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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Growing your small business all year round

Resources to help you build your business & support to help you grow it

When you are a small business owner, knowing someone is there to help can make a big difference.

Initiatives like Small Business Saturday® can help you bring in more business and gain exposure to a whole new set of customers by encouraging people to Shop Small®. 

In 2012, small business owners were given tools to help promote themselves leading up to the big day, such as personalized in-store signage (for brick & mortar shops) and an easy-to-use digital ad creator. Consumers who were aware of Small Business Saturday 2012 shopped small at independent merchants on Small Business Saturday to the tune of $5.5 billion.*

Learn how to grow your business all year round ~Click :
American Express Small Business Saturday Information

The Facts are in about this past Small Business Saturday: (Nov. 24, 2012) 

On November 24th, people all across the country came out to show their support for
 small businesses and the communities they help to keep thriving~ & they're being encouraged to continue showing support for small businesses by shopping small all year.

2012 Stats:

  • U.S. consumers who were aware of Small Business Saturday spent a total of $5.5 billion with independent merchants on Small Business Saturday* 
  • Elected officials in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. championed Small Business Saturday
  • Over 3.2 million Facebook users have “liked” the Small Business Saturday page on Facebook and more than 213,000 Tweets were sent in support of Small Business Saturday in November

* Based on the Small Business Saturday consumer insights survey conducted 
by Redshift Research between November 24 and November 26, 2012, and commissioned by American Express.

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