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Giving Small Businesses Some Love This Holiday Season

At a recent meeting on the struggles of small businesses in NYC, a group of panelists discussed the growing number of vacant storefronts around the city. High rents, high taxes, and the surge in online commerce are among the factors contributing to the vacancies. And these issues aren’t limited to NYC.

Holiday shopping alone won’t turn the tide and save small businesses. However, it still plays a role in small business support and encourages people to become acquainted with vendors in the community.

For some suggestions of when and where to shop, consider the following links to holiday season events. I’ve chosen links to some of the most populated cities around the U.S., including NYC. (If you don’t live in or near these cities, look into what’s going on in your community.) Holiday events often invite participation from small businesses and encourage visitors to shop from local vendors.

Austin; Chicago; Columbus; Dallas; Houston; Indianapolis; Jacksonville; Los Angeles; New York City; Philadelphia; Phoenix; San Antonio; San Diego; San Francisco; San Jose

7 Awesome Holiday Season Business Blog Posts

When planning your marketing campaign for the holiday season, don’t neglect blogging. Holiday season business blog posts can drive more traffic to your site at a critical time of the year. They’re easily shared on social media, and they give you opportunities to showcase the best qualities of your business.

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A useful, engaging blog post can keep people from quickly hitting the back button when they arrive at your business website; you’ll increase the chances that site visitors will stick around and become customers.

What should you blog about during the holiday season? Although the details will vary depending on the nature of your business and its personality, you can work off of certain types of blog posts as templates or starting points.

The following are 7 types of holiday season business blog posts you should consider using.

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