Promotional Marketing Business

Promotional Items In the U.S. billions of dollars are spent each year on promotional items. These items range from T-shirts, pens, hats, calendars and notebooks. Companies give these items away as promotional tools to existing and potential clients. Having a business that focuses on a niche within the promotional product industry can become very lucrative. The key is marketing your products and not manufacturing the items. The focus should be on building new relationships and servicing customers, while the fulfilling […]

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Alabama Small Business Facts

Alabama Small Business Fact       Below are the small business facts for Alabama according to the SBA.                                                                                   2010*                    2009                       2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees)                          73,163                   74,686                   77,597 Large employers (500+ employees)                            2,355                     2,349                    2,255 Nonemployers                                                         320,605                313,667                 223,103 Firms  Employment Receipts($M) Business Owner Demographics Male-owned                                                        205                 665            119,255 Woman-owned                                                    107               100               12,840 Equally male/female-owned                                    59                 89               10,765 African American-owned                                       57                 17                 1,259 Asian-owned                                                           7                 18                 2,392 Hispanic-owned                                                      […]

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Arizona Small Business Facts

Arizona Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 99,232 101,228 90,320 Large employers (500+ employees) 2,943 2,963 2,684 Nonemployers 395,995 388,958 268,969 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 220 771 121,416 Woman-owned 138 145 18,130 Equally male/female-owned 115 244 31,059 African American-owned 10 5 398 Asian-owned 16 31 3,956 Hispanic-owned 53 55 6,400 Native American/Alaskan-owned 9 7 609 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 81 182 34,387 Publicly held, unclassified 19 1,138 303,238 Source: U.S. Dept. […]

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Alaska Small Business Facts

Below are the small business facts for Alabama according to the SBA. Number of Businesses       2010*                2009                 2000 Small employers (<500employees) 15,893      15,838 15,447 Large employers (500+employees) 569 580 481 Non employers 53,284       52,608 47,691 Firms  EmploymentReceipts($M) Business Owner Demographics Male-owned                                                          32                   70               17,614 Woman-owned                                                      18                  18                  2,540 Equally male/female-owned                                    16                   21                 3,232 African American-owned                                           1                    1                     99 Asian-owned                                                           2                     4                    416 Hispanic-owned                                                     n.a.                n.a.                     n.a. Native American/Alaskan-owned                             7                     4                    714 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned                             –                      –                         – Veteran-owned                                                      12                   16                  3,202 Publicly held,unclassified                                          32                   70               17,614 […]

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Arkansas Small Business Facts

  Arkansas Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 49,421 49,753 50,837 Large employers (500+ employees) 1,651 1,672 1,568 Nonemployers 192,034 189,785 152,871 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 115 325 66,320 Woman-owned 59 62 8,594 Equally male/female-owned 57 90 11,196 African American-owned 13 6 531 Asian-owned 3 7 740 Hispanic-owned 5 4 646 Native American/Alaskan-owned 3 3 336 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 42 74 13,627 Publicly held, unclassified 8 519 143,441 Source: U.S. […]

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California Small Business Facts

California Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 684,953 691,479 658,898 Large employers (500+ employees) 5,501 5,603 5,687 Nonemployers 2,814,409 2,743,935 2,103,178 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 1,686 4,677 923,356 Woman-owned 1,039 962 152,867 Equally male/female-owned 597 1,213 184,496 African American-owned 138 85 14,982 Asian-owned 509 906 161,825 Hispanic-owned 567 459 61,844 Native American/Alaskan-owned 46 21 3,070 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned 9 6 812 Veteran-owned 370 873 193,897 Publicly held, unclassified 104 6,774 2,364,650 Source: U.S. Dept. […]

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Georgia Small Business Facts

  Georgia Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 166,389 167,864 156,507 Large employers (500+ employees) 3,856 3,883 3,933 Nonemployers 771,155 750,194 468,430 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 475 1,300 258,013 Woman-owned 278 228 34,553 Equally male/female-owned 122 179 23,625 African American-owned 184 55 5,278 Asian-owned 46 82 13,330 Hispanic-owned 33 26 4,667 Native American/Alaskan-owned 6 6 652 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 133 270 54,885 Publicly held, unclassified 25 1,838 575,194 Source: U.S. […]

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Texas Small Business Facts

Texas Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 389,129 387,082 364,013 Large employers (500+ employees) 5,263 5,296 5,026 Nonemployers 1,934,472 1,879,376 1,271,401 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 1,091 2,912 601,654 Woman-owned 610 588 82,100 Equally male/female-owned 411 660 91,897 African American-owned 154 73 6,148 Asian-owned 114 207 36,222 Hispanic-owned 448 396 45,672 Native American/Alaskan-owned 19 13 2,984 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 312 623 132,946 Publicly held, unclassified 53 4,553 1,759,992 Source: U.S. Dept. […]

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Michigan Small Business Facts

Michigan Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 171,360 173,284 190,738 Large employers (500+ employees) 2,985 3,019 3,123 Nonemployers 679,752 666,395 526,958 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 412 1,250 225,907 Woman-owned 248 244 26,446 Equally male/female-owned 131 223 24,579 African American-owned 73 31 3,591 Asian-owned 22 66 7,069 Hispanic-owned 11 19 3,636 Native American/Alaskan-owned 6 5 637 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 97 219 39,713 Publicly held, unclassified 26 1,797 558,181 Source: U.S. Dept. […]

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Nevada Small Business Facts

  Nevada Small Business Facts 2010* 2009 2000 Number of Businesses Small employers (<500 employees) 45,276 45,814 38,491 Large employers (500+ employees) 2,076 2,115 1,760 Nonemployers 177,181 174,457 113,744 Business Owner Demographics Male-owned 102 488 75,661 Woman-owned 63 65 10,859 Equally male/female-owned 45 82 12,032 African American-owned 9 12 884 Asian-owned 18 24 3,156 Hispanic-owned 18 22 2,584 Native American/Alaskan-owned 2 2 358 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned – – – Veteran-owned 37 91 15,491 Publicly held, unclassified 11 537 115,684 Source: U.S. […]

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