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Most Business Leaders Believe 2020 Presidential Election Will Affect Small Businesses

Most business leaders in the US believe that the outcome of the 2020 presidential election will affect their businesses. For its Small Business Recovery Survey, Verizon Business focuses on 600 small and medium businesses that are currently open or are planning to reopen. In addition to the impact of the 2020 presidential election, the study...

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COVID Fuels Small Business Innovation, QuickBooks Study Finds

Some entrepreneurs are looking to small business innovation to stem the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the sector. In the new What’s next for the small business economy? report, Intuit QuickBooks surveyed 965 small business owners to gauge both the state of small business and what’s in its future. It finds some changes that are expected,...

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FreshBooks Survey Finds Majority of Self-Employed Professionals Have No Intention of Returning to Traditional Employment

New Data Shines a Spotlight on the Challenges and Rewards Facing Self-employed Professionals and Small Business Owners in America   FreshBooks, the #1 accounting software solution in the cloud for self-employed professionals and their teams, today unveiled a new survey that shines a light on the challenges, trade-offs, and mindset of small business owners. The survey,...

Mastering Your Small Business Cross-Channel Marketing Mix

Mastering Your Small Business Cross-Channel Marketing Mix

Most small businesses—especially ones with only a few employees—do not have much time or money to dedicate to marketing, so getting the most out of these efforts is absolutely essential. That means finding the right channels (both online and off), and combining tactics to get the best return on investments. But where to begin?...

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A Lesson From Trump’s Campaign on Why Survey Data Isn’t as Important as Talking to Customers

What can your business learn from the pre-Presidential election polls? Elections are mostly a "luck of the draw."  Our country is divided roughly 45% Republicans and Democrats, Conservatives and Liberals. The other 10%, give or take are the undecided and that's what our Presidential races are largely about. From what I can gather, in this latest...

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Smart Hustle Survey Results Reveal Who Smart Hustlers Are and Their Goals and Challenges

If you are a Smart Hustle subscriber, you might recall in January receiving a special email requesting your opinions in an exclusive Smart Hustle survey. We ran the survey campaign for about a week and we want to thank the many readers who took time out of their busy schedules to share feedback. Since...

I’m a Survivor: 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

I’m a Survivor: 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Small businesses are vital to the American economy, accounting for over 45 percent of the GDP and around 80 percent of jobs. However, the statistics on small business failure are bleak. Statistics indicate that one-third of businesses fail within the first two years, and only about...

Survey Reveals Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015

Survey Reveals Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015 A new survey conducted by Xero, a Global leader in one accounting software, shows that small businesses are quite optimistic about 2015 based on the growth they found in 2014. According to the survey of 304 US based small businesses, 81 percent experienced revenue growth this year and nearly...

Survey Says: What Impression Your Cell Phone Gives, The Down and Dirty on Data Loss and Getting Bank Loans Might Get Easier

Survey Says: What Impression Your Cell Phone Gives, The Down and Dirty on Data Loss and Getting Bank Loans Might Get Easier   What does your cell phone say about you? Do you sometimes feel people in a business meeting are judging you based on the type of mobile phone you use? Well, they are. According to...