Employees Want Cash Bonuses, Small Businesses Use Facebook and Other Things We Have Learned in 2012
The countdown to 2013 is in full swing, and the clock is ticking down on 2012. And throughout this past year, small businesses were constantly in the headlines and the national conversation, increasingly so as the Presidential election approached. What better time than now to look back at 2012 and reflect on what we learned over the past year about small businesses.
In 2012, the editorial staff at Docstoc started tracking and reporting small business stats and survey results through weekly Small Business “Stat of the Day” articles and emails. What was interesting, important or capturing the attention of the small business world at that moment in time were reflected in these articles, and when reviewed now at the end of the year, they give an interesting summary of the small business world that was in 2012.
Below is a representative example of some of the best Stat of the Day articles from 2012 categorized by topic. A quick review of these articles provides a fun review of 2012 – the Small Business Year that Was.