As National Small Business Week comes to a close, we thought this would be a great time to talk about engaging in your larger community.
Engaging with your community can mean a lot of things: collaborating with other business on promotions and sales, co-hosting events with the local government, or even giving back to the neighborhood to show your appreciation. Here are a few posts to give you some ideas on where you can start engaging in your community during National Small Business Week and beyond.
In this piece, we discuss how your customers are a great foundation for building a community. We also share a few ways you can use to step out in your local area and make yourself known. Read more, especially if you’re newer to your neighborhood.
Another great resource for those business new to their neighborhoods is our Reputation 101 ebook. Learn more about reputation management from this free resource:
Getting out there in your community is a great, low-key bit of marketing for your local business. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 ideas on how you and your staff can get out there and build stronger relationships with your neighbors. Read more here.
Part of being a good neighbor is stepping up and helping out others in your community. What better way to show your appreciation for your hometown than by giving back? Read on for more ideas on how to add charitable activities to your National Small Business Week schedule.
After the glitz of this week’s celebrations wraps up, it may not be a bad idea to recheck your online presence with our Grader tool.
You may not see results of this week’s efforts right away, but with the tool being free, you can run a report whenever your curious to check your online presence.