Posts Tagged "shops local"

Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal?

Want to Offer a Black Friday Deal?

When small-shop retailer Tabitha Geise decided to participate in Black Friday in 2011, she wasn’t sure whether there would be a payoff.

Ghost Signs: The Legacy of Local Businesses

Ghost Signs: The Legacy of Local Businesses

In every American city, there are two kinds of small businesses: the ones that line the streets and fill the storefronts today, and the ones that live on from generations past.

Red, White, and Local

Red, White, and Local

Independent We Stand is rolling out an all-new look that’s red, white, and blue, and all about you! We’re celebrating the small businesses, hardworking citizens, and dedicated consumers that power our communities and our country everyday.

SMBs, Are you Relevant in a Mobile World?

SMBs, Are you Relevant in a Mobile World?

SMB’s must be aware of old and new tools that can save them time & resources – no longer is digital and mobile marketing reserved for just big brands and big budgets.

How to use a Cash Mob in a small town

How to use a Cash Mob in a small town

Cash Mobs are a good tool for small towns. It’s all about getting your people out to support one business in order to get the message across: local businesses matter and you matter to local businesses.

Teaching Kids the Value of Going Local

Teaching Kids the Value of Going Local

The “support local” message is catching on more than ever America and as we continue to become better educated regarding the positive economic benefits of shifting our spending to locally-owned businesses, it’s apparent these habits need to be preserved and nurtured among our youth.

Amazon's Prices are High Costs to Communities

Amazon's Prices are High Costs to Communities

For many Americans, shopping online offers the convenience of low prices, fast shipping, and front-door delivery. As online retail giants like Amazon continue to thrive and expand, however, shopping online may not be so convenient for your local economy.

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