The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Small Business Week will take place the week of April 23, 2007. During the week the SBA will honor America’s top entrepreneurs through awards events held in Washington, D.C.
I was particularly interested to see some hints about the winners and runners up for National Small Business Person of the Year. They range from a sausage maker and wine cafe, to a bee keeper and dog salon.
On the Web so many people write about technology that we can get a skewed view. It is easy to forget that the majority of businesses — while often relying heavily on technology in their businesses — are not in the business of technology.
Instead, it’s the businesses that touch our everyday lives in everyday ways, such as providing food and drink and caring for our pets, that tend to populate the small business ranks forming the backbone of the American economy.