Infographics Articles

  • How Indie Brewers are Outpacing Beer Industry Growth [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on February 13, 2012

    Though large breweries dwarf independent craft breweries in volume of production, the growth of small breweries has eclipsed overall beer industry growth in the last few decades. By tapping into local tastes and offering unique brews, craft brewers are now exp…

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  • How Small Business Gets Started… and Keeps Running [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on February 6, 2012

    Why does someone become a small business owner? And once they become one, how do they spend their time? How does our newly mobile working environment play into that?

    In this infographic, we explore what tasks take up the most of a small business owner’s time …

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  • What Is an LLC? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on January 16, 2012

    No goal seems unattainable at the start of a new year, and that includes starting a business. With plenty of entrepreneurial spirits now finding the inspiration to finally make their small business dreams a reality, today we look at one popular business model:…

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  • 2011 Small Business Holiday Season Wrap-Up [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on January 10, 2012

    As we settle into the new year, it’s time to take a moment to reflect on how small business fared during the holidays, the biggest sales season of the year for many. In this infographic, we summarize year-over-year changes in holiday sales overall, by geograph…

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  • The High Cost of Printing [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on January 9, 2012

    Despite the meteoric rise of online solutions to conduct business coupled with the powerful “go green” movement, small businesses still heavily rely on old-fashioned printing for key functions like marketing and invoicing. And they’re not just users of printed…

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  • The Small Business Year in Review 2011, Outlook 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on December 21, 2011

    As 2011 winds down, we checked in with small businesses to hear their reflections on the year and what opportunities they see in the new year. In our annual survey of small businesses, we learned that they’re as resilient as ever. Despite a slow year, small bu…

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  • 'Tis the Season: The Holidays Kick into High Gear [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on November 29, 2011

    With Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, the holiday season is officially upon us. It’s a “make or break” time of year for many small businesses, so how promising does this season look? In this infographic, we examine the 2011 holiday season forecast and rev…

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  • The Digital Wallet and the Future of Payments [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on November 7, 2011

    With the proliferation of broadband networks and mobile devices, the way we pay for things is expected to change dramatically over the next few years. We’ve come from shells and beads to paper money to the ubiquitous credit card over the course of a few thousa…

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