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Support Your Local Small Businesses Without Spending A Dime


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1) SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS⁠

Word of mouth recommendations are what small businesses rely on most for marketing as high dollar advertisement campaigns, boosting promotions and renting a billboard are out of their budget! Your simple “you should check out my friends business” holds a lot of weight (and is SO APPRECIATED!)⁠

2) ENGAGE⁠

Follow their social media page. Sign up for their newsletters. Comment on posts. Like their funnies. Not only does it help extend their reach, its really a bright spot in their day to see their hard work is seen and noticed!⁠

3) BE SUPPORTIVE⁠

For the small business or work-from-home mom or side hustle, they are lacking the kudos of a larger corporation. They don't get the pat on the back from co-workers or approving nod from a boss. So hearing a few words of encouragement from you goes a long way!⁠

4) DONT SCHMOOZE ⁠

Asking for a discount or free service is tacky and honestly, demoralizing. Instead of honoring their time and talent, trying to get a break says you don't see the value in their work. They are working to support themselves or their family and you can either champion those efforts or cripple them.⁠


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A Big Business

Starts Small

As an added bonus FOR YOU, Boss Babes and Small Business Owners:⁠

Sharing some essential hashtags for your social posts!! ⁠(SAVE this list for later when you’re ready to post). ⁠

Here ya go….you’re welcome!⁠ 💕⁠





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In closing, if you’ve been featured on the Bloomin’ Female Force, chances are, you have a network of female entrepreneurs you love, that have inspired you, helped you get to where you are or that you aspire to be like! ⁠

Drop a comment below with your favorite businesses, boutiques, services and boss babes!! I’d love to check them out and extend invitations to others to be featured!! ⁠

💌 WHO SHOULD BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT NEXT?

SHARE this post to educate others who need to know how to support YOUR business and continue championing each others successes!!


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