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The political parties of entrepreneurs, B2B transactions and more

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Comfort Factor
Small-business owners with $500,000 or more in assets are the least likely of any wealthy group to have liberal political views.


SOURCE: HNW Wealth Plus; Entrepreneur Media Inc.
The Buys Have It
Missed Opportunities:

Even companies that use the Internet for B2B purchases don't sell their B2B products online.

SOURCE: PricewaterhouseCoopers
82%

of top executives say "grit" is a vital characteristic for success in business.

SOURCE: National Urban League and DYG Inc.

23%

of the same execs consider an advanced degree important for success.

SOURCE: National Urban League and DYG

1 in 5

U.S. restaurant employees were born outside the United States.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

1 in 10

Americans were born outside the United States.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

62%

of CIOs think personal use of the Internet and e-mail increases employee productivity

SOURCE: CIO

43%

of entrepreneurs have service businesses

SOURCE: LIMRA International

8in 10

service businesses are stable or expanding

SOURCE: LIMRA International

1 in 4

American adults belong to four or more of the 140,000 associations in existence today.

SOURCE: American Society of Association Executives

74%

of Web ad space goes unsold.

SOURCE: eMarketer

0.3%

of banner ads get clicked.

SOURCE: eMarketer

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