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I often hear people say, "I just run a small
business." So do most people! Of approximately 25 1/2 million businesses
recorded in the 2004 census approximately 19 1/2 million had no employees (other
than owners of course). Another 2.7 million had 4 or less employees. And still
another million companies had 9 employees or less. That means that of the 25.5
million businesses recorded over 23 million had 9 employees or less.
Don't sell yourself short, you and others like
you are what make the US economy work. Large companies had higher sales receipts
but when looked at logically this makes sense. A company with 500 employees
needs to make at least as many sales as 500 individually owned businesses just
to meet payroll, benefits and other overhead expenses.
As a matter of fact,
in 2006, the National Federation of Independent Business pointed out that "Small
businesses represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms, employ half of all
private sector employees and pay 45 percent of total U.S. private payroll." The
Federation further explains that, "Small business has generated 60 to 80 percent
of net new jobs annually over the last decade."
businesses there would be a huge gap in specialized products and services. Many
small businesses fill gaps that large companies simply can't fill. There isn't
enough money involved for a large company to justify the expense required to
serve these markets. And don't forget the personal touch that small business can
offer, big business just can't compete in this arena.
Just remember, your
small business along with others like you makes for big business when you look
at the numbers.
Rice Trailers has a new responsive
website. Rice Trailers has over 40 years experience building custom trailers.
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Happy 4th of July!
Just for Grins
1. I'm looking at my ceiling - not saying it's the greatest
ceiling in the world... but it's up there.
The absolute worst participation trophy is called a tombstone.
I got a degree in Reverse Psychology because my parents said I wasn't smart
enough to go to college.
I'm going to become a handyman and corner half
the market by doing the even jobs.
If your parachute doesn't deploy, you have the rest of your life to fix it.
To the man on crutches, dressed in camouflage, who stole
my wallet - you can hide, but you can't run.
All my dance moves look like i'm trying to tell the guy on
first base to steal second.
8. "Were any famous men born on
your birthday?" "No, only little babies."
My parents won't say which of their six kids they love the best, but they have
told me I finished just out of the top five.
10. Not to brag! But I am the reason
there is an employee manual.
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P.C. Mouse and Keyboard lock
Rice Trailers new responsive
KeyFreeze is a handy little utility that
allows you to lock your P.C. mouse and keyboard without locking the screen.
From the website:
"KeyFreeze is a FREE Windows application that
blocks your keyboard and mouse without "locking" the screen."
KeyFreeze to lock your keyboard while your toddler safely watches a video. Walk
away from yor P.C. during a business meeting or presentation knowing it will not
be disturbed. Children can video chat with grandparents without messing up your
lap top or P.C. (No information regarding touch screens.)
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