• Get Noticed on Small Business Saturday

Black Friday. A day celebrated by those who love a good bargain and reviled by those who just need to run an errand the day after Thanksgiving. But amid all the hustle and bustle (and pushing and shoving), be sure to save some energy for an even more important day: Small Business Saturday!

What is Small Business Saturday?

As the hype over Black Friday gets bigger and bigger each year, the importance of supporting your favorite local businesses gets more and more important. Founded by American Express and in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, Small Business Saturday aims to drive customers to the local shops and corner boutiques in their own communities to support small businesses in a season often dominated by big retail.

How to Get Noticed This Holiday Season

It’s good for people to shift focus to local businesses after Black Friday, but how do you get your business ready for the holiday shopping season? We have lots of Small Business Saturday promotion ideas for you. Here are just a few of the tools to help you get going:

For more help creating a plan for your Small Business Saturday marketing, check out this post.

Shop Small!

Now go out and support your favorite local companies! Whether business owner or customer, you can help support other businesses and help your community thrive this season and all year long.

And don’t forget to show your favorite E-commerce sites some love on Cyber Monday!



For more lead generation ideas to implement on SBS, download our free eBook below:


This post was published November 2014 and updated November 2018.

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