Saturday, November 24, 2012

Experience: Small Business Saturday

Today is Small Business Saturday and there's no time like the present to get out and support small business owners. Whether it's having a cup of joe at your local coffee shop or snagging the dress you've been eyeing at your favorite boutique, today's the day to swipe that card to help small businesses not only survive but thrive!
See the video below that shares additional reasons on why you should support.

What is Small Business Saturday?
From the horse's mouth (from the Small Business Saturday website):
Small Business Saturday is a day for everyone — from the business owners who create jobs to the customers who buy locally — to support small businesses that invigorate the economy and keep communities thriving.

It began in 2010 when American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help small businesses get more exposure during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. Last year, over 100 million people came out to shop at independently-owned small businesses on the day. Now, in its third year, Small Business Saturday will be even bigger. American Express is offering free and easy-to-use tools to help small businesses get the most out of the day and tools for consumers to show their support.

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