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How to Accelerate Small Business Growth and Create Jobs in America

Updated: Jul 4

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy. They fuel innovation, create jobs, and foster a sense of community. Yet, despite their importance, many small businesses struggle to thrive. Here, we explore steps that can be taken to cultivate a flourishing small business ecosystem and unlock America's full entrepreneurial potential. In fact, business data shows around 45% of all jobs in America come from small businesses with fewer than 50 employees writes author, James E Dean

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One of the most Important Elements for Small Business Success is Financial Capital:

  • Expanding Access to Capital:  Many entrepreneurs face hurdles in securing loans.  Initiatives like loan guarantee programs and grants specifically for small businesses can ease access to critical startup and expansion capital.

  • Promoting Alternative Funding Options:  Encouraging the growth of angel investor networks and crowdfunding platforms can provide additional avenues for small businesses to raise funds.

  • Commission based Sales Team: As a small business entrepreneur, if you produce a product or service you might try contact us about working for you to generate sales with no costs up front, we sell your items into the marketplace and take only a percentage of sales. This reduces startup capital and eliminates hiring sales help.

Building a Network of Support:

  • Streamlining Regulations:  Simplifying the regulatory landscape can free up valuable time and resources for small business owners.

  • Mentorship and Training Programs:  Connecting aspiring entrepreneurs with experienced mentors and offering targeted training programs can equip them with the skills needed to navigate challenges and achieve success.

  • Affordable Healthcare Options:  The high cost of healthcare can be a significant burden for small businesses.  Exploring solutions like tax credits or association health plans can make healthcare more accessible and affordable.

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Harnessing the Power of Technology:

  • Bridging the Digital Divide:  Investing in infrastructure and programs to expand access to affordable broadband internet can empower small businesses to compete in the digital marketplace.

  • Promoting Tech Adoption:  Offering workshops and resources to help small businesses leverage technology for tasks like marketing, sales, and customer service can boost efficiency and productivity.\

  • Keep Overhead Costs Low: Today, we find hybrid work model are very effective at reducing expenses with reduced office space needs, higher employee retention and even increased productivity compared to legacy all-office cultures, now outdated.

Fostering a Culture of Innovation:

  • Investment in Research and Development:  Tax breaks and incentives for small businesses engaged in R&D can spur innovation and drive the creation of new products and services.

  • Encouraging Collaboration:  Creating spaces and programs that foster collaboration between small businesses, universities, and research institutions can lead to groundbreaking discoveries and commercialization of new ideas.

  • Wear Many Hats: Often in small business organizations, employees take-on multiple job roles, and wear many hats to get stuff done, and keep expenses low.

By implementing these steps, we can create a fertile ground for small businesses to flourish. This will not only empower entrepreneurs and create jobs, but also lead to a more vibrant and innovative American economy. Remember, a healthy small business ecosystem benefits everyone. And be sure to focus on generating sales, if you need help contact us.

About Author

James E Dean resides in the Greater Cleveland Ohio community. Mr. Dean brings over 35 years of experience across a wide range of industries worldwide. He is considered by many to be a leading expert in the energy sector, retail eCommerce, brand marketing and AI technology.  J Dean is also a frequent Blogger, and graduate of Boston University. He enjoys collecting antiques, travel and fitness. Email  Message 

In the late 1980s, Mr. Dean worked at Fidelity Investments and American Finance Group, as Marketing Manager in Boston, Massachusetts. From there, James E Dean joined IMAGRAPH, a company that pioneered digital compression technology for medical CT-Scan and MRI applications, U.S. defense satellite imaging and broadcast digital video production markets. The company later went public (NASDAQ: LUMI). Subsequently, Mr. Dean became involved 1990s as a co-founder at Artel Software / BorisFX in Boston, Massachusetts; where he helped pioneer broadcast digital effects, video editing systems, advanced algorithms for software and hardware video production systems. The company later partnered with AVID Technology to go public (NASDAQ: AVID). Working in this role for many years, Mr. Dean lead the development team that partnered with AVID Technology, SONY, Microsoft, Apple, Panasonic, D-Vision Systems, IBM and MATROX to develop the digital video production industry which has enabled consumers i.e. ordinary people to create broadcast quality information, stories and share knowledge on networks worldwide. Often, J Dean was a frequent tech evangelist at the National Broadcast Convention (NAB) and Consumer Electronics Show (COMDEX) in Las Vegas. In the mid 2000s, James E Dean went on to launch several digital media and AI technology companies including Entangled Vibrations, with a focus on business development, startup capital funding, eCommerce programming and creative multimedia services delivering broadcast quality text, image and video content, a role he enjoys today as the Director.  


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