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Neo-Antiquing at American Redemption

Neo-Antiquing at American Redemption

The word redemption evokes a sense of new life, of freedom, of reclamation. The word is powerful and one that Owners, Jauxniece Palmer and Jill Snelling, of American Redemption in Suwanee stand behind. American Redemption is a marketplace of local artists where every item is hand-built, hand-finished or hand-picked.  By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by:

Marketing Your Business During The Holidays

How To Boost Sales During The Holidays

As we mentioned in the July/August article, email marketing is not dead- it’s alive and well- there’s just a new take on how it’s used. A lot has changed wince the days when the phrase “You’ve Got Mail” was made popular. If email marketing is thriving, what’s changed? Here are some tips to have your email make it through to the inbox of your audience- the right way.

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill & Cindi Porter, Aileron Investment Advisors Q: Should my portfolio include investments in the oil industry? A: We think oil and related investments such as oil and natural gas pipelines and storage tanks are a good long-term investment. Last month in Atlanta, we experienced the immutable laws of supply and demand when an oil pipeline

Leadership Gwinnett

By: Rachel Pillow Leadership Gwinnett is a nonprofit, member-oriented organization designed to build and sustain a community of effective leaders that address current and future challenges and opportunities in Gwinnett County. As stated on their website, their mission is: “To educate, equip and engage existing and emerging leaders through a diversity of people, thoughts and

Email Marketing Dos & Don’ts

As we mentioned in the July/August article, email marketing is not dead- it’s alive and well- there’s just a new take on how it’s used. A lot has changed wince the days when the phrase “You’ve Got Mail” was made popular. If email marketing is thriving, what’s changed? Here are some tips to have your email make it through to the inbox of your audience- the right way.

The Latest in Digital Marketing

By: Priscilla Salmasi We’re halfway through the year and as a business owner; you may be evaluating your marketing strategy thus far to see what has worked, what hasn’t worked so well and how to improve your efforts. Small businesses often want and need the latest tactics in marketing but may not have the time

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control

By: Rachel Pillow With summer in full swing many of us take advantage of the weather by hosting backyard BBQs and pool parties. But, with the onset of summer, comes the onset of annoying pests: mosquitoes, roaches, fleas, spiders, ants and more. These unwanted guests especially love the humid, Georgia air and our lush, green

How To Use Social Media More Effectively For Your Business

MARKETING TIPS If you’re new to social media for business, looking to communicate with your target audience or revamping your social strategy, incorporate a few of these tips to make the most out of the conversation with your customers… Setting Up Company Profiles. Most social media platforms have specific guidelines for creating a profile or page

Designed with a Purpose

Duluth industrial design company integrates marketing strategy, design and execution to create engaging consumer experiences. Good design is created with emotion and implemented with logic. This is the premise that Dimensional Design was built on and continues to live by today. Headquartered in Duluth, GA, Dimensional Design was founded in 1988 by Grant Perry, with

How will the presidential election affect my portfolio?

First, it appears that it is rarely the candidates who determine the outcome of a presidential election. Instead it seems that it is the direction of the misery index – (unemployment rate + inflation). In the 13 presidential elections since 1960, the incumbent party was replaced all 5 times the misery index was on the

Camp Bow Wow

Dogs are a part of the family and with many people working 8-10 hour workdays it’s important to make sure these family members are not neglected as we tend to our busy schedules. Just as working parents would find an after-school program or sitter for their children, they should also find assistance in caring for

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Dustin Chovanic Legacy Karate & MMA

Dustin Chovanic Head Instructor at Legacy Karate & MMA and President of Georgia Fitness, Chovanic assisted our cover photo shoot for this issue, ensuring the students were using proper form and recommending kicks. Cover model Colby has been training at Georgia Fitness for two years. As a professional MMA fighter and professional kickboxer, Chovanic is

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Investment Strategies

BY: Bill and Cindi Porter, Aileron Investment Advisors Q: I am self-employed and I am considering using a SIMPLE IRA or a SEP IRA, which would you recommend? – Paul Griffing A: There are excellent advantages to both a SEP IRA and a SIMPLE IRA but they are very different. Your best choice depends on your

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A Summer Camp for Parents?

BY: ED SZCZESNIAK / OWNER, GEORGIAN LANDSCAPE DESIGN So you’re sending little Mary & Johnny off to have a great time at summer camp. We sent our kids to YMCA Camp High Harbor back when they were young – we also sent a LOT of our money! A week there today runs about $800 per

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Omega Difference

BY: RACHEL PILLOW / PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB   It is easy for some children to feel lost in a large, public school setting. This is why Omega Learning prides itself on what they call the “Omega Difference” – a SACS accredited program that offers: individualized instruction; caring, certified teachers; proven academic growth; daily communication

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