Tammy Lam

Tammy Lam is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    Despite Best Monthly Employment Growth in 2012, Revenue Continues to Decline

    by on June 4, 2013

    U.S. small businesses added 35,000 new jobs in May, equating to the best small business employment figures we have seen since January 2012, according to the Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. May compensation remained stagnant and the averag…

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  • The Top Cities for Female Entrepreneurs [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on May 3, 2013

    The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise and (thanks in part to┬áLean In) so is their optimism about growth opportunities for their business. Where are the best cities in America for female small business owners to thrive, and what are the best ways t…

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  • How to Ensure Longevity for Your Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on May 2, 2013

    Fifty percent of American small businesses close up shop within their first year. But in 2011, more establishments opened than closed. All of these factors and more create a competitive environment where longevity is the name of the game and a key to success. …

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  • Small Business Loans Are a Capital Problem [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on May 1, 2013

    Securing enough capital to start a business or maintain one is often one of the most daunting tasks an entrepreneur has to face. In the graphic below, we break down the National Small Business Association’s survey on who the lenders are and what that access to…

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    Why is Texas Leading in Small Business Employment?

    by on April 30, 2013

    American small businesses added 20,000 jobs in April, according to the latest Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. The number of small business jobs added totals approximately 320,000 jobs since March 2010. Despite the rise in employment, aver…

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  • Is There Silicon Beyond the Valley? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on April 25, 2013

    California’s Silicon Valley is credited by many to be the epicenter of technology and innovation in the U.S., but as rental rates continue to climb in the area, startups are beginning to evaluate other states to call home.

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    Small Business Growth Is Still Tepid, but Construction Revenues Are Up

    by on April 2, 2013

    Small businesses added 10,000 new jobs in March, while average monthly hours worked by employees increased by 18 minutes. The latest results of the Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes showed American small business employment increased by 0.06…

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  • Where the Startup Seed Money Is

    by on April 2, 2013

    As our latest Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes show, the small business economy is seeing a very slow recovery. In this struggling economic landscape, which industries are having the best luck attracting funders, and where is the money comi…

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