What Entrepreneurs Want in 2014 (Infographic)
It's New Year’s resolution time! Entrepreneurs have grand plans in 2014: They want to get rid of old equipment cluttering up the office and hit the gym more.
Business owners want to save money by ditching outdated, inefficient technology and move evermore services to the cloud, according to an infographic generated by Los Angeles-based Internet service company j2 Global. By shifting away from a hardware or software-based model to a cloud-based application that runs on the Internet, businesses expect to save money.
In addition to junking the ol' fax machine in the corner collecting dust, entrepreneurs say they are committed to chasing that elusive work-life balance. Business owners plan to make more time to work out, according to the 1,647 survey responses of small and medium sized business professionals collected by j2.
Check out the infographic below with other trends for business owners in 2014. What’s your New Year’s resolution? Leave a note below and let us know.
Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.