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How to Make Small Talk, Manage Your Business Finances, Drive Retail Growth and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

20 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know By Rieva Lesonsky   1—Using Content Intelligence Marketers are increasingly turning to content intelligence (CI) to help them create  better content marketing strategies, predicting audience behavior, and more. According to Spiralytics, CI is “Essentially, anything that helps content marketers automate processes and optimize data from releasing content falls under content intelligence. The framework is possible with the right tools that aid in conte...
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U.S. Wages Grew 2.8% in 2018, Should You Increase Staff Compensation?

Unemployment numbers have been at historic lows recently, and this is having a positive effect on the stagnant wages of the past decade. According to the ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality Report (WVR), the fourth quarter of 2018 delivered year-over-year wage growth of 3.4% to end the year. 2018 Wage Growth Statistics Overall, 2018 provided wage growth of 2.8% compared to 2.6% in 2017. The steady wage growth is being driven by a tight labor market as businesses are competing with a few...
Tags: US, Sales, Economy, ADP, Northeast, ADP Research Institute, DepositPhotos, Ahu Yildirmaz, Yildirmaz, Small Business Growth, WVR, ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality


Optimizing Your Site for Voice Search, SMB Guide to CRM, How to Hire Smarter and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

20 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know By Rieva Lesonsky   1—How to Optimize Your Site for Voice Search Google voice search is changing the way users search for the information they need. Nearly two-thirds of all smartphone users have used voice search to find local business information in the last year. The impact of voice search is changing the way Google handles search queries—and businesses need to ensure their websites are optimized to keep up. The key to voice search is speed. Goog...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New York, Massachusetts, Africa, Los Angeles, Atlanta, CSR, Earth, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Facebook Messenger, Social Security, Rebecca Minkoff, Voice, Visa


Small Businesses Added 89K Jobs in December 2018, ADP reports

The December 2018 ADP National Employment Report revealed small businesses almost doubled the number of jobs they created in November. While November managed a respectable 46,000 jobs, small businesses delivered a record high in December 2018 with 89,000 jobs. The high numbers come despite the current tariff battle taking place with China and an erratic stock market which manages to end on the upside after record-breaking downturns. The volatility hasn’t discouraged small businesses from hiring...
Tags: China, Sales, Research, ADP, Trump, BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, ADP National Employment Report, Small Business Data


ADP Report: Small Business Adds 46K Jobs in November

The November ADP Small Business Report says there was an increase of 46,000 jobs for the month in private-sector small business employment. November 2018 ADP Small Business Report The ADP data for small business specifically looks at companies with 49 or fewer employees. With small businesses accounting for 58.9 million employees in the US, which is 47.5% of the country’s workforce, the ADP data plays an important role as an economic indicator. The 46,000 jobs added in November by the small ...
Tags: US, Employment, Sales, ADP, Mark Zandi, Moody s Analytics, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, Zandi


Women Entrepreneurs—Where We Stand Today

By Rieva Lesonsky I’ve been covering women entrepreneurs for more than 30 years. And while we’ve certainly made progress—in some cases, a lot of it—I have to be honest and say we still have a long way to go. There are numerous factors at play for why women business owners aren’t earning more, growing faster, getting funded (particularly VC capital) participating in greater numbers in the tech universe, or gaining access to the time-honored “old/young boys’ network”. If you’re an entrepreneurial ...
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Service Companies Bolster Small Business Job Totals, ADP Reports

The March ADP ( NASDAQ:ADP)  Small Business Report revealed the service-providing sector was greatly responsible for the 47,000 jobs small businesses created in March. Although the number for small businesses came in 19,000 lower than February. Still, overall the national employment numbers were higher at 241,000, compared to 235,000 last month. March 2018 ADP Small Business Report There are fluctuations in the different segments of the employment report, but the economy has been generating w...
Tags: Texas, California, Sales, Economy, West, ADP, Mark Zandi, Moody s Analytics, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, Yildirmaz, ADP National Employment Report, U S Bureau of Labor Statistics Small Business


Small Businesses Add 68,000 Jobs in February

With 10,000 more jobs than January, the ADP Small Business Report shows private sector small business employment increased by 68,000 jobs in February. February 2018 ADP Small Business Report The ADP ( NASDAQ:ADP) report is stressing the importance of small businesses in contributing to the overall economy of the country. The data for companies with 49 employees or less is a great indicator of the economic health in the US — which is one of the reasons ADP says it makes the data available to ...
Tags: US, Sales, Economy, ADP, Mark Zandi, Moody s Analytics, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, ADP Small Business Report, Moody s Analytics Images


Small Businesses Add 58,000 New Jobs, ADP Reports

A report suggests growth of private sector employment beat projections by almost 50,000 jobs in January 2018 and small businesses were a big part of that growth. Economists were projecting an increase of 185,000 private sector jobs for the first month of the new year. However, the ADP ( NASDAQ:ADP) National Employment Report showed a growth of almost 50,000 more private sector jobs than expected — a total of 234,000 jobs in all. Significantly, small businesses contributed 58,000 of those. Jan...
Tags: Sales, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, ADP, Mark Zandi, Moody s Analytics, New York Federal Reserve, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, ADP Nasdaq


Big Jobs Added at Small Businesses in December, Per Latest ADP Report

The ADP ( NASDAQ:ADP)  Small Business Report for December shows small businesses saw a big increase of 94,000 jobs during the month. December 2017 ADP Small Business Report This comes two months after the first reported overall job losses of the year, helping end 2017 with a bang. The private sector added a total of 250,000 in December, and this report sent the Dow to break the 25,000 mark for the first time. Small businesses with between 1 and 19 employees accounted for an increase of 43,000...
Tags: Employment, Sales, ADP, Moody s Analytics, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, Yildirmaz, ADP National Employment Report


Small Businesses Add 50,000 Jobs in November

Small businesses are doing their part to contribute to record lows in unemployment and job creation. November 2017 ADP Small Business Report According to the latest ADP ( NASDAQ:ADP)  Employment Report for November, small businesses added 50,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy. That growth is slower than what small businesses contributed in October but is the second month in a row of growth. In October, small businesses added 79,000 jobs but the month prior, they actually lost 7,000 jobs. For th...
Tags: Sales, Economy, ADP, ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz, ADP Service


Franchises Added 26,000 Jobs in September 2016: Here’s The Breakdown

The U.S. added 26,000 franchise jobs in September, new data reveals. According to the ADP National Franchise Report for September 2016, restaurants (up 18,800 jobs) and auto parts and dealers (up 3,500 jobs) saw the most impressive growth. September 2016 ADP National Franchise Report Job Growth in Different Industries Notably, all other selected industries including food retailers (up 200 jobs), business services (up 500 jobs) and real estate (up 300 jobs) also reported job growth. The only...
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Franchise Sector Shows Job Growth for February, Says ADP Report

U.S. private sector franchises continue to drive employment, according to the February 2016 ADP National Franchise Report, produced by human resources management solutions provider ADP in conjunction with Moody’s Analytics. The report found that franchise sector 2016 job growth in the U.S. was up by 18,500 in February. While the numbers fell shy of those reported by ADP in January, when franchise jobs grew by 20,000, they still reflected the impact franchisees have in creating employment opport...
Tags: ADP, Ifa, Franchise, Moody 's Analytics, International Franchise Association IFA, Ahu Yildirmaz, Robert Cresanti, ADP Research Institute Industries, Yildirmaz


New Report Undermines Right-Wing Media Claim That Higher Minimum Wages Threaten Job Creation

According to a recent report by the private payroll firm Automatic Data Processing (ADP), the state of Washington received the highest score in the nation on wage and job growth in the fourth quarter of 2015. The state's outstanding performance runs counter to the doom-and-gloom scenarios pushed by right-wing media about the supposed side effects of elevated minimum wages. On February 15, The Seattle Times reported that Washington was "far outpacing" other states in job and wage growth for the ...
Tags: Washington, Fox News, Seattle, ADP, Fox Business, Seattle Times, Stuart Varney, American Enterprise Institute AEI, Dan Springer, SEATAC, AEI, Ahu Yildirmaz, Automatic Data Processing ADP, ADP Workforce Vitality Report ADP, Sage Wilson, Working Washington


Job Growth in Franchise Sector Reported for January

U.S. franchisees continue generating employment and thereby boosting the economy, according to the ADP National Franchise Report for January 2016. The report was produced by human resources management solutions provider ADP in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The franchise report found job growth in the franchise sector in the U.S. up by 20,000 franchise jobs during the month of January. The numbers fall short when compared to the data reported by ADP in December, when franchise jobs grew ...
Tags: ADP, Franchise, ADP Research Institute, Moody 's Analytics, Ahu Yildirmaz, Yildirmaz Increasing