Tag Archives: Small businesses

November 15, 2021

Marketers Gear Up for Small Business Saturday

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. With the 12th annual Small Business Saturday looming Nov. 27, its co-sponsors — the U. S. Small Business Administration and American Express — are hoping to build on 2020’s successful campaign, which produced an estimated $19.8 billion in spending, despite the challenges of a pandemic. Last year’s economic […]

Blog, News
October 18, 2013

Foursquare Rolls Out Promoted Listings Internationally

by John McDermott, AdAge Foursquare is opening its promoted listings ads to all small businesses around the world. The promoted listings show up in the app’s Explore function, which consumers use to discover nearby restaurants, bars, parks or other attractions. If a Foursquare user searches for “burgers,” for instance, then a nearby burger shop can […]

Digital Marketing, News, Small Business, Social Media Marketing, Technology
June 10, 2013

SBA and U.S. Treasury Summit

by Jaimie Siegle Hosted by Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Treasury, the third biannual Capital Access Summit challenged its attendees – small business owners, investors, legislators and lenders – to discuss how to provide small businesses throughout the country with sufficient capital for growth and sustainability. “The goal, as with previous summits, is […]

News, Small Business
July 9, 2012

93,000 Jobs Added in June by Small Businesses

by Jaimie Siegle | Advertising Systems Inc. Businesses with 50 or fewer employees added 93,000 U.S. jobs in June, the Associated Press reports. That number is a spike from the 67,000 jobs that were added in May and the 57,000 gained in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The unemployment rate remained at […]

News, Small Business
May 23, 2012

Small business reporting more employees, increased sales

CHICAGO, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A major driver of the U.S. economy is feeling more optimistic.  Small businesses with 250 or fewer employees are reporting stronger sales and increased hiring plans, according to CareerBuilder’s latest nationwide study.  Nearly one-third (32 percent) said their sales increased over the last two quarters (October 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012) and […]

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