First, let me say this article is not just for consumers of small businesses, but the invidiuals who operate companies too. We can all learn how to help a company expand their reach in order to grow in a global marketplace. Starting a small business is a plethora of work that most people will never realize. Even when running a company you never actually understand the valleys or mountains you climb until they appear before you. As a supporter of small business, you can lend a hand to the owner by doing one of these things.
Growing a small business can be extremely daunting and hard. We tend to focus solely on our companies economic growth, forgetting about the surrounding small businesses in our communities. They are just as important if our desire is to help grow the community we live in. Having a game plan to support local small businesses is vital if you want your business to succeed too.