Small Businesses Are Embracing Social Networking, 10% Still Struggling With Online Presence Building


Small Businesses Infographic

To survive in a connected world businesses need to associate themselves with social media outreach. According to a new survey and infographic from Manta 90 percent of small businesses are now using social networking and only 10 percent have yet to jump online for the

The infographic titled ‘The Shift In Small Business Behavior,’ culled its information from 600 small business owners.

Here are some of the best stats from the infographic:

  • Nearly a quarter (24%) of business dedicate half of their networking time to online channels
  • 42% of small businesses gained a quarter of their new customers through online or social media channels
  • 42% of small businesses have a Facebook presence and find it valuable
  • On the flip side, 30% have a presence but don’t find it valuable and 5% had a Facebook presence but no longer did because they saw no value

Check out the full study in infographical form below:


James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.

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