Get Your Community Ready for Small Business Saturday

It’s that time of year again, the best time for you’re members, Small Business Saturday. Chambers, this is your time to shine. Let your members know you care by rallying your community for Small Business Saturday and encouraging customers to shop local. Lucky for you, you’ve got the best tool around to help you do just that and we’ve got some tips to maximize awareness.

Hold an event: What better way to get people excited then throwing a party? Host a community block party or an event in the middle of town.  Showcase your businesses and motivate the community to participate in supporting local dollars that go back into the community. You can use Save Local Now’s platform to build excitement and spread the word by creating an event or sending our email invites.

Offer free parking to make it easy for customers to shop.

Decorate your town with banners and balloons. Put up signs everywhere you can to remind people about Small Business Saturday. Make it festive and get people hyped!

Give out free things: Hand out tote bags with your logo on it. Not only is it environmentally friendly but it advertises your chamber as well!

Most importantly, engage your businesses. Have them put window cards in their stores and encourage them to put up special Small Business Saturday deals on the app. The more businesses involved, the bigger the day will be.

Spread the word. Talk about it every chance you get and get as many people as possible to download the app so they can see all the deals on Small Business Saturday. Spread your excitement to others and they will do the same!

This is the biggest day for local businesses and they need as much help as they can in making sure it’s a success. Save Local Now makes it easy to spread the word and build awareness in the community. Let’s work together and make this the biggest, most prosperous Small Business Saturday yet!

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