WHAT IF 5% OF BUSINESSES IN YOUR COMMUNITY ADOPTED HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND?

WHAT WOULD THAT LOOK LIKE?

6,027

New Businesses Adopting

$443 M

Increase in Annual GDP

$16.6 M

Annual Tax Revenues

6,541

New Jobs

NEW REVENUE

Total Incremental New Revenue:

$352,000,000

NEW JOBS

Total Incremental Job Creation:

6,641

INCREASED OUTPUT

Total Incremental Output:

$738,000,000

# of New Business Uses

3,990

Selling Goods or Services


Businesses can use the internet to increase their range of impact and ability to sell to audiences beyond their immediate area using marketing places that have global footprints.

1,712

Get a Website for Their Organization


With the power of the internet, businesses are able to build websites that can help them with their business in a variety of areas. Using tools like a website, businesses are able to grow.

3,090

Advertising and Promotion


Online marketing is an industry that continues to grow. With opportunities like content marketing, social media advertising, and online contests, there is no limit to the marketing opportunities that exist online for businesses.

5,241

Deliver Services and Content


Between cloud technologies, community forums, and networked solutions, online businesses are more capable of partnering and integrating with others for collaborative and integrated service delivery

2,832

Customer Service and Support


The internet offers a number of free tools that businesses can use to provide better customer support to their customers. From email to ticket systems to community created content, businesses are able to use the internet to serve their customers better.

Are you a small business?
Did you get ideas here?


Check out these resources on how to start using broadband to grow your business.

Would you like to see this type of growth in your community?


Let’s put together a plan that helps you reach out to your business community so that you can educate, equip and empower them to utilize high-speed broadband in their business.

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