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February 28, 2012


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Internet is a basic need of business, large as well as small. You can say small company have less employees, so for better results it uses Internet.


Thank you for this post, I came across a blog saying small business comprise of about 80% of businesses in the US, big companies only a small percent.

Justin Amendola

Thanks for sharing this, Steve. It's amazing that "high" and "medium" businesses anticipate almost 33% more growth than "low" and "non-users." If ever there was plain evidence on the power of the Internet in delivering business value, then this is it.

One way that businesses can build a more active presence online is to link their email and social media marketing programs. Here's a link to an article for anyone who is interested:


Thanks for the great content,

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