By Deborah Sweeney
Amid the C0vid-19 pandemic, small business confidence is slowly rising in the third quarter of 2020.
According to the CNBC | SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, the Confidence Index Score for small businesses was 49 in Q2 of 2020; it has since risen to 53 for Q3. This uptick, however slight it may be, signifies small businesses still have a difficult road ahead in recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.
One positive note from the survey is that 36% of businesses state that current operating conditions are “good” in Q3. This is a significant rise from Q2, which was at 18%, and a sign that there is a light at the end of the tunnel for existing and new businesses alike.
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