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Gallup Small Business Index

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Small-business owners continue to face financial challenges but are positive about the future.

A substantial percentage of small businesses in the U.S. report having no active social media strategy or use of e-commerce for customer interactions.

Some small businesses see the on-demand trend as a way to help run their enterprises.

Three-quarters of U.S. small-business owners believe they will have enough money to live comfortably if they retire, although half would continue working even if money were no object.