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That All You Got?

That All You Got?

The mission of Crux Fitness is clear from the moment you step through the door. Written in large print on the wall are three words that complete the gym’s mission statement: “embrace the suck.” And that’s the one thing Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist Dan LeBlanc expects of everyone who works out at Crux.

Incorporate Video into your 2018 Marketing

4 Reasons to Incorporate Video into Your Marketing Plan for 2018

In terms of keeping up with trends, there’s no better place to look than social media. And currently, video is the name of the game. From Instagram Stories and Snapchat to Periscope and YouTube, sharing via video streams is dominating the social sphere. And to demonstrate the sheer power and influence that social videos have

Special Kneads Bakery & Treats

Everyone Kneads to Be Kneaded

Special Kneads and Treats is a Lawrenceville nonprofit bakery that provides free, personalized birthday cakes for the less fortunate and employment for adults with special needs. By: NATALIE STUBBS | Photos by NATALIE STUBBS Walking into Special Kneads and Treats is more than walking into a bakery; it’s walking into a ministry. It’s walking into

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Should I be maximizing my 401K or investing outside of my employer’s plan? A: It depends. TAX IMPLICATIONS Contributions to a traditional 401K are not included in your taxable income, thus none of your contributions are currently lost to income tax. Also, important to note is your 401K provides

holiday traditions

Southern Holiday Traditions

Every family has unique traditions, whether it is something as simple as going for a walk after Thanksgiving dinner (like our reader, Julia Swale) or wearing t-shirts donned with spatulas (you have to check out Sarah Pyke’s hilarious tradition).  Submitted by readers We hope you are inspired by some of these traditions and recipes and

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Brand-Aid: 4 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Stores Can Outsell Online Retailers This Holiday Season

Even in the age of Amazon, it’s still possible for brick-and-mortar stores to compete with online retailers.  By: ALICIA CARTER, Content Marketing Manager, Veugeler Design Group With the right marketing game plan, businesses can increase foot traffic to their stores with online engagement and incentives, and then provide a personalized shopping experience that e-commerce sites

Ways to Give Back

8 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Caught up in the ballyhoo of the holiday season? From shopping and family gatherings to holiday portraits and other activities, Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions can generate a lot of spending and, sometimes, a lot of stress. But it’s important not to lose sight of the true charitable nature of the season of giving. By: Alicia

Welcome to Y’allywood

According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos courtesy Explore Gwinnett According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. In

Suwanee Academy of the Arts Gingerbread Festival

Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ Gingerbread Festival

Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ annual Christmas tradition – the Gingerbread Festival – is back in 2017. First held in December 2007, Patty Etherton & Berneta Davis conceived this event to serve as a living, breathing Christmas card to their community. This festival is a weeklong celebration where the community is invited to participate in

Investment Strategies with Aileron Investment Advisors

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Can government regulations affect my investments? A: Reasonable regulations are necessary and provide consumers with layers of consumer protection. However, every regulation can be an expense, and that extra cost is added to the price of every product or service being regulated. We pay for every regulation:

Business Spotlight: Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique

Full-service grooming and pet salon, Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique offers membership subscriptions for unlimited bath, dry and brush services for your best friend. By: RACHEL PILLOW | Photos by KARL LAMB Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique, located on the corner of McGinnis Ferry and Old Atlanta Road, is celebrating its two-year anniversary

5 reasons your marketing isn't working

Brand-Aid: 5 Reasons Your Marketing Isn’t Working

Marketing is a key component in having a successful business. If you are not active and using the proper tools and resources, then your marketing can fall short and prevent your business from growing. If you fall into one of these categories, then it’s important to reflect and make the proper adjustments to re-strategize your

Suwanee Magazine Early Childhood Education Guide

Early Childhood Education Guide 2017

Whether you are a new parent or new to the area, the search for childcare or early childhood education programs can be overwhelming. With so many different options, right here in our own backyard, we wanted to highlight the differences between some of the schools and their programs. We hope that this guide will serve

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