26 May 12
According to a recently released study by Pew Research Center, Small Business is the most trusted institution in America. Yes, it’s more than Churches. Colleges, Technology Companies; and obviously more than Labor Unions, Large Corporations, or the Congress!
But Small Business is also the most neglected.
When asked about which groups got too much or too little attention from the government, Americans felt Small Business had the worst hand –that too little attention is being paid to Small Businesses.
According to the study, clearly Small business is one of the few groups Americans want to see more attention from the government. For many, Small Business is recognized as the back bone of the business, the country and job creation.
So, let’s hope the elected officials will stop paying more attention to Wall Street and turn their attention to Main Street in the coming months…
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Read more from Rhonda Abrams’ column at USA Today: Listen up, government: Small business is most trusted group
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If you need help with your your existing Small Business contact:
In Flagler County: Palm Coast Business Assistance Center
In Volusia County: SBDC at Daytona State College
If you are in ideation stage for a new business or just starting up, or in web, tech, or green tech related industries contact: Office Divvy.