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Jan242011

Small Business: By The Numbers


Intuit brings us By The Numbers: Small Business in the U.S. and Abroad.  I like the mix of 2D and 3D visuals, but the visuals at the bottom seem odd.  Showing different statistics for a handful of countries instead of comparing the same statistics across countries makes that part harder to understand.  I would guess that was dependent on what data was available for the different countries.

Inflation and currency exchange play large factors in the cost to start-up a new business abroad compared with the United States. If you’re considering starting up a small business, the below infographic breaks down start-up costs, ease of business and success rates broken down by country, as well as a view of small business around the globe.

I appreciate that they cite their sources, but I wish I could give credit to the designer, who isn’t listed on the infographic.

As a small business owner myself, I hope I fall on the good side of the survival statistics!

Thanks for sendng the link Rachael!

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Reader Comments (2)

Hey Randy,
We were actually the designers for the Intuit Small business graphic. If I recall correctly, I think they credited us on the page previous to the one you're linking to.

Glad you like the graphic. It was a very simple/clean but well done job by our designer on this one.

-Justin
January 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterInfographic World
Nice job Justin! I couldn't find a designer credit listed anywhere on the site.
January 28, 2011 | Registered CommenterRandy
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