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Utah Congressman Advises Small Businesses To Seek Growth, Development

Written by Jenna Weiner
Published: 3/2/2010

A Utah congressman advised a group of small business owners in Stockton, Utah on March 1 to pursue development and growth.

A Utah congressman spoke to a group of small business owners in Stockton, Utah on March 1 in hopes of sparking motivation to pursue development and growth, according to the Stockton Record.

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The event doubled as workshop with investors and successful small business owners. Experts advised them on newer training methods as well as ways to reach foreign customers using the internet and social networking platforms.

In the area, unemployment and mortgage foreclosures are at an all-time high, which, according to the news provider, has severely hindered consumer spending.

"More than 80 percent of business is made up of small businesses like yours," McNerney told the business owners and managers, according to the news provider. "We have to find ways to pick up the economy and build Stockton. It goes through small business."

MediaPost reported in February that social networking has become one of the most popular methods of reaching new customers as small businesses look to boost revenue without spending. Beyond simply updating a Twitter page, experts advise owners to peruse small business news feeds daily and keep track of financial and technology news in their industry.

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