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UK Business

May 29, 2014

This graphic looks at UK business. The design is understated, and the information communicated is simple, if you can wrap your head around it. The heading says “If 27% of small UK businesses created just 1 job” but then jump to a section where they give us a little bit of data before they finish […]

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Employment: Small versus Big Business

March 22, 2014

The visualization takes a general look at the difference in employment figures between small and big businesses. Source

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Employment: Small vs Large Businesses

January 11, 2014

A look at the difference between employment by small and big businesses Source

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How to Make Daily Deals Work for Your Business

October 9, 2013

There has been an outbreak of horror stories from small businesses who have gone bankrupt from doing a deal with Groupon. The most recent example being the cupcake shop whose orders increased by almost 10x at 75% off the original value. As a result the benefit of Groupon, and other deal sites, for small businesses […]

If 27% of small UK businesses created just one job

If 27% of small UK businesses created just one job

October 16, 2012

This post will form the first part of a series of posts which will detail our findings. Just this week the ONS released UK unemployment figures and we’re seeing a 17 year high of 2.63million. However, our research suggests that the UK’s small businesses could help reverse the rise in unemployment. According to our survey […]

Small Businesses Get Social

Small Businesses Get Social

September 2, 2012

It’s not just the big name brands that are using social media sites to get their product out there, small businesses are embracing it as well. From location-based sites to Facebook and Twitter, small businesses are seeing there are lots of new and creative ways to push their product and reach a broader audience. Source

Facebook Generates Business for Companies Use It

Facebook Generates Business for Companies Use It

August 25, 2012

In 2011, we polled small business owners to find out how they use their Facebook pages. One of the most exciting things we discovered is that 47% of small businesses with Facebook pages see a significant amount of traffic go from their Facebook page to their website, which is great for business growth. Even better, […]

Grooming and Booming: The Pet Biz

Grooming and Booming: The Pet Biz

June 9, 2012

Pets are family to lots of Americans, so it’s no surprise that U.S. households spend $41 billion annually on their pets. Small businesses constitute a significant share of the pet industry with almost one-third of pet stores being sole proprietorships. Source

Social Media: A Must-Have for Small Business Owners

Social Media: A Must-Have for Small Business Owners

June 6, 2012

A growing number of small media marketing. 81% now report using social media channels to market their businesses, up from the 73% reported six months earlier. Source

Gear Up For Fall

Gear Up For Fall

May 18, 2012

With the lockout officially over we’ve decided to celebrate by taking a look at the stats of the every quarterback to have ever played in a Super Bowl. Source