• Q&A with Mollie Burch, 2018 Small Business Person of the Year finalist

    26 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Awards were presented today at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Here's a Q&A with one of the finalists, Mollie Burch, founder and owner, Crosby by Mollie Burch:
    Q: What strategies can small business owners use to build success into their companies from the start?
    A: When building a small business, every team member is so valuable. Therefore, hiring smart and building a team of dedicated employees who believe in your vision and...
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  • This Sales Pro Wrote Outreach Emails for 15 Years. Here Are His Best Email Tips

    This Sales Pro Wrote Outreach Emails for 15 Years. Here Are His Best Email Tips

    26 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    Every day, millions of outreach emails are sent by entrepreneurs and small businesses around the world. In fact, I have a bunch sitting unopened in my inbox right now. The sender is hoping to catch my attention, so we can work together in a way that grows their business. But here's the cold, hard truth: I won't reply to the majority of these messages. I'll put most in my trash folder.
    The Most Important Lesson of Sending Outreach Emails
    When I first started out in sales 15 years ago, my outreach emails were also ineffective at driving action. I was wasting my time writing messages that...
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  • Q&A with Lisa Williams, 2018 Small Business Person of the Year finalist

    Q&A with Lisa Williams, 2018 Small Business Person of the Year finalist

    26 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Awards were presented Thursday at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Here's a Q&A with one of the finalists, Lisa Williams, owner, L Insight Group.
    Q: What strategies can small business owners use to build success into their companies from the start? A:
    1. Create a business plan.
    2. Focus on customer service.
    3. Build word of mouth for your business.
    4. Expand your marketing efforts.
    5. Build your online presence with a business...
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  • Check out photos from the Chronicle's Small Business Person of the Year awards

    Check out photos from the Chronicle's Small Business Person of the Year awards

    26 days ago - By Biz Journals

    About 170 people turned out to celebrate the Small Business Person of the Year Awards Thursday morning at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
    The event honored winners in seven categories in the awards competition sponsored by Atlanta Business Chronicle in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber. At the podium, winners shared their best piece of advice to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
    Second-generation entrepreneur Fred Castellucci III, owner of Castellucci Hospitality Group, shared his father's...
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