5 things you might not know about small businesses

Five interesting facts about small businesses.

1. Small businesses make up 99% of all businesses in the U.S.
Small business are comprised of 500 employees or fewer

2. Over 50% of workers in the U.S. work in a small businesses

3. Over half of small business are are home-based.

4. 78% of small businesses are self-employed individuals with no other employees.

5. You don’t have to quit your day job in order to start a small business.
You CAN have a day job, PLUS have a business on the side where you make extra money – in case you didn’t know (but you probably did).

Also, being self-employed, freelancing, sole-proprietor, having a business where you’re the only employee is really all the same thing – even if in addition to another job.

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