Monday, May 20, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners, and includes a profile of a Lilburn, GA-based business.
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features Lilburn, GA's New For You Consignment Boutique, which opened in 2012 and in that time, has enjoyed success thanks in part to owner Wendy Carter’s efforts to collaborate with other consignment shops in the area. Additional Small Business Patch features include: Are you a small business owner? Sign up for the Patch Small Business newsletter.
Marchex Institute says Ohio residents swear the most on consumer calls but Georgians are among the most courteous.
We're the Peach State — because we're so sweet...mostly. That's the finding from the Marchex Institute, a data analysis firm. Just in time for National Etiquette Week, Marchex released findings on the most courteous and the least courteous states in the nation. The Institute examined more than 600,000 phone calls from the past 12 months. You know, the calls that "may be recorded for training purposes." The calls were placed by consumers to businesses across 30 industries, including cable and satellite companies, auto dealerships, pest control centers and more, says Marchex. The Institute scanned for curse words from A to F to S (use your imagination). Analysts then linked the frequency of those words with all 50 states. Georgians …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check out these updated residential real estate listings in our community.
See more top stories of the week on Sandy Springs Patch.
See how other Sandy Springs eateries performed.
The live coverage is over, but replay the live blog to see what all the hype was about.
President Barack Obama gave the 129th commencement address speech on a wet and rainy Sunday afternoon, May 19th, at Morehouse College. Obama began his remarks to an excited yet wet crowd,most of whom had been seated as early as 6 am. at approximately 11:30 am. The sky opened just before the speech began, and the crowd was treated to a steady downpour throughout. Obama quipped that, “I would be out there with you, but the Secret Service gets nervous.” Obama was greeted with a big cheer when he emerged from a building adjacent to the stage with Morehouse College president John Silvanus Wilson, a former White House aide. The invocation was given by Rev. Raphael Warnock of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous church. …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Also this week: Sandy Springs SWAT standoff; Obama visits Sunday; Fox Theatre 'rocks;' Tucker store robbed repeatedly; winning lottery ticker in Stone Mountain.
Valedictorian of the class, which includes 97 members, is Kendall Rose Jackson of Marietta. The Sandy Springs graduate will attend Harvard University in the fall.
See what's happening around Sandy Springs, this weekend.
Good schools and the planned downtown Sandy Springs town center have generated buyer interest in homes in the Mountaire Springs neighborhood. See more below.