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What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

Entrepreneurship can take many different forms, whether you’re starting up solo, buying a franchise, or partnering with others. But the common denominator with any new venture is knowing your own strengths and weaknesses and using…

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4 Killers of an Innovative Culture

In the corporate world, innovation is the Holy Grail. Yet it’s often suffocated by a company’s own culture. In a recent survey, we found that 40% of innovators rated culture as their number one obstacle,…

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9 Ways to Improve the Customer Restaurant Experience

When someone asks, “Where should we go for dinner?” you want your restaurant to be everyone’s go-to spot. But how do you rise to that rank in such a crowded market? By creating a memorable, one-of-a-kind customer…

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Entrepreneurship and Branding with Leroy Hite (Podcast)

In this podcast episode of “Made in Atlanta,” hosted by Liger Chief Strategist Eric V. Holtzclaw, we dive into the entrepreneurial journey of Leroy Hite, founder of Cutting Edge Firewood, a brand that elevated firewood…

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Real Estate Investing Tax Benefits: Maximize Returns While Minimizing Liabilities

Real estate investing is a great way to diversify your portfolio and generate relatively passive income. There can be significant real estate tax benefits, as well. Although each individual situation is unique—and it’s always a…

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Small Budget, Big Impact: Marketing Strategies for Startups

Cash-strapped but brimming with potential? Welcome to the exciting (and sometimes nerve-wracking) world of launching a startup. Fear not, fellow entrepreneur! Marketing magic doesn’t require a bottomless bank account. With a dash of creativity and…

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3 Essential Insurance Facts Your Small Business Must Know

Understanding the coverages offered by insurance policies can help your small business survive in the event of an accident. In a time when every penny counts due to inflation and shrinkflation, there is an unexpected…

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Dos and Don’ts of Talent Retention: Tips for Small Business

What practices should you be taking and steering clear of to keep your employees from leaving? We’ve put together three key dos and don’ts of talent retention that any small business should keep in mind….

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IoT in Banking & Fintech: Benefits & Use Cases

Banking and financial industries use modern technological solutions to improve their services and optimize work processes. One such solution is the Internet of Things (IoT), which is used in various aspects of financial institutions’ activities…

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Savvy Marketing Strategies for Restaurant Owners 

As a restaurant owner, standing out in a crowded market and attracting more customers can be a challenge. However, with the right marketing strategies, you can increase your visibility and appeal to a wider audience….