Typically when a publication prints an issue designating the Top or Best anything, you can cup your ear and hear the faint sound of sharpening pitchforks and torches being dipped generously in kerosene. But relax, gang. In our eyes everyone’s a winner; these states just won the most. We’ll save you a trip to our front lawn and explain our methodology:
As always, we began with a question: “Which states are the best for exporters?” Specifically, how are our various states doing for small and midsize enterprises (SMEs), those everyman companies with fewer than 500 employees?