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Connected Tennessee Releases 2014 Business Survey Results

By Jennifer Cobb

Connected Tennesses released its business survey results Thursday revealing Tennessee businesses earned over $37 billion dollars in online sales in 2013; 81% of Tennessee businesses now use broadband, up 5 percentage points from 2013; and many businesses cite training, tech knowledge as important for new employees. To check out the rest of the results, take a look at our awesome infographic or click here to access the survey. 

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Google Event in Jackson, TN - August 13

By Jennifer Cobb

U. S. Senator Bob Corker’s office is partnering with Google to bring Tennessee Get Your Business Online to Jackson, Tennessee on Wednesday, August 13.    Google’s Tennessee Get Your Business Online - Jackson Event Wednesday, August 13, 2014 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT The Aeneas Building 405 East College Street Jackson, TN 38301   This event is free and open to the public. Tennesseans are encouraged to register in advance for the event. For more information or to register, click http://www.gybo.com/tennessee Businesses unable to attend can still create a free website and access relevant resources by visiting www.TennesseeGetOnline....

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10 Tech Trends and Products that Will Have a Business Impact

By Jennifer Cobb

Below are 10 tech trends and products that will have a business impact, according to an article published on Information Week online: 1.The Hub: How much time do you spend juggling between your business apps, social networks, video feeds, and personal stuff? A single place to collect all network status information is all that's needed and it’s headed for the business world. 2.eHealth: Consumers everywhere are beginning to measure and monitor their own health status online. More businesses in the healthcare sector are adopting the integration of technology in their practices through an array of services and, while the transferal process isn’t...

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Women-Owned Tennessee Businesses Keeping Pace with Competitors

By CTN Staff

From Dev Joshi, Research Analyst Approximately 155,600 Tennessee businesses are owned or partially owned by women, generating approximately $23.5 billion in revenue annually. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses in the state has grown by 56% since 1997, ranking Tennessee 17th in the nation in terms of the growth in businesses owned by women.  Women entrepreneurs are boosting Tennessee’s economy, and they are keeping pace with their competitors when it comes to technology adoption. Connected Tennessee’s 2011 Business Technology Assessment showed that more than three-fourths of Tennessee’s women-owned businesses (76%)...

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