6 GIFs for Sending Love to the Business Owner in Your Life

Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith is Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. Specializing in financial advice for small business owners, Meredith is a current and past contributor to Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, SCORE, AllBusiness and more.
Meredith Wood

Valentine’s Day is around the corner—the perfect time to celebrate all the things we love about small business owners.

While we’d love to send each one their own bouquet of roses, we’re afraid we’d run out of flowers—there are over 27 million U.S. small business owners! Instead, we’ve rounded up just a few of the many reasons we love SMBs and the folks who run them.

1. They share the love: Small businesses employ nearly half of all Americans.

Got this one here.

2. They’re generous: Small business owners donate to charity 250% more than larger for-profit companies.

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3. They’re crushing it: 2016 was the fourth consecutive year of improved profitability and growth for small businesses.

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4. They’re positive thinkers: 65% expect to still be thriving in five years.

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5. They’re selfless: 51% don’t mind prioritizing the needs of their business before their own.

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6. There’s about to be even more of them: More small businesses are opening than closing these days.

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With so many all-star qualities, what’s not to love?

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Editorial Note: Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.
Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith is Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. Specializing in financial advice for small business owners, Meredith is a current and past contributor to Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, SCORE, AllBusiness and more.
Meredith Wood

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