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Even optimistic Kansans aren’t hiring or giving raises (The Wichita Eagle)

BY CARRIE RENGERS crengers@wichitaeagle.com AUGUST 09, 2017 5:00 AM Kansas small-business owners may be more optimistic than most, but that’s […]

Aug 09, 2017

Business Briefs (The Newnan Times-Herald)

By THE NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD Aug. 06, 2017 – 10:48 AM Nungesser attends retirement distribution and business insurance seminar Daniel Nungesser […]

Aug 07, 2017

Brad Plothow with Womply (Atlanta Business Radio)

  Brad Plothow / Womply Head of Communications Brad Plothow is head of communications at Womply, a merchant-focused technology and data […]

Jun 14, 2017

Maryland: Optimism high, but economic concerns loom large

Small business optimism is a complicated issue in Maryland, where merchants are looking for clarity on where the national economy is heading.

Jun 13, 2017

Georgia fifth in small business optimism (Athens Banner-Herald)

One third of small business owners in Georgia plan to hire new employees this year, according to a survey conducted […]

Jun 09, 2017

Indiana: Is Trump the reason for 90% small business optimism?

Optimism is high, but concerns over healthcare and taxes may be holding back hiring plans for Indiana’s half-million small businesses.

Jun 01, 2017

Pennsylvania: 47% of small business owners say Obamacare repeal would have “no impact”

Nearly half of Pennsylvania small business owners say repeal of the national healthcare law would have no impact on their business. But that doesn’t mean they don’t care about healthcare reform.

May 30, 2017

Georgia: #5 nationally for small business optimism

Georgia is routinely pulling in high national rankings for business performance. Now, the Peach State can add #5 state for small business optimism to its resume.

May 25, 2017

Optimism High For Utah Small Businesses (Utah Public Radio)

By BRONSON TEICHERT According to a new study, small business owners in Utah should be happy with what the future […]

May 24, 2017

Illinois: #7 nationally for small business optimism

Illinois is among the top spots nationally for small business optimism, but the Prairie State lags in hiring intent.

May 23, 2017

North Carolina: Can pro-business tax reform boost optimism in the Tar Heel State?

North Carolina ranks #25 nationally for small business optimism, but could tax breaks in the state’s budget proposal be a mood-booster for the Tar Heel State?

May 18, 2017

Big Banks Find Big Optimism Amid Small Business Week — But Here’s The Catch (PYMNTS.com)

By PYMNTS Posted on May 3, 2017 The Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week is in full swing, and […]

May 18, 2017

Missouri: #2 nationally for small business optimism

The Show Me State is one of the top states nationally for small business optimism, and 1 in 4 local businesses plan to hire this year.

May 16, 2017

Kansas: #1 nationally for small business optimism

Kansas leads the nation in small business optimism, according to our data, but that confidence isn’t translating into intentions to hire new staff this year.

May 11, 2017
Junction Kitchen & Provisions: Using online reviews to make better biscuits
SMB SUCCESS
How an “eclectic American” restaurant with a flair for the unique and original used online reviews management to spot and fix a subtle issue with a signature dish.

May 10, 2017
Save time responding to online reviews with Suggested Reply by Womply!
WOMPLY TOOLS
Responding to online reviews is important but time-consuming. Womply’s new Suggested Reply feature streamlines the process for busy small business owners.

May 10, 2017
New York: #1 revenue not translating to optimism for local business owners
DATA
New reports suggest NYC leads the nation in small business revenue. So, why aren’t the Empire State’s local business owners more bullish about business prospects?

May 9, 2017
Florida: #12 nationally for small business hiring intent
DATA
Florida is riding a wave of local business optimism, and the hiring economy is poised to benefit as a result.

May 8, 2017
Texas: #15 nationally for small business optimism
DATA
Texas claims to have the 10th largest economy in the world, but how do the Longhorn State’s small business owners feel about prospects this year?

May 5, 2017
Oregon: #3 nationally for small business hiring intent
DATA
Small businesses in the Beaver State are eager to expand staff headcount in 2017.

May 4, 2017
What do small businesses think about Obamacare repeal, tax reform, and the Trump presidency?
DATA
The Trump administration, and the policy issues it’s tackling, have a profound impact on small business. See what local merchants think about timely political and policy issues that affect business.

May 4, 2017
Utah: #3 nationally for small business optimism
DATA
Utah keeps racking up the business accolades. See what’s driving optimism — and, in some cases, anxiety — for the Beehive State’s small business owners this year.

May 3, 2017
1 in 9 small businesses will accept mobile payments like Apple Pay or cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in 2017
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
New data reveals modest intent for small business owners to accept emerging payment options as consumers drive toward a cashless future.

May 3, 2017
California: Concerns over Trump presidency a drag on small business optimism?
DATA
In California, 61% of local business owners are optimistic about prospects in 2017 compared to 70% nationally. Read our full report on California small business sentiment.

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May 15, 2017

New York: #1 revenue not translating to optimism for local business owners

New reports suggest NYC leads the nation in small business revenue. So, why aren’t the Empire State’s local business owners more bullish about business prospects?

May 10, 2017

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