The Information Technology Revolution and the Transformation of the Small Business Economy: A Collection of Essays

Published March 1, 2012

A collection of essays related to the value of the Internet to small businesses. The Federal Communications Commission seems to always look at media concentration; the Department of Justice is blocking mergers; consumer groups refer to the industry as the “cozy duopoly.”  The reality is that these big companies – through their technologies and through their platforms – are benefitting small businesses, work at home businesses, businesses using Web applications, servers, social media, search advertising, cloud computing. Small business is a big winner of the technology revolution.