"Industrial SMBs Investing in the Internet, Experience Growth"
76% of survey respondents cite their website as a major contributor.
This semi-annual survey of buyers and sellers of industrial products and services reveals a set of specific strategies that fueled growth in 2010 and offers insights into why manufacturers, custom manufacturers and industrial distributors are confident in future growth. Findings include:
Core strategies that drive sustained growth
Top challenges for industrial SMBs
Actions being employed to address their challenges
Investments being made across the supply chain
The majority of the 3,370 respondents to ThomasNet's 4th Industry Market Barometer (IMB) are from companies with less than 100 employees and less than $10 million in revenue so it is a unique and compelling set of findings for decision-makers at SMB industrial companies.