Monday, January 9, 2023

Planning Your Year: How Vision Board Day Can Set the Stage

Did you know the second Saturday in January is Vision Board Day? More than just a random observation, it's a goal-setting, success-planning, strategy kind of occasion, perfectly timed for the new year. From picking dates to launch a new marketing campaign, take a family vacation, or implement improvements to your existing practices, this date encourages a forward-looking mindset for the months ahead.


Friday, December 2, 2022

Words of Wisdom: Inspiration for Marketers, Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

"Wise Bytes" was born from a collection of posts focusing on short pieces of marketing advice, memorable quotes, and words which uplift and inspire. With pages of scribbled phrases and messages piling up, it finally seemed time to compile them here as a series, with the goal of encouraging and motivating fellow marketers, brand promoters and small business owners.


Monday, November 28, 2022

Follow-Up to Small Business Saturday on Delmarva 2022

Thank you to everyone who "Shopped Small" this weekend! Our independent businesses are so important to the flavor and vibe of our Delmarva communities, and they bring such character to our area. Most importantly, these establishments provide jobs and essential economic benefits to our cities and towns, which in turn contribute to the vibrant and thriving place we call home.


Friday, November 25, 2022

Free "Buy Local" Holiday Pins for Towns and Cities across the Delmarva Peninsula

Just in time for Small Business Saturday, more of the "Buy Local" location pins are ready to go! Free to download, use and share to support our independently-owned businesses right here on Delmarva this holiday season.


Friday, November 18, 2022

Ten Years of "Shop Small" | Holiday Prep for Small Business Saturday

We are just one week away from the year's biggest celebration of independent businesses! If you are prepped and ready for #SBS2022 that's excellent - if not, here are some theme images and graphics to download, print, and post online and in your retail location for November 26th.


Thursday, November 3, 2022

November Marketing Tips, Tools & Resources for Small Business Owners

Greetings, marketing fans and small business owners ~ 

Month eleven is here and the holiday season has officially begun! Celebrate November by creating marketing campaigns around clever "alternative shopping days", offering brilliant opportunities for indie retailers, business owners & artists.