Displaying the flag, marching in a hometown parade, buying local. These are all ways citizens show pride in their country and in their community. And small business owners are joining in. It’s good for the community, and it’s good for business. In fact, a 2010 study by the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund reports that 6 out of 10 entrepreneurs felt that giving back to their communities made their businesses more successful in the long run.
There are a number of ways to show your community pride. And not all require a monetary donation. The key is to be genuine. Choose an activity that appeals to you. Here are 25 ways your small business can promote your own brand of community pride:
Local pride is good for the community and for your business. Give your small business a voice by promoting your own brand of genuine community pride.