Those of us who own a small business make a BIG difference!
While we appreciate the business for the products and services it offers, I would guess that many of us do not think about what small businesses mean in economic terms. Typically, we think of the large companies as the major component of the U.S. economic engine. Or maybe you just haven’t thought about it at all.
This week, May 12-16, is Small Business Week in the U.S. It is a time to recognize these businesses and what they do for us.
Did you know that small businesses:
• Represent more than 98 percent of all business firms
• Employee about 50 percent of all U.S. workers
• Generate more than $12 trillion in receipts each year
These are powerful numbers that do not even take into account the technology they have created, along with new jobs and growth opportunities…
View original post 200 more words