November 28, 2020

Small Business Saturday


November 28, 2020

It’s the annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities everywhere out in support of their favorite small businesses. This year, Small Business Saturday falls on November 28, 2020. In an effort to bring awareness to our local small businesses, the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and the Better Business Bureau have come together to bring content and resources surrounding Small Business Saturday to our local community. This community Facebook page will be filled with information about local businesses, small business resources, as well as small business spotlights on businesses participating in this annual celebration. Are you a local small business in the Pikes Peak Region? Do you have a local business that you love and support? We want to hear from you and feature you on our community Facebook page!

Here's how your business can participate:

  • Add your business to the map or update your listing today to make it easier for shoppers to support you in-store and online.
  • The Shop Small Studio is an online resource that small business owners can use to create and download complimentary custom marketing materials in just two minutes or less.
  • Whether you're a black entrepreneur or a business owner searching for ways to support the black community, you can find grant information, marketing materials, and more.
  • SBS partners are offering discounts on tools and services to help businesses attract and retain customers and streamline operations.
  • Hear directly from industry thought leaders on ways to help you manage and grow your business — think webinars, eBooks, videos, and more.

Be ready with your local offerings:

Access the free training workshops below!

  • In this 1-hour webinar, learn what changes you must make to your Google Business Profile and general website in order to serve the needs of your customers, as well as your business, during uncertain times.
  • In this workshop, you'll get a comprehensive overview of Shopify including how to set up your platform and get your first products loaded. We'll cover both customer facing view and show you the back-end to be able to manage sales reports and other important data.
  • You will learn: An introduction to the ETSY selling platform, with a 101-level handholding process to open your own ETSY store and upload your first products. We will also discuss optimizing your ETSY online presence and how to promote yourself to increase visibility and sales.
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