be doing. The awkward conversations, the cliques, people hovering around the appetizers. Some may feel that they have nothing of value to contribute to the event and may become situationally uncomfortable….Continue reading
Striving to create the perfect work-life balance is difficult to most and can be even harder on entrepreneurs. Building a start-up business can take an emotional toll on a person and can lead to added stress as the line between “life” and work becomes almost indistinguishable. And while the entrepreneur bears the brunt of this pressure, their friends and family suffer a great deal as well; often leading to animosity and resentment toward each other….Continue reading
Today’s consumers are becoming more mobile than ever, accessing information on-the-go using their mobile devices. In fact, according to the International Data Corporation of Framingham, Massachusetts, more U.S consumers will be accessing the Internet through their mobile devices than through computers. Some experts are warning that business owners could be losing market share if…Continue reading
Just released last year, the IFTTT tool has been revolutionizing the way small businesses manage and relate to consumers through social media. It can be used as a way to supplement a company’s marketing efforts and is definitely something that every small business should understand. Why is IFTTT so important to small businesses?…Continue reading
Whether it’s just you running the show or you have a 100 employee company, you should always be concerned with improvement. A business is ever-changing and yours could be on an upward track or slowly losing traction. You must make the conscious effort to…Continue reading