Posts Tagged "Small Business Saturday"

Bellevue Turns Small Business Saturday into a Local Success Story

Bellevue Turns Small Business Saturday into a Local Success Story

For the first time this year, small business leaders in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, launched a coordinated effort to celebrate Small Business Saturday as a community on Nov. 25. The Bellevue Initiative for Growth and Revitalization (BIGr) leveraged local and national resources to get small businesses and consumers excited about shopping small. A kick-off to the holiday shopping season, the Small Business Saturday celebration also kicked off a new experience for many…read more →

Record Store Day Rocks on Black Friday!

Record Store Day Rocks on Black Friday!

While small businesses and eager shoppers are gearing up for the most anticipated shopping weekend of the year, there’s another group of independent retailers that will be making some noise this weekend, record stores! Record Store Day, created in 2007, is a day dedicated to celebrating the unique culture that surrounds independent music stores and those that support them. With nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores across the nation, and…read more →

Small Biz Tip of the Month: Why Small Business Saturday Is Just the Beginning

Small Biz Tip of the Month: Why Small Business Saturday Is Just the Beginning

For small and locally owned businesses, the day after Black Friday can seem like a Super Bowl of sorts. That’s because millions of Americans all across the country will shop small and buy local, spending billions of dollars in a single day. There’s no doubt that Small Business Saturday gives local businesses a boost, but it’s just the start of a successful business’s holiday season strategy. Last year, some 95…read more →

Take a Selfie in Front of Your Favorite SMALL Business and You Could Win BIG

Take a Selfie in Front of Your Favorite SMALL Business and You Could Win BIG

Independent We Stand has created a contest to promote small, independently owned businesses, while asking consumer fans to show their support with creativity and community involvement. It’s simple. Just take a selfie in front of your favorite local stores and share it on Independent We Stand’s Facebook page.  You could win one of five $100 American Express Gift Cards! Have more than one favorite small business? Snap a selfie in…read more →

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.

Some of The Most Influential Buy Local Campaigns

Some of The Most Influential Buy Local Campaigns

It’s no secret that buy local campaigns are making a difference in the small business community. These campaigns drive consumers away from national chains and toward small businesses, while connecting small business owners with like-minded partners and resources.

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business: And How Independent We Stand Can Help

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business: And How Independent We Stand Can Help

Between big competition and smaller budgets, small businesses face unique challenges on a daily basis. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to mitigate these challenges and grow your small business, like taking advantage of social media and banding together with other small business owners. What’s more, you don’t have to do it alone.

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