Tweetable Tips for Small Business Owners

Tweetable Tips for Small Business Owners
Small Businesses
make the world go round, don’t they? As a small business owner or employee, you probably want to spread the word about how great SMBs are. To help you out, we’ve compiled some interesting stats and figures about small businesses, as well as advice from fellow entrepreneurs—and we’ve made them easily tweetable!

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Small Business Stats

  • At the end of 2011, there were 27+ million SMBs in the US. [Tweet it]
  • Small businesses with < 100 employees represent 99% of all employers. [Tweet it]
  • 50% of SMB owners report gaining new customer through social media. [Tweet it]
  • 31% of SMBs in the US survive at least 7 years. [Tweet it]

Small Business Advice

Statistics are great—but so is advice. We gathered the following tips, tricks and inspirations from around the Web. These entrepreneurs and small business owners have wise words to share:

  • It used to be work smarter, not harder. Now it’s work smarter AND harder. -@chrisruyspr [Tweet it]
  • Over anticipate everything: customer demands, timelines, resources. Better to come out ahead than behind. -@JasonWilczak [Tweet it]
  • Let your employees train you. They know how to get their jobs done best & most efficiently. @kccraft [Tweet it]
  • The key to reliability is effective communication with your team members! – barrymoltz [Tweet it]
  • Always have a plan B. Sometimes plan A doesn’t work as planned. – @RamonRay [Tweet it]
  • If you love what you do, you will find a way. – Steve Jobs [Tweet it]

Which statistic or piece of advice did you find most interesting? Be sure to share it by clicking the [Tweet it] button!

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Brian Sutter

Brian Sutter

Director of Marketing at Wasp Barcode
Brian Sutter is the Director of Marketing at Wasp, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s marketing strategy. His role encompasses brand management, direct and channel marketing, public relations, advertising, and social media. He also writes and speaks on topics related to helping small business owners grow their business and improve operational efficiency.
Brian Sutter
Brian Sutter