Census Bureau: US Lost 104,000 Business Firms in 2008

According to the US Census Bureau, US businesses with paid employees lost almost 104,000 firms in 2008 which brought the total number to 7.6 million. Nevertheless, the number of people employed increased to 121 million. Businesses added approximately 300,000 employees to their payrolls. In County Business Pattern 2008, detailed annual information on the number of firms, employees, and quarterly and annual payroll for most of the 1,100 industries was covered at the national, state and …

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Majority of small Businesses do not have knowledge about cloud computing: Techaisle

As per a recent survey by Techaisle of small businesses within UK, US, Italy, Germany and Brazil showed that only 37 percent of SBs have just heard about cloud computing. In them, more than 13 percent did not know what exactly cloud computing meant. Around 44 percent of the respondents perceive that cloud computing means subscribing to services such as servers or storage hosted by the third party. More than 29 percent perceive that cloud …

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82 Percent Small Business Owners interested to expand of e-mail marketing in Next 12 Months: Poll

82% small business are planning to increase their e-mail marketing over the next year based on Weber Communications, which is polled of 2,579 small businesses. Also, this poll found 70% of businesses are getting in on it employing some sort of social media tactic and 77% say that integrating e-mail marketing with social media is either very important or moderately important. According to around 50 percent of small businesses in a recent survey, behavioral targeting …

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Small Businesses – Future Job Creators

After the great recession, the main concern in the nation now is unemployment. Small businesses play a major role in filling this employment gap. US president Brack Obama recently declared an export policy target setting a goal of doubling the America’s exports in the next five years. He said that it will support 2 million American jobs. He is now more focussed on small businesses to participate in exports and at the same time hire …

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