An article recently published by the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) shed light on the importance of small businesses communicating the positive impact they have on local economies. Referenced as the “local economic multiplier effect“, the effect is a result of a greater percentage of revenue circulating through a local economy when money is spent at local […]
This month marks the two year anniversary of the launch of Shop Local Raleigh by the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association – happy birthday, SLR! Join us in celebrating today with two great local events: Networking Event at Joint Venture Jewelry in CaryFrom 4:00pm until 6:00pm, come and enjoy networking, great discussion, and a beverage with […]
Join me tomorrow morning to kick-start your Spring marketing goals and hear from other local business owners and seasoned veterans who are using social media to support their marketing plans. The event, Free Social Media Seminar – Marketing for your Business: Facebook, Twitter, is the first for 2011 in a series of quarterly education events […]
News recently came out that the City of Raleigh was considering selling naming rights of the Downtown amphitheater to Bud Light (although it’s actually is against state laws). This drummed up lots of chatter on local blogs, one of my favorite thoughts include Dana’s desire to have it reflect a truly local vibe. In this […]
44% of Small Businesses Still Don’t Have a Web Site Say it ain’t so!