June 2016 Features

  • Communicorp: Key Benefits of Innovative Fulfillment Solutions

    June 30, 2016

    Finding creative ways to manage all of your marketing assets can be a challenge for any organization. Most marketers have various tools they only use for consumer engagement initiatives, and an entirely different suite of solutions for employee activities. Over time, marketers realize these materials must be continuously created, printed, packaged and stored in an organized way to facilitate access upon request, or to quickly ship when needed. Fortunately, there are innovative fulfillment solutions available in the marketplace to help address this pressing need.

  • Google Donates Hybrid Vehicle to WGTC Foundation for Automotive Technology Program

    June 28, 2016

    Google’s Douglas County Data Center recently donated a 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid to the West Georgia Technical College Foundation for instructional use in the automotive technology program at the WGTC Douglas Campus in Douglasville.

  • The Top 5 Workplace Injuries and How to Prevent Them

    June 24, 2016

    Does the thought of a workers’ compensation claim at your small business strike fear in your heart? When an employee is injured on the job, the resulting medical costs can dig deep into your business’s bottom line. The best way to avoid this costly expense is to prevent workplace injuries in the first place. Travelers Insurance recently conducted a study to find out what the most common workplace accidents and injuries are, with an eye to helping you avoid them.

  • 10 Tips for Better Internal and External Business Communication

    June 22, 2016

    Communication is an essential part of running a business. You need to be able to communicate effectively with members of your own team and those outside of your business. Members of the small business community have plenty of knowledge to share about effective communication. Check out some of their top tips below.

  • Christian City Names New Chief Development Officer

    June 21, 2016

    Newnan resident, LaVann Landrum, has joined Christian City, Inc., as Chief Development Officer. She will lead fundraising and development efforts for the nonprofit organization with a primary focus on financial support for The Children’s Village at Christian City.

  • Piedmont Newnan Hospital Receives Achievement Award

    June 20, 2016

    Piedmont Newnan Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor RollSM Elite Plus.

  • Self-Quiz: What Kind of Business Risk Taker Are You?

    June 16, 2016

    Few endeavors — scaling Mt. Everest or swimming with sharks might qualify — demand greater courage than the act of starting (or running) a small business. And with courage comes the willingness to take risks. Whether borrowing money to grow your business, launching a new product or hiring more employees — accepting risk and protecting yourself with liability insurance is critical to business success.

  • Communicorp: Make it Personal with Innovative Print Solutions

    June 13, 2016

    There’s no denying that we live in a digital world that is always competing for our attention – from downloading the latest app to watching videos and engaging in online chat sessions. While many of these digital platforms have infiltrated the marketing industry, some experts advise us to retain the power of traditional print to help you make a creative impact in the marketplace.

  • GE to Launch Global Digital Operations Center in Atlanta

    June 10, 2016

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced that GE Digital will establish its first global Digital Operations Center in Atlanta. This project will create 250 jobs and represents an investment of approximately $3 million in the local community.

  • How Do You Take a Working Vacation and Still Catch a Break?

    June 09, 2016

    When you’re standing at the helm of a thriving small business, stepping away for a quick vacation often seems impossible. As a result, less than half of small business owners opt to take any time off work at all. Yet even those bold enough to get out of the office every so often grab an average of just five days’ vacation per year. Believe it or not, that inability to switch off is hurting your business — not helping.

  • Kellie Pickler to Headline WGTC 15th Anniversary Black Tie and Boots

    June 08, 2016

    The West Georgia Technical College Foundation has announced that Kellie Pickler will headline its 15th anniversary Black Tie & Boots concert at the WGTC Murphy Campus in Waco on August 6.

  • Stand Out from the Competition with These 10 Tips

    June 03, 2016

    With so many different businesses out there, it can be easy for your company to just blend in. But you need to stand out in some way if you want to gain the attention of your target customers. There are several different strategies you can use to make your business stand out. Members of the online small business community shared some of their favorite tips.