Posts Tagged "small businesses"

Celebrate Earth Day The Local Way

Celebrate Earth Day The Local Way

Buying local from independent businesses can make a positive environmental impact alongside the economic and social benefits. You can almost wrap it up in one word – transportation.

New Mobile App - Love In All The Local Places

New Mobile App - Love In All The Local Places

The wait is finally over – We are thrilled to introduce the powerful new Independent We Stand mobile app, the first of its kind for finding millions of locally owned businesses!

Dealing with Negative Comments in Social Media

Dealing with Negative Comments in Social Media

You’ve succeeded in getting a social media strategy in place, you’re sharing amazing, relevant content – and then WHAM! Someone posts a negative comment, and you feel like all of the wind has been let out of your sails.

Resolutions That Worked for Small Biz

Resolutions That Worked for Small Biz

What are your plans for growing your business in the new year? When we posed this question in the past, you told us that you wanted to do things like expand your market reach, focus on getting more repeat customers, or introduce new products and services.

5 of the oldest businesses in America

5 of the oldest businesses in America

Small businesses often don’t last longer than five years, but these companies have been around — and thrived — for centuries. Here are their secrets for long-term success.

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