Small Business Saturday was launched last year to help small businesses get a leg up during the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Held the day after Black Friday, the program was created by American Express to raise awareness of the important role small business plays in our economy.
This year Facebook, Google, Twitter and and a long list of others are joining in to provide a free toolkit to help businesses get started. Visit the Facebook Page and you’ll find free in-store signage, website graphics, email templates and even free ads from Facebook. On November 1st, FedEx will be giving away $1 million in $25 Shop Small American Express gift cards and American Express card members incentives can receive a $25 statement credit when they register their card and spend $25 or more on Small Business Saturday at a qualifying small business that accepts American Express.
Click here to visit the Facebook Page and get your toolkit. Get started today. Thanksgiving will be here before you know it.