What Is Going on for Small Business Saturday?


What Is Going on for Small Business Saturday?




Small Business Saturday is November 29th this year. With this thread, please share what your plans are for Small Business Saturday!  What are you going to do to promote your business?  We'll update this thread with anything that Constant Contact has for you to use to help your business on this day!


Check out the timeline of Small Business Saturday that American Express shared.


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For now, let's start the conversation and get talking about Small Business Saturday and YOU!


One of our Solution Providers @KimmiKae from 5 Stones Media, shared an amazing Blog Post over in our Member Blog today!


She shared 10 Tips for Small Business Saturday!


First she discusses that you really should start planning about 6-8 weeks out to ensure that you have an amazing Small Business Saturday!


Here are a couple of her tips:


  • Create a Facebook Event
  • Visit the Small Business Saturday Website
  • Decide what you want to accomplish

You can read the rest of her tips in detail by checking out "Tips for a BIG Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall".

Thanks so much!

Thanks for reading!

Kim Walker
5 Stones Media
Constant Contact Area Local Expert
Solution Provider
Member of Solution Provider Advisory Council

Another one of our Solution Providers, @MyNewsGirl shared 10 tips today on how to promote Small Business Saturday!


A couple of her tips are:


  • Cross-promote with other participating businesses
  • Reach out to local media

What are you doing to promote Small Business Saturday at your own business?


Check out Cathy's full article "Small Business Saturday Strategies" here.


Constant Contact recently sent out a survey asking how Small Businesses use Data around the holidays.  All of the information about the study can be found here.


What do you think?  Will this help you with your Holiday Season and end of the year planning?