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Using surveys to improve your business

How to Use Surveys to Drive Success in Your Small Business

2018-06-04

Minyang Jiang

Surveys are one of the most reliable ways to get real feedback from your customers. In the pre-internet era, running a survey was quite expensive and time-consuming, which meant not all companies could afford to use them. Today, in the middle of the digital era, we have diverse software and communication technologies that allow business […]

44 Percent Of U.S. Small Businesses See Cost Cutting As Critical, Survey Says

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

44 Percent Of U.S. Small Businesses See Cost Cutting As Critical, Survey Says   Faced with dwindling customer demand and increased competition, small businesses are focusing on cost reduction. That’s according to a newly released survey by Switzerland-based Zurich Insurance Group.   The report titled “Biggest Opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in 2016” […]

Turn Your Retail Salespeople Into Selling Machines in 5 Simple Steps

2018-02-26

Minyang Jiang

Turn Your Retail Salespeople Into Selling Machines in 5 Simple Steps By Rieva Lesonsky, CEO GrowBiz Media & SmallBizDaily.com You know your retail salespeople are an important part of your store’s success, but did you know they can actually boost sales? Shoppers who interact with salespeople in-store are 43 percent more likely to make a purchase, according to a shopper survey by […]

small business ownership lifestyle

Does Small Business Ownership Really Provide Freedom of Lifestyle? Survey Says…

2016-01-08

Minyang Jiang

According to our Small Business Survey, the most common motivation for starting a business is “ability to choose my own lifestyle and manage my own time.”

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SMB Finances and Funding Report 2018

2019-01-11

Minyang Jiang