18 Nov '11, 4pm

You've probably heard of "Buy Nothing Day," but what about "Small Business Saturday?

You've probably heard of "Buy Nothing Day," but what about "Small Business Saturday?

Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, MNN If you have pledged to participate in Buy Nothing Day next Friday, November 25 but don’t think you can go for the Buy Nothing Christmas then I have another pledge for you to take: participate in Small Business Saturday. When you head out to do your holiday shopping next Saturday, November 26 avoid the big box national chain stores and shop at your local small business instead. Although this is only the second year for the event, it is already quite popular among the Facebook crowd. The official Small Business Saturday Facebook page has more than 2.2 million Likes. People don’t just like the site, they are also discussing it. At this time more than 260,000 people are actively talking about the day. If you want to know why you should shop local when you might be able to find a better deal at your local big box store then let me share with...

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