Posts Tagged "Small Business Saturday"

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business

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.

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.

Big Celebrities Shop Small

Big Celebrities Shop Small

Whether they’re putting together the perfect outfit for your favorite primetime personality or gathering supplies for their next DIY project, these celebrities rely on small business across the country to get the job done right.

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.

Independent We Stand Seeking Holiday Media Leads

Independent We Stand Seeking Holiday Media Leads

With the holiday season approaching, we are looking for unique stories to pitch to various TV, newspaper and online publications to highlight the importance of buying local. We want to hear all the awesome things you have planned for your small business in the coming months. Below are two topics we are pursuing as possible media leads. Please reply with specifics on your promotions and contact information for possible interviews….read more →

Small Business Strategies: Shop small this holiday season.

President Obama did it. Republicans did it. I did it. So did 103 million other Americans. We shopped at independent stores on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26. We bought gifts in small stores, ate meals at small restaurants. Now how do we keep customers coming back to small businesses throughout the holiday season?

Gift buyers like local mom-and-pop shops'.

Economic concerns linger, but mom-and-pop retailers say they finally have some cheer for this holiday shopping season. Nearly half are more optimistic about holiday sales than last year, according to a new survey of 792 small retailers by online small-business community Manta. Four in 10 say they already have better sales compared with last fall.

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