Trends & Stats Articles
on October 17, 2014
Professional services marketplace Thumbtack.com has been surveying the business-friendliness of U.S. states for three years now, and new results were released this summer. The 2014 Small Business Friendliness Survey, undertaken in partnership with the Kauffma…Read » Views: 484
on September 22, 2014
Intuit is hosting its first-ever QuickBooks Connect conference, offering entrepreneurs, small business owners, accountants and developers a unique experience to come together, be inspired and get growing.
Scheduled for Oct. 21-23, in San Jose, Calif., QuickBo…Read » Views: 765
on August 24, 2014
Intuit recently conducted a survey to better understand how small businesses get started. We asked a representative sample of small business owners across the country about their experience. What made them successful? What do they wish they’d done differen…Read » Views: 2,436
on June 3, 2014
The May 2014 Intuit Small Business Employment Index showed the largest employment increase in more than a year. This month’s increase is triple the average of 12,000 new jobs per month that have been added since the small business recovery began in April 2…Read » Views: 1,107
on April 1, 2014
The latest Intuit Small Business Employment Index showed no employment growth in March, the second month in a row that small business employment has stalled. The Intuit Small Business Revenue Index also showed that overall small business revenue declined by 0…Read » Views: 728
on March 13, 2014
For the first time in five years, small-business owners are feeling more optimistic about their prospects, according to the recently released Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index. Specifically, the index rose 21 points for the first quarter of 2014 to +45, …Read » Views: 668
on March 12, 2014
You can’t make it rain so you can sell more raincoats, and you can’t prevent a snowstorm from keeping customers away. But you can use the weather, inclement or otherwise, to your small business’s advantage.
Anne Kleinman, founder of Ad Infinitum, relate…Read » Views: 806
on December 31, 2013
The holidays afford many busy professionals a bit of downtime. Why not seize the opportunity to catch up on some of the most popular and critically praised business books of 2013?
Here are our seven top picks, from a close-up view of Jeff Bezos and Amazon to …Read » Views: 731