Monday, September 22, 2014

NSBA: Economic Survey Released

See midyear survey from the National Small Business Association.


NSBA today released its 2014 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows positive gains in revenues and hiring as well as improved economic outlook and confidence among America’s small-business owners.

I’ve included a link to the report below along with several social media posts you are welcome to use. We greatly appreciate any help you can provide in spreading the word about this survey within your networks.

Report Link:

Social Media Posts:

Per @NSBAAdvocate: when asked to compare today’s economy with five years ago, 50 percent say it’s better—the highest it’s been in six years.

The majority of small-business owners anticipate a flat or recessionary economy in the coming year per @NSBAAdvocate report.

Per @NSBAAdvocate: 72 percent of small-business owners are confident about the future of their business, up from 66 percent six months ago.

Forty-six percent of small-business owners—up from 41 percent six months ago say they are concerned that inflation could be an issue facing their business in the coming year, per @NSBAAdvocate.

According to @NSBAAdvocate, 3-in-4 small firms either increased employee compensation in the last year, or plan to do so in the coming year. #minimum wage

Nearly ¼ of small firms hired new employees in the last year—the highest hiring rate in six years according to @NSBAAdvocate

72 percent of small firms say they can access adequate financing, up from 70 percent six months ago and 65 percent one year ago per @NSBAAdvocate  

“End the partisan gridlock” was top ranked issue among small firms for lawmakers to address per @NSBAAdvocate report. 


Molly Brogan Day | VP of Public Affairs
National Small Business Association
1156 15th St., NW, #1100
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-552-2904 (o) | 202-276-2131 (c) |


 Scott Hauge
Small Business California
2311 Taraval Street
San Francisco, CA  94116

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