We no longer require the gift of hindsight to realize our world is evolving into something quite different from our past. Maybe, we shouldn't be too surprised that 69% of people who used YouTube while buying a car were influenced by it more than TV, newspapers or magazines; in fact, it's inevitable isn't it?
Every year for the past 20 years over at my USA TODAY column I look at the top trends for the upcoming year for small business. It's an interesting and ever-changing list, that's for sure, as, I suppose, that's the very nature of a trend. Consider some of the developments that were emerging in years past: