Throughout Wisconsin, as well as any state in the U.S., there are countless local business that depend on a special kind of support. Whether it be the dentist’s office down the street or your favorite small grocery store, these local businesses thrive on the participation of the community surrounding them. No, they may not have the cheapest “bargain” product or service, but their value goes beyond the bottom line. Can you say the same thing about any of those chains that seem to pop up every month?
You know how important your favorite local businesses are to your community. They hold a special place in own family’s heart, make you feel at home and contribute to what makes your town or city unique. How can you support a Wisconsin local business this year and make 2016 the most local business-friendly year yet? We have a few ideas!
Stop Sacrificing Quality
While bargain chains can offer the best prices on the products and services you use the most, you might be sacrificing quality to stretch your budget. This year, less is more! Get rid of the waste in your home and your life and go for quality instead. That goes for everything from clothes to food. You’ll notice that your favorite Wisconsin local business is the obvious solution!
When In Doubt, Go Local
It’s all about changing your habits! Sometimes when we need to run errands on a busy day, it almost seems like the car will drive itself to the nearest and most convenient chain store. This year, make a more conscious effort to break these habits. When in doubt, choose the Wisconsin local business. Before you know it, you’ll find yourself there on autopilot, bettering your local community in the process.
Get The Word Out
When it comes to recommendations, be the local business guru. Become the unofficial spokesperson for your favorite local business! You’re the new go-to guy in town when it comes to where to find the best produce, or where to find a special gift they won’t find anywhere else. Always be on the lookout for events and opportunities for your favorite local business to shine in the community, whether it be for a local school or new projects to improve the community.
Looking to make an even bigger impact on Wisconsin local business? We’re working toward building a world-class, multi-use trail along the Mississippi River, through Buffalo County. It’s the perfect place for Wisconsin local business to thrive! Come learn more about how you can help by visiting www.flywaytrail.com.