(Undated) — Many people are preparing shop local today for Small Business Saturday. The event is observed on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and is meant to promote the community rather than profits. American Express introduced the concept in 2010 as a way to support mom-and-pop shops and small businesses around the country. Experts say the best way to locate these local business is the old-fashioned way of talking to neighbors. But, if you want something more technical, Nextdoor.com conducted a survey to find the best neighborhood businesses in more than 100-thousand locations around the nation. The social network allows people to share tips and suggestions on various local businesses.
As for this area, there are several businesses that will be offering special deals for Small Business Saturday today. WKRV will be broadcasting live at 3 businesses today as part of the celebration of small business.
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