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10 Tips for Small Business Saturday Success

Small Business Saturday

For millions of small businesses across the United States, it’s getting close to the most wonderful time of the year: Small Business Saturday! Celebrated two days after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday is a way for consumers to usher in the busy holiday shopping season and make an impact in their community by supporting independently owned businesses. According to a National Federation of Independent Business survey, consumer spending at independent retailers and restaurants…

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“Grill” the Competition at Texas Cook’Em

Texas Cook’Em

Registration is now open to outdoor and grill cooks for the 14th annual Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks. On July 6, competitors can battle it out for a $30,000 purse and bragging rights of the grill. Categories include rib-eye steak, pork spare ribs, chicken and brisket. The Grand Champion will compete at the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo., in September. The Steak Champion also receives an invitation to compete at the SCA…

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ADDY Award Nominations Open

One of the advertising industry’s largest creative competitions kicks off locally with the American Advertising Federation Rio Grande Valley currenly accepting entries for the 2018/2019 ADDY Awards. Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, the local phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. On the RGV front, entrants vie to win awards in recognition as the very best in the local market. Awards are given for both professional…

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Catch Up on Marketing: 43 Things to Do During Downtime

marketing

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. For many small business owners, August’s steamy days bring a brief lull before things pick up again in the fall. That makes now a good time to catch up on some marketing activities you’ve been putting on the back burner. Here are 43 things you can do during your August downtime that will have a big impact come fall. Your Customers Schedule catch-up calls…

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