It’s more important now than ever to support your local business sector. Here are four ways to lend support in honor of Small Business Saturday – November 27!
Shop small. Whether you shop in person or online, the holiday shopping season is the perfect time to support your favorite small businesses. By choosing to shop small, you will help keep money in your community, and you will likely come across special gifts you won’t find elsewhere!
Purchase gift cards. A gift certificate or gift card from a small business makes the perfect stocking stuffer! This may include a local bookstore, eatery, clothing boutique, or your favorite coffee shop.
Spread the word. Social media is a powerful way for small businesses to share their brand with potential customers. Make sure to follow your favorite local businesses on social media, write good reviews, and encourage your friends and family to do the same.
Have patience. The pandemic has had a significant impact on small businesses, and many are still dealing with a staffing shortage. When you are shopping or having a meal at a local restaurant, remember to be patient and respectful – a little kindness goes a long way!
As a credit union, we believe in supporting small businesses, non-profit organizations, and uplifting our communities through donations and acts of kindness. Click here to learn about our most recent contributions!