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4 Ways Business Owners Can Promote Small Business Saturday on Social Media

This year, Small Business Saturday is going to look a little bit different. Launched by American Express, Small Business Saturday is sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Local businesses host open house events, decorate their storefronts with customized marketing materials and engage with shoppers via social media to encourage their biggest shopping day of the year....
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5 Free Ways to Market Your Business for Small Business Saturday

The small business’ answer to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, is a nationwide event that highlights all of the awesome things that small businesses, small business owners and entrepreneurs offer consumers. Small business owners help neighbors support neighbors, but they also offer an alternative to the big box stores, which can’t always provide the same...
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How Entrepreneurs Can Increase Their Visibility on Small Business Saturday

Most entrepreneurs are familiar with Small Business Saturday. The holiday, which falls on the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, celebrates shopping locally at small businesses throughout neighborhoods and communities. It gives small businesses the chance to boost their holiday sales and allows customers to learn more about local businesses and embrace the #ShopSmall...
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4 Ways to Get Financing Quickly Ahead of Small Business Saturday

If you’re a small business owner and are looking to drive traffic this holiday season, make sure you take advantage of Small Business Saturday. An annual event, this holiday has become a phenomenon: according to BusinessWire, an estimated 104 million U.S. consumers reported shopping or dining at local, independently owned businesses — and spent $17.8...
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3 Simple Steps to Maximize Your Earnings This Small Business Saturday

As an entrepreneur, you may know that Small Business Saturday is a big deal in the small business community. And with good reason. In 2018, participating businesses nationwide raked in a record-high $17.8 billion on the shopping holiday. Small Business Saturday (SBS) is a national shopping holiday that takes place each year on the Saturday...
Neighborhood Champion
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How You Can Be a Neighborhood Champion on Small Business Saturday

Are you ready to #ShopSmall? This year, Small Business Saturday falls on November 24, 2018. While the holiday may be sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has consistently packed a powerful shopping punch for small businesses. Founded by American Express, the purpose of Small Business Saturday is to bring more awareness...
female entrepreneurship
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25 Intriguing Facts About the State of Female Entrepreneurship

Female entrepreneurship has made great strides over the past 20 years, but we’ve got miles left to go, and many challenges to face along the way. In spite of these challenges, women entrepreneurs report a high level of well-being and express optimism for the future. Here, we’ll explore 25 intriguing facts about women business owners...
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Why Startups Need to Start Utilizing Prepaid Credit Cards

One of my favorite “secret sauce” approaches to running a business is buying and using prepaid credit cards at stores. Yes, they’re exactly the cards you’re thinking of, too — those card racks lined with American Express and Visa gift cards that can be purchased and loaded with varying cash increments. It might not look...
Small Business Saturday
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3 Unique Ways to Succeed on Small Business Saturday

Sandwiched in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a holiday that is dedicated to supporting small businesses by “shopping small” in communities throughout the nation. Created by American Express in 2010, this holiday has been steadily growing among entrepreneurs and consumers. In 2016, American Express reported that Small Business Saturday hit...
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3 Business Ideas for Retired Entrepreneurs Planning Their Next Venture

Ah, retirement! A time to kick back, relax on a golf course, conquer your personal reading list, and take it easy throughout the remaining golden years of life. For those retired individuals that were previously entrepreneurs, however, now might be the best time to skip a few years of disconnecting from the working world and...
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Google Small Business: Attract More Holiday Shoppers This Season

Local customers rely on small businesses to help make their holidays special, and they rely on the internet to help them find the right local spots. Is your business ready to attract more customers during this busy time of year? In this livestream, learn how to compete and win as a local merchant. StartupNation co-founder...