Where Are Small Businesses Spending Their Marketing Budgets?
Are you paying enough attention to mobile?
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Microsoft is sharing some survey results from BIA/Kelsey about small businesses. The results were presented at the ILM West conference …

Small Businesses Still Hesitant When It Comes To Hiring
CBIZ Employment Index falls for second straight month
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The economy still seems to be affecting small businesses – especially when it comes to growth and the hiring of …

Small Business Optimism Lowest of the Year
Wells Fargo shares survey results
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There’s a new small business owner optimism survey out from Wells Fargo, and it’s not the prettiest.  Small business owner …

Small Business CEOs Predict Continued Economic Slowdown
Quarterly confidence report looks grim
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It appears that small to mid sized business CEOs aren’t very optimistic about the pace of economic growth, in fact …

Most Businesses Unprepared for Data Disasters, Says Survey
Most "simply haven't thought about it"
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New research from Carbonite finds that the majority of small businesses are not prepared for a data disaster. "Disaster is …

Older People Flocking to Facebook, Other Social Networks
Use on the rise for those aged 50 to 64
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The Pew Internet Project has just released some findings from a survey it conducted over a one month period that …

Very Few Small Business Owners Say Social Media “A Must”
If social media isn't important, then what is?
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As we sit firmly entrenched in the social media revolution, many small and medium sized businesses have taken cues from …

Businesses Acquiring Funding, Yet Optimism Still Declines
Small Business Association Mid-Year Report has both good and bad news
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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
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TD Bank released the results from a new poll of 300 small business owners, aimed at gaining perspective on their …

More U.S. Workers Dissatisfied With Their Jobs
According to a new survey, many are prepared to quit
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If you turn on the television, radio, or pick up a newspaper these days it is likely that you will …

Survey: Small Businesses Should Be Doing More for Document Security
25% Never Reviewed Security Processes
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Do you have a procedure in place for destroying confidential documents? A recent survey finds that there is a good …

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, …

Why Wouldn’t You Include Links in Your Press Releases?
Businesses Missing Out on Traffic Opportunities
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Press release distribution service BusinessWire shared results of a poll, which found that 85% of those who send out press …

Apple’s iPad as a Business Tool
Businesses See Benefits to iPad Use
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This week Apple revealed that iPad sales have surpassed two million in less than 60 days since its launch on …

Is Print Marketing Still in Your Mix?
Study Suggests Businesses Sticking with Print
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FedEx Office released the results from its annual Signs of the Times national small business survey, finding that small business …

Report: Most Small Businesses Still Not Sold on Social Media
Many Businesses Still Ignoring Social Networks
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Citibank put out a new report indicating that most small businesses still are not leveraging the social media tools available …

Survey Finds Businesses Mostly Confident to Neutral for 2010
Most Expect Business Growth This Year
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This week Constant Contact released findings from a survey, indicating that 79% of small business have a confident to neutral …

Tips for Successful Small Business Social Media Endeavors
Only 16% of U.S. Small Businesses Utilizing Social Media?
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A new poll from Employers Holdings found that half of small businesses believe a social media presence is important, but …

Does Your Business Have Enough Info Available Online?
Consumer Use of Multiple Channels Emphasizes Importance of Increased Info Online
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Art Technology Group (ATG) has released the results of a recent survey, suggesting that 30% of consumers use over three …

Is Small Business Employment on the Way Up?
Study Indicates Economic Rebound
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Intuit, the software vendor responsible for such popular financial software like Quicken, QuickBooks, and TurboTax, has released its monthly report, …

Your Lack of Speed May Be Costing You Business
Customer Patience for Slow Retail Sites Wears Thin
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Gomez released a few findings from a recent survey conducted by Equation Research, looking at 2009 holiday shopping. The findings …