• Grow

  • Once your business is up and running in Union County, achieving growth is usually the next big goal. Getting started and getting bigger each come with their own unique challenges. Whether your business is rapidly expanding or you are just trying to get the phone ringing, we can help you with next steps.

  • Growing Without New Customers

    Most small businesses spend more energy and expense trying to enlist new customers than they do trying to retain those who have already chosen to do business with them. Depending on what industry you are in, research indicates that acquiring a new customer is anywhere from 5% to 25% more costly than keeping an existing one...

  • Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

    A few months ago, as you were on your way into town, you noticed that your neighbors had two pickup trucks in their driveway with three workmen entering the house with boxes. You didn’t slow down to read the logo on the side of the trucks, lest they think you a nosey neighbor...

  • Creating a Balanced Team

    Let’s play a little mind game, OK? I want you to close your eyes and imagine only the following. You have answered an ad for help wanted. The ad was intriguing, the pay they offered was very competitive, but they never said what the job entailed...

  • Who to contact:

    Union County Development Authority, Mitch Griggs

    mitch@ucda.net - 706-745-4500

     

    Blairsville Downtown Development Authority, Darren Harper

    manager@downtownblairsville.com - 706-347-3503

     

    Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce, Director Member Services - Dawn Saraney

    membership@blairsvillechamber.com - 706-745-5789

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