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SBA Study Looks at Small Business Exporters
The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) recently released a report on the Total Addressable Market (TAM) of small business exporters in the country. The study, which relied on data from multiple business surveys, found that the number of exporting small businesses in the U.S. is at 1.3 million. This is a whopping five times higher than previous estimates published by the federal government. The study also indicates that over 2.6 million small businesses make up the TAM, which is the potential market size. This is 42 percent of all small employer businesses.Read More
Business Owners' Misconceptions About Cash Flow
Business owners serious about getting to the next level understand the importance of cash flow. It’s not enough to simply have more cash coming in than going out. Effective cash flow management is about building financial stability as a foundation for growth. However, when it comes to managing cash flow, many business owners struggle to grasp some fundamental principles mainly because of some commonly held misconceptions. According to Dunn and Bradstreet, 96 percent of businesses fail due to managerial incompetence, and 82 percent fail due to poor cash flow management skills or a poor understanding of cash flow. Business owners can’t afford to let these common misconceptions hinder implementing sound cash flow management practices.Read More
How and Why You Should Build an App for Your Business
The key to marketing success is to make sure that you are in front of your prospects on a regular basis. Ideally they develop an impression that links your product or service to your company name. This creates something called "top of mind". Essentially, you become the first name that pops in their head when there is a need for your product or service. If you have a lot of budget to work with, it is pretty straightforward that you can just saturate your particular market demographic and work with a graphic team to make everything look flashy and new (or whatever it is that your prospects want). But what about the real world where most small to medium sized businesses don’t have huge marketing budgets to work with?Read More
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