ALPHARETTA, GA — Networking in person can be hard for many people, and the reasons can vary; either meetings are too early in the morning, or trying to get to an afterhours networking event across town can be a challenge, according to a press release.

Enter Launched three months ago by Alpharetta longtime friends Michael Schulte and Joe Ragone, helps Main Street businesses lower the barriers to meet like-minded businesses owners online on their own time, the release stated.

"We are trying to get you to meet as many other businesses that you might be able to do business with. No one gets married after the first date, so don't expect to get a ton of business after the first time you meet them, but you're starting a relationship — not a romantic relationship, but a business relationship," said Ragone.

According to the release, For small businesses on a tight budget offers a solution.

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