NEW YORK (
) -- What's happening in small business today?
1. Small Business Saturday is tomorrow! Are you ready?
, sponsored by
, celebrates its second year tomorrow. Even if your small business doesn't take the Amex card, you can still promote the day. Have you taken advantage of the annual nod to small businesses?
See how other
are getting customers in the door tomorrow.
As a consumer, I started spending $$$ in my local stores last week (and got some great skinny jeans).
2. How much do you know about small business?
Take a quiz to reveal your
contributor Rhonda Abrams, the creator of the quiz, suggests that after you're finished you send the quiz to presidential candidates to see how many they get right.
3. Why do some brands live and others die?
Brands that fail to instill a "level of confidence in consumers run the risk of falling victim to digital Darwinism," says Brian Solis, author of
The End of Business As Usual
contributed piece. "The
this era of economic disruption will be the ones that are best able to evolve because they recognize the need and opportunity to do so before their competitors."
-- Written by Laurie Kulikowski in New York.
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