What we're about

The Atlanta Business Network Meetup (A.B.N) is a community of active and aspiring small business owners and entrepreneurs. A.B.N holds inexpensive, high-quality seminars and networking events on a regular basis. These events help small business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing professionals learn, network and grow. They learn new tactics, tools and techniques. They network with like-minded people. They grow their networks, their businesses and their characters. A.B.N’s seminars address just about every business topic imaginable including traditional, online and mobile marketing, personal development, social media, sales, networking, raising capital, crowd sourcing, gamification, branding, search engine optimization, web design and much much more. Start growing your business or advancing your career today by checking us out. The best way to do this is to attend one of our meetings. A.B.N is a branch of Entrepreneurs International Network. Please email the organizer of this group to become an event host if you like to hold local events to for entrepreneurs.

Upcoming events (4)

Launch a Successful Offer No Matter the Size of Your Email List | Robbie Samuels

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

You have a great idea for a new offer (course, program, mastermind, etc.) and want to know how to sell it even though you don't have a big email list.

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Think the issue is you not having a big email list? You are solving the wrong problem. The actual problem is you created this offer without input from likely prospects. You’ve already met 80% of the people you need to know to be successful. It’s time to wake up your network to discover likely prospects who already know, like, and trust you. Learn how to validate your idea and build an audience before you try to sell.

TAKEAWAYS

• Having a small email list is not the reason entrepreneurs struggle to find clients for a new offer.
• Why prospects don’t think they don’t need your solution.
• How to build an audience before you create an offer.

SPEAKER’S BIO

Robbie Samuels is an author, speaker, and business growth strategy coach recognized as a networking expert by Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Lifehacker, and Inc. He is also a virtual event design consultant and executive Zoom producer recognized as an industry expert in the field of digital event design by JDC Events.

Robbie is the author of "Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences" and "Small List, Big Results: Launch a Successful Offer No Matter the Size of Your Email List." He is a Harvard Business Review contributor.

His clients include thought leaders, entrepreneurial women, associations, national, and statewide advocacy organizations, women’s leadership summits, including Feeding America, California WIC Association, and AmeriCorps. Robbie is the host of the On the Schmooze podcast and #NoMoreBadZoom Virtual Happy Hours.

SPEAKER’S CONTACT INFORMATION

www.robbiesamuels.com/
www.linkedin.com/in/robbiesamuels
www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels
www.facebook.com/robbiesamuels
www.SmallListBigResults.com

Free gift - www.robbiesamuels.com/ein - download The Big Results Toolkit, which has several resources to help you implement the strategies in "Small List, Big Results: Launch a Successful Offer No Matter the Size of Your Email List." Includes the Wake Up Your Network workbook that details how to discover likely prospects from within your existing network.

www.NoMoreBadZoom.com - join Robbie at his free weekly #NoMoreBadZoom Virtual Happy Hour - Fridays at 5pm ET. These are a fun way to network and discover new ways to design engaging online experiences. The first 75-90 minutes is a mix of Zoom tips and lots of networking, followed by Q&A.

www.OntheSchmooze.com - guests share untold stories about leadership and networking in this weekly podcast (over 250 episodes!)

www.CroissantsvsBagels.com - Download the free bonus bundle for Robbie's 1st book "Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences" (over 200 reviews worldwide!)

MEETUP AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official time
• Roger’s opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Robbie – 5 minutes
• Robbie’s workshop – 55 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties – 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of serving and sharing with your fellow entrepreneurs.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/99566556858

Source Government Funding for your Canadian Projects | Tarig Abdellatief

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

• Your company is searching for Canadian Government funding or contracts to support your R&D projects, Market Expansion, Not-For-Profit Initiatives, Hiring or Training of Employees, or Consulting Services
• You are curious, overwhelmed or frustrated by the Canadian grant searching and/or grant writing process
• You have at least 2 Full-time or Part-time Employees
• You have a Canadian company Incorporated for at least 2 years

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Learn from Tarig Abdellatief how to utilize Canadian Government websites and portals to properly research municipal, provincial and federal programs, and contracts to help offset or cover the costs of your company’s projects, services, & products. Also learn how to find and strategically cite government data to support and bolster your company’s grant applications.

TAKEAWAYS

• Learn how to research and properly identify Canadian municipal, provincial, and federal grant programs for your company or organization.
• Learn how to research and properly identify Canadian Government contracts that for pre or post commercial projects.
• Learn how to research and utilize Canadian Government databases to find data to support and bolster your grant applications.
• Learn how to fund 50%-100% your Canadian company’s or organization’s training/workshop/consulting services by leveraging existing Canadian Government programs.

SPEAKER’S BIO

Tarig is the President of Arctech Accelerate, a national leader in Business Development, Grant-Writing, and Lobbying Sectors. He is a strategist of all trades, including grant writing, strategic partnerships, and contract acquisitions. He partners with business owners to grow their personal and professional brands. Coming from a Business Management background at McMaster University and having continued his studies at Carleton University, Tarig is well-versed in both the technical and creative ends of commerce. Tarig has landed contracts, grants, and an impressive range of other opportunities for clients both in the private, and public sectors across Canada.

SPEAKER’S CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Tarig at [masked] or www.arctechaccelerate.ca

MEETUP AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official time
• Roger’s opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Tarig – 5 minutes
• Tarig’s workshop – 55 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties – 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of serving and sharing with your fellow entrepreneurs.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/96230629170

How to Master Sales WITHOUT Being “Salesy” | Nancy Matthews

Online event

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

• You want to convert more prospects into happy paying clients.
• You struggle with sales calls because you don’t want to appear pushy or salesy.
• You know that what you offer makes a difference in people’s lives and are ready to breakthrough to serve more and earn more.

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Learn from Nancy Matthews the proven and easy way to have people ask to buy from you. There are people who need what you offer, and this training shows you how to make it easy for them to find you and buy from you.

TAKEAWAYS

You’ll learn:

1. How to have your prospects self-identify their need for your products and services.
2. The “magic phrase” that has them give you permission to invite them to work with you (that is, sell them).
3. The best way to handle concerns and objections and melt away resistance.

SPEAKER’S BIO

Nancy Matthews' life and work are grounded in one central theme, that is, that the most important things in life aren’t things - life and business are about PEOPLE. Her unique blend of creativity, business savvy, and exceptional understanding of human behavior causes audiences and clients far and wide to sing her praises.

Nancy is the Founder of The People Skills Academy, Co-Founder of Women’s Prosperity Network, an international speaker, and 6-time best-selling author. Nancy is known as the Visionary with Guts for her persistence in going for her goals despite apparent obstacles and challenges.

SPEAKER’S CONTACTS

Contact Nancy at:

Email: [masked]
Website: https://nancymatthews.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX2I1ZKh0L4GoW-tgqoh2Nw
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/speakernancymatthews/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyMatthewsSpeaker/
Other: https://thepeopleskillsacademy.com and https://womensprosperitynetwork.com
Nancy’s free gift is at: https://womensprosperitynetwork.com/one-skill/

SIZZLE REEL

https://youtu.be/_kbagttmS1Y

AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official start time
• Roger’s opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Nancy – 5 minutes
• Nancy’s workshop – 60 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties – 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free, zip, nothing, nada, zilch, gratuite/gratuit, besplatno, $0. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of giving, serving and sharing with your fellow participants.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/96286168933

Shift Your Mindset to Create the Life & Business You Want | Jacqueline Wales

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

• You have reached a brick wall or a ceiling in your career or life.
• You are concerned that you have not set the right goals for yourself.
• You procrastinate on completing your one big hairy goal.

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Learn from Jacqueline Wales how to get beyond fear and discover where you are holding back, what’s getting in the way of truly being your best self, and start making the changes you want to have a greater impact on your career and life.

TAKEAWAYS

1. You’ll find the strength to fully claim your authority
2. You’ll find the courage to take the next step to discover and honor who you really are
3. You’ll find the will to overcome the negative emotions holding you back
4. You’ll experience the mindset shift needed to create the desired success you want

SPEAKER’S BIO

Jacqueline Wales is a coach and trusted advisor who helps her clients achieve remarkable results. By understanding that being fearless is not the absence of fear, but the courage to take the next step. She is a certified consultant for Human Synergistics, scientifically researched behavioral assessments.

As the author of The Fearless Factor, The Fearless Factor @ Work, When The Crow Sings, and the soon to be published Fearless Women Leading The Way, she has explored human behavior and asked tough questions to discover hard truths for more than 35 years.

SPEAKER’S CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Jacqueline at:
Email: [masked]
Website: www.jacquelinewales.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/FearlessFactor15/videos
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacquelinwales
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jacquelinewales

TESTIMONIALS

https://youtu.be/THm7zxmFPWM
https://youtu.be/ii_tRXMDHwk
https://youtu.be/J-iDqSOVYXI
h https://youtu.be/Jc0cJAKBCCE

SIZZLE REEL

https://youtu.be/MtGhqND3odY

MEETUP AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official start time
• Roger’s opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Jacqueline – 5 minutes
• Jacqueline’s workshop – 55 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties – 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free, zip, nothing, nada, zilch, gratuite/gratuit, besplatno, $0. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of giving, serving and sharing with your fellow participants.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/95040148239

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