Guest post by Jen Risley, AMIBA

Thank you for your commitment to building the local economy movement!

Wishing you an inspiring Shop Indie Local Week with the entire community. My cat Shamu (above) can’t wait for Plaid Friday!

It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Any local business or group can start by sharing social media posts announcing your plans and adding #ShopIndieLocal to your posts.

Get ready, get set, get indie local!

The week after Thanksgiving is a super busy one for the Shop Indie Local movement as we celebrate Plaid Friday, Small Business Saturday, Artists Sunday, Cider Monday, and Giving Tuesday.

Invite Independent Businesses to Plaid Friday

From TLC Monadnock: We invite businesses to serve as Plaid Friday Hubs in the Monadnock Region, NH. Back in 2009, what started with three hubs has grown to over thirty each year. View our invitation and adapt it to work for you!

Learn more: Plaid Friday

Artists Sunday: Celebrating Local Artists, Creators, and Performers

From Artists Sunday: Artists Sunday, falling on

Keep reading this article on Small Biz Survival - Becky McCray.

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