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Small businesses are feeling better about the economy and are looking to grow in 2011, according to a new survey released this week by online marketing firm Constant Contact.
“One of the biggest changes we’ve seen from the spring to the fall (surveys) is the presence of social media in their minds,” said Groves, adding the Facebook response was up from 50 percent in the spring. “Small business owners have so little time to spend on new things that they hope will build their businesses and social media is one of those things right now.”Read more at blogs.reuters.com