UK micro businesses: frequency of using social media for business purposes in 2014

This statistic shows the frequency UK micro businesses used social media for business purposes in 2014. A micro business has 0 - 9 employees, excluding the employer. In 2014, 18 percent of micro businesses used social media for business purposes less than once an hour but at least once a day in the United Kingdom.

Micro businesses: frequency of using social media for business purposes in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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Source

Release date

September 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

6th August and 2nd September 2014

Number of respondents

875**

Special properties

business decision makers*

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

* All respondents are responsible for the operational and management side of the company, and are either solely responsible for, or involved in, making decisions. All respondents work for micro businesses (0-9 employees). Data based on all respondents who have a business internet connection.
** Data were weighted to be representative of all micro businesses in the UK by size, region and broad industry sector.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: " I am now going to read out a list of online services and applications. For each one, please tell me whether your business uses that service, and if so, how often."

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