Celebrating Small Business Week: Honoring the Heart of Our Economy

Celebrating Small Business Week: Honoring the Heart of Our Country

By Chris Austin, President of Ardiah Managed Services


As Small Business Week approaches, we’re thrilled to shine a spotlight on the incredible impact of small businesses—the heartbeat of our economy. At Ardiah Managed Services, we’re deeply committed to supporting small businesses across Maine with a range of essential services that empower growth and success.


Small Businesses Fueling the U.S. Economy

Small businesses are the backbone of America, accounting for 99.9% of all businesses nationwide. They employ nearly half of the private-sector workforce and are vital engines of innovation and job creation. It’s clear: when small businesses thrive, our entire economy prospers.

The Vital Role of Small Businesses in Maine

Here in Maine, over 150,000 small businesses form the cornerstone of our economy, representing over 99% of all businesses in the state. From family-run enterprises to innovative startups, these businesses are the lifeblood of our communities, driving economic growth and providing meaningful employment opportunities.

Empowering Small Businesses with Essential Services

At Ardiah Managed Services, we specialize in providing critical support to small businesses. Our comprehensive suite of services includes:

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping: Streamlining financial management to enhance accuracy and efficiency.
  • Payment Solutions: Enabling secure and convenient payment processing for seamless transactions.
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems: Enhancing customer experiences and optimizing sales operations.
  • Payroll Services: Simplifying payroll processes to ensure timely and compliant payments.
  • Tax Planning and Preparation: Providing expert guidance to minimize tax liabilities and maximize savings.

Celebrating Your Success

This Small Business Week, we celebrate the dedication and resilience of small business owners and entrepreneurs. Your hard work fuels our communities and inspires us every day. We’re honored to be a part of your journey, providing the support and solutions you need to thrive in a competitive landscape.

Join Us in Celebrating Small Business Week

Whether you’re a small business owner, employee, or supporter, we invite you to join us in celebrating Small Business Week. Share your success stories, challenges, and aspirations with us. Together, let’s continue to champion the spirit of entrepreneurship and empower small businesses to reach new heights.

Happy Small Business Week from the team at Ardiah Managed Services!

Chris Austin
President, Ardiah Managed Services 

About the Author: Chris Austin is passionate about supporting small businesses and is the President of Ardiah Managed Services, a trusted provider of accounting, payment solutions, POS systems, payroll, and tax services. Chris and his team are dedicated to helping small businesses thrive by delivering tailored solutions and personalized support. If you have a small business support or service need, they would love to help! 207-230-4576 or email: [email protected]