Nearly half of small business owners say they don't have time to take a vacation this summer. And a large majority of those who do, will work while they're away.
According to a national survey of more than 1,200 small business owners conducted in June and released today by the online small business community Manta, 7 in 10 small business owners will be checking work email and documents on their mobile devices from vacation spots this summer. A majority say they're working more this year than they did last year, and most also say that having a mobile device along will actually help them enjoy their summer break.
But that might be because they'd go through the pains of withdrawal without it. In the office, small business owners say they use their mobile devices frequently. Online communications--email, IM, Skype, and social media--are the most common method by which small business people communicate with customers, vendors, and partners. Just 26 percent interact with customers inRead More »from You know you’re a business owner when you work on vacation