|Shop Locally On Small Business Saturday|
Council urges local traders to get involved
Already a tradition in America, Small Business Saturday first came to Britain in 2013. This year it will be held on Saturday, December 6 - expected to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
The aim is to promote the benefits of shopping locally, strengthen local communities and help shops build up longer-term trade by attracting new customers.
Social media marketing is a crucial element of Small Business Saturday success, so businesses are advised to connect with their customers and community using Facebook and Twitter. Tweet about plans for the day using the hashtag #SmallBizSatUK and team up and network with neighbouring small businesses to offer group discounts or organise a Small Business Saturday event. Follow Small Saturday Business UK on Facebook and Twitter @SmallBizSatUK and post your planned activities.
The council’s business spokesman Cllr Guy Senior said:
Steve Pinto, Chairman of the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce said:
If you would like to get involved, email details of your Small Business Promotions to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet them to @businesswandbc.
October 22, 2014