Internet for Growth. Strengthening Our Future. Faster.

Today, your local small business is no longer local. Thanks to the market-making power of the internet, Main Street reaches across every state and the globe. Entrepreneurs and creators alike can expand into new markets, quickly scale their businesses to meet demand, and create new jobs and economic growth. The ad-supported internet is shattering geographic barriers, enabling competition, and driving innovation — empowering the American Dream.

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The internet levels the playing field, lowering barriers for entry, and democratizing ownership, enabling even the smallest storefronts to drive economic results in every state across the U.S. With over 31 million small businesses in the country, digital opportunities are changing how we do business.

2.1m

The number of U.S. companies that benefit from the internet's ability to democratize business creation.

17m

The number of American jobs that exist today because of the modern internet.  That’s seven million more than in 2018.

435

In your community, there are internet jobs all around you. Every one of 435 congressional districts depends on them.

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Colorado Food

Hand-dipped leads: how the internet drove food truck success

I opened Lori Lynn’s Cookies and Cream after years of dreaming of having my own bakery. In 2020, I acquired our food truck, Marta, and began an ice cream sandwich business.

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North Dakota Marketing

Creating creative connections thanks to the internet

MediaonQ is a production company that creates engagement-focused content to drive marketing campaigns. Online platforms play a big role in what we do.

 

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West Virginia Agriculture & Animals

Turning web traffic into farm traffic

We are a strawberry farm that offers pre-picked and pick-your-own strawberries, peaches, sunflowers, tomatoes, green beans, sweet corn, cucumber, watermelon, and more! We are an agritourism destination where local families, school groups, and tourists can enjoy a fun-filled day of outdoor activities.

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Every day, small businesses use the internet to create new products and services, reach new customers, and remain competitive. However, the internet’s importance to the success of everyone from mom-and-pop shops to the next household name is an underappreciated story. We’d love to hear your own story about how the internet has helped your business flourish.

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