What is a Business Plan, and Why Do I Need One?

Business Plan

A key factor in a successful business is organization. For a new business, the owner will have to consider the location of the business, strategies for marketing, and the strategies for the growth of the business. A business plan is a tool that effectively helps the owners to organize the goals and objectives of a business. A business plan is used by new businesses as well as existing businesses to present potential strategies to their business partners and help the business to focus on the goals. Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Learning Should Never Stop


Founded in 1996 by NFL Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton, GoSmallBiz.com has helped hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. They currently serve more than 47,000 small business owners across the U.S. and Canada. Peach State has partnered with GoSmallBiz to provide tools that can help you run your business more efficiently. We’re excited to share this guest blog post from Fran. Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Know Your Business Entity Type

Business Entity

This week, we’re proud to feature the first of a two part series of guest blogs from our new partner, GoSmallBiz.

You’ve probably noticed that some businesses have “Inc.” or “LLC” at the end of their name. Do you know what that means? Your entity type is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make about your business—whether you know you’ve made the decision or not! Continue Reading…