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2015 GrowSmart Dates Announced

September 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23

The 2015 GrowSmart Program, an exclusive program  designed to help established small business owners work ON their business, not just IN it will be held on Fridays (dates above), 9am - 4pm at the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce.


Click here for more information on GrowSmart and
to find out how to apply to become a participant




Share. Learn. Get Wise.
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Ready to Launch Your Business

but don't know how to get started?


We have two ways for you to take the Starting a Business Class. Take Starting a Business Class online for just $29 Click on video below for the introduction.



To register for the Online Starting a Business Class, click here .


Or you can sign up for the next Starting a Business classroom held at KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive  Kennesaw, GA.  Click here


sponsored by NCR Silver



Digital Marketing is not just about bringing traffic...
it’s about bringing customers.


Digital Marketing Boot Camp on October 27, 2015 shows small business owners how to integrate technology and marketing in the digital space to increase profits and gain customers.







About the UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University


The UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University (UGA SBDC at KSU) is part of a partnership program between Kennesaw State University, The University of Georgia and The US Small Business Administration, working together to benefit small businesses in Georgia.


The Georgia SBDC Network has helped Georgia small businesses create almost seven times more jobs than the average Georgia business with a 29.6 percent increase in sales growth.


What we do: 

  • Free, one-on-one, confidential businesses consulting to Georgia’s small businesses
  • KSU SBDC primarily services Cobb and Cherokee counties
  • Our target clients are established business with two or more employees and $200,000+ in annual revenue
  • We also offer reduced price classes for small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups



  • Strategic Planning: Situational analysis, determining vision, mission, values & strategy
  • Loan Preparation: Financial projections, including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Internet Marketing Analysis: Web analytics, online advertising, SEO performance
  • Financial Scorecarding: Ratio analysis, track key performance indicators
  • Marketing Plan: Pricing, promotional strategies and product development
  • Business Plan


To schedule a free consultation with one of our business consultants to help your business grow and succeed, contact us at 470-578-6450.

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Support the SBDC by making checks payable to the KSU Foundation.



Kennesaw SBDC




Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration
and the University of Georgia. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Drew Tonsmeire, Director, UGA SBDC at KSU,
Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, #3303, Kennesaw, GA 30144 or 470-578-6450










A member of the Georgia
SBDC Network

Georgia SBDC Network




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