You may think it’s just large employers, like IBM or Target, that drive the American economy. Actually, small operations are the main force behind economic growth and strength. According to the SBA, small businesses create about 2 out of 3 new jobs in the U.S. each year and more than half of Americans own or work for a small business.
The SmartBiz Loans team spoke with over 280 small business owners across America to get their thoughts on key issues they face and how they plan to move forward.
From a dog behavior and training business to a Veteran-owned and operated boutique PR firm, small businesses come in all shapes and sizes. For more information about business owners, their entrepreneurial journey and plans for growth, visit the SmartBiz Small Business Blog and discover business stories from real SmartBiz customers.