Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Technology Allows SME's To Go Global

Throughout the month of May, chambers of commerce throughout the country will recognize small businesses for their achievements and contributions.

One look at the statistics and it's easy to see why we deserve our praise. Small businesses have generated 60 to 80 percent of net new jobs annually over the last decade, according to smallbusiness.com, and according to the Small Business Association, small business owners represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms.

But even 15 years ago, small businesses were often limited by their geography to local or regional customers. Today, thanks to advances in technology, many of the 26 million small businesses in the United States can operate globally.

Read more here.

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