The Number of Nonemployer Businesses Continues to Grow

Small Business Labs

As the chart below shows (click to enlarge), the number of nonemployers has been growing around 2.45% per year since 2010. According to the  U.S. Census, the number of   nonemployer businesses in 2017 increased to 25,701,671, up 3.6% from 2016. 

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Renewable Energy to Pass Coal for U.S. Electricity Generation in 2021

Small Business Labs

  Coal generation, as the chart below shows, has been rapidly declining since it's peak year in 2010. According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) , renewable energy sources will pass coal in terms of U.S. electricity generation in 2021.

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Will CBD Change Modern Pain Management?

Dumb Little Man

In 2010, a study among colitis-induced rats revealed that CBD reduced levels of inflammation and improved mobility just as well, or better than, prescription drugs.

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The Economic Impact of Craft Brewing

Small Business Labs

  As the chart below shows (click to enlarge), the number of actual jobs at breweries has grown quite rapidly, to 77,902 in 2018 from just 24,864 in 2010.  The Brewers Association recently released their small and craft brewing economic impact report for 2018. 

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How Tech Can Protect Your Home From Hail Damage

Dumb Little Man

In July 2010, an astonishingly large, naturally forming hailstone was recorded in the United States. At a weight of around 22 pounds, 19 inches in circumference, and 8 inches in diameter, though this stone was large, it was quite possibly one of many.

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Managing a travel crisis

Practically Perfect PA

I was working as an Assistant when the Iceland Volcano erupted back in 2010 causing widespread travel disruptions around […].

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Kauffman Foundation Indicators Show U.S. Entrepreneurship Near 20 Year High

Small Business Labs

But after peaking in 2010, it declined until 2013 and then started to increase again.  in the peak years of 2009 and 2010. The Kauffman Foundation recently introduced the Kauffman Indicators of Early Stage Entrepreneurship. 

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Fiverr Going Public

Small Business Labs

Launched in 2010, Fiverr got it's name from its original business model, which was connecting services buyers with sellers would do a wide variety of tasks for just $5 dollars.  Despite choppy equity markets, gig economy companies continue to go public. 

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Do You Provide Virtual Services? It’s Time To Stop Using The Term Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

Back in June of 2010 I penned a blog post asking if virtual service providers needed something more than the name virtual assistant. In my 2010 article, my concerns with the term had everything to do with how the media and the general public were interpreting the term Virtual Assistant. 9 years later I’m here to say, if you provide virtual services, stop using the term virtual assistant to describe what you do.

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Can you write a book or a novel with speech recognition software?

Daily Writing Tips

For Pastor Max Lucado , who had 100 million books in print by 2010, a best-selling book would routinely begin as a sermon series. You have a right to disagree with my previous post Writing with Speech Recognition Software.

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Episode 252: Getting Video Done with Owen Video


In 2010, the business community hadn’t even heard of YouTube and the opportunity to reach a marketplace through social media. On today’s episode, I spent time with Owen Video.

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