Small businesses say they are doing well

Despite a prevailing view among small business that the economy is poor, a majority of professionals say their business is going well, according to a survey by Opinion Research Corp.

The survey found that 65 percent of small-business professionals rated their own business conditions as “good,” compared with 32 percent who rated them “poor.” But only 27 percent of small-business professionals rated the economy “good,” while 71 percent said the current economic conditions were “poor.” Half of respondents said they expect the economy to be good a year from now, BtoB reports.