The Google Small Business team has started a conversation and they’re hoping you’ll help them finish it. As the holidays and New Year approach, Google wants to know your one wish for your small business in 2011. Now, I know you probably have a long list of goals for your small business and lots of stuff you plan to accomplish; that’s what makes you a savvy SMB owner. But that’s not the list Google is looking for.
Google wants to see your absolute, top, this-is-what-I-want goal. According to Google, it could be something that helps your business grow or just something you need to ease your personal peace of mind – big or small, it doesn’t matter. Maybe you’d like a new tool that would help your business make sense of X or a better way to do Y. Or, heck, maybe you’d like Google to slow down on the new local changes so you could catch up. (OK, it’s possible that’s just what I want this year from Google.)
Whatever your goal for 2011 is, I encourage you to share it with the guys and gals at Google. If Google is known for anything, it’s for helping small business owners better market their Web sites via free tools and easy-to-grasp services. Also cool is that Google promises they’ll share the information they aggregate to let people know the themes that bubble up. That’s a business poll I’d like to see the answers to. I imagine many other business owners would, as well.
If you want to pass your wish along to Google, they’re giving you a couple of ways to go about it. SMB owners can choose to complete the form on the Google blog post linked above, leave a comment on the Google for Small Business Facebook page, or send Google a tweet on Twitter using the hashtag #Wish2011. It’s that simple.
So, small business owners of the world, what’s your big wish for the upcoming year? I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours. 😉More in: Google