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Atheist and Christian Owned Businesses Equally Successful Says Overflow Cafe

Contact: Jeff Hall, Overflow Café, 416-703-7979

OPINION, March 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Have you heard the rumor that Atheists are strong and logical, while Christians are weak and need to use religion as a crutch? Yet Christians are doing just as well in the business world as Atheists, according to a survey performed by Overflow Cafe, a website promotion company in Toronto Canada.

The survey, which compared business owners who were Atheists, to business owners who considered themselves devout Christians in the USA and Canada and the results are as follows:

Atheists

  • 2,416 survey participants
     
  • Average age of business: 63 months 
     
  • My business has been profitable for the last 5 years: 61% yes
     
  • I have a positive outlook for my business this year: 76% yes
     
  • I need to hire new staff within the next 12 months: 68% yes
     
  • I am considering expanding my business into new markets: 29% yes
     
  • My business has less debt than we did 2 years ago: 79% yes
     
  • My business has overcome significant hurdles in the past 2 years: 18% yes
     
  • I have reached my business goals in the past 12 months: 32% yes

Christians

  • 1,959 survey participants
     
  • Average age of business: 60 months
     
  • My business has been profitable for the last 5 years: 79% yes
     
  • I have a positive outlook for my business this year: 75% yes
     
  • I need to hire new staff within the next 12 months: 66% yes
     
  • I am considering expanding my business into new markets: 31% yes
     
  • My business has less debt than we did 2 years ago: 78% yes
     
  • My business has overcome significant hurdles in the past 2 years: 47% yes
     
  • I have reached my business goals in the past 12 months: 30% yes

The small business market in North America contains over 30 million business owners and some are driven by their faith. Jeff Hall, an Overflow Cafe spokesperson and employee says "I'm on the phone every day with our long time clients who have no belief system and others who have deeply rooted religious beliefs and I find that both are equally successful (or failures) at businesses. They have relatively the same challenges and resources.

Founded in 1995, Overflow Cafe helps small business owners become popular online by making their websites popular. They currently have 40,000 clients worldwide, mostly in the USA and Canada. Their website is www.overflowcafe.com and they are located in Toronto Canada.