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Small Business Saturday is Tomorrow [INFOGRAPHIC]

3 years ago American Express has celebrated small business with a day dedicated to “shopping small” called Small Business Saturday®. This year is no different and American Express has created an infographic in order to build awareness about the day. This infographic illustrates the following statistics:

  • Small businesses pay 44% of Total U.S. private payroll
  • Small businesses created 65% of the net new jobs created in the 17 year period ending in 2009
  • 93% of consumers believed it’s important to support the local small businesses that they value in their community

 

 

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Gresham Harkless is a Media Consultant for Blue 16 Media and the Blogger-in-Chief for CEO Blog Nation. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. CEO Blog Nation provides news, information, events and even startup business tips for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to succeed.
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