6 Incredibly Powerful Questions To Help You Grow Your Business
Six Essential Questions

Here are 6 essential questions, to help you take your business to the next level.

An Amazing Opportunity For You To Prosper
...In this uncertain economy!

Today, I want to tell you about an amazing opportunity, for you and your business. Whilst the economy is the …

Small Business Borrowing Activity Suggests Economic Gain
Small Business Loan Index data suggests small businesses doing better.

The results of the Small Business Loan Index, a joint project conducted by Thomson Reuters and PayNet, were released this …

Small Business Survival Index Ranks States’ Small Business Climates
Index examines states’ public policy to determine their friendliness to entrepreneurship.
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 The SBE Council, a nonpartisan small business advocacy group, recently released the findings from its annual Small Business Survival Index. …

Survey Offers Insights Into 2011 and Makes Forecasts for 2012
Results suggest business as usual in the new year.
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 GrowBiz Media recently conducted a survey (PDF) in which they polled 1003 decision makers at small businesses. The poll, conducted …

Web Survey Shows Small Business Owners Optimistic About Economy
Small business owners see things improving within the next year

Website creation solutions company Webs recently conducted a survey of 1,700 small business owners, asking them primarily about their feelings …

American Express Promotes Its 2nd Annual Small Business Saturday
Offers Customers $25 credit for shopping local

As Thanksgiving approaches, so does the biggest shopping day of the year.  The madness of Black Friday brings crazy deals …

Small Businesses Still Hesitant When It Comes To Hiring
CBIZ Employment Index falls for second straight month

The economy still seems to be affecting small businesses – especially when it comes to growth and the hiring of …

5 Great Questions To Massively Improve Your Results
What question would you add to the list?
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Here are 5 great questions to help your business thrive in any economy: How many leads am I generating each …

American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor
How Small Businesses are Coping with the Economy

Twice a year, the American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor takes a survey of over 800 small business owners to …

Small Business CEOs Predict Continued Economic Slowdown
Quarterly confidence report looks grim

It appears that small to mid sized business CEOs aren’t very optimistic about the pace of economic growth, in fact …

Banks Pledge Increase in Small Business Lending
$20 billion over the next 3 years

On Tuesday in Cleveland Ohio, Vice President Joe Biden announced a partnership between 13 banks to increase small business lending …

Small Business Administration Takes Its Ideas To Washington
Jobs Jobs Jobs

The economy is on everyone’s mind these days, and the implications of every economic decision are important to all, none …

Businesses Acquiring Funding, Yet Optimism Still Declines
Small Business Association Mid-Year Report has both good and bad news

The latest business feedback survey from the National Small Business Association comes as the stock market has one of its …

Businesses Taking Wait and See Approach on Recovery
Economy still major concern for both short and long term
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Insperity released its Business Confidence Survey, finding that small business owners are slowly proceeding with growth plans in 2011, but …

Survey Finds Most Small Business Owners Plan on Hiring Next Quarter
Positive outlook on revenue projections

TD Bank released the results from a new poll of 300 small business owners, aimed at gaining perspective on their …

Small Business Owners Optimistic About the Future
Still cautious about hiring and spending, however
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Every year since the 60’s, U.S. Presidents have declared one week out of the year "small business week."  This year, …

Small Businesses Shift Focus To Growth
Small business plan for growth
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Small business focus has moved from survival to growth for the first time since 2006, according to the American Express …

Rising Prices Could Slow Consumer Spending
More consumers searching online for deals

Nearly three- quarters (74%) of Americans  believe higher prices could slow their spending in the coming months, according to a …

How Businesses Can Capitalize on New Consumer Trends
Recent study shows consumers are spending

A new study from the National Retail Federation and BIGresearch bears good news for all. The research found that Americans …

Americans More Optimistic About Economic Outlook
Confidence in economy improving

Americans indicate their financial future looks brighter, due to a more optimistic economic outlook, according to a new report from …

Better Labor Laws Could Create 50,000 New Businesses
States missing out on more than 700,000 jobs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said today states could create nearly 750,00 jobs and 50,000 new businesses by streamlining employment …