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Small Business Saturday: Become a Neighborhood Champion

Small Business Saturday: Become a Neighborhood Champion

In 2013, consumers spent an estimated $5.7 billion on Small Business Saturday. Nearly 1,500 small businesses across the country hosted events to take the celebration a step further. It was the biggest Small Business Saturday yet – but now you can help make this year’s big day even bigger.

Why Buy Into Buying Local (& How To Get Started)

Why Buy Into Buying Local (& How To Get Started)

Buying local has become a way of life for many consumers. It’s a growing trend that has only just begun to permeate communities across the country, yet it has already delivered big success for local businesses. If you haven’t already been convinced, here’s a look at why you should be more vocal about buying local.

Small Business Owners Buy Local, Too

Small Business Owners Buy Local, Too

American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor reports that the majority of small business owners purchase and source products from other small businesses.

13 Predictions for Small Business in 2013

13 Predictions for Small Business in 2013

Reviewing my 2012 predictions, my success rate was over 80 percent, but 2013 is a tougher year to predict than last. Still, I present my 2013 predictions as well as ways small-business owners can take advantage of them.

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

November 24th is the third annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. We are proud to be partnering with American Express once again to help make this event the biggest day of the year for small businesses. This year, over 100 million people will “shop small” on Small Business Saturday.

4 Things The Simpsons Can Teach You About Business

The Simpsons is a show that has been a part of television for over 20 years. It has even claimed the title of being the longest running scripted show in the history of television. It has gone from “Eat my shorts” to covering every type of controversial issue engrained within American culture. And while people around the country (and beyond) enjoy watching it, there are actually things that entrepreneurs can learn from the successful long-running series.

6 Google+ Myths Debunked

For those of you who haven’t heard, Google has introduced another new social network, called Google+.

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand