Monthly Archives: August 2013

Always on the Go? That’s Good News for the Economy | Inc.com

Always on the Go? That’s Good News for the Economy BY FRANCESCA FENZI Small business owners are spending much more on travel than their corporate counterparts. 89 SHARES | SHARE THIS ARTICLE This year, jet-setting professionals will spend an estimated … Continue reading

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The Importance of Small Business to the US Economy – Small Business Development Information

The Importance of Small Business to the US Economy A small business is considered to be any company that employs less than 100 people. In the United States, small business employs over half of the country’s workforce. While many people … Continue reading

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Did the Recession Help Your Business? – AllBusiness Experts

Did the Recession Help Your Business? By Rieva Lesonsky | In Change management, Leadership, Management, Operations | August 21, 2013 You might be doing a double-take at the question in the headline above. But in a recent survey by American … Continue reading

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Positive signs for small business growth

Positive signs for small business growth 0 0inShare 19/08/2013 By Daniel HunterSmall and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are benefiting from increasing use of a government finance scheme by banks to improveavailability of finance.New figures published today (Monday) show lending through the Enterprise … Continue reading

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How Reputation Management Drives Small Business

How Reputation Management Drives Small Business Pierre Zarokian is the CEO of ReputationFighters.com This week I had a chat with Pierre Zarokian, CEO of ReputationFighters.com and SubmitExpress.com. Pierre recently did an interview with Search Engine Journal about the particular issues of Online ReputationManagement (ORM) for small … Continue reading

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Keep Employees With Better Benefits

Keep Your Best Employees With Better Benefits By Michael ZunaAugust 20, 2013In Employment Trends Searching for quality talent can prove to be difficult, especially in the face of rising health care costs and health care reform. In fact, a recent … Continue reading

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The first step to implementing positive change in small businesses : Service Industry Articles | Morning Huddle

The first step to implementing positive change in small businesses10 Jul 2013Posted by Brianna Bowman0 comment “Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence, until you try to communicate with someone with … Continue reading

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How Important Are Small Businesses to the U.S. Economy? – SmallBusinessNotes.com

How Important Are Small Businesses to the U.S. Economy?ShareThis Small firms:Represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms.Employ half of all private sector employees.Pay 45 percent of total U.S. private payroll.Have generated 60 to 80 percent of net new jobs annually … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses | Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses | Written by Stacy Mitchell | 45 Comments | Updated on Dec 10, 2012 Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services 653 The content that follows was originally … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses | Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses| Written by Stacy Mitchell 1.  Local Character and ProsperityIn an increasingly homogenized world, communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character have an economic advantage.2.  Community Well-BeingLocally owned businesses build strong … Continue reading

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