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Small Business Failure Rates

The following stats were recently released by the SBA’s Office of Advocacy:

1) Historically, small business creates 63 percent of new private-sector jobs
2) However, small business job creation has dropped to 60 percent since the end of the recession
3) Small business employs 50 percent of the workforce
4) About 10 to 12 percent of small businesses open each year and about 10 to 12 percent close
5) About half of all new small businesses survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more

Bonus Stat — Small businesses produce 16 times more patents per employee than large firms!

Categories: Business News

Measuring Marketing ROI w/ Web Analytics Workshop

You put a lot of time into your website and social media to market your business, but do you know if these efforts are paying off? This class will teach you how to find out.

You will learn:

  • What tools are available
  • The important data points
  • How to apply what you learn to measure both online and traditional marketing efforts

3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping in Dayton, Ohio

02/28/2014 Comments off

Bastech, Inc. can help you achieve your Rapid Manufacturing requirements with:

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3D Printing - 

  • Stereolithography
  • Full-Color 3D Printing
  • Selective Laser Sintering
  • Direct Metal Laser Sintering
  • MultiJet Plastic & Wax

Rapid Prototyping, Tooling & Manufacturing -

  • Reverse Engineering - Multiple 3D Scanning Capabilities
  • Casting Patterns & Tools
  • Trade Show Models
  • Mold Making – Wax/Plastic
  • Engineering Services
  • RTV Molding - Low Volume
  • Injection Molding
  • Rapid Tooling

Corporate Headquarters:
9233 North Dixie Dr.
Dayton, OH 45414

Local Phone: 937-890-9292
Toll-Free: 855-890-9292
Fax: 937-890-9293

Categories: Business News

Dayton’s First WordPress WordCamp to be hosted at Wright State’s SBDC

02/12/2014 Comments off

Get ready for TWO days of WordPress!

Wright State University’s Small Business Development Center and the local WordPress Meet Up Group have teamed up to hold the FIRST Dayton WordCamp.

The dates are set for March 7th and 8th.

Friday will be hands-on training. A refresher course for those interested in starting from the beginning.

Saturday will be filled with tracks for the novice, power-user, developer and all of those in between.

As always stay tuned for more information.
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100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs according to Forbes Magazine

02/05/2014 Comments off

Trying to find internet resources to help you on your entrepreneurial journey? Forbes has searched high and low to bring you the top 100 list of Best Websites for Entrepreneurs. Save yourself some much needed time and check out the list here.

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