Nov 30, 2019
Buy Local or Bye-Bye Local

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting local businesses and communities across the country. Initiated by American Express in 2010, we celebrate this day each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Since beginning in 2010, consumers have reported spending an estimated $103 billion across all Small Business Saturdays combined.

Because you’re a consumer, you’re a vital part of helping small businesses thrive. By shopping, dining or supporting local shops in your community, you’re showing support for the businesses in your neighborhood and in the community you call your own.

In the spirit of Small Business Saturday, we turn our attention to our community friends and businesses:

Ignite Supplies logo

Shop Local. Is your family planning to gather around the fireplace during the holidays? If so, consider Ignite Supplies. Ignite Supplies makes fire starter applications. Fire starters are non-explosive and made of recyclable materials. No lighter fluid is required. These are great applications for campfires, bonfires, or charcoal grills.

E-Z Window Cleaning logo

Are you having visitors for the holidays? The weeks leading up to Christmas is a good time for window, fixture, or ceiling fan cleaning. With out of town guests, you want your house to sparkle. Visit E-Z Window Cleaning to learn more. Our window washer friends are efficient and reliable, delivering a clean and shiny home.

9th slice Pizza Co. logo

Eat Local. Have you heard of 9th Slice Pizza? They distinguish themselves with a fast-casual restaurant complete with a brick conveyor oven which is a first for Wisconsin. Visit 9th Slice Pizza and try out their Farmers Haul, Spicy Hawaiian, or Carne Loco pizza!

LD's BBQ logo

Who hasn’t heard of LD’s BBQ? Don’t take our word for it, just check out LD’s BBQ 1,188 Google Reviews! This is the place for barbecue dinners, sandwiches, and sides.

Kendra Kreative logo

Spend Local. In addition to shopping and eating local, there are other ways to support your community. Are you looking to redesign your website? Maybe you’ve dreamed of starting your own small business. Launch your first website, design your first logo, brochure, catalog or billboard, with the help of Kendra Kreative.

With 52.2 percent of all website traffic worldwide generated through mobile phone use, maybe it’s time to make your website responsive. Responsive websites are mobile user-friendly so potential customers can easily reach your site. Kendra Kreative will optimize your website so you are more easily found on search engines and rank higher in search results.

During the Thanksgiving weekend, we look around and we are grateful for family, friends, and the ability to sustain our business. We thank our customers for giving us that opportunity.

At Storage Authority, we see the positive environmental and financial impact that small businesses have on our community. We encourage everybody to shop local, eat local, and spend local.

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