Where Are Small Businesses Spending Their Marketing Budgets?
Are you paying enough attention to mobile?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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 …

More U.S. Workers Dissatisfied With Their Jobs
According to a new survey, many are prepared to quit

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gomez released a few findings from a recent survey conducted by Equation Research, looking at 2009 holiday shopping. The findings …