Whether it’s Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, there are Great opportunities to Shop Local – Shop Small ahead!
So many businesses advertise Great Sales to make a profit, and get their business “in the black” (profit) versus “in the red” (loss).
If you are a small, local business, hope you have taken advantage of the recent interest in buying local, and buying from small, local businesses. Shop Local – Shop Small is important to many businesses in our communities.
Another good idea is to cross promote with other small, local businesses. The goodness you do in helping to promote other small, local businesses will come back to you.
Here are some Great small, local businesses we have worked with:
Visit these websites, and leave a helpful comment on an article you like, Contact them for an appointment, or buy one of the products and services they offer.
- They are all good people, too!
All About Health Care Advocates – professionals providing relief, research, referrals and reminders to patients or their loved ones
Angela Dunn, @blogbrevity on Twitter, sharing positive, interesting messages in 140 characters or less, founder of the future + tech discussions via @ideachat (also on Twitter), and helping others to store and curate content on Permamarks.com.
Bonnie’s Floral Designs – creating beautiful floral arrangements in fresh cut flowers and silk
Borders Woodworks – designs and builds custom cabinets, furniture, and built-ins
Dixie Supply Bakery & Cafe – serving up Great Southern food in Charleston, South Carolina
the Engagement Ring Studio – excellent selection and help to find the ring of her dreams
Galaxy Builders – residential, commercial, eco-friendly, even solar
Gina’s Deli – serving up Great breakfast and lunch in the 5 Points neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida
Gutter Solutions & Waterproofing – solving water problems from Pensacola to Jacksonville
Jax Promos – promotional items and trade show giveaways
Jacksonville Yoga – offering Yoga classes, MELT classes, and massage therapy to help you feel and look Great
Key Theory – helping people succeed on the web, using strategy, design, and social media
MAC Hair Studio – creative hair salon, spa, massage therapy, weddings, and more, in San Marco
MicroTech Water Damage Control – 24 hour Emergency Water Damage Response, with mold remediation service
Permamarks – a new way to create a permanent link to preserve online content
Rock My Image – the strategic marketing team to make your brand Rock!
Shannon Miller Lifestyle – health and fitness for women
Spectrum Films – including films, video, and interactive – where imagination meets reality
Torres Creative – creative designs, print and marketing services
T-Shirt Bordello – a variety of funny t-shirts featuring creative artwork
Your Etiquette Style – providing business etiquette training to help you polish up, move up, and stay on top
Support other small, local businesses in your community, not just on Small Business Saturday, but all year long. Cross promote with other small, local businesses in your community. And every opportunity you get, remind people to Buy American! HooRah for the USA!