Infographics

Small Business Trends in Visual and Graphic Form

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Women Flex Big Muscle in Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Women in the 21st century are a powerful growth engine for small business America with growth in women-owned businesses actually outpacing national business growth over the past 14 years. An …

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Our Small Business AppNation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Since Apple first tickled our fancies with the concept four years ago, the world has embraced the mobile app industry. Even in small businesses, apps are ubiquitous, and in fact, …

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Good Luck, Truck: The Realities of Starting a Mobile Restaurant [INFOGRAPHIC]

For foodies who quickly grow tired of the same lunch spots surrounding their offices, their humdrum lunchtime routines have been delightfully shaken up by the food truck craze. For local …

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What Are the Hardest Small Businesses to Own? [INFOGRAPHIC]

For some small businesses, getting in the black presents a bigger challenge than for others. A variety of factors in certain industries make them innately more difficult to break into …

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How Small Businesses Cash in on County Fairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The summer months are designed for community activities. Families escape the heat at the local pool, cheer on their local baseball team at the ballpark, and seek out entertainment and …

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Support Group: The Shape of I.T. in Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Since they are small and nimble operations, small businesses are set up to move fast as they adopt and deploy the latest and greatest tech advancements. The only problem: The …

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Guy Kawasaki on “Enchantment” [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is your handshake too limp? Is your message too convoluted? Are you using too many PowerPoint slides? If you answered yes to any of the above, your business communications — …

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What Small Businesses Are Having the Best 2011? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Now that June has come and gone, we can officially reflect on the first half of 2011. Who’s having a good year and who’s encountering hard times? In this infographic, …

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Groupon and Daily Deal Sites Facing a Growing Backlash [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you run a consumer-facing small business, chances are you’ve been approached already by one of the growing surge of “daily deal” websites. The sales pitches are tempting… but are …

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Play Ball! The Who’s Who of an All-Star Lineup [INFOGRAPHIC]

As we’ve reported via the Intuit Small Business Employment Index, small businesses have been slowly but steadily growing jobs across the country since October 2009. Choosing whether or not to …

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The Small Business Swindle: How Fraud Affects Independent Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s a topic that doesn’t usually come up in casual conversation, but take note: One out of four businesses have been victims of fraud, with an average loss of $50,000. …

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How Small Business Has Gone Gaga for Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

As adoption of mobile smart devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on) has accelerated with consumers, so has it among small businesses. More and more small businesses are now choosing to …

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Taking a Vacation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Being a small business owner is really a lifestyle and not just a job, and “all work and no play” is often the mindset of the entrepreneur. But owning and …

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The “Buy Local” Boost [INFOGRAPHIC]

In an effort to rejuvenate struggling local economies and empower small business to compete with big business, political figures and organizations have begun to popularize “buy local” movements. The goal …

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Summer Thrills: America’s Overlooked Amusement Parks [INFOGRAPHIC]

With April showers finally behind us, folks are no doubt ready for the clouds to break and the sun to shine. Summer’s just around the corner, and for plenty of …

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