Texas Small Businesses Ranked Among Top 10 Most Polite in Nation

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WESLACO – An accounting software company released the rankings of the most polite small businesses in the country by state.

FreshBooks provides accounting software for self-employed and small business professionals.

They recently analyzed customer data to reveal which small business owners, by state, are the most likely to use “please” and “thank you” in their invoices.

Texas is ranked at number nine.

The company discovered that politeness increases a small business’ chance of being paid on time.

You can find the complete list below.

Ranking of Most Polite States

1. Oklahoma (49%)
2. Alabama (27%)
3. Ohio (21%)
4. Rhode Island (18%)
5. Massachusetts (17%)
6. Wisconsin (16%)
7. North Carolina (15%)
8. Minnesota (15%)
9. Texas (15%)
10. Colorado (15%)
11. Washington (14%)
12. Georgia (14%)
13. Wyoming (14%)
14. Kansas (14%)
15. North Dakota (13%)
16. Nevada (13%)
17. Iowa (12%)
18. Arkansas (12%)
19. Maryland (12%)
20. Oregon (12%)
21. South Carolina (12%)
22. California (12%)
23. Alaska (12%)
24. Hawaii (12%)
25. Florida (12%)
26. Missouri (12%)
27. Connecticut (12%)
28. Kentucky (11%)
29. Virginia (11%)
30. Maine (11%)
31. Michigan (11%)
32. Idaho (10%)
33. Louisiana (10%)
34. Indiana (10%)
35. Montana (10%)
36. Pennsylvania (10%)
37. Vermont (10%)
38. New Mexico (10%)
39. South Dakota (10%)
40. Arizona (9%)
41. Nebraska (9%)
42. New York (9%)
43. Delaware (8%)
44. Illinois (8%)
45. New Jersey (8%)
46. West Virginia (8%)
47. New Hampshire (7%)
48. Mississippi (7%)
49. Utah (6%)
50. Tennessee (6%)

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