Local Marketing

Small Retail Businesses Hire Nearly 40% of All Retail Employees

Independent retailers are a huge economic engine in local communities. But in order to find out their role on the U.S. economy, SCORE researched the subject and compiled the latest 2019 retail statistics into an easy-to-understand infographic. 2019 Retail Statistics Titled “Small Retailers Can Compete and Win,” it is a timely report because July is Independent …

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12 Methods for Getting Your Business Noticed in Local Markets

One of the best ways to build rapport with local communities and potential customers is to develop a strategy to get noticed in your area’s markets. Getting your name out in nearby business circles can go a long way toward building rapport and opening up new opportunities. Yet, not all strategies are created equal, especially …

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How to Successfully Launch and Grow Your Local Business

If I could go back 13 years to when I first launched my marketing company, I would do things a little differently. Of course, I’ve learned a lot along my entrepreneurial journey, and am much savvier about running a business now than I was then. Recently, I launched a second business—a local craft workshop company—and …

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