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By: Act! Now
You are an integral thread in the social and economic fabric of your community. You had a vision and saw it through to completion. You create jobs, provide services and are important in the lives of your valued customers. You are a small business owner. You have so many reasons to stand up, be recognized and feel proud for all you have achieved.
And proud you should be. Take a moment to commend yourself for everything you have accomplished, the large and the small. Our country wants to celebrate right along with you. April 29th - May 5th is National Small Business Week. A week set aside to honor our national small businesses, small business owners and entrepreneurs.
National awareness brings the spotlight to you, and business owners like you. Whether you are an experienced business veteran or new to the business world, your business can prosper from this week of national recognition. There will be a lot of additional attention. Small businesses will be highlighted at numerous events throughout the country and winning nominations will be announced throughout the week.
That means the focus and momentum created by national and media attention can directly impact your business. The emphasis on small businesses can put your organization in the forefront, and in the minds of your valued customers. This sets the stage for your business to capitalize on the national attention.
This small business celebration is an opportunity for your business to benefit from the national and local attention, while celebrating alongside your community. It's a great time to grow your brand awareness and strengthen the bond with your ever-important customers.
Because of the national attention, your customers, and potential customers, are probably a bit more aware of the benefits of doing their business with the small business owners in your community. You will potentially see your foot-traffic increase this week while under the spotlight. Take full advantage of this fortunate opportunity by participating in the celebration. You may want to consider adapting some of the following suggestions to fit your business model. Some suggestions for participation include:
The tradition of National Small Business Week celebrating local businesses dates back more than 50 years. You should celebrate right along with the rest of the nation. Take a moment to congratulate yourself for all of your accomplishments. Your business has a lasting impact on your customers, your local community and your local economy.
For those looking to expand the reach of their business, the first step is to truly understand your customers and make every interaction count. Act! makes it easy to build lasting relationships with your valued customers and stay connected to your business, wherever you may be. Try Act! for free today and see for yourself.