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Your Pricing is a Signal to Customers

August 14, 2018

Your Pricing is a Signal to Customers August 14, 2018 Recently I gave a presentation to a group of business owners on pricing, specifically how pricing is the most important driver of revenue and profit growth in a business. To understand pricing, it’s important to understand the value equation customers sort through as they evaluate a purchase. Regardless of whether they consciously realize it or not, customers weigh a comparison in their head:  does the value received from this product…

You’re Not Officially In Business Until . . .

August 10, 2018

You’re Not Officially In Business Until . . . August 10, 2018 Congratulations, you’ve got your business license, the website is live, and you’ve had your Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. You’ve framed the obligatory “first dollar” of revenue. Maybe you’re already to the point that you’ve got some clients and a healthy pipeline of prospects. Maybe you’re turning a profit. Maybe you’ve already filed your first tax return. Maybe you’ve been in business long enough to think to yourself,…

This Week on “North Fulton Business Radio”: Dale Sizemore with Voterworkz and Jonathan Stelling with PrideStaff Financial

August 9, 2018

This Week on “North Fulton Business Radio”: Dale Sizemore with Voterworkz and Jonathan Stelling with PrideStaff Financial August 8, 2018 Running for office and needing to connect with engaged voters? Need to recruit a high quality professional for your team? Dale Sizemore of Voterworkz, LLC and Jonathan Stelling of PrideStaff Financial, our two guests on this week’s “North Fulton Business Radio,” have the answers to those needs. If you missed the live show you can find the podcast on your favorite podcast app…

How Apple Hit One Trillion in Market Value with Disappointing Sales

August 6, 2018

How Apple Hit One Trillion in Market Value with Disappointing Sales August 6, 2018 Apple just made business history by becoming the first U.S. public company to reach $1 trillion in market value. The final push over the $1 trillion mark came in a positive market reaction to the company’s latest earnings report. This push was the latest in a year long climb in Apple shares. Year to date, Apple shares have significantly outpaced the broad market, rising roughly 23% compared to only about…

This Week’s “North Fulton Business Radio”: Tom Briggette with Pioneer Capital Group and Kyli Owen with 27th & Leo

August 3, 2018

This Week’s “North Fulton Business Radio”: Tom Briggette with Pioneer Capital Group and Kyli Owen with 27th & Leo August 3, 2018 On this week’s edition of “North Fulton Business Radio,” we enjoyed a great discussion on small business finance and retail product branding with two insightful professionals, Tom Briggette of Pioneer Capital Group and Kyli Owen of 27th & Leo. If you missed the live show you can find the podcast on your favorite podcast app or by following this…

This Week’s “North Fulton Business Radio”: City of Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin

July 4, 2018

This Week’s “North Fulton Business Radio”: City of Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin July 4, 2018 It was a great pleasure to welcome Jim Gilvin, Mayor of the City of Alpharetta GA, to this week’s edition of “North Fulton Business Radio.” We discussed the new City Center, traffic concerns, proactive planning for the North Point Parkway area, and maintaining a strong business environment in the city. If you missed the live show you can find the podcast on your favorite podcast…

Making Connections without Bungling the Name

June 29, 2018

Making Connections without Bungling the Name June 29, 2018 Once I was at an event in which I ran into two people I thought would benefit from knowing each other. Each were in complementary businesses, so they could possible refer business to one another. Each were great networkers, meaning they would look to help each other as they could. Most important, I thought both would like each other personally. As I was introducing them, I suddenly went completely blank on…

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