Tammy Lam is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on December 3, 2012
For the first time since small business employment dipped in April, we saw the beginnings of an uptick in October, according to Intuit’s November Small Business Employment Index, which reports on data from Oct. 24 to Nov. 23.
Overall, 30,000 new jobs were add…Read » Views: 2,158
on November 14, 2012
The “buy local” trend has been gaining momentum all over the U.S. as more and more consumers are beginning to understand its positive effects on them, their community, and the environment. But who in your community is the biggest local biz booster? How do you …Read » Views: 5,845
on October 30, 2012
This month, Intuit has updated its Employment Index with new government data and more than doubled its sample set of customer data to better forecast the state of American small businesses. This month’s indexes show that small business employment numbers h…Read » Views: 2,025
on October 2, 2012
Since its foundation, the U.S. has been a country of immigrants, offering many who leave their home countries the opportunity to realize their dreams on their own terms. It takes guts, tenacity, and determination to leave behind your home and a familiar way of…Read » Views: 2,382
Small Business Revenue Declines for the Sixth Consecutive Month: What's (Potentially) Good About That?on October 1, 2012
This morning Intuit released the latest edition of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which again revealed mixed results. Compensation and hours worked for small business employees is still on the rise, but small business revenue has declined for the sixth …Read » Views: 2,249
on September 19, 2012
Starting a small business takes heart and guts — and so does selling that beloved business. The decision to sell can be heart wrenching, but whether you’re doing so because the work is no longer enjoyable or because you need more time outside of work, the des…Read » Views: 3,585
on September 5, 2012
This morning Intuit released the latest installment of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which reveal tepid results. While employment is still growing, the growth rate is slowing down.
Small business employment increased by 0.16 percent in August — down fr…Read » Views: 2,103
on July 31, 2012
This morning we released the latest installment of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which reveal mixed results. Employment saw a tepid growth of 0.17 percent growth last month, while revenue was down across all industries tracked by the revenue index.
This …Read » Views: 2,047