June 23, 2017

Research


Welcome to the Small Business Research Section. This special section of Small Business Trends contains links to relevant research to the small business community.

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Don’t Have a Website? Your Competitors Soon Will

New research commissioned by GoDaddy reveals that more than half of all small businesses in the U.S. -- a total of 55 percent -- do not have a website. Why is it important to have a website for your small business? Most startups include a site as part of their initial plans; that's why.



Millennials Want Work-Life Balance, Even if it Means Relocation

If your small business is in serious need of a youth movement, the Millenial set is all ready to get to work. The thing about this generation, though, is that they want work-life balance, even if it means relocating. Setting up your business operations to accommodate this need may be imperative to recruit and retain the youngest workers today.


Business Travel

Check Out These Business Travel Horror Stories

We've all heard business travel horror stories, but by the end of the trip, usually people will only give you a one-word description of their awful jaunt. SurePayroll and Small Business Trends teamed up to delve deeper into these horror stories. Here's what we found.



Learning by Doing and Entrepreneurship

A recent survey question posed to Small Business Trends readers asked the best way to learn about entrepreneurship. The results of the informal survey, while unscientific, yielded some interesting responses. If you haven't yet taken the survey, what would your answer be?



Survey Finds 5 Entrepreneur Attributes are Shared Qualities

Do successful entrepreneurs and small business owners share any characteristics? A survey by U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management says there are. Here's a look at five so-called entrepreneur attributes.



Entrepreneurial Moms, It’s Time to Give Up the Guilt

New research from Harvard shows that mothers who are in business for themselves or are considered working mothers actually improve the chances their children will find success when they're working.





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