Business Resources, Don't see what you need? Call us 229-567-9696
I want to start a business but I don't know where to start.
For people wanting to start up a business, we suggest before you get started to make an appointment with the Small Business Development Center from the University of Georgia. They are a no-cost, confidential consulting service to Georgia's small businesses. www.georgiasbdc.org
I have an existing business but I need help. The SBDC can help you as well! Some of the services they offer: Income and cash flow projections, financial management assistance, Quickbooks assistance, marketing assistance, Human Resource planning and more. Call them at 229-420-1144.
Need a business licence?
If your business is in the outside the city limits but inside Turner County, visit the Turner County Court House Annex or dial 229-567-4313.
If your business is located inside the city limits of Ashburn, visit Ashburn City Hall or dial 229-567-3431
If you have questions about whether your business needs a license or not, call Mike Mastrario in our Building and Zoning Department. 229-567-3563
Need a website for your business?
As a Premium Chamber members can have their own webpage built by a professional! Your business will be strongly integrated into the Chamber of Commerce online presence. Contact the Chamber today to find out how you can become a premium member and build your web presence.
How do I get my business to show up on Google?
There are several different ways to increase your SEO - or search engine optimization. Make sure to come to our Lunch and Learn series where we provide lunch and hire different professionals to give presentations on marketing, web site building, business development and more! Also, make sure you claim your business listing on Google. Here's how
Here's what you can do to improve your listing:
Add more photos
Share what’s best about your business. Add photos of your space, your employees, or products.
Confirm your hours of operation
Let customers know when you’re open for business. And update your hours for upcoming holidays.
Double check your phone number
Make it easy for customers to contact you with just a click.
How do I get a Ribbon Cutting for my new business? Why would I want one?
Ribbon Cuttings are the best way to announce to the world that you are open ready for business! Once you join the Chamber, we come with ribbon, bows, big scissors and our Chamber Board Members and community members. These are some of your first customers and we bring them straight to your door. They in turn go and spread the word about all about your business!