Brains on Fire: On Being Remarkable

A friend of mine, Virginia Miracle (great name, huh?) is the Director of Word of Mouth (great title, huh?) at Brains on Fire – a naming and identity company based in Greenville, SC. They [...]

What is Local Store Marketing?

Usually, when visiting a new city, we like to go to restaurants, bars or shops that are unique to the area – where the locals go to get what they need. It helps us feel like less of a [...]


Community Connection Finder Map

Make Community Connections Use this Google-driven tool to find Community-related organizations in your area. Enter your store/business location below. Cick on the community-related items you want [...]

Bring Your Facebook Page To Life: 5 Tips From A Local Store Doing It Right

Have you ever visited a company’s website or Facebook page and felt as if you belonged there? Or, that they wrote their content with you in mind? For me, Society Fair is that company. They are a [...]

Big Chains Being Local: Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s, Your Neighborhood Grocery Store as they call themselves, may be a big chain of stores across the United States, but they know how to stay local. And they keep it quite simple. [...]

Memorial Day Promotional Round Up!

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed the last Monday of May and honors those who died while serving in the U.S. military. In addition to being a solemn celebration – it also serves [...]

Father’s Day Promotional Round Up

There are so many ways to show dear old dad that you care this Father’s Day – it’s hard to know where to start! Is good food the way to a dad’s heart? Or, maybe it’s quality time with you. Or, [...]

5 Ways To Show Your Customers You Care

No matter what industry you’re in, one of the easiest ways to stand out from your competition is to provide exceptional service to your customers. You could have the best burger on the block, but [...]