As the end of tax season approaches, there’s another often overlooked day in acknowledgment of small business owners everywhere. March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Owners day. This day is in acknowledgment for all the hard-working small business owners. It’s no easy feat to continue running your own business, but without small businesses- The American economy wouldn’t survive. March 29th is the day that small businesses get recognized for their achievements.
Small businesses in America are the heart and blood of the economy, they create jobs, feeding families and help support American industries. According to The Washington Post, the last 2 years have been the largest gain for small firms since the Recession. They credit with small businesses with adding more jobs than their larger corporate counterparts. There are currently 29 million small businesses that operate in the US generating 59 million jobs. Those are serious numbers that are deserving of recognition!
In Honor of National Mom and Pop Business owners day – Here are a couple ways to participate!
You want to help bring awareness to this day, making sure to share your support on social media can help increase awareness. Linking relevant articles and even writing your own blog posts about the trials of running a small business can be extremely informative.
Doing a special one day sale can also help boost business – GrubHub ( the food delivery service ) routinely highlights and features local eats. This can help deliver additional exposure to your business.
Use the hashtags #Mom&PopBusinessOwnersDay to connect with other small business owners! Don’t be afraid to make new friends, networking also opens a ton of opportunity.
Enjoy this day and all your achievements. If you’re considering an expansion or in need of equipment. Give us a ring and we’ll be happy to lend a hand.