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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.

Community Involvement Equals More Business – A real Win/Win!

Community Involvement Equals More Business – A real Win/Win!

In today’s tough economy small businesses need to be creative in generating new clients. Here’s a thought – give back to your community! By getting involved in your community through non-profits, your local chamber or government; you would be getting word out about your company and products while helping your own community.

Buying Local: How It Boosts the Economy

Buying Local: How It Boosts the Economy

“Buy Local”—you see the decal in the store window, the sign at the farmer’s market, the bright, cheerful logos for Local First Arizona, Think Boise First, Our Milwaukee, and homegrown versions across the states.

Online Marketing Levels Playing Field

Online Marketing Levels Playing Field

There was a time when every town and city in America was home to small businesses run by hard-working and self-sufficient people — people who possessed an entrepreneurial spirit.

Entrez! Open House – A Beautiful dose of Retail Therapy

Entrez! Open House – A Beautiful dose of Retail Therapy

Marie Deleris moved to California from France nine years ago. With a background in business law, she found herself at a crossroad in life. Her new friends quickly noticed her sense of style and décor and her knack for mixing items to create a fun and colorful environment.

Why Do You Buy Local?

Why Do You Buy Local?

In honor of 12.12.12, here’s a list of the top 12 reasons why our fans buy local. Please share and help us spread the word!

You Need a Plan for the Holidays

You Need a Plan for the Holidays

Last November, Victoria Fantauzzi and Karen King looked forward to a busy holiday season for their new online retail business, La Bella Figura Beauty. They figured that sales of their organic skin-care products and perfumes would naturally increase, and so they didn’t do anything special to entice shoppers.

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand