Happy National Small Business Week! Go ahead and give yourselves a pat on the back for all the hard work you’ve done to build your business.
Originally, this national observation week was created by the US government to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit and tremendous impact of local business owners. In the days since it’s inception, the celebration has grown to provide a wealth of opportunities for you to connect with your staff, your customers, and your local community.
National Small Business Week is the perfect time to show off who you are and what you’re passionate about, as well as connect with prospective customers in meaningful ways.
To help inspire our readers, we’re highlighting some of our greatest hits throughout the week. Today’s focus? How best to promote what we already know; that small businesses rock! Here are a few of our favorite blog posts with some inspirations tucked inside.
Do you want to do a special National Small Business Week promotion but not sure where to start? Check out our post on how best to approach time-sensitive promotions and how to take advantage of holiday seasons. If you’re running your first timely promotion, you’ll definitely want to read more.
It’s also not a bad idea to run your business through our Grader tool to get a sense of your online presence.
Holidays like National Small Business Week are primed for interactive social campaigns like Facebook contests. Never done one before? No worries! This post has a step-by-step guide within so be sure to read more.
As a bonus, we have our very own ebook of social media contest inspirations, too.
There are loads of other opportunities for small businesses this week beyond promotions. In this post, we discuss leveraging social, media, updating listings, and participating in the educational aspects of the observance week. Read more here.
So go out there and celebrate, and don’t be shy! This week is all about honoring your hard work and remembering how far you’ve come.
Next up, we’ll share some tips on showing your appreciation during this year’s National Small Business Week. Read on!