At A Better Answer, we’re proud of our country. In fact, Independence Day is one of our favorite holidays! Because of this, we’d like to take a moment and celebrate with our fellow Americans by sharing interesting facts related to July 4th, as well as celebrate a little history of our own.
Independence Day Facts
The Fourth of July isn’t just fireworks, burgers and hot dogs — it’s a celebration of history. But how well do you really know this holiday? Here are some interesting Independence Day-related facts from the United States Census Bureau that you might not be aware of:56 people signed the Declaration of Independence, with Thomas Jefferson writing the most of the document
- Patriot, Ind., (pop. 208) is the only incorporated place in America that has “patriot” in its name
- 2017 marks this year as the 241st Independence Day
- 5 million people celebrated the first Independence Day in 1776, compared to 325.3 million Americans today
- $311.7 million in fireworks was imported from China in 2015
- $4.4 million in U.S. flags were exported from America in 2015
That’s a lot of fireworks and flags! But it goes to show how many people appreciate the history of our great nation.
Speaking of history, A Better Answer is now in its 46th year as a Certified Minority Owned Business. A lot has changed since ABA first opened its doors in 1971, but one thing hasn’t: our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service that fits our clients’ needs. If you haven’t been able to find the time to enjoy the Fourth of July as much as you wanted to this year, why not consider hiring an answering service?
By outsourcing your calls to an answering service, you’ll free up your time to relax or focus on more important parts of your business. At A Better Answer, we provide 24/7 live telephone answering service, bilingual answering, appointment scheduling, web call handling, order entry, customer relationship management, escalated dispatch and much more.