Tag: Research

23% of Small Business Owners Forgo Pay For At Least A Year

| June 15, 2012 | 2 Comments
23% of Small Business Owners Forgo Pay For At Least A Year

A new nationwide survey by Citibank reports that 23% of small business owners went without pay for at least one year to keep their small business running – with the majority of respondants (54%) reported going without at least one paycheck. “Business owners are wearing more hats, working more hours and taking less profit” to keep […]

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Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Small Businesses and Startups Confident About Growth

Marketwatch.com Dell and Intel have teamed up to release new research that┬áreveals a bright local outlook for Atlanta and Miami startups and small businesses despite the tough broader economic environment. The optimistic picture shows a favorable view of the local economy and local organizations supporting businesses as well as healthy expectations for growth. “The confidence […]

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Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

| May 15, 2012 | 3 Comments
Georgia Ranked Among the Best in Small Business Friendliness

Atlanta Ranked #5:  Powerful Indicator for Atlanta Small Business The Kaufman Foundation and Thumbtack.com recently surveyed over 6,000 small business across the U.S. to determine a particular city or state’s appeal to businesses.   Georgia received a grade of "A" – placing it among the top states in the Southeast, and No. 6 among the other […]

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Small Businesses Spurring Economy

| May 7, 2011 | 1 Comment
Small Businesses Spurring Economy

CNNMoney.com   It's not the corporate giants that are refueling the sluggish economy, it's small business owners. A new study shows companies with less than 500 employees are hiring faster than the big boys.  A growing number of people are trying to look for work at small companies and they're looking for advice. One market […]

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