Tag Archives: Small Business

La Bella Nails

La Bella Nails was opened in 2009 by Jessica Pham when she began leasing a space in the Crawford Square shopping center, minutes from the heart of downtown Savannah. When the building that Ms. Pham was leasing came up for sale, she had the choice to shut down and relocate her business or purchase her […]

Small Business Assistance Corporation Donates to the USO on its 73rd Birthday

Savannah, GA—The SBAC celebrated with the USO at its 73rd birthday celebration by donating to the local chapter. The SBAC collected $1,243.00 in monetary donations through its Lenders’ League networking group. Supplies were dropped off by members of the local community. SBAC President, Tony O’Reilly, was on hand to meet with volunteers of the USO […]

Growing Your Small Business Through Mobile Marketing

The use of mobile devices is steadily on the rise and both small and large businesses should be aware of their marketing power. Consumers have moved beyond the home computer and in many respects beyond one of the original mobile devices, the laptop. In an era where people demand instant access to nearly everything, it’s […]

The State of Small Business 2013 | Savannah, GA

Savannah SCORE will present: The State of Small Business where reports will be issued by area experts presenting findings and information on measurable benchmarks relating to the small business community. This year’s event is taking place on Thursday, May 23, 2013 and the SBAC’s very own Tony O’Reilly will be presenting on the topic of […]

SBA and Savannah State to Promote Small Business Entrepreneurship

The SBA and the SBAC work closely together to support and promote minority-owned businesses in Southeast Georgia. This past Tuesday, the SBA took it a step further by signing an agreement with Savannah State University (SSU) that states that the SBA will work closely with SSU to promote small business entrepreneurship. SBA District Director Terri […]

5 Reasons Google Plus Should Be Part of Your Social Media Marketing Plan

Let’s call a spade a spade. For small businesses, the importance of “getting the word out” can not be emphasized enough. Luckily, in an age of ever-expanding technology, there are more tools at business owner’s disposal than ever before. Social media has become the best tool, and a one stop shop for online notoriety. It […]

Start-Ups: Creating a Business Plan That Suits Your Life

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 […]

Pinterest Gaining Popularity Among Business Users

In the business world, Pinterest has been largely ignored as a competitor in the social media space. It seems that companies have no idea how to use Pinterest to their advantage when social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube offer all of the tools they’ll ever need. The truth is, it’s a good idea […]

Developing a Mobile Strategy for Your Small Business

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 they […]

SBAC REMINDER: Access to Capital and Credit Event

Don’t forget about the great opportunity to attend the Access to Capital and Credit: Strengthening Rural Business event happening just TEN DAYS from now on March 12, 2013. Join the Small Business Assistance Corporation’s very own Tony O’Reilly at this one-day conference to learn from the experts about how to finance small rural businesses in Georgia and Appalachia, […]