“Lunch and Learn” Event Teaches Small Business Owners Internet Marketing, Highlight Dangers of Proposed New Federal Privacy Legislation
No marketing tool is more effective than the Internet when it comes to advertising for small businesses, but the effectiveness of digital ads could be severely limited by new Congressional legislation.
Digital advertising act would hurt small business
Today in Arizona, the state is home to more than 611,000 small business — including my own company, based in Glendale. Statewide, small businesses employ more than 1.1 million Arizonans, or about 4 out of 10 workers statewide.
Internet creates 136,000 jobs, $48B in GDP across Arizona
As a recent economic study details the direct linkage between the internet ecosystem and economic growth across Arizona, a trio of Arizona-based business owners have joined a national coalition, Internet for Growth, to tell the stories of how their businesses have benefited from the internet’s unique ability to connect businesses and consumers.
Dear Congress, stand up for your constituents, not big business
As a career Realtor and the owner and operator of one of Arizona’s 550,000 small businesses, I’m fearful Congress will hurt entrepreneurship and my bottom line by passing the so-called “Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act.” This newly introduced legislation will further entrench the market advantage of mega-corporations at the expense of small businesses.
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. Subscribe to stay up to date with the latest news and stories from Internet for Growth.