Moderated by Rick Badie
Georgia relies on innovative technology and a trained workforce to grow its manufacturing base. Today, a Georgia Tech professor writes about the possibility of long-term growth if the state remains committed to this mass-production sector. An executive with Georgia Quick Start writes about that program’s role in training a skilled labor force. Meanwhile, an entrepreneur writes about the role of social media in marketing restaurants. To comment, go to: http://blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-forward/.
Social media a way of life
By Robby Kukler
In the restaurant business, we see it often: Customers sit down to eat and inevitably pull out a smartphone at least once during the meal to post a picture on Instagram, check in on Foursquare, send a tweet or update their Facebook.
Social media is a way of life.
Social media reviews via Twitter, OpenTable, Yelp and more is a given in the service industry. What’s critical for executives is knowing what to do with that