- New York’s most googled question was ‘How to advertise your business’. According to a study released by Buffer, out of 20 sites Facebook is the top social media site with 2.9 billion Monthly Active Users (MAUs). YouTube came in second with 2.2 billion MAUs, and WhatsApp was third with 2 billion MAUs.
- According to the ‘2021 Small Business Profile’: there are 61.2 million small business employees in the U.S.—that’s 46.8% of U.S. employees.
- 99.3% of businesses in Utah qualify as a small business and 45.4% of employees in the state work for a small business company.
We used SemRush, a keyword research tool software used by marketing professionals to gather data and insights on the most googled business questions. Upon gathering the top ten results for business question keywords we obtained from SemRush, we ran them through Google Trends. This allowed us to gather data on each of the most googled questions per state. We used data collected from April 29, 2021 – April 29, 2022.
Your Business Questions, Answered
You asked, we answered. Now that you know what questions are being asked in each state, here are the answers to some of the most common:
How to start a business
Finding a location for your business is the first and most important step to take when starting a business.
You can easily determine the best location for a business using ‘The Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition – 4.1’ tool, which will allow you to consider both demographic and economic data.
How to write a business plan
The U.S. Small Business Administration has a website with step-by-step instructions for developing a business plan. This website also contains examples, tips, and tricks for individuals that don’t have experience writing a business plan.
What business to start
If you want to start a business, it’s best to start small.
According to the 2021 Small Business Profile, there are roughly 32 million small businesses in the United States, showing that small businesses are on the rise.
How to get a business license
Business licenses vary state by state. To apply for a business license or permit in your state click here.
What is a business entity?
A business entity is the structure of your business and determines how it operates day to day.
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