Shop Small This November

Did you know that COVID 19 was responsible for the temporary closure of 34% of small businesses in America? Many of these small businesses are actually still closed today. On top of this, the impact of COVID-19 has even discouraged many Americans from starting their own small businesses.

This is why it is more important now more than ever to show your support and shop small this holiday season. 

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3 Best Small Business Resolutions

Okay, no one can really determine what resolutions are best for your unique business better than you, the business owner. However, the following three are sound advice for all businesses, regardless of scope, size or specialty.

Even if you routinely fail at keeping personal New Year’s’ resolutions, you can redirect your efforts towards your business and choose one, two, or — better yet — all three of these resolutions for improved business in the new year.

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday

This week, we’ve been celebrating small businesses in our area ahead of the official start of Small Business Saturday. Every year, since 2011, the Shop Small movement observes Small Business Saturday on the first Saturday following Thanksgiving. Though it’s only been in existence for seven years, Small Business Saturday is already securing a place among holiday traditions, even successfully competing with Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

But, how did Small Business Saturday and the Shop Small movement start? Before you get out and support your favorite small businesses, check out our brief history lesson on how the movement got off the ground and continues to gain momentum…

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Five Marketing Moves for Small Business Saturday

We are just shy of two weeks from Small Business Saturday and if you haven’t already, now is the time to make the most of your marketing efforts as a small business owner. Inspired by Entrepreneur’s 21 Simple Ideas for a Successful Small Business Saturday, the following five suggestions are easy to tackle in the time remaining before November 24.

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