Here's Why Business Owners Face Extra Challenges in Small Cities

Small business owners are widely seen as the backbone of the U.S. economy, but many face extra challenges in smaller cities.
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Small business owners, especially in small cities, face a host of challenges. 

"They're getting pushed out by national retailers and big box stores," said Amanda Brinkman, creator and co-host of "Small Business Revolution: MainStreet and the Chief Brand & Communications Officer at Deluxe (DLX) - Get Report .

Brinkman's number one tip for small business owners is focusing on what makes them stand out from competitors. 

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